Latin Prefixes: Anatomy Set I

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a-, ab-

from, away, apart

a-, an-

not, lack, -less, -un

ad-

to, toward

ambi- (ambidextrous)

both sides

andro- (androgen: male hormone)

male

ante- (anteflection: bending forward)

forward, before

anti-

against

bio- (BIOlogy: the study of life)

life

brady- (BRADYcardia: abnormally slow heartbeat)

slow

circum-, circ- (circumscribe: to draw around; enclose)

around

co-, con- (CONrad: friend, COngenital: existing with birth)

with, together

contra- (CONTRAception: against conception)

against

crypt- (CRYPTic: having hidden meaning)

hidden

cyt- (cytology: the study of cells)

cell

di- (DIsaccharide: compound made of 2 sugar molecules)

two

dis-, di-, dif- (dissect: cut apart)

apart, un-, not

dys- (DYSfunction: difficulty in functioning properly)

painful, difficult

ecto- (ECTOderm: outside layer of tissue)

outside

end-, endo- (ENDOplasmic reticulum: network of membranes within the cytoplasm)

within, inner

epi- (EPIdermis: on the dermis)

on, upon

eu- (EUphoria: sense of well-being)

good, well

ex-, e-, ef-

out from, out of

extra- (EXTRAembryonic membrane: protective outer membrane)

outside, beyond

hemi- (hemisphere)

half

hetero-

other, different

homo-, hom-

same

hyper-

above normal

hypo- (HYPOthydroidism: insufficiency of thyroid hormones)

under, below, deficient

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