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1-37 prefixes 38-67 combining words 68-87 suffixes 88-93 position and movement 94-107 location

a- / an-

absence of

ambi-

both

anti-

against

ante-

before

brady-

slow

circum-

around

contra-

against

dys-

painful, difficult, labored

endo-

within

extra-

outside of

glycol-

sugar

meno-

monthly, menstrual

hemi-

half

sub-

under

hyper-

above, excess

hypo-

below, deficient

in- / intra-

inside

mammo-

breast

hepa- / hepato

liver

inter-

between

tri-

three

mal-

bad, disordered

oligo-

few. little

ortho-

straight

para-

beside

poly-

many

post-

after

pre-

before

quadr-

four

macro-

large

micro-

small

retro-

behind

trans-

across

super-/ supra

above

tachy-

rapid

angio-

tube, blood vessel

arthro-

joint

cardio-

heart

cephalo-

head

crebro-

brain

chole-

bile

derma-

skin

entero-

gut

erythro-

red

gastro-

stomach

hema, hemo-

blood

hepato-

liver

hystero-

uterus

meningo-

meninges

myo-

muscle

nephro-

kidney

neuro-

nerve

orchi-

testicle

osteo-

bone

phleb-

vein

pneumo-

air, lung

rhino-

nose

sclero-

hardness

uro-

urine, urinary

vaso-

vessel

leuko-

white

-algia

pain

-asthenia

weakness

-ectomy

surgical removal

-emia

blood

-esthesia

sensation

-genic

causing

-graph(y)

visualization of

-itis

inflammation

-megaly

enlargement of

-oma

tumor

-osis

disease of

-ostomy

opening into

-otomy

incision into

-paresis

weakness

-pathy

disease

-plegia

paralysis

-pnea

breathing

-rrhea

discharge

-scopy

to examine, see

-uria

urine

supine

lying horizontal on the back, face upward

prone

lying horizontal, face downward

abduction

a movement away from the body

adduction

a movement toward the body

flexion

the act of bending or shortening

extension

the movement that brings the parts of a limb toward a straight condition

anterior (ventral)

toward the front of the body

posterior (dorsal)

toward the back of the body

superior

upper

inferior

lower

superficial

near the surface

deep

remote from the surface

internal

inside

external

outside

proximal

part nearest to the heart

distal

part farthest from the heart

medial

toward the center of the body

lateral

away from the center of the body

craniad (cephalad)

toward the head

caudad

toward the feet

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