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Med Conditions2

practice for medical conditions prefixes & suffixes

acanth/o throny; spiny
acr/o extremities
acu/o sharp
aden/o gland
albumin/o protein
algesi/0 pain, excessive sensitivity to
andr/o male
acanth/o thorny, spiky
angi/o vessel
ankyl/o crooked/bent/stiff
aponeur/o aponeurosis (type of tendon)
articul/o incomplete
atel/o yellowish plague; fatty substance, paste
aur/i ear
aur/o armpit
axill/o bacteria
bol/o arm
calcane/o calcaneus (heel bone)
caud/o tail; lower part of body
caus/o burn
cauter/o belly; abdomen
celi/o head
chorndr/o cartilage
chrom/o color
chym/o to pour
cib/o meals
cine/o movement
cirrh/o orange-yellow
cis-o cut
core/o pupil
corti/o cortex
cost/o ribs
cras/o disease; mixture
crin/o secrete
crypt/o hidden
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
cyt/o cell
dactyl/o fingers or toes
diaphor/o sweat
dips/o thirst
dist/o far
duct/o carry; to lead
dur/o dura mater
ech/o sound
emmetr/o in due measure
encephal/o brain
enter/o small intestine
erg/o work
erythem/o flushed; redness
erythro/o red
estesi/o feeling (nervous sensation)
ethm/o sieve
fic/o to make; do
gen/o producing; beginning
glauco/o gray
gli/o glue; neurological tissue
gnos/o knowledge
gravid/o pregnancy
hemo blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hidr/o sweat
hist/o tissue
home/o sameness; unchanging; constant
hypno sleep
iatr/o treatment
ichthy/o dry, scaly
is/o individual; own; self
inguin/o groin
is/o same; equal
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina (part of vertebral arch)
lapar/o abdominal wall; abdomen
later/o side
lept/o thin/slender
lex/l speech; word
lingu/o tongue
lord/o swayback; curve
malleol/o malleolus
mast/o breast
maxill/o upper jaw; upper jaw bone
medi/o middle
mediastin/o mediastinum
medull/o medulla; middle; soft
men/o menses; menstruation
mento/o mind
mi/o small; less than
mut/a mutation; genetic change
mutagen/o causing genetic change
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord; bone marrow
myom/o muscle tumor
myos/o muscle
narc/o numbness stupor
nat/l birth
necro death
nephro kidney
neuro nerve
normo rule; order normal
ocul/o eye
con/o mass; tumor
opac/o dark; impervious to light rays
opthalm/o eye
or/o mouth
orth/o straight
ot/o ear
pachy/o thick; heavy
papill/o nipple-like; finger like
path/o disease
perone/o fibula
phag/o eat; swallow
phas/o speech
phil/o like; love; attracttion to
phleb/o vein
phot/o light
phren/p diagram; mind
physi/o nature
plas/o development; formation
ple/o more; many
plex/o plexus; nerve network
pod/o foot
pont/o pons; part of the brain
presby/o old
proct/o anus & rectum
proto first
prote/o first; protein
pseudo false; not true
pub/o pubis (part of the hip)
rachio spinal column; vertebrae
radiculo nerve root
reticulo network
roetngeno x-rays
sarco flash (connective tissue)
ton/o tension
top/o place position location
tympano/o eardrum; middle ear
uln/o ulna (medical lower arm bones)
urni/o urine
ventro/o belly side of body
ventricul/o ventricle of the brain or heart
venul/o venule; small vein
vesic/o urinary bladder
viscer/o internal organs
vit/a life
vit/o life
Created by: jcuffe