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medical termiinology

hypo- below or deficient
hyper- above or excessive
circum- around
peri- around
para- alongside of or abnormal
ultra- beyond or excessive
inter- between
pan- all
super- above or excessive
supra- above or excessive
ad- to, toward or near
ab- away from
neo- new
de- from, down or not
meta- beyond after or change
sub- below or under
infra- below or under
e- ec- ex- out or away
en- endo- or intra within
ur/o urin/o urine
ac- al- ar- ary- pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-megaly enlargement
-ia -ism condition of
-ectomy excision removal
-rrhexis rupture (tearing of tissue or organs)
-rrhaphy suture (stiches)
-ium structure or tissue
-algia-dynia pain
-stomy creation of an opening
-emia blood condition
hepato/o liver
gastr/o stomach
esophag/o esophagus
angi/o vas/o vascul/o vessel
dys- painful,difficult, or faulty
hemi- semi- half
micro- small
anti- contra- against or opposed to
ante- pre- pro- before
con- syn- sym- together or with
dia- trans- across ot through
ecto- exo- extra- outside
brady- slow
tachy- fast
eu- good or normal
oligo- few or deficient
a- an- without
epi- upon
-tomy incision (to cut into)
enter/o small intestine
hist/o tissue
-stasis stop or stand
-scope -scopy instrument for examination process of examination
-poiesis formation
-meter -metry instrument for measuring process of measuring
-iatrics -iatry treatment
-gram -graph -graphy record instrument for recording process of recording
-icle -ole -ula -ule small
-y condition or process of
-e noun marker
-ation process
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-pexy suspension or fixation
-desis binding
-centesis puncture for aspiration (suction removal)
-rrhage -rrhagia to burst forth
-ptosis falling or downward displacement
-phil -philia attraction for
-osis condition or increase
-oma tumor
-malacia softening
-iasis formation or presence of
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-cele pouching or hernia
-spasm involuntary contraction
-rrhea discharge
-penia abnormal reduction
-oid resembling
-lysis breaking down or dissolution
-genesis origin or production
troph/o nourishment or development
tox/o toxic/o poison
therm/o heat
sten/o narrow
son/o sound
scler/o hard
psych/o mind
plas/o formation
phob/o exaggerated fear or sensitivity
phas/o speech
phag/o eat or swallow
ped/o child or foot
path/o disease
orth/o straight,normal or correct
onc/o tumor or mass
necr/o death
morph/o form
lith/o stone
gynec/o woman
gen/o origin or production
fibr/o fiber
esthesi/o sensation
crin/o to secrete
carcin/o cancer
pneum/o pneumon/o air or lung
or/o mouth
neur/o nerve
nephr/o ren/o kidney
nas/o rhin/o nose
my/o muscul/o muscle
derm/o dermat/o cutane/o skin
cyt/o cell
col/o colon/o colon (large intestine)
cephal/o head
arthr/o joint
aden/o gland
acr/o extremity or topmost
abdomin/o lapar/o abdomen
py/o pus
hydr/o water
aer/o air or gas
melan/o black
leuk/o white
erythr/o red
cyan/o blue
meso middle
retro backward or behind
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