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Medical Prefixes & Suffixes "P thru X"

Word UseDefinitionsPrefix or Suffix?
pachy (pack-key) thick Prefix or Suffix
para near, departure from the norm Prefix
path disease Prefix or Suffix
...penia deficiency Suffix
peri around Prefix
...pexy fixation, suspension Suffix
...phobia fear of Suffix
phoresis (four-ee-sis) transmission Suffix
...plasty plastic surgical correction Suffix
...plegia (plee-gee-uh) paralysis, stroke Suffix
poly many Prefix or Suffix
post after Prefix or Suffix
pre before Prefix
pro in front of, on behalf of Prefix
pseudo false Prefix
...ptosis (toe-sis) falling Suffix
re back, again Prefix
retro backward Prefix
...rrhapy (ra-fee) suture Suffix
...rhexis (ex-sis) rupture Suffix
...scopy exam Suffix
semi half Prefix
sphygmo (s-fig-mo) pulse Prefix
sub below Prefix
super, supra above Prefix
sym, syn together Prefix or Suffix
tachy swift, fast Prefix
tele (tell-uh) distance Prefix
toxo toxic, poison Prefix or Suffix
trans across Prefix
tri three Prefix
ultra above Prefix
uni one Prefix
xeno foreign Prefix
xero (zero) dry Prefix
Created by: booper888