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Medical Prefixes

Medical Flash Cards

a- no, not, without, lack of
ab- away from
acro- extremities, extremes
ad- toward
allo- other, different
an- no, not, without
ana- up, apart,away
ante- forward, in front of
anti- against
apo- separate, away from
auto- self
bi- two
brady- slow
circum- around
contra- opposite, against
de- lack of, down
di- two, both
dia_ complete, through
dys- bad, painful, abnormal, difficult
e- out, outward
echo- sound, reverberation
ec-,ecto- out, outward
en - in
end-, endo within
epi- above, on top of
eso- inward
eu- healthy, normal
ex-, exo- out
extra- outside
hemi- half, partial
homo- same
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- deficient, below, under, decreased
in- in, not
infra- down
inter- between
intra- within
ipsi- same
levo- left
macro- large
meta- beyond
micro- small, tiny
mono- one
neo- new
non- not
oxy- rapid
pan- all
par- near, beside
para- abnormal, near, beside
per- through
peri- around, surrounding
poly- many, much, excessive, frequent
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
pro- in front of, forward, in favor of
quadri- four
re- again, back, backward
retro- backward
sub- under, below
supra- above, upward
syn- joined together
tachy- rapid, fast
tetra- four
trans- through across
tri- three
uni- one
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