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Medical Terminology

Prefix

TermDefinition
af- (prefix type: none) toward
Agora- (prefix type: none) marketplace
allo- (prefix type: none) other, differing from normal
ana- (prefix type: none) against; up; back
aniso- (prefix type: none) unequal, dissimilar
ante- (prefix type: none) before, in front of
auto- (prefix type: none) self, own
brachy- (prefix type: none) short
cata- (prefix type: none) down
de- (prefix type: none) without, sensation
di- (prefix type: none) double
e- (prefix type: none) outward, without
ec- (prefix type: none) out, out from
echo- (prefix type: none) repeated sound
ef- (prefix type: none) away from
en- (prefix type: none) inward, in, within
end- (prefix type: none) in, within, inside
eso- (prefix type: none) inward
im- (prefix type: none) not
in- (prefix type: none) in, not, inward
iso- (prefix type: none) same, equal
medi- (prefix type: none) middle
mega- (prefix type: none) enlargement
meso- (prefix type: none) middle
meta- (prefix type: none) change, beyond
neo- (prefix type: none) new
nulli- (prefix type: none) none
oo- (prefix type: none) egg or ovary
oxy- (prefix type: none) quick, sharp
pachy- (prefix type: none) thick
per- (prefix type: none) through
semi- (prefix type: none) partial, half
sym- (prefix type: none) union, together, joined
tele- (prefix type: none) distance
xeno- (prefix type: none) strange
ab- (prefix type: direction) away from
ad- (prefix type: direction) toward
circum- (prefix type: direction) around
dia- (prefix type: direction) through, across
ecto- (prefix type: direction) outside, outward
endo- (prefix type: direction) inner, within, inside
ex- (prefix type: direction) external, outward, out, out from
exo- (prefix type: direction) outward, outside
extra- (prefix type: direction) outside of
intra- (prefix type: direction) inside, within
para- (prefix type: direction) beside, near, beyond
peri- (prefix type: direction) around
super- (prefix type: direction) upper, above
supra- (prefix type: direction) above, excessive, superior
trans- (prefix type: direction) across, through
ultra- (prefix type: direction) beyond, excess
bi- (prefix type: number and measurement) two
dipl- (prefix type: number and measurement) double
hemi- (prefix type: number and measurement) one half
hyper- (prefix type: number and measurement) excessive, above normal, increased
macro- (prefix type: number and measurement) large
micro- (prefix type: number and measurement) small
mono- (prefix type: number and measurement) one
multi- (prefix type: number and measurement) many
poly- (prefix type: number and measurement) many, much
primi- (prefix type: number and measurement) first
quadri- (prefix type: number and measurement) four
tri- (prefix type: number and measurement) three
uni- (prefix type: number and measurement) one
a- (prefix type: other) without, away from, not
an- (prefix type: other) without, not
anti- (prefix type: other) against
brady- (prefix type: other) slow
contra- (prefix type: other) against, opposite
dys- (prefix type: other) abnormal, difficult, painful, bad
eu- (prefix type: other) normal good
hetero- (prefix type: other) different
homeo- (prefix type: other) same, alike
homo- (prefix type: other) same
mal- (prefix type: other) bad
pan- (prefix type: other) all
pseudo- (prefix type: other) false
syn- (prefix type: other) union, together, joined, with, association
tachy- (prefix type: other) fast, rapid
epi- (prefix type: position) above, upon
hyp- (prefix type: position) below, under, deficient
hypo- (prefix type: position) below, under, deficient, decreased
infra- (prefix type: position) below, under
inter- (prefix type: position) among, between
post- (prefix type: position) after, behind
pre- (prefix type: position) before, in front of
pro- (prefix type: position) before, in front of
retro- (prefix type: position) backward, behind
sub- (prefix type: position) below, under
Created by: byuigray
 

 



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