Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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