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N20020 Prefixes

Medical Prefixes for NURS 20020

QuestionAnswer
a-, an- without, not
ab- away from
acro- extremity
ad- to, toward
ambi- both
ante- before
anti- against
auto- self
bi- two, double
brady- slow
circum- around
co- together
contra- against
de- without, removal
di- two, twice
dia- through
diplo- double, two
ecto- outside
endo- within
epi- above
dis- removal, separation
dys- abnormal, difficult, painful
eryth/r/o- red
eu- normal, good, true
ex/o- out, out of
extra- outside, in addition to
hemi- half
hetero- other, different
homo-, homeo- same
hyper- high, excessive
hypo- under, decreased
in, im- in, within
in-, im- not
infra- below
inter- between
intra- within
iso- equal, same
juxta- near
leuk/o- white, colorless
macro- large
mal- bad, poor
melan/o- black, dark
mega/lo- large, enlarged
mes/o- middle
meta- beyond, over, change
micr/o- small, one millionth
mon/o- one
multi- many
neo- new
noct/i- night
non- not
olig/o- little, deficiency
ortho- straight, correct
pan- all
para- beside, near
per- by, through
peri- around
poly- many
post- after, behind
pre- before
prim/i- first
pro- before
pseud/o- false
quad/r/i- four
re- back, again
retro- backward, behind
scler/o- hard, hardening
semi- half
sub- below, under
super- above, excessive
supra- above
syn-, sym- together
tachy- fast
trans- through, across
tri- three
ultra- beyond
un- not
uni- one
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