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Med Term C1

ante- before, forward
anti- against
ecto- out, outside, outer
endo- within, inner
hyper- above, beyond, excessive
hypo- below, under, deficient
inter- between
intra- within
para- beside, alongside, abnormal
peri- around
per- through
pre- before, in front of
-poiesis formation
-ptosis prolapse, drooping, sagging, falling down
-ptysis spitting
-rrhagia to burst forth, bursting forth
-rrhage to burst forth, bursting forth
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination, to view, examine
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
ab- to take away from
ad- to lean toward, to come closer to
pro- before
super- above, beyond
supra- above, beyond
-tripsy crushing
-trophy nourishment, development
-al pertaining to
-ion process
anti- against
-ic pertaining to
-ive nature of, quality of
a- without
-sepsis decay
auto- self
-y condition
-ary pertaining to
-opsy to view
cac- bad
-hexia condition
centi- one hundred, one hundredth
-grade a step
-meter measure
norm rule
adhes stuck to
pyret fever
sept putrefaction
tuss cough
nom law
axill armpit
bi(o) life
centr/i center
chem/o chemical
-fuge to flee
-therapy treatment
dia- through
-gnosis knowledge
-phoresis to carry
dis- apart
infect to infect
-ant forming
epi- upon
dem people
-ic pertaining to
eti/o cause
-logy study of
ex- cut
cis to cut
-ion process
hetero- different
gene formation, produce
-ous pertaining to
in- in, into
kil/o a thousand
-gram a weight
macr/o large
scop to examine
mal- bad
format a shaping
malign bad kind
-ant forming
maxim greatest
-al pertaining to
micro- small
organ organ
-ism condition
-scope instrument used for examining
milli- one thousandth
minim least
multi- many, much
-form shape
necr death
-osis condition
neo- new
-pathy disease
onc/o tumor
palm palm
-ar pertaining to
para- beside
-centesis surgical procedure
pro- before
-gnosis knowledge
prophylact guarding
pyr/o fire
-genic formation, produce
radi/o- ray, x-ray
syn- together, with
-drome that which runs together
therm/o heat, hot
-meter instrument to measure
top/o place
-graphy recording
immun/o immune
-ist one who specializes
an- without
esthesi/o feeling
bar weight, pressure
iatr treatment
cardi/o heart
dermat/o skin
eno- within
crin/o to secrete
epi- upon
demi/o people
gastr/o stomach
enter/o intestine
geront/o old age
gynec/o female
hemat/o blood
intern withing
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
onc/o tumor
ophthalm/o eye
orth/o straight
ped child
ot/o ear
rhino nose
laryng/o larynx (throat)
path/o disease
phys nature
iatr treatment
proct/o anus, rectum
psych/o mind
pulmon/o lung
rheumat/o rheumatism
ur/o urination
Created by: Lisa Hall