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Prefixes 2

Position, Direction, Misc. 3.2

PrefixMeaningWord Association
ad- toward Addiction
ante-, pre- before in time or in place anteroom, prerenal
circum-, peri- around circumference, perimeter
dia- through diameter
ecto-, ex-, exo-, extra- out, without, away from export,exoskeleton, extranuclear
en-, end-, endo- inside enclose, endotracheal
epi- above, on epitaph
hypo-, infra, sub- beneath, under hypodermic=pertaining to the area below the skin. Subcutaneous
inter- between interval
intra- within intracollegiate
meso-, mid- middle mesoderm
para- near, beside, or abdominal parallel
per- through or by perspire
post- after, behind postdate
retro- behind, backward retrospection
super-, supra- above, beyond supernormal
sym-, syn- joined, together syndrome
trans- across transdermal
ante-, pre-, pro- before antepartum
post- after or behind postpartum
macro-, mega-, megalo- large or great macroscopic, megalith, megalomania
micro- small microscope
a-, an- no, not, without asymptomatic, anesthesia
in- not or inside (in) inconsistent
anti-, contra- against antiperspirant
brady- slow bradycardia
dys- bad, difficult dyslexia
eu- good, normal euthenasia
mal- bad maladjusted
pro- favoring, supporting prolong
tachy- fast tachycardia
ab- away from Abduct