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Medical Terminology: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes

Medical Terminology: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes

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Prefixes
pseudo: false

hyper: excessive

endo: within

poly: many

a: not, without

contra: against, opposite

Roots
tox: poison

vas: vessel

pharmac: drug

narc: stupor

algesi: pain

phon: sound, voice

Suffixes
lytic: dissolving, loosening, separating

tropic: acting on

mimetic: mimicking, simulating

rrhaphy: suture, stitching, surgical repair

pexy: surgical fixation

scopy: viewing of, examination of

term and definition don't match!!!
pyr: pus

hypn: hypnotize, mesmerize

trophic: acting on

tome: incision, cutting

ectomy: surgical fixation

chron: color