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A&P 1 - Final Review

Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots

TermDefinition
a without,not,no; apnea
ab away from; abduct
ad towards; adduct
alb white; albino
ambi both; ambidextrous
an without; anesthesia
ante before; antecubital
auto self; autograph
anti againt; antidote
bi two;bicuspid
bio life; biology
brady slow; bradycardia
chlor/o green; chlorophyll
circum around; circumcision
cirrh/o yellow; cirrhosis
con with; congenital
contra against; contraindication
cyan/o blue; cyanosis
de down; descend
dia through; diagnosis
dis free of; dislocation
dys difficult;dyspnea
ecto outside; ectopic
endo within; endoscope
eosin/o red; eosinophil
epi over; epigastric
erythr/o red;erythrocyte
ex outside;exhale
exo outside; exogenous
extra outside; extrahepatic
glauc/o gray; glaucoma
hemi half; hemiplegia
hetero different; heterogeneous
homeo same; homeostasis
homo same; homogenesis
hydro water; hydrocephalus
hyp under;hypoxemia
hypo less than; hypoglycemia
idio individual;idiosyncrasy
im not;impotence
in within, not; incompetent
infra below; infraorbital
inter between; intercostal
intra within; intravenous
jaund/o yellow; jaundice
juxta near; juxta-articular
leuk/o white; leukocyte
melan/o black; melanoma
meso middle; mesoderm
meta beyond; metacarpals
milli one-thousandth; milliliter
mono one; monocyte
multi many;multipara
non not; noninvasive
pan all;pancarditis
para beside; paracervical
per through;percussion
peri around;perianal
poli/o gray;poliomyelitis
poly many; polyuria
post after;postoperative
pre before; precordial
primi first; primigravida
pseudo false;pseudoanorexia
purpur/o purple;purpura
quadri four;quadriplegia
re back;reactive
retro behind;retroperitoneal
rube red;rubella
semi half; semiconscious
sub under;subcutaneous
supra above;suprapubic
sym joined;sympathetic
syn together; syndrome
tachy fast;tachycardia
trans through;transurethral
tri three; tricep
ultra beyond;ultrasound
uni one;uninuclear
xanth/o yellow;xanthoderma
a noun ending; cyanoderma
ac pertaining to; cardiac
ad toward;caudad
al pertaining to; duodenal
algesia sensitivity to pain;analgesia
algia pain;myalgia
ar pertaining to; ventricular
ary pertaining to; pulmonary
ate something that; hemolysate
blast embryonic stage; leukoblast
cele swelling or herniation; cystocele
centesis surgical puncture; amniocentesis
cide to kill; spermicide
clasis crushing; osteoclasis
cyte cell; leukocyte
desis surgical fusion; arthodesis
dynia pain; cephalodynia
e noun ending; dermatome
eal pertaining to ; esophageal
ectasia dilation;gastrectasia
ectasis dilation;gastrectasis'
ectomy surgical removal; appendectomy
emia blood condition;hyperglycemia
er one who; radiographer
esis condition of; enuresis
gen that which generates; glycogen
genesis generating; lithogenesis
genic pertaining to formation; lithogenic
gram record;electrocardiogram
graph instrument used to record; electrocariograph
graphy process of recording; electrocardiography
gravida pregnancy;multigravida
ia condition, parapelgia
ian specialist in a field; dietician
iasis presence of an abnormal condition; cholelithiasis
iatric relating to medicine; pediatrics
iatrician one who treats; pediatrician
iatrist one who treats; psychiatrist
iatry medical treatment; psychiatry
ic pertaining to; thoracic
ical pertaining to ; neurological
ician specialist in a field; obstertrician
ile pertaining to; febrile
ion action;conduction
ism condition; hirtuism
ist prationer;pharmacist
itis inflammation; appendicitis
ize to make; anesthetize
lepsy seizure; narolepsy
lith stome;rhinolith
lithiasis presence or formation of stones; cholelithiasis
logy the study of;biology
logist one who specializes in the study of; biologist
lysis destruction;hemolysis
lytic destruction; hemolytic
mania mental disorder; meglomania
megaly enlargement; cardiomegaly
meter instrument used to mearsure; audiometer
metry the process of measuring; audiometry
oid resembling; mucoid
ole small; arteriole
oma tumor;lipoma
opia visual condition;myopia
opsia visual condition; hemianopsia
opsy process of viewing; biopsy
ory pertaining to ; auditory
osis condition; cyanosis
ous pertaining to; venous
pathy disease; adenopathy
penia decrease in; leukocytopenia
pexy surgical fixation; colpopexy
philia attraction to;necrophilia
phobia abnormal fear; arachnophobia
plasia formation; hyperplasia
plasty surgical repair;rhinoplasty
plegia paralysis;hemipalagia
pnea breathing; dyspnea
ptosis drooping or prolapse; colpoptosis
rrhagia excessive flow; menorrhagia
rrhaphy suturing;nephrorrhaphy
rrhea discharge; rhinorrhea
rrhexis rupture; arteriorrhexis
scope instrument used to view; ophthamoscope
scopy the process of viewing with a scope; ophthalmoscopy
stasis stopping; hemostasis
stomy surgical creation of a new opening; colostomy
tic pertaining to; cyanotic
tion process of; relaxation
tomy incision into; phelbotomy
tripsy intentional crushing; lithotripsy
ula small;macula
ule small one; venule
um identifies singular nouns; duodenum
uria characteristic of the urine; hematuria
us identifies singular noun; coccus
y condition; myopathy
abdomen/o abdomen
acr/o extremity
aden/o gland
alges/o pain
cardi/o heart
ceohal/o head
cholecyst/o gallbladder
colp/o vagina
cost/o ribs
dermat/o skin
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
gynec/o woman
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
mamm/o breast
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ophthalm/o eye
orch/o testicle
oste/o bones
pector/o chest
ped/o foot
phleb/o vein
pulmon/o lungs
pyel/o renal pelvis
rhin/o nose
stomat/o mouth
thorac/o chest
throb/o blood clot
ur/o urine
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