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

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