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Word parts, prefixes,and suffixes

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-algia   Pain,suffering,painful condition  
Dys-   Bad,difficult ,painful  
-ectomy   Surgical removal  
Hyper-   Excessive, increased  
Hypo-   Deficient, decreased  
-itis   Inflammation  
-osis   Abnormal condition, disease  
-ostomy   The surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body  
-plasty   Surgical repair  
-rrhage   Bleeding abnormal excessive fluid discharge  
-rrhaphy   Surgical suturing  
-rhea   Flow or discharge  
-rrhexis   Rupture  
-sclerosis   Crooked back  
Aden/o-   Gland  
Adip/o-   Fat  
Anter/o-   Before, front  
Caud/o-   Lower part of the body,tail  
Cephal/o-   Head  
Cyt/o-   Cell  
Endo/o-   In within,inside  
Exo/o-   Out of, outside, away from  
Hits/o-   Tissue  
-ologist   Specialist  
-ology   The science or study of  
Path/o-   Disease, suffering, feeling, emotion  
-plasia   Development, growth, formation  
Poster/o-   Behind or back  
-stasis   Standing sill  
Ankyl/o-   Crooked, bent, stiff  
Arthr/o-   Joint  
Chondr/o-   Cartilage  
-algia   Pain,suffering,painful condition  
Dys-   Bad,difficult ,painful  
-ectomy   Surgical removal  
Hyper-   Excessive, increased  
Hypo-   Deficient, decreased  
-itis   Inflammation  
-osis   Abnormal condition, disease  
-ostomy   The surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body  
-plasty   Surgical repair  
-rrhage   Bleeding abnormal excessive fluid discharge  
-rrhaphy   Surgical suturing  
-rhea   Flow or discharge  
-rrhexis   Rupture  
-sclerosis   Crooked back  
Aden/o-   Gland  
Adip/o-   Fat  
Anter/o-   Before, front  
Caud/o-   Lower part of the body,tail  
Cephal/o-   Head  
Cyt/o-   Cell  
Endo/o-   In within,inside  
Exo/o-   Out of, outside, away from  
Hits/o-   Tissue  
-ologist   Specialist  
-ology   The science or study of  
Path/o-   Disease, suffering, feeling, emotion  
-plasia   Development, growth, formation  
Poster/o-   Behind or back  
-stasis   Standing sill  
Ankyl/o-   Crooked, bent, stiff  
Arthr/o-   Joint  
Chondr/o-   Cartilage  
Cost/o-   Rib  
Crani/o-   Skull  
-desis   To bind, tie together  
Kyph/o-   Bent, hump  
Lord/o-   Curved, sway back , bent  
-lysis   Breakdown, separation,setting free,destruction,loosening  
Myel/o-   Spinal cord, bone marrow  
Oss/e-   Bone  
Scoli/o-   Curved, bent  
Spondyl/o-   Vertebrae  
Synovi/o-   Synovial fluid,synovial membrane  
-um   Singular noun ending  
Bi-   Two  
-cele   Tumor,hernia, swelling  
Dys-   Difficult or painful  
Fasci/o-   Fascia. Fibrous band  
Fibr/o-   Fibron tissue, fiber  
-ia   Abnormal condition , disease  
-ic   Pertaining to  
Kines/o-   Motion  
My/o-   Muscle  
-plegia   Paralysis, stroke  
-rrhexis   Rupture  
Tax/o-   Coordination, order  
Ten/o-   Tendon,extend  
Ton/o-   Tension,toning , stretching  
Tri-   Three  
Caus/o-   Burning, burn  
Concuss/o-   Shaken together violently agitated  
Contus/o-   Bruise  
Encephal/o-   Brain  
-esthesia   Feeling, sensation  
Esthet/o-   Feeling, nervous sensation, sense of perception  
-graphy   To take a picture or recording  
Klept/o-   To steal  
-mania   Obsessive, preoccupation  
Mening/o-   Meninges membrane  


   


 
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