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Medical Root/Suf/Pre

Meical terms - roots/prefixes/suffixes

a- without / absence of
ab- away from
ad- toward
an- without
ante- before
anti- against
bi- two
brady- slow
contra- against
ecto- outside
endo- within
glyc- sweet
hyper- above
hypo- below
im- not
infra- under/below
inter- between
intra- inside
mal- bad
macro- large
meso- middle
meta- after
mut- change
patho- disease
peri- surrounding
retro- back
sub- under/below
supra- above
super- over/above
tachy- fast
trans- through, across, beyond
ultra- beyond, excess
-algia pain
-asis condition
-asthenia weakness
-ectomy excision, surgical removal
-emia blood condition
-genic producing, causing
-itia inflammation
-itis inflammation
-lysis reduction, destruction
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, swelling
-oscopy to view
-osopy to view
-otomy cut into
-pathy disease
-penia insufficiency
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-sclerosis hardening
-sepsis infection
-stasis control/stop
-tropic influencing
bronch- windpipe
cardi- heart
carp wrist
cutane skin
cyst bladder
cyt cell
derm skin
dors back
encephal brain
enter intestines
erythr red
gangli swelling
gastr stomach
hema blood
hepat liver
homeo same
lact milk
leuko white
lip fat
mening membrane
morph shape/form
myo muscle
nephr kidney
olfact to smell
oo egg/ovum
oss bone
oste bone
phleb vein
pleur rib
pod foot
proct rectum
psych mind
puber adult
pyr fever
ren kidney
scler hard
somat body
strat layer
qthromb clot
ven vein
Created by: DonnaT