Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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