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Prefixes/Suffixes

Words for Medical Terminology

QuestionAnswer
Cardi Heart
Gastro Stomach
Arteriostenosis Narrowing of an Artery
Neuropathy Disease/dysfunction of peripheral nerves
Endocarditis Inflammation of endocardium
Hypogastric Lower Stomach
Leukocyte White Blood Cell
Uni- One
Bi- Two
Tri- Three
Pre- Before
Post- After
Sub- Under
Trans- Across
Hypo- Low
A- Not/Without
An- Not
Peri- Around
Dermat Skin
Dento Teeth
Pulmon/o Lungs
Enter/o Intestines
Hepat Liver
Arthr Joint
Osteo Bones
Rhino Nose
Hyster Uterus
-itis Inflammatory
-ologist Doctor
-ectomy Surgically Removed
-osis Abnormal Condition
-algia Pain
-plasty Repair
-megaly Enlargement
Lapar Abdomen
-otomy Surgical Incision
Dys Abnormal
Pnea Breathing
Hemat Physiology of Blood
-ology Study of
Malacia Abnormal Softening of Tissue
-scope Type of Endoscope
Brady- Abnormally Slow
Laryng Larynx
Dys- Painful
Thora Chest
Crani Skull
-ostomy Surgical Opening
-lateral Sides
Renal Kidneys
Nephr Kidney
Myo Muscular Tissue
Ang Blood Vessel
-ioma Abnormal Growth
-entesis Removal of Fluid
Uria Urination
Cyan/o Blue
Melan/o Black
Erthr/o Red
Leuk/o White
Poli/o Gray
Xanth/o Yellow
-cyte Cell
-necrosis death of cells
-sclerosis abnormal hardening of body tissue
-stenosis The abnormal narrowing of a passage in the body
-centesis the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid
-scopy visually examine
-graphy field of study
-rrahge Excessive or abnormal flow
-rrhapy to strengthen
-rrhexis Rupture
-rrhea Denotes a flow
-dynia pain
-ic pertaining to
-pathy disease
supra- above
ab-
ad-
inter-
intra-
Arteri/o Arteries
Ather/o Arteries
Cephal/o pertaining to head
Caud/o
Coron/o
Dist/o
Anter/o
Midasaggit/o
Poster/o
Proxim/o
Trans/
Medi/o
Later/o
Ventr/o
Dors/o
Infer/o
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