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Science: Pre/sufixes

human body things

-al signifying
arthro- joint
cardio- heart
-crania skull; head
derm- skin
dorso- back
-emia condition of the blood
-esthesia nervous sensation
histo- tissue
-ior referring to
leuco- white
neur(o)- nerve
-orexia appetite
-otomy to cut or slice
peri- about or around
poly- many
scoli- bent
an- not; without
athero- plaque
caud- tail; lower part of body
-cyte, -cyto cell
dia- pass through
dys- abnormal
enter(o)- intestine
gastro- stomach
hypo- under; below
-itis infection; inflammation
-lexia word
-ology (ist) the study of
-osis abnormal condition
-oxia oxygen
phlebo- vein
poster- behind
therm(y)- temperature or heat
anter- before
aut- self; own
cephal- head
dactyl- finger
dist- far; distant
-ectomy surgical removal
erythro- red
hemi- half
-ic pertaining to
laryng- voice box
lob- brain
-opsy view of
osteo- bone
para- near
-plegic paralysis
-sclerosis hardening
ventr- belly side
Created by: Lainey CORGI
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