Nursing prefixes

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Common prefixes

ab

away from

ante

before, in front of

anti

against

brady

slow

circum

around

contra

against

de

from, lack of

dia

through, across

diplo

double

dis

to free or undo

dys

bad, painful, abnormal

ecto

outside

endo

in, within

enter

intestine

epi

above, upon

eu

good, normal

ex

out, away

exo

outside

extra

outside

gastr

stomach

hemi

one half

hetero

different

hyper

excessive

hypo

under, below

in

in, not

infra

under, below

inter

between

intra

in, within

macro

large

mesa

middle

meta

beyond

micro

small

medi

middle

multi

many

osteo

bone

para

near, beside

per

through, by

peri

around

post

after

pre

before

primi

first

pro

before

pseudo

false

quadri

four

retro

backward, behind

scler

hardening

semi

one half

super

above

supra

above

sym

together

tachy

rapid

therm

heat

trans

through

ultra

beyond

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