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medical terminology

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a, an   without  
ab   away from  
ad   toward  
algia   pain  
ante   before,wall part  
anti   against  
bi   two, double  
brady   slow  
circum   around  
co,con   together  
de   down or away from  
desis   binding,fixation of  
dia   through  
dys   difficult,abnormal  
ecto   outside  
ectomy   excision  
endo   within  
epi   outer,on top of,over  
exo   away from  
extra   outside,beyond  
ferro   iron  
fore   before  
form   shape of  
graphy   writing, record  
hemi   half  
hydra,hydro   water  
hyper   above  
hypo   below  
iasis   condition of  
iatric   medicine  
ic   pertaining to  
inter   between  
intra   within  
isis,asis   condition of  
itis   inflammation of  
juxta   near  
kinesis   movement  
kypho   humped  
logia,logy   science of  
lysis   disintegration  
macro   large,long  
malacia   softening  
med,medi,medio   middle  
mega,magaly   enlargement  
micro   small  
mono   single,one  
multi   many  
neo   new  
ob   against  
oid   like,shape,resemble  
oligo   few  
ology   study of  
oma   tumor  
osis   condition  
otomy   incision  
pachy   thick  
para   near,departure from the norm  
path   disease  
penia   deficiency  
peri   around  
phobia   fear of  
phoresis   transmission  
plasty   plastic surgical correction  
plegia   paralysis, stroke  
poly   many  
post   after  
pre   before  
pro   in front of,on behalf of  
pseudo   false  
ptosis   falling  
re   back,again  
retro   backward  
rrhaphy   suture  
rhexis   rupture  
scopy   exam  
semi   half  
sphygmo   pulse  
sub   below  
super,supra   above  
sym,syn   together  
tachy   swift,fast  
tele   distance  
toxo   toxic,poison  
trans   across  
tri   three  
ultra   above  
uni   one  
xeno   foreign  
xero   dry  


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