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A-

no, not, without
ie. acholia (lack or absence of bile secretion)

2

An-

no. not, without
ie. analgesic (relieving pain)

3

Ana-

up, apart
ie. anabasis (the stage of increase in a disease)

4

Anti-

against
ie. antibody (immune body that fights foreign substances)

5

Auto-

self
ie. automatic (not subject to voluntary control)

6

Bi-

two
ie. bilateral (pertaining to both sides)

7

Brady-

deficient, under
ie. bradycardia (abnormally slow heart beat)

8

Chloro-

green
ie. chloroma (malignant, green colored tumor)

9

Chromo-

color
ie. chromhidrosis (secretion of color and sweat)

10

Co-

with, together
ie. cohort (a group with a characteristic acquired at the same time)

11

Com-

with, together
ie. communicability (ability to spread from infected to susceptible hosts)

12

Con-

with, together
ie. contagious (capable of being transmitted from host to host)

13

Cyano-

blue
ie. cyanosis (bluish skin and mucosal discoloration)

14

De-

down, lack of
ie. dehydration (lack of water)

15

Deci-

one-tenth
ie. deciliter (one-tenth of a liter)

16

Di-

two
ie. diataxia (affecting both side of the body)

17

Dia-

through, between, apart, across, completely
ie. diarrhea (rapid movement of fecal matter through the intestines)

18

Dys-

bad, painful
ie. dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing)

19

Erythro-

red
ie. erythrocyte (red blood cell)

20

Hemi-

half
ie. hemihypotonia (diminished muscle tone on one side of the body)

21

Hexa-

six
ie. hexavitamin (preparation of six vitamins)

22

Hyper-

excessive, above
ie. hypertension (persistently high blood pressure)

23

Hypo-

below, deficient
ie. hypoglycemia (abnormally low level of sugar blood)

24

Leuko-

white
ie. leukoencephalitis (inflammation of white brain substance)

25

Macro-

large
ie. macroglossia (excessive size of the tongue)

26

Mal-

bad
ie. malignant (tending to worsen and cause death)

27

Melano-

black
ie. melanotrichia (abnormal increased pigmentation of the hair)

28

Meta-

change, beyond
ie. metamorphosis (change of structure or shape)

29

Micro-

small
ie. micromastia (abnormal smallness of the mammary gland)

30

Mono-

one, single
ie. monogerminal (developed from a single ovum)

31

Multi-

many
ie. multiarticular (pertaining to of affecting many joints)

32

Neo-

new
ie. neonate (a newborn animal)

33

Pan-

all
ie. pandemic (a widespread epidemic)

34

Pent-

five
ie. pentadactyl (having five digits)

35

Poly-

many, much
ie. polychromatic (many-colored)

36

Pseudo-

false
ie. pseudopregnancy (false pregnancy)

37

Quadr-

four
ie. quadrilocular (having four cavities)

38

Sub-

less than, beneath
ie. subclinical (without clinical manifestation)

39

Sym-, Syn-

with, together
ie. symbiosis (mutually reinforcing)

40

Tachy-

fast
ie. tachycardia (abnormally fast heartbeat)

41

Tri-

three
ie. tribrachius (monster with three forelimbs)

42

Ultra-

beyond
ie. ultrasonic (beyond the audible range)

43

Xanth-

yellow
ie. xanthemia (presence of yellow coloring matter in the blood)