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prefixes, roots, suffixes

a-; an- without; lack of
ab- away from
contra-; anti- against;opposite
ante-; pre- before
tri- three
peri- around
para- beside
bi- two; double
sym-; syn-; com-; con- with; together
ec-; ex-; extra-; ecto- out from; outside
in-; im- not
em-; en-; im-; in- in; within
intra-; intro- within
inter- between
hemi-; semi- half
hype-r; super-; supra- above; excessive
hypo-; infra-; sub- under; below; deficient
trans- across
dys- painful; difficult
re-; retro- back; backward
ad- to; toward
epi- on; upon
end-; endo- in; within; inside
aden gland
angi vessel
arthr joint
cardi; card heart
cerebr brain
cephal head
cerv neck
chondr cartilage
cost rib
crani skull
cyst bladder
cyt cell
derm skin
enter intestine
gastr stomach
glyc sweet
hem; hemat blood
hepat liver
hyster; metr uterus
leuk white
lip fat
lith stone
mening membrane
myel marrow
my; myos muscle
nephr kidney
neur nerve
oste bone
pneum lung; air
proct rectum; anus
psych mind
py pus
ten; tend; tendin tendon
viscer organ
-itis inflammation of
-oma tumor; neoplasm
-cele swelling; herniation
-malacia softening
-pathy diseased
-rhexis rupture
-ectasis stretching
-ectomy cutting out; excision
-otomy incision into
-ostomy making a permanent opening
-scopy inspection; examination
-plasty surgical correction; plastic repair of
-rhaphy suture
-desis fixation; binding
-pexy fixation; suspension
-centesis puncture
-lysis loosening; breaking down
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-genic origin
-penia decrease; lack of
-osis increase; condition
-oid like
-emia blood (like)
-iasis presence of
Created by: hollydiane7