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1

Scope

meaning:
Instrument for visual exam
e.g.:
Endoscope

2

Sis

meaning:
State of
e.g.
prognosis

3

Stenosis

meaning:
Narrowing
e.g.:
spinal stenosis

4

Trophy

Meaning:
Development, nourishment
e.g.:
atrophy

5

Tresia

Meaning:
opening
e.g,
atresia

6

Tomy

Meaning:
process of cutting, incision
E.g.
Osteotomy

7

Ectomy

Meaning:
Excision,removal
E.g.
Nephrectomy

8

Emisis

Meaning:
Vomiting
E.g.
Haematemesis

9

Malacia

Meaning:
Record
E.g.
Electroencephalogram

10

Graphy

Meaning:
process of recording
E.g.
Angriography

11

Genic/Genesis

Meaning:
Produced by produced in
E.g.
Carcinogenic

12

IA

Meaning :
Condition
E.g.
Arythmia

13

Ion

Meaning:
Process
E.g.
Excision

14

Itis

Meaning:
Inflammation
E.g.
Arthritis

15

Listhesis

Meaning:
Slipping
E.g.
Spondylolisthesis

16

Synov/o

Meaning:
Synovial membrane
E.g.
Synovitis

17

Ten/o
Tendin/o

Meaning:
Tendon
E.g,
Tendinitis

18

Thromb/o

Meaning:
clot/cloting
E.g.
Thrombosis

19

Ac
Ic
Ical

Meaning:
Pertaining to
E.g.
Cardiac

20

Aemia

Meaning:
Blood condition
E.g.
Anaemia

21

Algia

Meaning:
Pain
E.g.
Neuralgia

22

Asthenia

Meaning:
lack of strength
E.g.
Myasthenia gravis

23

Cele

Meaning:
Hernia, prostitution
E.g.
Meningomyelocele

24

Desis

Meaning:
to bind, tie together
E.g.
Arthrodesis

25

Intra

Meaning:
Into, within
E.g.
Intercostal

26

Ipsi

Meaning:
Same
E.g.
Ipsilateral

27

Mal

Meaning:
Bad
E.g.
Malignant

28

Hypo

Meaning:
below, deficient
E.g.
hypoglyceamia

29

In

Meaning:
Into, in
E.g.
Incision

30

Infra

Meaning:
Beneath
E.g.
Infracosal