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Mlg medical words

Root words, prefixs and suffixs

adeno (ah dee no) gland
calculi (cal cue lie) stone
cele (sell) tumor
glyco (gl eye co) sugar
homeo (hoe me oh) same
lingue (ling wha) tongue
lip fat
lith stone
pedia child
psych (sike) mind
pyo (pie oh) pus
radi (ray dee) rays
thermic heat
arthro (are throw) joint
carpo (car poe) wrist
chondro (con droh) cartilage
costa (cost uh) rib
cranio (crane knee oh) skull
dactyl (dact tell) finger
ili (ill lee) hip
manus (man us) hand
myel (my el) bone marrow
myo (my oh) muscle
ortho (or thoh) straighten
osteo (ah stee oh) bone
pedi foot
spondyl (spawn dill) vertebra
cutis (cue tis) skin
dent teeth
derma skin
hapsia (hap see uh) touch
odont teeth
onco (on caw) tumor
onychia (oh nick ee uh) nail beds
pedicular (puh dick you ler) lice
psora (sore uh) itch
prugrigo (pru rig oh) itching
sarco (s ark oh) flesh
sclero (s clear oh) hard
squama (skway ma) scaly
tricho (trick oh) hair
chole (coal lee) bile
colon large intestine
emesis (emmy sis) vomiting
entero (en tear oh) intestine
gastro (gas tr oh) stomach
glosso (gloss oh) tongue
hepat (he pat) liver
ile (ill lee) ileum
laparo (lap uh row) abdomen
myxo (mix oh) mucus
procto (prock toe) anus
pyloro (pie lore oh) pylorus, gatekeeper
stoma(stow muh) opening
visero (vis ur oh) body organs
angio (an gee oh) vessel
aortal (ay or tuh) aorta
arterio (ar teer ee oh) artery
cardio (car dee oh) heart
emboli (em bo lie) obstruction
emia (em ee uh) blood
hema (he muh) blood
phleb (fleab) vein
thrombo (throm bow) blood clot
varico (vair ee co) varicose veins
vaso (vay so) blood vessel
vena vein
ventricu (ven trick you) heart cavity
broncho (bronk oh) bronchi
cili (sill ee) hairlike processes
ectasis (ek ta sis) expansion
laryngo (la ring go) voice box, larynx
naso (nay so) nose
oro (ore oh) mouth
oxy (ox ee) oxygen, keen
pector (pec tore) breast chest
pleura (pluh rah) rib side
pneumo (new mow) lung
ptysis (tie sis) to spit
pulmo (pull moe) lungs
rhin (rine) nose
tracheo (tray key oh) widepipe
creatinine (kree at in in) waste material in urine
cysto (sis toe) bladder
glomerulo (glum uh rule oh) nephron part/little ball
nephro (nef row) kidney
peritoneo (pear uh toe knee oh) lining of abdominal organs
pyelo (pie el oh) pelvis
reni (ree knee) kidney
uretero (your uh tuh row) ureter
urethro (your ee throw) urethra
uri (your ee) urine
uric (your ick) pertaining to urine
urina (your ee nuh) urine
uro (your oh) urine
bulbo (bull bow) bulblike
cervi (serve ee) neck, uterus
galacto (guh lack toe) milk
genito (gen it oh) reproductive system
hyster (his tear) uterus
lactin (lack tin) milk
mast beast
metr (me tur) uterus
natal (nah tul) born
oophoro (ooh four oh) ovary
orchido (or kid oh) testicle
ova (oh vuh) egg
salping (sal ping) fallopian tubes
sperma (spur ma) seed
vas (vahs) duct, vessel
audio (awe dee oh) sound
cerebro (suh re bro) brain
encephalo (in sef uh low) brain
esthesia (es tea juh) sensation
medulla (muh due la) brain middle
meningo (men ing oh) membranes, spinal cord
neuro (new row) nerves
occiput (awk see put) back of skull
oculo (ah cue low) eye
ophthalmo (op thal moe) eye
oto (o toe) ear
parietes (pa rye en tease) wall part of brain
pons (pawns) bridges in brain
tempora (temp pore a) temporal
a, an without (prefix)
ab away from (prefix)
ad toward (prefix)
algia pain (both)
ante before (both)
anti against (prefix)
bi two (prefix)
brady slow (both)
circum around (prefix)
con together (both)
de down (both)
desis binding (both)
dia through (both)
dys difficult, abnormal (prefix)
ecto outside (prefix)
ectomy excision (both)
endo within (prefix)
epi outer, on top of, over (prefix)
exo away from (prefix)
extra outside, beyond (both)
ferro iron (prefix)
fore before (both)
form shape of (both)
graphy writing, record (both)
hemi half (prefix)
hydra, hydro water (prefix)
hyper above (prefix)
hypo below (prefix)
iasis condition of (suffix)
iatric (ee at trick) medicine (suffix)
ic pertaining to (suffix)
inter between (prefix)
intra within (prefix)
isis, asis condition of (suffix)
itis inflammation of (suffix)
juxta near (prefix)
kinesis movement (both)
kypho humped (prefix)
logia, logy science of (suffix)
lysis disintergration (suffix)
macro large, long (prefix)
malacia softening (both)
med, medi, medio middle (both)
mega, megaly enlargement (both)
micro small (mostly prefix)
mono single, one (prefix)
multo many (prefix)
neo new (prefix)
ob against (prefix)
oid like, shape (suffix)
oligo few (both)
ology study of (suffix)
oma tumor (suffix)
osis condition (suffix)
otomy incision (suffix)
pachy thick (both)
para near (prefix)
path disease (both)
penia deficiency (suffix)
peri around (prefix)
pexy fixation (suffix)
phobia fear of (suffix)
phoresis transmission (suffix)
plasty plastic surgical correction (suffix)
plegia paralysis (suffix)
poly many (both)
post after (both)
pre before (prefix)
pro in front of (prefix)
pseudo false (prefix)
ptosis (toe sis) falling (suffix)
re back, again (prefix)
retro backwards (prefix)
rrhaphy (raf ee) suture (suffix)
rhexis rupture (suffix)
scopy exam (suffix)
semi half (prefix)
sphygmo (shfigmo) pulse (prefix)
sub below (prefix)
super, supra above (prefix)
sym, syn together (both)
tachy fast (prefix)
tele distance (prefix)
toxo toxic (both)
trans across (both)
tri three (prefix)
ultra above (prefix)
uni one (prefix)
xeno (zen o) foreign (prefix)
xero (zero) dry (prefix)
albus white (both)
chloro green (both)
chrom (crow) color (both)
cirrhos (cir roe s) yellow (both)
cyano (sigh an o) blue (both)
erythr (er rith er) red (prefix)
leuko white (prefix)
melano black (prefix)
polio gray (prefix)
purpura purple (prefix)
rhodo rose (prefix)
rubeo red (prefix)
xantho yellow (prefix)
Created by: mglodowski



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