HCT 1 Prefixes

medical prefixes used by students in health tech I
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pre-
before, in front of
peri-
around
post-
after, behind
epi-
above, upon
hypo-
below, under
infra-
under, below
sub-
below
inter-
between
pro-
before, in front of
retro-
backward, behind
bi-
two
dipl- / dipl/o
double
hemi-
half
hyper-
excessive
macro-
large
micro-
small
mono-
one
uni-
one
multi-
many, much
poly-
many, much
primi-
first
quadri-
four
tri-
three
ab-
away from
ad-
toward
circum-
around
dia-
through, across
trans-
through, across
ecto-
outside, outward
exo-
outside, outward
extra-
outside
endo-
in, within
intra-
in, within
para-
near, beside, beyond
super-
above, excessive, superior
supra-
above, excessive, superior
ultra-
above, excessive, superior
a-
without, not
an-
without, not
anti-
against
contra-
against
brady-
slow
dys-
bad, painful, difficult
eu-
good, normal
hetero-
different
homo-
same
mal-
bad
pan-
all
pseudo-
false
syn-
union, together, joined
tachy
rapid or fast