Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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