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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
bi-
two
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