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medical terminology


-a -an without not
ab away from
ad towards, to, near
ambi both
ante- pre- pro- before
anti- contra- against/ opposed
auto- self
bi- di- two/ both
bio- life
brady- slow
circum- around; circular movement
peri- surrrounding
con- sym- syn with or together
de not; from; down
dia- trans- across or through
dis- apart/seperate
dys- faulty; painful; difficult
e- ec- ex- out; away
ecto- exo- extra- outside
en- endo- inside; within
intra- within
epi- upon
eu- normal/good
hemi- semi- half
hyper- above/ excessive; extreme
hypo- deficientj; below
infra- sub- under; below
inter- between
mal- bad
meso- middle
meta- beyond; after; change;
micro- small
mano- uno- one
neo- new
pachy- thick
pan- all
para- abnormal; alongside; besides
per- through
poly- multi- many
post- after
quadri- tetra- four
re- again or back
retro- backwards or behind
sub- below, under
super- above; excessive
supra- outside or beyond
tachy fast
tri- three
ultra- beyond, excessive
Prefix A word part that comes before the root and begins the term.
Created by: sin_760