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Terminology Prefixes

a-, ab-, abs No, Not
Ad- Toward, near
Amb-, Ambi- Both
Amphi- on both sides
an- no not
ant- , anti- against
auto- Self
ana up, apart
bili pertaining to bile
brady- slow
bronco relating to bronchi
cardi-, cardio- relating to the heart
cervico- relating to the neck
circa about
circum around
co- work together
con- together with
Contra against, proposed
di- twice
dia Through, complete
dialy- to seperate
en- inward
endo- within, inner
epi- above
ex- out
exo- outside of, outward
Extra- outside of, in addition to
Fibro- relating to fibers
gaster-, gastr-, gastro pertaining to the stomach
Hemi- half
Hemo- relating to the blood
hepat-, hepatico-, hepato- pertaining to the liver
homeo- denoting likeness or resemblance
homo- same, similar
hyal- clear, transparent
hyper excessive, above
hypo below, deficient
idio relationship to one's self or something separate and distinct
in not, in, inside, within
infra below
intra within
iso equal, alike
karyo relating to a cells nucleus
Laryngo pertaining to the larynx
medi middle
myelo pertaining to the spinal cord or bone marrow
ovari-, ovario- pertaining to the ovary
omni- all
peri surrounding, around
post behind, after
pre-, pro- before, in front of, favoring
pseudo false
re- back
retro behind
semi half
steato fatty
sub under, near
syn joined together
trans across, through, beyond
un not, reversal
Created by: tumatoh