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Prefixes & Suffixes P-Z (X)

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pachy   thick  
para   near, departure from the norm  
path (pathy, patho, pathic)   disease  
penia   deficiency  
peri   around  
pexy   fixation, suspension  
phobia   fear of  
phoresis   transmission  
plasty   plastic surgical correction  
plegia   paralysis, stroke  
poly   many  
post   after  
pre   before  
pro   in front of, on behalf of  
pseudo   false  
ptosis   falling  
re   back, again  
retro   backward  
rrhaphy   suture  
rhexis   rupture  
scopy   exam  
semi   half  
sphygmo (ss+fig+mo)   pulse  
sub   below  
super, supra   above  
sym, syn   together  
tachy   swift, fast  
tele   distance  
toxo   toxic, poison  
trans   across  
tri   three  
ultra   above  
uni   one  
xeno   foreign  
xero   dry  


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