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Phlebotomy Prefixes

Prefixes from Phlebotomy Handbook 8th Edition

ab away from
ad toward
ana up
ante before
cata down
circum, peri around
ecto out, outer
endo within
epi upon, above
ex out, away
extra outside, beyond
hyper above, excessive
hypo below, deficient
infra below
inter between
intra within
meso middle
para beside
peri through
retro backward
sub below, under
super above
supra above, beyond
ambi both
bi two, double
centi a hundred
deca ten
dipl double
di (s) two
milli one-thousandth
multi many, much
nulli none
poly many
primi first
quadri four
quint five
semi, hemi half
tetra four
tri three
uni one
a,an without, lack of
ante, anti, contra against
auto self
brachy short
brady slow
cac, mal bad
dia through
dys bad, before, difficult
eu good
hetero different
hemeo similar, same
hydro water
mega large, great
micro small
oligo scanty, little
pan all
pre before, in front of
pro before
pseudo false
sym, syn together
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