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Med. Term. Prefixes

Prefixes for medical terminology

a- without, not, no
an- no, not, without
ante- forward, in front of, before
anti- against
dys- abnormal, difficult, bad
endo- within
end- within
epi- above
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- below, deficient
inter- between
intra- within
neo- new
par- near, beside
para- abnormal
per- through
poly- many
mono- one
pro- before, forward
macro- large
non- not
pan- all
allo other, different
auto- self
trans- across
brady- slow
tachy- fast
tetra- four
ec- out of
echo- sound
re- again
crypt- hidden
peri- surrounding
exo- outside
sub- under
extra- outside
en- in
retro- backward
dia- through, complete
trans- through
primi- first
nulli- none
syn- together
bin- two
supra- above
eso- inward
bi- two
contra- opposite
ipsi- same
meta- beyond, change
mid- middle
uni- one
ad- toward
af- toward
agora- marketplace
amphi- both
apo- separate, away from
brachy- short
cata- down
con- together
de- down, lack of
di- two, both
dis- bad, abnormal, apart
e- outward, out
ef- away from
ecto- outward, outer
eu- normal
ex- out
hemi- half
homo- same
in- in, not
infra- down
levo- left
mal- bad, poor
meso- middle
micro- small
multi- many
oxy- rapid
post- behind, after
pre- before, in front of
quadri- four
re- back, backward, again
tri- three
ultra- beyond
ab- away from
acro- heights, extremes, extremities
acu- sharp
Created by: Syrina