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Green Mod -- Pre/Suf

Prefixes and suffixes

a-, an- without, absence of
dia- through, across
per- through
ultra- excess, beyond
dys- bad, painful, difficult
endo- in, within
peri- around
epi- on, upon
ante- before
hypo- deficient, below, incomplete
leuko- white
inter- between
quadra- four
quadri- four
sub- below
syn- union, joined together
-schisis a splitting, cleft, fissure
-graphy process of recording
-tomy incision
-osis abnormal condition
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-centesis surgical puncture
-ology study of
-al, -ar pertaining to
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis drooping, sagging, downward displacement
-meter instrument to measure
-scopy visual examination
-plasty surgical repair
-porosis polous
-emesis vomit
-iasis abnormal condition
-megaly enlargement of
-orexia appetite
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing, eating
-prandial meal
-rrhea discharge, flow
-ectomy excision, surgical removal
-itis inflammation of
-scope instrument to view
-oma tumor
-blast embryonic cell
-clasis to break, fracture, refracture
-desis binding, fixation (of a joint or bone)
-malacia softening
-physis growth
-stomy forming and opening (mouth, artificial opening
-ia, -ian, -ism condition
-algia pain
-pexy surgical fixation
-rrhexis rupture
-pathy disease
-rrhaphy a suturing
-cele herniation, swelling
-emia blood condition
Created by: renate