Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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