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Prefixes & Suffixes

-itis Inflammation of; infection of
Poly- Many; much
-scopy Process of using an instrument to examine
-epi Upon; above
Hyper- Above; more then normal
Dys- Difficult; painful; abnormal
Tachy- Fast
Post- After; behind
Pre- Before; in front of
An- Without; not
A- Away from; without
Hypo- Below; deficient
-ism Process; disease from a specific cause
Mal- Bad; inadequate
-logy Study of
-ist One who specializes in
Hemi- One half
-gram A record or picture
-ic Pertaining to
-ive Pertaining to
-ion Action; condition
Bi- Two
Tri- Three
Sub- Below; underneath
-scope Instrument
Re- Again and again; backward; unable to
Trans- Across; through
Peri- Around
Quadri- Four
-oma Mass; tumor
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