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Medical Terms Ch2 Phlebotomy Simplified by Garza

Medical Terms from Chapter 2 in Phlebotomy Simplified by Diana Garza - prefix, suffix, root
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ab-
away from (ex: abnormal)
ad-
toward
ana-
up
ante-
before
cata-
down
circum-, peri-
around
endo-
within (ex: endometrium, endocardium)
epi-
upon (ex: epidermis)
ex-
out, away from
extra-
outside, beyond
hyper-
above, excessive (ex: hypertension)
hypo-
below, deficient (ex: hypothyroidism)
infra-
below
inter-
between
intra-
within
meso-
middle
para-
beside
retro-
backward
sub-
below, under
supra-
above, beyond
ambi-
both
dipl-
double
nulli-
none
semi-, hemi-
half
tetra-
four
a-, an-
without, lack of
ante-, anti-, contra-
against
auto-
self
brachy-
short
brady-
slow
cac-, mal-
bad
dia-
through
dys-
bad, before, difficult
eu-
good
oligo-
scanty, little
sym-, syn-
together