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Medical terminology

prefixes

TermDefinition
a- not aphasia
an- not anemia
anti-, contra- against
de- down, away from
ante-, pre- before
pro- before, on behalf of
post- after
brady- slow
tachy- fast
re- again
ab- away
ad- toward
circum-,peri- around
dia-, trans- through
e-, ec-, ex- out
ecto-, exo-, extra- outside
en-, endo-, intra- in, inside
epi- upon
inter- between
sub- beneath
bi- two
hemi-, semi- half
hyper- over
hypo- under
macro- large
micro- small
mono-, uni- one
oligo- few
pan- all
poly-, multi- many, excessive
con-, syn-, sym- with, together
dys- bad
eu- good
lord- bent backward
kyph- bent
scoli- crooked
tomo- cut
axi- axis
alge- pain (drugs)
acro- height or extremities
agora- marketplace
klepto- theft
pyro- fire
somat- body
orex- appetite
aut- self
bu- ox
narco- sleep
schizo- divide
polio- gray
isch- hold back
anxio- anxiety
ambly- dull
stigmat- point
my- shut
presby- old age
eso- inward
exo- outward
naso- nose
miot- constriction
mydriat- dilation
emulsific- mix up
lyt- loose
tox- poison
brady- slow
por- pore
rheumat- rheumatic fever
sarc- flesh
ambly- dull
stigmat- point
presby- old age
eso- inward
exo- outward
miot- constriction
mydriat- dilation
Created by: lalla