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Pre and suff a-x

medical prefixes and suffixes

a; an (prefix) without
ab (prefix) away from
ad (prefix) toward
algia (both) pain
ante (both) before; wall part
anti (prefix) against
bi (prefix) two; double
brady (both) slow
circum (prefix) around
co; con (both) together
de (both) down or away from
desis (both) binding; fixation of
dia (both) through
dys (prefix) difficult; abnormal
ecto (prefix) outside
ectomy (both) excision; removal
endo (prefix) within
epi (prefix) outer; on top of; over
exo (prefix) away from
extra (both) outside; beyond
ferro (prefix) iron
fore (both) before
form (both) shape of
graphy (both) writing; record
hemi (prefix) half
hydra; hydro (prefix) water
hyper (prefix) above
hypo (prefix) below
iasis (suffix) condition of
iatric (suffix) medicine
ic (suffix) pertaining to
inter (prefix) between
intra (prefix) within
isis; asis (suffix) condition of
itis (suffix) inflamation of
juxta (prefix) near
kinesis (both) movement
kypho (prefix) humped
logia; logy (suffix) science of
lysis (suffix) disintegration
macro (prefix) large; long
malacia (both) softening
med; medi; medio (both) middle
mega; megaly (both) enlargement
micro (mostly prefix) small
mono (prefix) single; one
multi (prefix) many
neo (prefix) new
ob (prefix) against
oid (suffix) like; shape; resemble
oligo (both) few
ology (suffix) study of
oma (suffix) tumor
osis (suffix) condition
otomy (suffix) incision
pachy (both) thick
para (prefix) near; departure from the norm
path (both) disease
penia (suffix) deficiency
peri (prefix) around
pexy (suffix) fixation; suspension
phobia (suffix) fear of
phoresis (suffix) transmission
plasty(suffix) plastic surgical correction
plegia (suffix) paralysis; stroke
poly (both) many
post (both) after
pre (prefix) before
pro (prefix) in front of; on behalf of
pseudo (prefix) false
ptosis (suffix) falling
re (prefix) back; again
retro (prefix) backward
rrhaphy (suffix) suture
rhexis (suffix) rupture
scopy (suffix) exam
semi (prefix) half
sphygmo (prefix) pulse
sub (prefix) below
super; supra (prefix) above
sym; syn (both) together
tachy (prefix) swift; fast
tele (prefix) distance
toxo (both) toxic; poison
trans (prefix) across
tri (prefix) three
ultra (prefix) above
uni (prefix) one
xeno (prefix) foreign
xero (prefix) dry
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