Anatomy and Physiology Prefixes and Suffixes

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a-

no, not, without

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ab-

away

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acetabulo-

small cup

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4

acro-

tip, extremity, peak

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ad-

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6

to, toward, near

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adeno-

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8

gland

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aero-

air, oxygen

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af-

toward

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ag-

together

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12

-al

pertaining to

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13

ala-

wing

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14

albi-

white

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algi-

pain

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aliment-

nourishment

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allo-

other, different

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amphi-

both, either

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an-

without

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ana-

  1. up, build up

  2. apart

  3. back

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21

andro-

male

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angi-

vessel

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ante-

before, in front

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antero-

forward

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anti-

against

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apo-

from, off, away, above

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arbor-

tree a

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artic-

  1. joint

  2. speech

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-ary

pertaining to

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-ase

enzyme

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ast-, astro-

star

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-ata, -ate

  1. possessing

  2. plural of -a

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athero-

fat

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atrio-

entryway

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auri-

ear a

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36

auto-

self

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37

axi-

axis, straight line

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baro-

pressure

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bene-

good, well

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bi-

two

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bili-

bile

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bio-

life, living

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blasto-

precursor, bud, producer

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brachi-

arm

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45

brady-

slow

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bucco-

cheek

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burso-

purse

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calc-

calcium, stone

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callo-

thick

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calori-

heat

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calv-, calvari-

bald, skull

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calyx

cup, vessel, chalice

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capito-

head

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capni-

smoke, carbon dioxide

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carcino-

cancer

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cardi-

heart

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carot0

  1. carrot

  2. stupor

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carpo-

wrist

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case-

cheese

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cata-

down, break down

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cauda-

tail

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-cel

little

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celi-

belly, abdomen

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centri-

center, middle

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cephalo-

head

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cervi-

neck, narrow part

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chiasm-

cross, X

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choano-

funnel

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chole-

bile

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chondro-

  1. grain

  2. cartilage, gristle

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chromo-

color

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chrono-

time

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cili-

eyelash

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circ-

about, around

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cis-

cut

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cistern, cisterna

reservoir

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clast-

break down, destroy

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clavi-

hammer, club, key

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-cle

little

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cleido-

clavicle

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cnemo-

lower leg

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co-

together

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collo-

  1. hill

  2. glue

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contra-

opposite

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corni-

horn

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corono-

crown

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corpo-

body

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corti-

bark, rind

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costa-

rib

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coxa-

hip

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crani-

helmet

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cribri-

sieve, strainer

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crino-

separate, secrete

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crista-

crest

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crito-

to separate

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cruci-

cross

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-cule, -culus

small

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cunee-

wedge

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cutane-, cuti-

skin

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cysto-

bladder

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