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Jorden Empson A&P

Prefixes and Suffixes extra credit.

a-, an- Without, lack of, absence of...
Ante- Before, forward, in front of...
anter(i), anter(o) Front, forward...
anti- against...
-ase Enzyme
audi(o) Hearing
cephal(o) Head
cerebr(o) Cerebrum, brain
cervic(o) Neck, cervix
circum- Around, about, encircling
-coccus, -cocci Bacterium, bacteria
contra- Against
diplo- Double, twofold
dors(o) Dorsal, back
dys- Difficult, abnormal, bad, painful
-ectomy Excision, excise, to cut out...
encephal(o) Brain, inside the head
endo- Inside, inner, within
epi- Outer, upon
eu- Normal, easy, good
extra- Outside, beyond
ger(o) Old age
-gram Picture, graph, record
-graph recording instrument
-graphy Process of making an image
mal- Bad, abnormal
-pathy Disease
-plegia Paralysis
-ptosis Prolapse, sagging, sagged
pyr-, pyro- Fever, fire
-tomy Incision, incise, to cut into
lapar(o) Abdomen
-logist One who studies or specializes
-lysis Destruction, dissolution, breakdown
-osis Condition, increase
poly- Much, many
thorac(o) Chest, thorac
later(o) Side, lateral
-logy The study of...
mast(o) Breast, mammary gland
-meter Instrument to measure or count
-metry Process of measuring or counting
myc(o) Fungus, fungi
non- Not
Ophthalm(o) Eye
ot(o) Ear
para- Beside, near, beyond, abnormal
-phobia Fear
physi(o) Body function
-plasia Development, formation
-plasty Surgical repair
pod(o) Foot
post(o) After
presby(o) Old age
psych(o) Mind, mental
radi(o) X-Ray
-rrhea Flow, discharge
semi- Half, partly, partially
sub- Under, below
supra- Above, over, at the top of
-trophy Development, growth, nutrition
hemi- Half
iso- Equal, same
peri- Near, around, surrounding
hypo- Deficient, low, below, down
-iasis Condition of disease
inter- Between, among
intra- Within, inside
megalo- Large, enlarged
homo- Same, alike
hydr Water
hydro- Water
infra- Below, beneath
-itis Inflammation
mamm(o) Breast, mammary gland
-megaly Enlargement
-opia Vision
-penia Deficiency, low number
-pexy Fixation
poster(i), poster(o) Back, behind
retro- Behind, backward, in back of
-scope Instrument used to examine or look
-scopy Process of examining
syn- Together, with, joined, fused
tox-, toxi-, toxo- Poison, toxin, toxic
trans- Across, over, through
hyper- Excessive, high, above, upward
Created by: Jempson95