Science Prefixes /Suffixes

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without

A

away from

Ab

to or toward

Ad

glandular

Adeno

both

Ambi

on both sides

Amphi

without

An

vessel

Angio

before

Ante

against

Anti

joint

Arthro

self

Auto

two

Bi

life

Bio

arm

Brach

slow

Brady

heart

Cardio

brain

Cerebro

bile

Chole

color

Chromo

cartilage

Chondro

around

Circum

clavicle

Cleido

skull

Cranio

sac

Cyst

removal

De

skin

Derm

two (twice)

Di

through

Dia

absence (removal)

Dis

defective (difficult)

Dys

outside

Ecto

outside

Exo

inside

Endo

intestine

Entero

above (upon)

Epi

red

Erythro

outside

Extra

stomach

Gastro

tongue

Glosso

sugar

Glyco

woman

Gyn

blood

Hemato

blood

Hemo

half

Hemi

liver

Hepato

different

Hetero

tissue

Histo

same

Homo

glassy

Hyalo

above (more)

Hyper

below (less)

Hypo

not

Im

not

In

beneath

Infra

between

Inter

within

Intra

same

Iso

nucleus

Karyo

milk

Lact

white

Leuco

fat

Lipo

stone

Litho

large

Macro

bad (poor)

Mal

large

Mega

black

Melan

between (middle)

Meso

small

Micro

one

Mono

shape

Morpho

many

Multi

fungus

Myco

marrow

Myelo

muscle

Myo

nose

Naso

death

Necro

new

Neo

kidney

Nephro

nerve

Neuro

nucleus

Nucleo

tooth

Odonto

little

Oligo

egg

Oo

eye

Opthalmo

testis

Orch

bone

Osteo

ear

Oto

thick

Pachy

all

Pan

near (beside)

Para

disease

Patho

around

Peri

to eat

Phago

vein

Phlebo

light

Photo

hair

Pilo

broad (flat)

Platy

many

Pleo

air

Pneumo

foot

Podo

gray

Polio

many (much)

Poly

after

Post

before

Pre

rectum

Procto

false

Pseudo

kidney pelvis

Pyelo

pus

Pyo

behind (backward)

Retro

nose

Rhino

sugar

Saccharo

uterine tube

Salping

hardening

Sclero

half

Semi

blood serum

Sero

beneath

Sub

above

Super

above

Supra

across

Trans

three

Tri

one

Uni

urine

Urin

urine

Uro

animal

Zoo

pain

algia

affected with

asis

affected with

osis

weakness

asthenia

germ

blast

tumor

cele

round bacterium

coccus

cell

cyte

dilation

ectasis

excision

ectomy

blood

emia

relating to sensation

esthesia

producing

genic

practice of healing

iatrics

inflamation

itis

science of

ology

losing

lysis

softening

malacia

tumor

oma

being affected with

osis

being affected with

asis

creation of an opening

stomy

cutting into

tomy

disease

pathy

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