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g term pre + suf

green terminology prefixes & suffixes

-ad toward
-al P2
-algia pain
-ar P2
-asthenia weakness, debility
-ate having the form of; possessing
-blast embryonic cell
-clasia to break; surgical fracture
-clasis to break; surgical fracture
-clast to break; surgical fracture
-cure care
-cyte cell
-desis binding, fixation (bone or joint)
-dynia pain
-eal P2
-ectomy excision, removal
-graph instrument for recording
-iatry medicine; treatment
-ia condition
-ic P2
-ism condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-logist specialist in study of
-malacia softening
-metry act of measuring
-oid resembling
-oma tumour
-osis abnormal condition; increase
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-physis growth
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-porosis porous
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-sarcoma malignant tumour of connective tissue
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-tension to stretch
-tomy incision
-trophy development; nourishment
-um structure, thing
a-, an- without, not
brachy- short
cine- movement
dys- bad; painful; difficult
epi- above; upon
inter- between
mega- enlargement
meta- change; beyond
micro- small
quadri- four
sub- under, below
supra- above; excessive; superior
sym- union, together, joined
syn- union, together, joined
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