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Suffixes and Prefixe

Suffixes and Prefixes

a, an without, not
dia through, across
per through
ultra excess, beyond
dys bad, painful
endo within
peri around
epi above, upon
ante in front of
hypo below
leuko white
inter between
quadra four
quadri four
sub under, below
syn joined, union, together
schsis splitting, cleft, fissure
graphy process of recording
tomy incision
osis abnormal condition
ectasis dilation, expansion
centesis surgical puncture
ology study of
al, ar, ic pertaining to
plegia paralysis
ptosis sagging, prolapse, downward
meter instrument used to measure
um structure, thing
duction act of leading, bringing, conducting
scopy visual examination
plasty surgical repair
porosis porous
emesis vomiting
iasis abnormal condition of
megaly enlargement
orexia appetite
pepsia digestion
phagia swallowing, digestion
prandial meal
rrhea discharge, flow
ectomy excision
itis inflammation
scope instrument to view
oma tumour
blast embryonic cell
clasis surgical fracture, break
desis binding, fixation
malacia softening
physis growth
stomy artificial opening
ia, ian, ism condition of
algia pain
pexy fixation
rrhexis rupture
pathy disease
rrhaphy suture
cele hernia, swelling
emia blood condition
iatry treatment
brady slow
eu good, normal, well, easily
pneu lungs and air
tachy rapid, fast
extra outside
pro before, in front of
trans through, across
anti against
mono one
intra in, within
hyper excessive
hypo below, deficient
dys painful, bad
pnea breathing
scope instrument to view
stenosis narrowing, stricture
cyte cell
gram record
phage cell that destroys, eats
stasis stopping, controlling
crasia mixture, blending
fusion pour
graph instrument to record
penia deficiency of
spasm involuntary movement
stenosis narrowing, stricture
capnia carbon dioxide
phonia voice
osmia smell
ptysis spitting
thorax pleural cavity, chest
sphyxia pulse
lysis destruction
crasia mixture, blending
clysis irragation or washing
derma skin
genesis orgin, formation
globin protein
poly many, much
phil attraction to
poiesis formation
rrhagia rapid flow, bursting forth
therapy treatment
Created by: vallan