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Medical Terminology


a- no, not, without, lack of, apart
ab- away from
ad- toward, near
ambi- both, both sides, around, about
an- no, not, without, lack of
ana- up, apart, backward, again, anew
ant- against
ante- before, forward
anti- against
apo- separation
astro- star-shaped
auto- self
bi- two, double
bin- twice, two
brachy- short
brady- slow
cac- bad
centi- one hundred, one hundredth
chromo- color
circum- around
con- with, together
contra- against, opposite
de- down, away, from
deca- ten
di- two, double
dia-, di(a)- through, between, complete
dif- apart, free from, separate
di(s)- two, apart
dis- apart
dys- bad, difficult, painful, abnormal
ec- out, outside, outer
ecto- out, outside, outer
em- in
en- in, within
end- within, inner
endo- within, inner
ep- upon, over, above
epi- upon, over, above
eso- inward
eu- good, normal
ex- out, away from
exo- out, away from
extra- outside, beyond
hemi- half
heter- different
hetero- different
homeo- similar, same, likeness, constant
homo- similar, same
hydr- water
hydro- water
hyp_ below, deficient
hyper- above, beyond, excessive
hypo- below, under, deficient
in- in, into, not
infer- below
inter- between
intra- within
ir- not
mal- bad
mega- large, great
meso- middle
meta- beyond, over, between, change
micro- small
milli- one-thousandth
mon(o)- one
mono- one
multi- many, much
neo- new
nulli- none
olig- little, scanty
oligo- little, scanty
pan- all
par- around, beside
para- beside, along side, abnormal
per- through
peri- around
poly- many, much, excessive
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
primi- first
pro- before, in front of
proto- first
pseudo- false
pyro- fire
quadri- four
re- back, backward, again
retro- backward
semi- half
sub- below, under, beneath
supra- above, beyond, superior
super- upper, above
sym- together, with
syn- together, with
tachy- rapid, fast
trans- across
tri- three
ultra- beyond
un- back, reversal, not, annulment
uni- one
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