Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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Prefix/SuffixTranslationExample
thel(e)-Theleplasty
-malaciaOsteomalacia
odont-orthodontist
cyan-Cyanopsia
-centesisAmniocentesis
aesthesio-Anesthesia
sinistro-0
anti-Antibody, antipsychotic
auto-Autoimmune
eu-Eukaryote
scolio-scoliosis
cryo-Cryoablation
eosin-Eosinophil granulocyte
ante-antepartum
gyn-0
litho-Lithotripsy
uric-0
blephar-Blepharoplast
psor-Psoriasis
-tomyGastrotomy
-rrhaphy0
colp-Colposcopy
carcin-Carcinoma
episi-Episiotomy
myringo-Myringotomy
leio-Leiomyoma
hyster-0
ventro-Ventrodorsal
-algiaMyalgia
fibro-Fibroblast
narco-narcolepsy
-rrhageHemorrhage
sarco-sarcoma
retrorelapse
cyst-Cystotomy
facio-Facioplegic
polio-Poliomyelitis
xero-0
chondro-Chondrocalcinosis
trich-Trichocyst
-ptosisApoptosis
papill-Papillitis
splanchn-0
andro-Andrology, android
-plexyCataplexy
-gnosisdiagnosis, prognosis
pleio-pleiomorphism
-desisarthrodesis
-emesisHematemesis
myxo-0
glosso/glotto-Glossology
poro-0
-ped/pesPedoscope
pneumo-Pneumonocyte, Pneumonia
-pepsiaDyspepsia
ossi-Peripheral ossifying fibroma
front-0
onco-Oncology
arch-archinephron
hidro-Hyperhidrosis
aur-Aural
-plastyrhinoplasty
somat-0
myelo-Myeloblast
orchi-Orchiectomy, Orchidectomy
arseno-0
-icleOvarian follicle
axill-Axilla
procto-proctology
manu-Manufacture
palpebr-Palpebra
clastosteoclast
oro-Oral
splen(o)-Splenectomy
acous-acoustician
contraContraindicate
aden-Adenocarcinoma, adenology, adenotome,adenotyphus
lacrim-Lacrimal canaliculi
meso-Mesoderm
trachelo-tracheloplasty
lingu-Linguistics
para-0
kine-Kinesthesia
varico-varicose
zymo-0
toco-0
aux-auxocardia
leuko-Leukocyte
a(n)-Apathy, Analgia
pachy-pachyderma
-astheniaMyasthenia gravis
Prefix/SuffixTranslationExample
bucc-Buccolabial
onycho-Onychophagy
porphyr-Porphyroblast
pterygo-Lateral pterygoid plate
cephal-Cephalalgy
endo-Endocrinology, Endospore
prosop-Prosopagnosia
-aemiaAnaemia
-ismusHemiballismus
brachi-Brachium of inferior colliculus
pyo-Pyometra
pyro-0
burs-0
myo-Myoblast
capill-Capillus
sial-sialagogue
cox-Coxopodite
papul-Papulation
chiro-Chiropractor
-formCuneiform
dextr-Dextrocardia
ab-Abduction
omo-Omoplate
-dipsiapolydipsia hydroadipsia,oligodipsia
-ptysishemoptysis
brachy-brachycephalic
gono-Gonorrhea
-trophyPseudohypertrophy
-paresishemiparesis
oto-Otopathy
ec-0
lapar-Laparotomy
cervic-Cervicodorsal
dia-Diarrhea
angio-Angiogram
chrom-Hemochromatosis
pleur-Pleurogenous
epi-Epistaxis, epicardium,episclera, epidural
cor-Corectomy
filli-0
karyo-Eukaryote
rhino-rhinoceros, rhinoplasty
odyn-stomatodynia
rhodo-rhodophyte
aniso-Anisotropic, anisocytosis
dis-Dissection
pyelo-Pyelonephritis
entero-Gastroenterology
sito-0
-oma/omataSarcoma, Teratoma
