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White mod pre/suffix

White module prefixes and suffixes

a-, an- without
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-arche beginning
-ary pertaining to
-cele herniation, swelling
-centesis surgical puncture
-clasis to break
-cyesis pregnancy
dys- painful, difficult, bad
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy excision
endo- within, in
epi- on, upon
-genesis formation, production, origin
-gram record
-graphy process of recording
-gravida pregnancy
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- defiency, below
-iasis abnormal condition of
inter- between
-ism condition, process, disease from specific cause
-itis inflammation
juxta- beside, next to
lacti- milk
-lysis destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement of
-metry act of measuring
multi- many, most, much
-ologist specialist in the study of
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-para to bear
-pathy disease
peri- around
-pexy fixation
-phobia fear
-plasty surgical repair
poly- many, much
primi- first
-ptosis displacement, drooping, sagging
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy a suturing
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-salpinx fallopian tubes
-schisis fissure, split
-sclerosis hardening
-scopy visual examination
-tocia childbirth, labour
-tomy incision
-tripsy to crush
-triptor instrument to crush
-uria urine
-version act of turning
-oid resembling
-tome instrument to cut
-stenosis narrowing or stricture
-gens forming, producing, origins
electro- electricity
-trophy development, nourishment
-ic pertaining to
pseudo- fake, false
azot- nitrogenous compounds
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