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Mrs.Brown A&P

Mrs. Brown's A&P Prefixes/Suffixes

a, an-, ar- without; lack of
ab away from
ad to; toward
ambi both
amphi both sides
ana up; apart
ante before; in front of; forward
anter/o in front, before
anti against
anis/o unequal, dissimilar`
auto self
bi two
brady slow
cata down
circim around
co, com, con together
contra against; opposite
de lack of; down; away from
dextr/o right side
di two
dia between; through; complete
dipl, dipl/o double, two fold
dors/o back
dys painful; difficult, bad
ex, ec out, out from
exct/o, exo, extra outside, outward
em, en in
endo within
epi upon, above
eu good; normal
extra outside
hemi half
heter/o different
hidr/o sweat
homo same
hydr/o water
hyper above; excessive; beyond
hypo below; deficient; under
in, im not, in
infra below; inferior to
inter between
intra within
is/o equal
later/o side
macro large; visible to the naked eye
mal bad
meso, med, medi middle
meta change; beyond, after, over
micro small; not visible to the nake eye
mon/o one
multi many, much
neo new
pachy thick
pan all
para beside along side; near
per through
peri around; surronunding
poly many, much
post after; behind
poster/o posterior, behind, toward the back
pre before; in front of
primi first
pro before
pseud/o false
quad, quadri four
re back; again
retro behind; backward
scler/o hard
semi part of; half
sinistr/o left side
sub under; below
super above, upper, excessive
supra above; upon
sym, syn together, with, joined
tachy fast
tetra four
trans across, through
tri three
ultra beyond; in excess
uni one
algesia pain
algia pain
arche beginning
ase enzyme
asthenia weakness
capnia carbon dioxide
cele hernia; protrusion; swelling
centesis puncture
cide to kill
clasis break, fracture
clysis injection
crit to seperate
cusis hearing
cyesis pregnancy
cyte cell
desis fixation, binding (of a bone or joint)
dynia pain
ectasis dialtion; stretching, expasion
ectomy removal; excision
emesis vomiting
emia blood
gen born or producing
genesis, genic producing, forming, origin
glia glue
globin protein
gnosis knowledge
gram record, a writing
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
ia condition
iasis abnormal condition (usually produced by s'thing specific)
ic pertaining to
icle small
ist one who specializes
itis inflammation
kinesis movement, motion
lith stone, calculus
logist specialist in the study of
logy study of
lysis breaking up; seperation, destruction
malacia softening
mania madness
megaly enlargement
metry act of measuring
meter instrument for measuring
mnesia memory
oid like; resembling
ole small
oma tumor
opia vision
osis abnormal (morbid) condition, increase (used primarily w/ blood cells)
para to bear (offspring)
paresis partial paralysis
pathy disease; emotion
penia deficiency, decrease
pexy fixation, to put in place (of an organ)
phagia eat; swallow
phasia speech
philia attraction for
phobia fear of
phonia sound; voice
plasia development; formation, growth
plasm formation
plasty surgical repair
plegia paralysis
pnea breathing
poiesis formation, production
ptosis drooping, prolapse, downward displacement
ptysis spitting
rrhage, rrhagia burst forth
rrhaphy suture
rrhea flow; discharge
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis hardening
scope instrument for visual examination
scopy visual inspection
spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
stasis, static stopping; control, standing still
stenosis stricture, narrowing
stomy new opening, forming an opening
therapy treatment
tome instrument for cutting
tomy incision, cut into
toxic poison
tripsy crushing
trophy noursihment development
ula small
ule small
uria urine
version to turn
y process
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