Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Prefixes/ Suffixes

a-, an- Without
ante-, pre-, pro- Before
bi-, diplo- Two
brady- Slow
circum- Around
de- Away from
dia-, trans- Through
dys- Abnormal, Painful, Difficult
ecto- Outside
endo- Within
epi- Upon, Over
eu- Normal, Good
ex-, exo-, extra, Out of, Away from, Outside
hemi-. semi- Half
hyper-, poly- Above normal, Excessive
hypo-, sub- Below normal, Below, Underneath, Inferior
inter- Between
intra- Within
iso- Same
mal- Bad, Not adequate
megalo-, mega-, macro- Large, Big
micro- Small, Tiny
mono- One
multi-, pluri- Many
oligo- Few, Scanty, Sparse
pan- All
peri- Around
post- After, Following
quadra-, quadri- Four
re- Again, Backward
super-, supra, Above, Superior, More
tachy- Fast, Abnormally fast
ultra- Beyond
uni- One, Single
Suffixes Suffixes
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ia, -ic, -ory, -ous, -tic Pertaining to, Condition of
-ad Toward
-algia, -dynia Pain
-ase Enzyme
-asthenia Weakness
-blast Baby, Immature
-cele Hernia, Abnormal Protrusion
-cide, -cidal Killing, Destroy
-crine To secrete
-cyte cell
-derma skin
-ectasia, -ectasis stretching, dilating
-ectomy surgical removal
-edema swelling, fluid accumulation
-ema, -iasis, -ism, -lepsy, -osis condition, abnormal condition
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood
-esthesia sensation, feeling
-gen, -genesis, -genic producing, production, production of, formation
-globin, -globulin protein
-gram recording
-graph instrument used to record
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-kinesia, -kinesis movement
-logist one who studies
-logy the study of
-lysis, -lytic destruction
-malacia softening
-mania, -manic abnormal preoccupation or obsession
-megaly enlargment
-meter, -metry measuring device, processing of measuring
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-ose sugar
-ostomy formation of a new opening
-para, -parous bearing, producing child
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-pepsia digestion
-pexy surgical fixation
-phage,-phagy, -phagia to eat or digest
-phasia speaking
-phil, -philia to love
-phobia abnormal fear
--phonia sound
-phrenia, -phrenic mind, diaphragm
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia -plegic paralysis
-pnea breath or breathing
-poiesis formation
-ptosis sagging or drooping
-rrhage -rrhagia heavy discharge
-rrhaphy suturing
-rrhea discharge flowing
-rrhexis rupture
-scope -scopy instrument process of using the instrument
-somnia Sleep
-stasis Stopping
-stenosis Narrowing
-stomy Opening
-tome Instrument used for cutting
-tomy The process of cutting
-trophic -trophy Nutrition
-uria Urine
-version Turning
Created by: Dhernandez95
Popular Medical sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards