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42 terms

Prefixes

these med terms are from the book The Language of medicine
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a-, an-
lacking, without
ab-
away from
ad-
toward
anti-
against(1)
auto-
self
bi-
two
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
epi-
upon
hemi-, semi-
half
hyper-
excessive
hypo-
deficient, below
infra-
below(1)
inter-
between
intra-
within
macro-
large
mal-
bad
meta-
beyond change
micro-
small
multi-
many(1)
neo-
new
pan-
all
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