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prefix/suffix

medical prefixes and suffixes

TermDefinition
-A No,not,without
-Algia Pain
-ase Enzyme
-atrophy Shrink
-carcinoma Cancer
De- Lack of
Dys- Difficulty
-emia Blood
-genesis To form, make or beginning
Hemo-/hema- Blood
Hyper- High or above
Hypo- Below or low
-itis Inflammation or infection
-lysis Breakdown
Macro- Large
-malacia Soft
-megaly Enlargement
Micro- Small
-oma Tumor
-osis/iasis Abnormal condition
Poly- Many
-sis State of condition
-sthenia Strenth
-trophy Nourishment or development
-logy Study of
-rrhea Discharge
-plasty Repair
-otomy To cut ; making an incision
-stomy Surgical opening or an artifical opening
-ectomy Excision or remove
-rraphy To sew or suture
-pexy To fix
-centesis To puncture
ADEN/O- GLAND
ARTHR/O- JOINT
BI/O- LIFE
CARCIN/O- CANCER
CARDI/O- HEART
CEPHAL/O- HEAD
CEREBR/O- CEREBRUM (LARGEST PART OF THE BRAIN)
CIS/O TO CUT
CRIN SECRETE( TO GIVE OFF)
CYST URINARY BLADDER
CYT/O CELL
DERM SKIN
DERMAT SKIN
ELECTRO ELECTRICITY
ENCEPHAL BRAIN
ENTER/O INTESTINES
ERYTHR RED
GASTR STOMACH
GNOS KNOWLEDGE
GYNEC WOMAN,FEMALE
HEMAT BLOOD
HEM HEMATOMA
HEPAT LIVER
IATR TREATMENT
LEUK WHITE
NEPHR KIDNEY
NEUR NERVE
ONC TUMOR
OPHTHALM EYE
OSTE BONE
PATH DISEASE
PED CHILD
PSYCH MIND
RADI/O X-RAYS
REN KIDNEY
RHIN NOSE
SARC FLESH
SEC TO CUT
THROMB/O CLOT, BLOOD CLOTTING
UR URINARY TRACT, URINE
-AC PERTAINING TO
-AL PERTAINING TO
-ALGIA PAIN
-CYTE CELL
-ECTOMY EXCISION, REMOVAL
-EMIA BLOOD CONDITION
-GENIC PERTAINING TO/PRODUCING/PRODUCED BY/ OR PRODUCED IN
-GRAM RECORD
-IC,-ICAL PERTAINING TO
-ION PROCESS
-IST SPECIALIST
-ITIS INFLAMMATION
-LOGY STUDY OF
-OMA TUMOR/ MASS/ SWELLING
-OPSY PROCESS OF VIEWING
-PATHY DISEASE CONDITION
-SCOPE INSTRUMENT TO VISUALLY EXAMINE
-SCOPY PROCESS OF VISUALLY EXAMINING
-SIS STATE OF
-TOMY PROCESS OF CUTTING / INCISION
-Y PROCESS, CONDITION
A- /AN- NO , NOT , WITHOUT
AUTO- SELF
DIA- THROUGH, COMPLETE
ENDO- WITHIN
EPI- ABOVE, UPON
EX- OUT
EXO- OUT
HYPER- EXCESSIVE , ABOVE, MORE THAN NORMAL
HYPO- DEFICIENT ,BELOW , LESS THAN NORMAL
IN- INTO , IN
PERI- SURROUNDING , AROUND
PRO- BEFORE
RE- BACK , BACKWARD, AGAIN
RETRO- BEHIND
SUB- BELOW , UNDER
TRANS- ACROSS, THROUGH
Oto Ear
Rhino Nose
Plasty Repair
Sclerosis Hardnening
Malacia Softening
Phleb Vein
Angio Blood vessel
Thorax Chest
Pneumo Lung
Myo Muscle
Myelo Spinal cord
Abscess Pus
Pulmonary Lungs
Endo Inner lining
Peri Membrane surrounding