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Pre/suffix word prts

Table 1 Pg 4 Medical Terminology/biochemistry

Ante- Before
Anti- against
Ecto- outside
Endo- within
Hyper- above, beyond, excessive
Hypo-- below, under, edficient
Intera- between
Intra- within
Para- beside
Peri- around
Per- through
Pre- before
Pro- before
Super- above, beyond
Supra- above, beyond
-Poiesis formation
-ptosis prolapse, drooping
-ptysis spitting
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument
-scopy to view
-tome instrument to cut
tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-trophy nourishment
Radi/o radiation
Graph(er) recording instrument (one who)
Pneumon/o(ia) lungs, air (condition)
Chemo(ist) drug, chemical (specialist)
Arteri/o (ole) artery (little, small)
pustul/o(ule) infected blister, pimple (little small)
peri(cardio) -um,-ium around; heat; structure, tissue
tachy- fast
brady- deficient, under
aden/o gland
oid resembling
-s, -es plural
adip/o (-ose) fat (full of)
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-emia blood condition
-genic producing, forming
-ia condition, disease
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass
-osis condition
-pathy diisease
-penia deficiency
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhage, -rrhagia bursting forth
-sclerosis hardening
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid for analysis
-ectomy surgical removal
-graphy process of recording
-lysis separation, breakdown, destruction
-opsy view of, vision
-plasty surgical repair
-scopy process of visual examination
-stomy opening



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