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Suffix,Prefix,Root Words

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root word: heart
cyst
root word: bladder
gastr
root word: stomach
hemat
root word: blood
hepat
root word: liver
my
root word: muscle
pector
root word: chest
neur
root word: nerve
pneum
root word: lung
ocul
root word: eye
derma
root word: skin
phleb,ven
root word: vein
mast
root word: breast
oste
root word: bone
nephr
root word: kidney
ot
root word: ear
angi
root word vessel
aort
root word: aorta
oxy
root word: oxygen
stenosis
root word: narrowing
thromb
root word: clot
vas(cu)
root word: blood vessel
adrena
root word: adrenal
glyc
root word: sugar
lipid
root word: fat
pancreat
root word: pancreas
somat
root word: body
thym
root word: thymus
tension
root word: pressure
arter
root word: artery
stetho
root word: chest
crine
root word: secrete
hyper
prefix: high
tachy
prefix: fast
endo
prefix: within
hypo
prefix: low
osis
suffix: abnormal condition
itis
suffix: inflammation
sclerosis
suffix: hardening
pathy
suffix: disease
ial,ia
suffix: condition of
ac,al,ar,ary,eal,ic,ous,tic
suffix: pertaining to
scope
suffix: exam instrument
emia
suffix: blood
ism
suffix: condition
chol
root word: bile
col
root word: colon
enter
root word: intestine
esophag
root word: esophagus
lapar
root word: abdomen
orexia
root word: appetite
appendic
root word: appendix
a,an
prefix: without
dia,trans
prefix: through
phagia
suffix: swallow
rrhea
suffix:discharge
emesis
suffix: vomit
oma
suffix: tumor
adip
root word: fat
cutane, derma
root word: skin
hist
root word: tissue
kerat
root word: hard
necr
root word: death
onych
root word: nail
lact
root word: milk
erythro
prefix: red
pach
prefix: thick
sub
prefix: under
epi
prefix: upon
tation
suffix: act of secreting
ectomy
suffix: removal
mycosis
suffix: fungal infection
logist
suffix: one who studies
osis
suffix: increase
aden
root word: gland
cyt
root word: cell
thromb
root word: clot
thym
root word: thymus
leuk
root word: white
oid
suffix: resembling
penia
suffix: decrease
emia
suffix: blood condition
chondr
root word: cartilage
fibr
root word: fiber
tendin
root word: tendon
rhabdo
prefix: rod-shaped
malacia
suffix: softening
algia
suffix: pain
plasty
suffix: repair
cerebr
root word: cerebrum
dementio
root word: to be mad
encephal
root word: brain
esthesi
root word: sensation
myel
root word: spinal cord
dys
prefix: difficult
hyper
prefix: upper
phasia
suffix: speech
arthr
root word: joint
carp
root word: wrist
crani
root word: skull
dactyl
root word: finger or toe
femor
root word: thigh bone
fibul
root word: small, outer lower leg bone
humer
root word: upper arm bone
patell
root word: knee cap
ped,pod
root word: foot
pelv
root word: pelvis
phalang
root word: bones of fingers and toes
rachi
root word: vertebrae
spondyl
root word: vertebrae
stern
root word: sternum
tibi
root word: large lower leg bone
peri
root word: around
gynec
root word: woman
hyster
root word: uterus
lact
root word: milk
mamm,mast
root word: breast
metr
root word: uterus
ovari
root word: ovary
salping
root word: fallopian tube
toc
root word: birth
uter
root word: uterine
andr
root word: male
balan
root word: glans penis
orchid,test
root word: testicle
prostat
root word: prostate gland
vas
root word: vessel
vesicul
root word: seminal vescles
crypt
prefix: hidden
aer
root word: air
