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Section 1 - Prefixes

Common Medical Prefix's

a, an without, absence of, lack, no, not
ab away from
ad to; toward, near
ana up; again
ante before, in front of, forward
anti against, opposed
apo upon
aut self
bi two, both
bin two
brady slow
cata down
con together
contra against, opposite
de down from
dia complete, across, apart, through
dis free from
dys labored, difficult, painful
e- ec out, outside, away from
ecto outer, outside
endo within, inside
epi on, upon
eso inward
eu normal
ex outside
exo outward
extra beyond
hemi half
hyper excessive, above, beyond, more than normal
hypo below, deficient, less than normal, beneath
in into, no
infra below
inter between
intra within, inside
mal bad
meso middle
meta after
micro small
multi many
neo new
nulli none
pan total
para beside, about, near
per through
peri surrounding (outer) around
poly many
post after
pre before, in front of
pro, pros before, forward, in front of
re back, behind
retro back, backward
semi half
sub below, under, beneath
super above
supra above
sym together, with
syn joined, together, with
tacky fast
tetra four
trans through, across, over, beyond
tri three
ultra excess
uni one
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