Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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