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medical Terminology - prefix module

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a-/an-   no/without  
a   no/without  
an-   no/without  
ab-   away from  
ad-   toward  
ante-/pre-/pro-   before  
ante-   before  
pre-   before  
pro-   before  
anti-/contra-   against  
anti-   against  
contra-   against  
bi-/di-   two  
bi-   two  
di-   two  
brady-   slow  
de-   down from  
dia-   through  
dys-   difficult/abnormal  
ecto-/ex-/exo   outside/without/away from  
ecto-   outside/without/away from  
ex-   outside/without/away from  
exo   outside/without/away from  
en-/endo-/em-/eso-   inside  
endo-   inside  
em-   inside  
eso-   inside  
epi-   above/on  
eu   good/normal  
hemi-/semi   half/partly  
hemi-   half/partly  
semi-   half/partly  
hyper-   excessive/ greater than normal  
hypo-/sub-   beneath/ below normal/ under  
hypo-   beneath/ below normal/ under  
sub-   beneath/ below normal/ under  
in-   not  
infra-   beneath  
inter-   between  
intra-   within/inside of  
macro-   large  
mal-   bad  
meso-   middle or moderate  
micro-   small  
mulit-/poly-   many/excessive  
multi-   many/excessive  
poly-   many/excessive  
mono-/uni-   one  
mono-   one  
uni-   one  
nulli-   none  
para-   near/ beside/ resembling/ abnormal (parallel to !)  
per-   through/ by/ or completely  
peri-   around/near (around !)  
post-   after/ behind  
primi-   first  
re-   back/ again  
retro-   behind/ backward  
super-   more than normal/ excessive  
supra-   above/ over  
sy(n) (m)   together/ union  
tachy-   fast  
trans-   across/through  
uni-   one  


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