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Medical Abbreviation

Abbreviations // Prefix, Suffix, & Word Roots

Ante- Before
Brady- Slow
Endo- Within; in
Hypo- Below; deficient
Multi- Many
Post- After
Semi- Half
Supra- Above; on top of
Anti- Against
Ect- Outside; out
Hyper- Above; excessive
Micro- Small
Peri- Around; surrounding
Pre- Before; in front of
Super- Above; over; excess
Tachy- Fast
-algia Pain
-ectomy Binding together
-emia // -emesis Vomit
-oma Tumor
-cytosis Cell
-itis Inflamation
-osis Abnormal condition
-ostomy Creation of opening
-phagia Eating; swallowing
-pnea Breathing
-pathy Disease
-plasty Surgical repair
Cardi/o Heart
Arthr/o Joint
Bronchiol/o Bronchiole
Crebr/o Cerebrum
Conjuctiv/o Conjunctiva
Cyst/o Bladder, sac
Hepat/o Liver
Mening/o // Meningi/o Meninges (Membrane)
My/o Muscle
Angi/o Vessel
Audi/o Hearing, sound
Carcin/o Cancer
Cephal/o Head
Coagul/o Clotting
Cry/o Cold
Gastr/o Stomach
Lith/o Stone
Muc/o Mucus
Myel/o Bone marrow, spinal cord
Nas/o Nose
Phleb/o Vein
Pneum/o Lungs, air
Osteo Bone
Pil/o Hair
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