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Traumatic (no prefix)

Pertaining to injury

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Uria

Urination

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Ab-

Away from

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Ad-

Toward

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A-

Without / no

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An-

Toward

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Emetic

Pertaining to vomiting

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Anti-

Against

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Dys-

Difficult, painful, or bad

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Eu-

Good, easy, or normal

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Endo-

Within or inside

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Ex / exo-

Without, out of, outside, or away from

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Ecto-

Outside

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Hyper-

Elevated, higher, or more normal

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Hypo-

Depressed, lower, less than normal

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Inter-

Between

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Intra-

Within

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Poly-

Many or excessive

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Oligo-

Scant or little

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Pre-

Before

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Post-

After

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Sub-

Below, under, or less

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Super / Supra-

Above, beyond, or excessive

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What does a prefix usually indicate?

Number, location, time, or status

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What must be added to a root for it to be a complete word?

A suffix

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What does a suffix usually indicate?

A procedure, condition, disease, or disorder

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Pan-

All

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-penia

Deficiency or reduction in number

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Leuk/o

White

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-tomy

Cutting into / incision

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Epi-

Upper

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Extra-

Outside

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Infra-

Below or beneath

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Meta-

Beyond

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Per-

Throughout

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Trans-

Across

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Ultra-

Above, increased, or more than normal

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-stomy

Surgically created opening

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-ectomy

Surgical removal or excision

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-ac

Pertaining to the heart

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-al

Pertaining to the kidneys

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-an

Pertaining to the ovaries

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-ar

Pertaining to the loin, lower back

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-ary

Pertaining to the gastrointestinal tract

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-eal

Pertaining to the larynx

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-ic

Pertaining to the small intestine

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-ine

Pertaining to the uterus

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-ous

Pertaining to the skin

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-tic

Pertaining to the kidneys

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-pexy

Suture to stabilize
* stabilizing tummy to the wall, the x like a support beam

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-stomy

Surgically created opening

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-tomy

Cutting into, incision

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid or gas

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-gram

Record of

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-graph

Instrument that records

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-graphy

Procedure that records

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-lysis

Separation or breakdown, such as in urinalysis

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-scope

Instrument to physically examine

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-scopy

Procedure to physically examine

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-therapy

Treatment

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-rrhagia

Bursting forth

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-rrhaphy

To suture

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

Rupture

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-algia/ -dynia

Pain

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-ia

State or condition (hyperglycemia)

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-ion

Action, process, state, or condition (infarction, blood flow obstruction)

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-itis

Inflammation (hepatitis)

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-ive

Performs or tends toward (congestive, toward accumulation of fluid)

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-malacia

Softening abnormally (osteomalacia)

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-megaly

Enlargement (cardiomegaly)

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-osis

Abnormal condition (cardiosis)

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-pathy

Disease

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-sclerosis

Abnormal hardening

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-um

Structure (pericardium)

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-us

Thing (tarsus)

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Mucus / mucous

Mucus : the slimelike substance with blah blah bla

Mucous: the adjective of