Science Quiz / Medical Prefixes & Suffixes

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

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