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a,an

without

asepsis

without infection; sterile

post

after

post partum

after delivery of a baby

peri

around, about

periosteal elevator

instrument used to remove tissue around the bone

para

beside, near

parathyroidectomy

surgical removal of tissue near thyroid

hemigastrectomy

surgical removal of half the stomach

bi

two/ both sides

bilateral total hip reconstruction (THR)

two(both) total hip reconstructions

supra

above

suprapubic

above the pubis

sub

under, beneath

subcutaneous

beneath the skin

pre

before

preoperative

before surgery

neonatal

newborn

hypo

below,deficient

hypoglycemia

low sugar content in the blood

hyper

above, excessive

hyperacidity

excessive acid in the stomach

dys

painful

dysentry

painful inflammation of the intestine

dis

apart, away

hip dislocation

displacement of femur from pelvic joint

anti

against

antiseptic

preventing sepsis(infection)

ad

toward (in the direction of)

addiction

toward dependence on a drug

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