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common prefixes

a,an,ar no, not, without
ab away from
ac pertaining to
acous hearing
ad toward
af to, toward
alb white
allo different or an addition
ambi both
ana up
aniso unequal
ante before
anti, contr against
apo separated or derived from
atel imperfect, incomplete
auto self
bi two
bio life
blasto growth
brachy short
brady slow
cata down
centi hundred
chromo color
circum, peri around
contra opposite
cor with,together
cyan blue
de down,from
di two, apart, separation
dia through,complete
dif appart, separation
diplo double
dis appart
dys difficult, painful
ec out, away
ecto, exo outside
edem swelling
endo, intra inside, within
epi on, over
erythr red
eu normal, good
ex out, away from
exo without, outside of
extra outside of, in addition to , beyond
fasci band
fore before, in front
haplo single, simple
hemi half
hetero different
homo same
homeo unchanged
hydro water
hyper increased
hypo decreased
idio distinct, peculiar to an individual
infra, sub below
inter between
intra within
iso equal
macro large
mal bad, ill
medi middle
mega great
meta beyond
micro small
milli one thousandth
mono, uni one
multi, poly many
narco sleep
neo new
non not
pachy thick
pan all
para beside, abnormal
per through
poly many
post, retro after
pre, ante before, in fromt
primi first
pro before, in front
psedudo false
quadri, quadro four
re again,backward
retro behind, backward
semi, half
steno narrow
sub below
supra, super above
sym together
syn together
tachy fast
tox poison
trans across
tri three
ultra excessive, extreme
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