Prefixes

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42 terms · these med terms are from the book The Language of medicine

a-, an-

lacking, without

ab-

away from

ad-

toward

anti-

against(1)

auto-

self

brady-

slow

circum-

around(1)

con-

with(prefix)

contra-

against(2)

dia-

through, across(1)

dys-

abnormal, difficult

ec-, ecto-, ex-

out, outside

en-, endo-

in, within

hemi-, semi-

half

hyper-

excessive

hypo-

deficient, below

infra-

below(1)

inter-

between

intra-

within

macro-

large

meta-

beyond change

micro-

small

multi-

many(1)

para-

near, beside

per-

through

peri-

around(2)

poly-

many(2)

post-

after(prefix)

pre-

before(prefix)

pseudo-

false

retro-

backward, behind

sub-

below(2)

supra-

above(pre)

syn-, sym-

together, in union

tachy-

fast

trans-

through, across(2)

ultra-

beyond

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