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PMI MED. TERMINOLOGY

WORD ROOTS, PREFIX, SUFFIX

TermDefinition
aer air
angi vessel
arteri artery
bucc cheek
cardi heart
coron crown circle
cubit elbow
cyte cell
dermat skin
erythr red
gluc sugar, glucose
glyc sugar, glucose
hemat blood
leuk white
nephr kidney
onc tumor
path disease
pleb vein
ren kidney
scler hard
thromb clot
ven vein
a-, an-, ar- without, away from
aniso- unequal
anti- against
bi- two
brady- slow
cyan- blue
dys- difficult
endo- in, within
epi- on, over, upon
erythr- red
extra- outside
homeo- same
hyper- too much, high
hypo- low, under
intra- within
iso- equal, same
mal- poor, bad
micro- small
per- through
pre- before
supra- above
tachy- rapid, fast
tri- three
-ac, -al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy excision removal
-emia blood condition
-gram recording, writing
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy the study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction
-oma tumor
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-rrhage burst forth/ excessive flow
-stasis stopping, controlling, standing
-tomy cutting, incision
-ule small
Created by: AnnaPHL