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Chapter 1

-lip- fat
lip/o fat
-emia blood condition
hyper- excessive
-protein- protein
angi/o vessel
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
cardi/o heart
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
herm/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
oste/o bone
ur/o urine
urin urine
-al pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-ectomy excision (removal)
-ia condition of
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-stomy creation of an opening
-tomy incision
oligo- few or deficient
para- alongside of, abnormal
peri- around
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-dynia pain
-ium structure or tissue
-logy study of
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
endo- within
epi- upon
sub- below or under
a- without
an- without
anti- against or opposed to
contra- against or opposed to
de- form, down, or not
ab- away from
ad- to, toward, or near
circum- around
dia- across or through
trans- across or through
e- out or away
ec- out or away
ex- out or away
ecto- outside
exo- outside
extra- outside
en- within
intra- within
inter- between
meso- middle
meta- beyond, after, or change
para- alongside of or abnormal
retro- backward or behind
sub- below or under
infra- below or under
bi- two or both
hemi- half
semi- half
hypo- below or deficient
macro- long or large
micro- small
mono- one
uni- one
oligo- few or deficient
pan- all
poly- many
multi- many
quadri- four
super- above or excessive
supra- above or excessive
tri- three
ultra- beyond or excessive
ante- before
pre- before
pro- before
brandy- slow
tachy- fast
post- after or behind
re- again or back
con- together or with
syn- together or with
sym- together or with
dys- painful, difficult, or faulty
eu- good or normal
neo- new
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-genesis origin or production
-lysis breaking down or dissolution
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-penia abnormal reduction
-rrhea discharge
-spasm involuntary contaction
-cele pouching or hernia
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-iasis formation or presence of
-malacia softening
-oma tumor
-osis condition or increase
-phil attraction for
-philia attraction for
-ptosis falling or downward placement
-rrhage to bust forth
-rrhagia to bust forth
-centesis puncture for aspiration
-desis binding
-ectomy excision (removal)
-pexy suspension or fixation
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-rrhapy suture
-tomy incision
-stomy creation of an opening
-action process
-e general indication that a word is a person, place, or thing
Created by: mbable90