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Prefixes for MedTerm

Medical Terminology prefixes

TermDefinition
bi both, twice, double
hemi half
hyper more than normal, excessive, high, over, increased
mega large
mono one
non none
semi half
macro large, thick
micro small
ante before
post after
pre before
neo new
tachy fast, rapid
re back, again
retro behind, backward
ambi both
a, an without
anti against
auto self
dys difficult, painful, abnormal
hydro water
hypo below normal
mal bad, abnormal, disordered, poor
muco mucus, secretion of mucus membrane
ortho normal, straight
path disease, abnormal condition
brady slow
ab away from, off
con with, together
dis apart
en within
endo inside
epi upon, over, upper
ex outside of, beyond
extra without, outside of
intra within, inside, into
inter between, among
meta change, after
peri surrounding, outer
sub below
super above
trans through, across, beyond
poly many
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