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Glossary of Pathology-Word, origins, roots

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a-, ab-
away from
a-,an-
without, not
ad-,
toward
-algia
pain
ana-
up,back again
ante-
before, in front of
ani-,ant
against antibody
auto-
self
bi-
two
-blast
budding
cardi-
heart
caudal
tail
cephal
head
chondro-
cartilage
-clast
destroyer
contra-
opposite
crani-
skull
cyano
dark blue
cyto
cell
-dactyl
finger, toe
deci
tenth
derm
skin
dys-
outside of
ecto-
outside of
endo-, ento
within
eryth-
red
gastr-
stomach
-genic
causing
gyn-, gyneco
woman
hem-, haem-
blood
hemi-
half
hetero-
different
homo-
same
hyper
over excessive
hypo
under too little
iatro
healer, healing
infra-
below
intra-
within
ipsi-
same
iso-
equal
-itis
inflammation
juxto-
near, next to
kilo-
thousand
leuko-, leuco
white
lipo
fat
-lysis, -lytic
dissolve
macro-
large
magn-
great, large
mal-
bad,ill
mega-, megalo
large
melan-
black
micro
small
milli
thousandth
mono
one
multi
many
myelo
marrow
myo
muscle
necro
dead
neo
new
non
not
ocul
eye
oligo
few
ophthalm
eye
-osis
condition of
pan
all
par-, para
beside
patho
disease
peri
around
plasm, plast
shape form
pleur
rib, side
pneumo
air, breath
poly
man
post
after
pre
before
psych
mind, spirit
re
again, anew
retro
backward
rrhea
flow gush

schizo-
split
sclero-
hard
semi-
half
sub
under
super
above
syn, sym
with together
tachy-
fast
techn-
art, skill
terti
third
tetra
four
thermo
heat
tomo
cut
trans
across
tri-
three
ultra-
beyond
uni-
one

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