Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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