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Medical Terminology

Chapter 4

ab- away from
ad- toward
ante- before
circum- around
dia- through; complete
ecto- outside
endo- within
epi- upon; on; above
e- out; outward; outside
ex- out; outward; outside
exo- out; outward; outside
extra- out; outward; outside
hyper- excessive; above
hypo- below; under; deficient
in- in; into
infra- below; beneath
inter- between
intra- within
meta- beyond
para- beside; near
per- through
peri- around
post- after
pre- before; in front of
pro- before
retro- back; behind
sub- under; below
supra- above
trans- across
ultra- beyond
anti- against
a- no; not; lack of
an- no; not; lack of
contra- against; opposite
in- not
bi- two
di- two
hemi- half
semi- half
mono- one
uni- one
multi- many
poly- many
quadri- four
tri- three
ana- apart; up
auto- self
brady- slow
dys- bad; difficult; abnormal; painful
macro- large
mal- bad
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
syn- together; with; joined
sym- together; with; joined
tachy- fast
tetra- four
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