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Medical Term Prefix

Medical Term Prefixes

Ab- Away From
Ad- Toward
Ante- Before
Circum- Around
Dia- Through;Complete
Ecto- Outside
Endo- Within
Epi- Upon;On;Above
E-;Ex-;Exo-;Extra- Out;Outward;Outside
Hyper- Excessive;Above
Hypo- Below;Deficient;Under
In- In;Into
Infra- Below;Beneath
Inter- Between
Intra- Within
Meta- Beyond
Para- Near;Beside
Per- Through
Peri- Around
Post- After
Pre- Before;In Front Of
Pro- Before
Retro- Back;Behind
Sub- Under;Below
Supra- Above
Trans- Across
Ultra- Beyond
Anti- Against
A-;An- No;Not;Lack Of
Contra- Against;Opposite
In- Not
Bi-;Di- Two
Hemi-;Semi- Half
Mono-;Uni- One
Multi-;Poly- Many
Quadri- Four
Tri- Three
Ana- Apart;Up
Auto- Self
Brady- Slow
Dys- Abnormal;Bad;Difficult;Painful
Macro- Large
Mal- Bad
Micro- Small
Neo- New
Pan- All
Syn-;Sym- Together;With;Joined
Tachy- Fast;Rapid
Derma- Skin
Orthr- Straight
Meta- Beyond;Change
Dorsi- Back
para- abnormal
polio- gray
eu good
ec out;outside
tetra four
re back
eso inward
brachy short
conra against;opposite
ex out;away from
cata down
con toggether;with
en in;within
de lack of;down
em in
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