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Part I: Medical to English

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PREFIXES
a- without, not, absence of
ab- away from
ad- toward
ambi- both, both sides, around, about
an- without, not, absence of
anti- against
auto- self
bi- two
brady- slow
circum- around
con- together, with
contra- against, opposite
di- twice, two, double
dia- through, across
dys- bad, painful, difficult
ec- out, outside
ecto- out, outside
en- in, within, inner
end- in, within, inner
endo- in, within, inner
epi- above, upon
eso- inward
eu- good, normal
ex- away from, outside, external
exo- away from, outside, external
extra- away from, outside, external
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- below, beneath
in- without, not, absence of; in, within, inner
infra- below, beneath
inter- between
intra- in, within, inner
iso- same, equal
macro- large
mal- bad, inadequate
micro- small
mono- one, single
multi- many, much
neo- new
oligo- deficiency
pan- all
para- beside, near
peri- beside, near
poly- much, many
post- after, following
pre- before
pro- before, forward
quadri- four
re- behind, back
retro- behind, back
semi- half
sub- below, beneath
super- excessive, above
supra- excessive, above
tachy- rapid
tetra- four
tox- toxin, poison
trans- through, across
tri- three
ultra- beyond
uni- one, single

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SUFFIXES
-ac pertaining to
-acusia hearing
-acusis hearing
-al pertaining to
-algesia pain
-algesic pain
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture
-cidal destroying, killing
-cide destroying, killing
-clasis to break
-clast to break
-constriction narrowing
-cusis hearing
-cyte cell
-cytic cell
-cytosis a condition of cells
-derma skin
-desis surgical fixation of bone or joint, binding, tying together
-dilation widening, stretching, expanding
-dipsia thirst
-dynia pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy excision, surgical removal
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia a condition of the blood
-esthesia sensation
-gen creating, producing
-genesis creating, producing
-genic creating, producing
-genous creating, producing
-gram record
-graph recording instrument
-graphy process of recording
-gravida pregnant woman
-ia condition
-ial pertaining to
-iasis pathological condition or state
-iatrics field of medicine
-iatrist specialist
-iatry field of medicine
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-ician specialist
-ism condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-kinesis movement
-lepsy seizure
-leptic seizure
-lith stone
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter measuring instrument
-metry measurement
-necrosis tissue death
-oid resembling
-ole small
-ologist specialist in the study of
-ology study of
-oma tumor
-opia vision, view of
-opsia vision, view of
-opsis vision, view of
-opsy vision, view of
-ory pertaining to
-osis abnormal condition
-osmia smell, odor
-ous pertaining to
-oxia oxygen
-paresis slight or partial paralysis
-partum childbirth, labor
-pathy disease
-pause cessation, stopping
-penia deficiency
-pepsia digestion
-pexy surgical fixation
-phage eating, swallowing
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-phonia voice
-phoria feeling
-plasia formation, growth
-plasm formation, growth
-plastic pertaining ...

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