Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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