Type
Crossword
Description

on, to an
from, away from ab
toward ad
before, in front of ante
against anti
self aut
two bi
slow brady
around circum
under contra
two di
double diplo
pain dys
outer ecto
within endo
upon epi
half hemi
above normal hyper
below normal hypo
between inter
behind, after later
fat lipo
bad mal
big mega
small micro
one mono
new neo
straight ortho
about, around peri
many poly
after post
before pre
in front of pro
false pseudo
backward retro
similar ac
pain algia
enzyme ase
center centre
killer cide
puncture cente
thirst dipsia
act of cutting out ectomy
to vomit emesis
blood emia
without esthesia
beginning genesis
drawing gram
state or condition ia
process iasis
inflammation itis
loosening lysis
softening of tissue malacia
enlargement megaly
resembling oid
specialist ologist
study of ology
tumor oma
excessive flow orrhagia
flow, discharge orrhea
process osis
to make an incision ostomy
suffering pathy
to lack penia
fear phobia
repair plasty
paralysis plegia
breath pnea
drooping ptosis
hardening of tissue sclerosis
observation, visual exam scope
balance stasis
poison toxic
nutrition, growth trophy
urine uria

Medical Suffixes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

uria
trophy
toxic
stasis
scope
scleroisis
ptosis
pnea
plegia
plasty
phobia
penia
pathy
ostomy
osis
orrhea
orrhagia
oma
ology
ologist
oid
megaly
malacia
lysis
itis
ism
iasis
ia
graph
gram
genic
genesis
esthesia
emia
emesis
ectomy
dipsia
cente
cide
centre
ase
algia
al
ac
a

Suffixes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

pertaining to al
pain algia
enzyme ase
center centre
killing, destroying cide
puncture cente
thirst dipsia
Denotes a surgical operation or removal of a body part. Resection, excision ectomy
vomiting condition emesis
blood condition emia
feeling, sensation esthesia
formation genesis
record or picture graph
condition iasis
inflammation itis
destruction, separation lysis
softening malacia
enlargement megaly
resemblance to oid
sum of knowledge in a peticular subject ology
tumor, mass, collection oma
excessive flow orrhagia
flow or discharge orrhea
a condition, disease, or increase osis
artificial or surgical opening ostomy
Denotes (with a negative sense) a disease, or disorder pathy
difficiency penia
fear of something phobia
surgical repair or reconstuction plasty
paralysis plegia
respiration pnea
downward displacement ptosis
hardening of the skin sclerosis
instrument for viewing scope
stop, stand stasis
toxin, poison toxic
nourishment, development trophy
condition of the urine uria

Chapter 2- Suffixes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

vomiting emesis
inflammation itis
tumor oma
surgical puncture centesis
pain (a) algia
pain (d) dynia
disease pathy
surgical fracture clasis
fixation of a bone or joint desis
excision ectomy
separate; loosening; destruction lysis
fixation of an organ pexy
surgical repair plasty
suture rrhaphy
forming an opening stomy
instrument to cut tome
incision tomy
crushing tripsy
record gram
instrument for recording graph
process of recording graphy
instrument for examining scope
visual examination scopy
hernia or swelling cele
dilation or expansion ectasis
blood condition emia
forming, producing, origen genesis
sofenting malacia
enlargment megaly
abnormal condition osis
decrease; deficiency penia
fear phobia
parlysis plegia
prolapse down ptosis
discharge of fluid rrhea
rupture rrhexis
abnormal condition of hardening sclerosis
involuntary contraction spasm
narrowing stenosis
poison toxic
medicine iatry
specialist ist
condition ia

1.01 Medical Teeminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Anit Against
Aut/o self
brady slow
circum around
dys painful
endo inside
epi upon
hemi half
hyper excessive
hypo below
inter between
later side
medi/o middle
mono one
post after
pre before
retro behind
semi half
trans across
algia pain
ase enzyme
causing death cide
surgical removal ectomy
emia blood
genic origin
inflammation of itis
megaly enlarged
ologist specialist
study of ology
surgical opening ostomy
cut into otomy
disease pathy
phobia fear
surgical repair plasty