proto-Protoneuron
xantho-Xanthopathy
-stomycolostomy
-pod/pusPodiatry
ortho-Orthodontist
fossafossa ovalis
-plasiaAchondroplasia
omphalo-Omphalotomy
steno-Stenography
-rrhexis0
phono-phonograph, symphony
parvo-Parvovirus
acanth-acanthion, acanthocyte, acanthoma,acanthulus
meloserythromelalgia
brady-Bradycardia
cordi-Commotio cordis
metro-Metrorrhagia (Greek: 'mother')
reticul-reticulocyte
ipsi-Ipsilateral hemiparesis
thec-Intrathecal
rhabd-rhabdomyolysis
-celeHydrocele
stoma(t)-Stomatogastric
rachi-rachial, rachialgia, rachidian, rachiopathy
cost-Costochondral
schist/schiz-schitzophrenia
-dyniaVulvodynia
lact-Lactation
myco-Onychomycosis
ano-0
cyto-Cytokine
olig-Oligotrophy
capit-Capitation
peri-Periodontal
spondyl-Spondylitis
piri-Piriformis
ather-0
dactyl-Dactylology
ecto-Ectopic pregnancy
dorso-dorsal, Dorsocephalad
thely-Thelygenous
Prefix/SuffixTranslationExample
rubro-0
presby-Presbyopia
glauco-Glaucoma
salping-Salpingectomy, Salpingopharyngeus muscle
phlebo-Phlebography, Phlebotomy
humer-Humerus
chol-Cholaemia
atel-atelocardia
-ectasis, -ectasiaBronchiectasis,Telangiectasia
acro-Acrocrany, acromegaly, acroosteolysis,acroposthia
isch-0
ovo-Ovogenesis
blast-Blastomere
cata-Cataract
histo-Histology
gastr-Gastric bypass
dif-0
cypho/kypho-Cyphosis
phreni-Phrenic nerve, schizophrenia
oophoro-Oophorectomy
apo-Apoptosis
per-0
alb-Albino
articul-Articulation
tympano-0
tetan-tetanus
-staxis0
ambi-Ambidextrous
-stasis0
lieno-Lienorenal ligament
ocul-Oculist
amnio-Amniocentesis
arthr-Arthritis
pro-Procephalic
meta-Metacarpus
gnath-Gnathodynamometer
balano-Balanitis
cili-Ciliary
gingiv-Gingivitis
ischio-Ischioanal fossa
peo-Peotomy
encephal-Encephalogram
torti-Torticollis
mammillo-0
phaco-phacolysis, phacometer, phacoscotoma
chloro-Chlorophyll
labi-Labiodental
koilo-Koilocyte
-versionanteversion, retroversion
alge-Analgesic
-peniaosteopenia
-rrheaGalactorrhea, Diarrhea
sclero-atherosclerosis, multiple sclerosis
dent-Dentist
ex-Exophthalmos
irid-Iridectomy
cutane-Subcutaneous
allo-Alloantigen, allopathy
dacryo-0
dys-0
kerato/cerato-Keratoscope, Ceratoid
phallo-Aphallia
-ectomyMastectomy
melan-Melanin
-plegiaparaplegia
galacto-Galactorrhea
ad-Adduction
mero-merocrine,meroblastic
genu-Genu valgum
ankyl-Ankylosis
cornu-0
carp-Carpopedal
ungui-Unguiform,Ungual
-tony/tono-0
amph-,amphi-Amphicrania, amphismela, amphomycin
-tripsyLithotripsy
top(o)-Topical anesthetic
-lepsis/lepsyEpilepsy,narcolepsy
-poiesishematopoiesis
-crineEndocrine
-pexyNephropexy
ileo-Ileocecal valve
mast-Mastectomy
pseudo-0
aero-Aerosinusitis
erythr-Erythrocyte
cholecyst-Cholecystectomy
thym-dysthymia
macro-Macrophage
mammo-Mammogram
vesic(o)-Vesica

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