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Suffixes and Combos.

Suffixes and Combining forms

-itis inflammation
-emia condition of blood
-pathy disease process
-osis degenerative or abnormal condition
-oma swelling or tumor
-stomy new opening
-opsy to view
-scope instrument to examine
-tome instrument to cut
-ectomy to cut out or remove
-algia pain
-blast early stage
-cyte cell
-genesis formation or production
-gram record
-graph instrument to record
lapar/o abdomen
aden/o gland
cephal/o head
hem/o or hemat/o blood
-philia too many
peri- around
hyper- too many, much
endo- inside
oligo- too little
lip/steat/adip/o fat
hydr/o water
necr/o death
path/o disease
phob/ fear
py/o pus
tox/o or toxic/o poison
derm/o skin
arthr/o joint
oste/o bone
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow
cervic/o neck
ophthalm/o eye
hepat/o liver
odont/o tooth
stomat/stoma mouth
rhin/o or nas/o nose
nephr/o or ren/o kidney
neur/o nerve
esophag/o esophagus
a-,an- absence of
anti- opposite of opposed
contra- against
de- away from, cessation
dis- separation, take apart
dys- bad or difficult
un- one
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black
polio- grey
xanth/o yellow
ab- away from
ad- toward
dia- through, during, across,
ex-, ec-, ef- out away from
per- through
retro- posterior
sub- below
trans- across
pan- all, complete
super- above, in excess
ultra- beyond, excessive
auto- self
eu- true, good, well
hetero- different
homo- or homeo- same
iso- equal
macro- large
mega-, megalo enlargement
micro- small
neo- new
normo- normal
orthro- straight, or correct
poikilo- irregular
pseudo- false or fake
brady- slow
tachy- fast
lepto- slender, light
pachy- thick
re- again, backward
ante- in front of,
ana- back, again, up
pre- before
pro- before
post- after, behind
dextro- right side
sinistro- left
epi- outside of, upon
infra- below
inter- between, among
mes/o middle
meta- after or behind
para- along side
peri- around
syn-, sym- likeness, together
tel/e, tel/o distance
Created by: eknugent