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Vet Terminology 1

Vet terminology prefix suffix

-ac pertaining to, relating to
-al pertaining to, relating to
-ic pertaining to, relating to
-ous pertaining to, relating to
-tic pertaining to, relating to
-algia pain
-ate having, resembling, acting upon
-cele protrusion (hernia)
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cle small
-cule small
-ole small
-ola small
-ule small
-ulum small
-ulus small
-cyte cell
-ectomy cutting out
-emesis vomit
-emia blood condition
-ent person or agent
-er person or agent
-ist person or agent
-or person or agent
-esis state or condition
-ia state or condition
-iasis state or condition
-ism state or condition
-ity state or condition
-osis state or condition
-sis state or condition
-tion state or condition
-y state or condition
-form resembling, shaped like
-oid resembling, shaped like
-genesis development, origin
-gram recording, written record
-graphy recording, written record
-graph instrument that records
-ible capable, able
-ile capable, able
-itis inflammation
-ize use, subject to
-logy science, study of
-oma tumor
-penia deficiency of, lack of
-pexy fixation
-pexis fixation
-phage eating
-phagy eating
-phobia abnormal fear or intolerance
-plasia forming, growing, changing
-plastic forming, growing, changing
-plasty forming, growing, changing
-pnea breathing
-rrhaphy suturing in place
-rrhea flow or discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy act of examining
-stomy surgical opening
-tome instrument for cutting
-tomy cutting, incision
a- without, lack of, not
an- without, lack of, not
ab- away from
ad- toward, to, near
ambi- both
amphi- both
ampho- both
ana- up, toward, apart
ante- before, in front of, forward
anti- against, opposing
apo- separation from, derived from
auto- self
bi- two, double, twice
cata- down, under, lower, against
circum- around
co- with, together
com- with, together
con- with, together
contra- opposed, against
de- reverse, remove
di- two, twice
dia- between, through, apart, across, completely
dis- apart from, free from
dys- difficult, painful, abnormal
e- out of, from, away from
ec- out of, from, away from
ex- out of, from, away from
ecto- outer, outside, situated on
exo- outer, outside, situated on
em- in
en- in
endo- within, inner
ep- upon, on, over, above
epi- upon, on, over, above
eu- normal, good, well, healthy
extra- outside of, beyond
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above, beyond
hyp- under, deficient, beneath
hypo- under, deficient, beneath
im- in, into, within, not
in- in, into, within, not
infra- below, beneath
inter- between
intra- within
intro- into, within
mes- middle
meso- middle
meta- change, beyond, after
micr- small
micro- small
mult- many
multi- many
neo- new, recent
pan- all, entire
para- beside, beyond
per- through, excessive
peri- around
poly- many, much, excessive
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
pro- before, in front of
pseudo- false
re- again, backward
retro- backward, behind
semi- half, partial
sub- under, beneath
super- above, superior, excess
supra- above, superior, excess
sym- together, with
syn- together, with
trans- across, through
ultra- beyond, excess
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