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Prefixes -Veterinary

PennFoster Intro to Vet Terminology Prefixes

uni- one
bi- two
tri- three
semi-, demi-, hemi- half
mono- one
diplo- double
multi-, poly- many
nulli- none
ambi-, amphi-, both
chloro- green
cyano- blue
erythro- red
leuko- white
melano- black
xantho- yellow
a- lacking; without
ab- from; away from
ad-, af- to; toward
an- without
ana- up; upward
ante- before
antero- toward the front
anti- against; opposite
auto- self
carbo- carbon; charcoal
circum- around
com-, con-, cor- with; together
contra- against; opposite
cuti- skin
cyst- bladder
de- down; from
dia- through; apart
dis- separate; undo
dys- painful; faulty
e- without
ecto- outer
ef-, ex-, exo- out of; away from
en-, endo-, ento- inner; within
epi- over; upon
eu- easy; true
extra- outside of; in addition
fore- before; in front
hetero- different; other
homeo-, homo- same; similar
hyper- more than normal; above
hypo- less than normal; under
in- in; not
infra- below; under
inter- between
intra- within; into
iso- equal; alike
macro-, mega- large
mal- bad; poor
medi-, medio- middle
mes- middle; intermediate
meta- change; last
micro- small
neo- new
par-, para beside; near; around
per- throughout; thorough
peri- around
post- after
pre-, pro- in front of; before
re- again; backward
retro- behind; backward
sub- below; under
super-, supra- over; above
sym-, syn- together; along with
trans- across; through
Created by: Ygriega



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