Understanding Suffixes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

relating to -al
pertaining to -ic
inflammation -itis
study of -logy
feeling, diseased -pathy
full of -ous
tumor, swelling -oma
process, diseased condition -osis
measure -meter
paralysis -plegia
air, spirit -pnea
see, watch -scope
visual exam -scopy
vomitting -emesis
oxygen -oxia
speech -phasia
to grow -physis
softening -malacia
attraction for -phil
to run -drome
view of -opsy
eating, swallowing -phagia
voice, sound -phonia
pain -algia
to stop; control; place -stasis
development, formation -plasia
rupture -rhhexis
hardening -sclerosis
fear -phobia
bursting forth -rrhagia
lack of strength -asthenia
closure, occlusion -atresia
deficiency -penia
flow; discharge -rrhea
no; not; without -a
toward -ad
blood condition -emia
half -hemia
physician; treatment -iatry
sudden contraction of muscles -spasm
specialist -logist
surgical puncture to remove fluid -centesis
to break -clasia
to bind; tie together -desis
removal -ectomy
record -gram
instrument for recording -graph
process of recording -graphy
process -ion
pertaining to -ar

Introduction to Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Suffix that means "surgical repair" plasty
Suffix that means "visual examination" scopy
Suffix that means "swelling" edema
Suffix that means "paralysis" plegia
Suffix that means "narrowing" stenosis
Suffix that means "to break, surgical fracture" clasis
Combining form that means "bone" osteo
Suffix that means "forming an opening" Stomy
Suffix that means "abnormal condition" Iasis
Suffix meaning "disease" pathy
Prefix meaning "double" diplo
Prefix meaning "large" Macro
Prefix meaning "first" primi
Prefix meaning "after or behind" Post
Suffix meaning "inflammation" itis
Combining form meaning "stomach" gastro
Combining form meaning "joint" arthro
Suffix meaning "pain" algia

Puzzle 1 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

hydro
epi
auto
cephal
dent
rrhaphy
mast
dyn
ptosis
supa
trophy
glosso
mani
desis
strept
trip
retr(o)
burso
gen
penia
carcin
rhexis
acro
gram
cost
proct
opt
ophthalm
lith
my
lip
psycho
ost
hem(at)
cyan
chondr
cervic
lysis
para
ostomy
hyster
scop
hypo
chole
cyst
hyper
oid
hemi
end
crani
algia
spasm
ology
malacia
gingiv
rhin
ologist
blephar
arthr
hepat
nephr
oma
angi
aden
otomy
osis
enter
ectomy
path
cerebr
plast
dermat
itis
magal
cardi
gastr

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

through, complete dia
painful, abnormal, difficult, labored dys
after, beyond, change meta
new neo
conditions of formation, development, growth plasia
malignant tumor sarcoma
control, stop, standing stasis
beside, beyond, around, abnormal para
through, across, beyond trans
excision, surgical removal ectomy
eating or swallowing phagia
surgical repair plasty
flow, discharge rrhea
softening malacia
fast, rapid tachy
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid centesis
rapid flow of blood rrhagia
constriction or narrowing stenosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse ptosis
urine, urination uria
instrument used to measure meter
breathing pnea
disease pathy
one who studies and treats logist

Medical Technology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

cephal
lingua
trach
thorac
rhin
pneumo
lith
hydro
hem
cyst
cardi
bronch
bio
arter
aden
lysis
centesis
megaly
uria
spasm
osis
orrhea
ology
emia
algia

Mod 1 MT Final Review (word parts) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bad, difficult, painful dys-
creation of an artifical opening to the body surface -ostomy
excessive; increased hyper-
enlargement -megaly
bleeding, bursting forth -rrhage
pain, suffering -algia
abnormal condition or disease -osis
abnormal softening -malacia
deficient, decreased hypo-
inflammation -itis
tissue death -necrosis
surgical incision -otomy
surgical repair -plasty
surgical suturing -rrhaphy
visual examination -scopy
abnormal narrowing -stenosis
abnormal hardening -sclerosis
flow or discharge -rrhea
front anter/o
gland aden/o
specialist -ologist
study of -ology
cell cyt/o
head cephal/o
lower part of body caud/o
out of exo-
within endo-
poster/o back
control -stasis
disease, suffering, emotion path/o
formation -plasia
tissue hist/o
aorta aort/o
artery arteri/o