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Med299 prefix


-itis inflammation
-oma tumor
-ectomy removal or excision
-oste/o bone
-my/o muscle
-neur/o nerves
-cardi/o heart
-graph instrument for recording
-glyc/o sugar
-a- without
-epi- upon
-bi- two
-hyper above or excessive
-micro small
-logist specializes in treatment of
-gram record
-centesis puncture for aspiration
-rrhea discharge
-ia condition of
-hydr/o water
-scope instrument for examination
-ac,al,ar pertaining to
-nas/o nose
-emia blood condition
-gastr/o stomach
-derm/o skin
-dys painful, difficult, or faulty
-tachy fast
-brady slow
-peri around
-ecto outside
-retro backout or behind
-sub below
-macro large or long
-oligo few or deficit
-abdomen/o abdominal
-angi/o vessel
-vas/o vessel
-cyt/o cell
-hepat/o liver
-hem/o blood
-leuk/o white
-path/o disease
-nephr/o kidney
-dextr/o right or on right side
-sinistr/o left or on left side
-algia pain
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-rrhage burst forth
-plasty surgical repair
-graphy process of recording
-logy study of
-lysis breaking down
-iasis formation or presence of
-tripsy crushing
-ren/o kidney
-erythr/o red
-lip/o fat
-tomy incision
-gen/o origin or production
-son/o sound
-anti against or opposed to
-circum around
-endo within
-or/o mouth
-pod/o foot
-scler/o hard
-dynia pain
-stomy creation of an opening
-desis binding
-inter between
-meso middle
-hemi half
-spasm involuntary contraction
-cele pouching or hernia
-phil attraction for
-quadr four
-neo new
-penia abnormal reduction
-ptosis falling downward or displacement
-rrhaphy suture
-therm/o heat
-meter instrument of measure
-stasis stop or stand
-malacia softening
-aden/o gland
-cephal/o head
-cutane/o skin
carcin/o cancer
lith/o stone
morph/o form
orth/o straight, normal, or correct
plas/o formation
psych/o mind
py/o pus
necr/o death
troph/o nourishment or development
acr/o extremity or topmost
pan all
super above or excessive
ante- before
syn or sym together or with
eu- good or normal
ab- away from
para alongside or fixation
osis condition or increase
rrhexis rupture
pexy suspension or fixation
-ium structure or tissue
-poiesis formation
_iatrics, -iatry treatment
-genesis origin or production
-ectasis expansion or dilation
phon/o voice or sound
sten/o narrow
post after or behind
ad- to, toward or near
lapar/o abdomin
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