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Med. Terms PMI SPG18

Prefixes & suffixes (*on test)

a-, an-, ar-* without/away from
ab- away from
ana-* again, upwards, back
ante* before, in front of
anti-* against
auto- self
bi-* two
bio- life
brady-* slow
cata- down
cyan-* blue
dia- across, through
dorso- back
dys-* difficult
endo-* in, within
epi-* on, over, upon
erythr-* red
exo- outside
extra-* outside
hetero- different
homo- same
homeo- same
hyper-* too much, high
hypo- low, under
intra-* within
inter-* between
iso-* equal, same
later- side
macro- large, long
mal-* bad/poor
medi- middle
micro-* small
mid- middle
mono- one
neo- new
per-* through
peri-* around
semi-* half
sub- below, under
supra-* above
tachy-* rapid, fast
tri-* three
-ac, -al* pertaining to
-algia* pain
-ar, -ary pertaining to
-ase enzyme
-centesis surgical puncture to remove a fluid
-cyte* cell
-ectomy* excision, removal
-emia* blood condition
-gram* recording, writing
-ia state or condition
-iatr treatment
-ic, -tic pertaining to
-ism condition or state of
-ist one who specializes in
-itis* inflammation
-ium structure, tissue
-logist* specialist in the study of
-ology* study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction
-meter instrument that measures or counts
-ole small
-oma* tumor
-ose pertaining to
-osis abnormal condition
-ous* pertaining to
-oxia oxygen level
-pathy* disease
-penia* deficiency
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-rrhage* burst forth/ excessive flow
-spasm twitch, involuntary muscle movement
-stasis* stopping, controlling standing
-tomy* cutting, incision
-ule small
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