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nursing prefixes


a-, an- no, not, without
ab- away from
ad- toward
ante- before, forward
anti- against
auto- self, own
bi- two
brady- slow
con- with, together
contra- against, opposed
de- down, lack of, less, removal of
dia- through, between, complete
dys- difficult, bad, painful, abnormal
ec-, ecto- out, outside
endo- inside, in, within
epi- upon, above, on
eu- good, well, normal
hemi- half
hyper- high, too much, excessive
hypo- low, less than, below, deficient, under
inter- between
infra- beneath, below, inferior to
intra within, into
macro- large
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
para- near, beside, abnormal, apart from, along the side of
per- through
peri- around, surrounding
poly- many
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
retro- backward, behind, back
sub- under, less than, below
super- supra- above, in addition to, upper
tachy- fast, rapid
trans- across, through
ultra- beyone, excess
Created by: ajlett