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a, an-, ar- without; lack of
ab- away from
ad- to; toward
ambi- both
amphi- both sides
ana- up; apart
ante- before; in front of; forward
anter/o- infront; before
anti- against
anis/o- unequal, dissimilar
auto- self
bi- two
brady- slow
cata- down
circum- around
co, com, con- together
contra- against; opposite
de- lack of, down; away from
dextr/o right side
di- two
dia- between; through; complete
dipl- dipl/o- double, two-fold
dors/o- back
dys- painful;difficult, bad
ec-, ex- out, out from
ect/o-, exo-, extra- outside, outward
em, en- in
endo- within
epi- upon; above
eu- good; normal
extra- outside
hemi- half
heter/o- different
hidr/o- sweat
homo- same
hydr/o- water
im, in- not, in
infra- below; inferior to
inter- between
intra- within
is/o equal
later/o side
macro- large
mal- bad
meso-,mid-,medi- middle
meta- change; beyone, after, over
micro- small
mon/o one
multi- many, much
neo- new
pachy- thick
pan- all
para- beside; alone side, near
per- through
peri- around; surrounding
poly- many, much
post- after; behind
poster/o posterior, behind, toward the back
pre- before, in front of
primi- first
pro- before
pseud/o false
quad, quadri- four
re- back;again
retro- behind; backward
scler/o hard
semi- part of; half
sinistr/o left side
sub- under; below
super- above; upper, excessive
supra- above; upon
sym, syn- together; with, joined
tachy- fast
tetra- four
trans- across, through
tri- three
ultra- beyond; om excess
uni- one
-algesia pain
-algia pain
-arche beginning
-ase enzyme
-asthenia weakness
-capnia carbon dioxide
-cele hernia
-centesis puncture
-cide to kill
-clasis break, fracture
-clysis injection
-crit to separate
-cusis hearing
-cyesis pregnancy
-cyte cell
-desis fixation, binding
-dynia pain
-ectasis dilation; stretching, expansion
-ectomy removal; excision
-emesis vomitting
-emia blood
-gen born, or producing
-genesis, genic producing, forming, origin
-glia glue
-globin protein
-gnosis knowledge
-gram record, a writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-iasis abnormal condition
-ic pertaining to
-icle small
-ist one who specializes
-itis inflammation
-kinesis movement, motion
-lith stone
-logist speacialst in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis breaking up; separation, destruction
-malacia softening
-mania madness
-megaly enlargement
-metry act of measuring
-meter instrument for measuring
-mnesia memory
-oid like; resembling
-ole small
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-osis abnormal
-para to bear (offspring)
-paresis partial paralysis
-pathy disease; emotion
-penia deficiency, decrease
-pexy fixation; to put in place
-phagia eat; swallow
-phasia speech
-philia attraction for
-phobia fear of
-phonia sound; voice
-plasia development; formation, growth
-plasm formation
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation, production
-ptosis drooping, prolapse, downward displacement
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage, rrhagia burst forth
-rrhapy suture
-rrhea flow; discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy visual inspection
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stasis stopping; control, standing still
-stenosis stricture; narrowing
-stomy new opening, forming an opening
-tome instrument for cutting
-tomy incision, cut into
-toxic poison
-tripsy crushing
-trophy nourishment; development
-ula small
-ule small
-uria urine
-version to turn
-y process
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