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medical terminology prefixes

a- absence of
ab- away from
ad- towards
an- absence of
ante- before
anti- against
auto- self
bi- two
bio- life
brady- slow
circum- around
co- together/joined
con- together/joined
contra- against
cryo- cold
cyano- blue
de- away
dia- through
leuco- white
lordo curvature forward
macro- large
mal- poor/abnormal
mega- large
melano black
meta- after/beyond
micro- small
mono- one
multi- many
neo- new
oligo scanty/deficiency
ortho- straight
pachy- thick
pan- all
para- alongside
peri- around
diplo- double
dys- difficult/painful
ecto- outside
en- within
endo- within
epi- upon/above
ery- red
erythro- red
hemi- half
hetero- unlike/different
homo- same
hyper- excessive/high
hypo- low
inter- between
intra- within
iso- equal
kypho- crooked
latero- side
polio- grey
poly- many
post- after
pre- before
pro- before
quadri- four
retro- backwards
scolio- sideways/twisted
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