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Med. Term. Prefixes

Book "Medical Terminology in a Flash"; Prefixes

a- without, absence of
ab- away from
ad- toward
an- without, absence of
anti- against
auto- self
bi- two
brady- slow
circum- around
dia- through, across
dys- painful, difficult
ec- out, outside
ecto- out, outside
en- within, inner
endo- within, inner
epi- above, upon
eu- good, normal
ex- away from, external
extra- away from, external
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- below normal, beneath
in- without, absence of
infra- positioned beneath
inter- between
intra- within, inner
iso- same, equal
mal- bad, inadequate
macro- large
micro- small
multi- many. much
poly- much, many
neo- new
oligo- deficient
para- near, beside
peri- near, beside
post- after, following
pre- before
pro- before, forward
quadri- four
re- behind, back
retro- behind, back
sub- below normal, beneath
supra- excessive, above normal
tachy- rapid
tox- poisonous
trans- through or across
tri- three
ultra- beyond
uni- one
Created by: marieHarrington