aero
root word: gas
bronch
root word: bronchus
capn
root word: carbon dioxide
laryng
root word: larynx
nas
root word: nose
ox
root word: oxygen
pneum,pulmon
root word: lung
pnea
root word: to breath
cyan
prefix: blue
dys
prefix: difficult
albumin
root word: protein
cyst
root word: bladder
nephr
root word: kidney
uria
root word: urine
vesic
root word: bladder
lith
root word: stones
acous
root word: hearing
acusis
root word: hearing condition
cerumin
root word: waxy
myring
root word: eardrum
salping
root word: eustachian tube
tympan
root word: eardrum
para
prefix: abnormal
tomy
suffix: incision
Conjunctiva
Eyelid lining
blephar
root word: eyelid
corne
root word: cornea
dacry,lacrim
root word: tear
irid
root word: iris
ocul,opthalm
root word: eye
rein
root word: retinia
ambly
prefix: dull
endo
prefix: within
opia
suffix: vision
plegia
suffix: paralysis
mycosis
suffix: fungus infection
logy
suffix: study of
ambi
prefix: both
ante
prefix: before
anti
prefix: against
brady
prefix: slow
chlor
prefix: green
cirrh
prefix: yellow
con
prefix: with
contra
prefix: against
dis
prefix: seperate from
dys
prefix: painful
ec
prefix: away
ecto
prefix: outside
endo
prefix: within
epi
prefix: upon
eu
prefix: normal
exo
prefix: outside
hemi
prefix:half
heter
prefix: different
hypo,infra
prefix: below
im,in
prefix: not
immun
prefix: safe
in
prefix: not
inter
prefix: between
intra
prefix: within
iso
prefix: equal
leuk
prefix: white
macro
prefix: large
medi
prefix: middle
melan
prefix: black
meso
prefix: middle
meta
prefix: beyond
micro
prefix: small
mid
prefix: middle
mono
prefix: one
multi
prefix: many
neo
prefix: new
pan
prefix: all
para
prefix: abnormal
polio
prefix: gray
poly
prefix: many
post
prefix: after
pre
prefix:before
pro
prefix: before
pseudo
prefix: false
purpur
prefix: puple
quadri
prefix: four
re
prefix: again
retro
prefix: after
rube
prefix: red
semi
prefix: half
sub
prefix: below
super
prefix: above
sym,syn
prefix: with
trans
prefix: across
tri
prefix: three
ultra
prefix: beyond
uni
prefix: one
xanth
prefix: yellow
xer
prefix: dry
algia,cynia
suffix: pain
asthenia
suffix: without strength
cele
suffix: pouching or hernia
cyesis
suffix: pregnancy
ectasis
suffix: expansion
emia
suffix: blood condition
genic
suffix: origin
gram
suffix: record
graph
suffix: record instrument
graphy
suffix: recording process
ia
suffix: condition of
iasis
suffix: condition
iatry
suffix: treatment
icle
suffix: small
ism
suffix: condition of
itis
suffix: inflammation
ium
suffix: tissue
lith
suffix: stone
logy
suffix: study of
lysis
suffix: breaking down
malacia
suffix: softening
megaly
suffix: enlargement
meter
suffix: measuring instrument
metry
suffix: measuring process
mycosis
suffix: fungal infection
oid
suffix: resembling
old
suffix: small
oma
suffix: tumor
opia,opsia
suffix: vision
osmia
suffix: smell
paresis
suffix: partial paralysis
pathy
suffix: disease
penia
suffix: decrease
phagia
suffix: swallowing
phasia
suffix: speech
philia
suffix: attraction for
phobia
suffix: fear
plasia
suffix: formation
plasty
suffix: surgical repair
rrhage
suffix: to burst forth
rrhea
suffix: discharge
sclerosis
suffix: narrowing
scope
suffix: examination
spasm
suffix: involuntary contaction
stasis
suffix: stop
tocia
suffix: childbirth
tomy
suffix: incision
toxic
suffix: poison
tropic
suffix: stimulate
ula,ule
suffix: small
y
suffix: condition