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ch 1 prefixes

Chapter Common prefixes

a or an without
ab away from
anemia lacking blood
abduction away from the center of the body
ad towards
adduction towards the center of the body
anti against
anticoagulant medicine used to stop the bleeding
dys difficulty, painful
dysuria difficult or painful urination
ecto outside
ectoskeleton a skeleton located outside the body
endo within, inside
endothermic body temperature controlled within the body
exo outside
exothermic body temperature controlled outside the body
hyper above normal
hyperglycemic high blood sugar
hypo below normal
hypoglycemia low blood sugar
inter between
interdigital between the toes
intra within
intramuscular within the muscle
oligo very litter
oligouria very little urine production
peri around
perioperative around or during surgery
poly many, excessive
polyuria excessive urine production
post after
postoperative after surgery
pre before
preanesthetic before anesthesia
sub below
subcutaneous below the skin
super above
superimposed above the surface
Created by: tromanczak