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Morgan's Med-Term

Prefixes & Suffixes

hypo- below, incomplete, deficient
pro- before
dys- difficult, labored, painful, abnormal
dia- through, complete
neo- new
meta- after, beyond, change
hyper- above, excessive
-oma tumor, swelling
-osis abnormal condition (means increased when used with blood cell word roots)
-ous pertaining to
-sis state of
-gen substance or agent that produces or causes
-cyte cell
-al pertaining to
-ology study of
-stasis control, stop
-plasm growth, substance (formation)
-pathy disease
-plasia formation, development, a growth
-sarcoma malignant tumor
-genesis origin, cause
-genic producing, originating, causing
-ic pertaining to
-oid resembling
-ologist one who studies and practices (specialist, physician)
Created by: morganwatkins
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