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Mdl Terminology 1

a-, an-, in- without, absence of
ab- away
ad- toward
-al, ac, ar, ary, -ia, -(t)ic, -ical, -ory, -eal, -(t)ous pertaining to
-algia, dynia pain
anti- against
auto- self
brady- slow
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture
-cide, -cidal destroying, killing
circum- around
-clast, clasis breaking
-cyte cell
-derma skin
dia-, trans- through, across
-dipsia thirst
dys- pain, difficult
ec-, ecto- out, outside
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy excision, sugical removal
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia a condition of the blood
en-, endo-, intra- within, inner
epi- above, upon
-esthesia sensation
eu- good, normal
ex, extra away from, external
-gen, -genesis creating, producing
-gram record
-graph recording instrument
-graphy process of recording
-gravida pregnant woman
hemi- half
hyper-, supra- excessive, above
hypo-, sub-, infra- below, beneath
-ia, -ism condition
-iasis pathological condition/state
inter- between
iso- same, equal
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-kinesis, -kinesia movement
-lith stone
-lysis destruction of
macro- large
mal- bad, inadequate
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry measurement
micro- small
multi-, poly- many, much
neo- new
-oid resembling
-ole, ule small
oligo- deficiency
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-osis abnormal condition
para-, peri- beside, near
-paresis slight or partial paralysis
-pathy disease
-pause cessation, stopping
-penia deficiency
-pepsia digestion
-pexy surgical fixation
-phagia, -phage eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-phoria feeling
-plasm, -plasia formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
post- after, following
pre- before, forward
pro- before, forward
-ptosis drooping, prolapse
quadri- four
re-, retro behind, back
-rrhage, rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture, suturing
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument used to view
-scopy visual examination
-stasis cessation, stopping
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-stomy mouthlike opening
tachy- rapid
-therapy treatment
-tome cutting instrument
-tomy cutting into, incision
tox poisonous
-tripsy crushing
-trophy nourishment or growth
ultra- beyond
uni- one
-uria urine
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