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Medical Terminology HTH 101

Prefixes and Suffixes
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A-, AN-
prefix meaning without, away from, not
ANTE-
prefix meaning before
ANTI-
prefix meaning against
BRADY-
preifix meaning slow
DYS-
prefix meaning difficult, bad, painful
END-, ENDO-
prefix meaning within, inside
HEMI-
prefix meaning half
HYPER-
prefix meaning above, excessive
HYPO-
prefix meaning less than, below
INTER-
prefix meaning between
NTRA-
prefix meaning within, into
NEO-
prefix meaning new, recent
PER-
prefix meaning throughout
PERI-
prefix meaning around
POLY-
prefix meaning much, many
POST-
prefix meaning after
PRE-
prefix meaning before
SUB-
prefix meaning under, beneath
SUPER-, SUPRA-
prefix meaning above, beyond
TACHY-
prefix meaning swift, rapid
-AC, -AL
suffix meaning relating to
-ALGIA
suffix meaning sufferng, pain
-ARY
SUFFIX MEANING PERTAINING TO
-CELE
SUFFIX MEANING TUMOR, SWELLING, HERNIA
-CENTESIS
SUFFIX MEANING TO PUNCTURE
-CYTE
SUFFIX MEANING CELL
-DESIS
SUFFIX MEANING BIND TOGETHER (BONE WITH JOINT, ETC.)
-ECTOMY
SUFFIX MEANING EXCISION (REMOVAL BY CUTTING)
-ECTASIS
SUFFIX MEANING DILIATION
-EMIA
SUFFIX MEANING BLOOD, BLOOD CONDITION
-ESTHESIA
SUFFIX MEANING SENSATION
-GRAM
SUFFIX MEANING RECORD, DRAW
-GRAPH, -GRAPHY
SUFFIX MEANING TO RECORD, WRITE (THE PROCES OF)
-IA
SUFFIX MEANING CONDITION
-IC
SUFFIX MEANNG PERTAINING TO
-IT IS
SUFFIX MEANING INFLAMMATION OF
-LYSIS
SUFFIX MEANING LOOSEN, DISSOLVE
-MALACIA
SUFFIX MEANING ABNORMAL SOFTNESS
-MEGALY
SUFFIX MEANING ENLARGEMENT
-NECROSIS
SUFFIX MEANING DEATH
-OLOGIST
SUFFIX MEANING PERSON WHO STUDIES
-OLOGY
SUFFIX MEANING THE STUDY OF
-OMA
SUFFIX MEANING TUMOR, MASS
-OSIS
SUFFIX MEANING CONDITION
OSTOMY
SUFFIX MEANING A CREATED OUTLET
-OTOMY
SUFFIX MEANING CUTTING
-PATHY
SUFFIX MEANING DISEASE
-PAUSE
SUFFIX MEANING CESSATION (STOPPING)
-PEXY
SUFFIX MEANING FIXATION
-PLASTY
SUFFIX MEANING SURGICAL REPAIR
-PLEGIA
SUFFIX MEANING PARALYSIS
-PNEA
SUFFIX MEANING BREATHING
-PTOSIS
SUFFIX MEANING DROOPING
-RRHAGIA, -RRHAGE
SUFFIX MEANING FLOWING PROFUSELY
-RRHAPHY
SUFFIX MEANING SUTURE
-RRHEA
SUFFIX MEANING FLOW, DISCHARGE
-RRHEXIS
SUFFIX MEANING RUPTURE OF A BODY PART
-SCLEROSIS
SUFFIX MEANING DRYING HARDNESS
-SCOPE
SUFFX MEANING INSTRUMENT FOR VIEWING OR EXAMINING
-SCOPY
SUFFIX MEANING EXAMINATION
-STENOSIS
SUFFIX MEANING NARROW
-TRIPSY
SUFFIX MEANING TO CRUSH
-URIA
SUFFIX MEANING URINE