nursing prefixes

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nursing prefixes
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2011-09-18 19:35:48
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prefixes and suffixes used in medical terms: prefixes as found in Saunders Student Nurse Planner 2011-2012
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  1. a- , an-
    without, away from, not, no
  2. ab-
    away from, absent
  3. ana-
    up, back, again
  4. ante-
    before
  5. auto-
    self
  6. bi-
    two, twice
  7. co- , con-
    with, together
  8. contra-
    opposite, against
  9. dia-
    through, complete
  10. dys-
    difficult, painful, abnormal
  11. ec- , ecto-
    outside, out
  12. endo- , ento-
    within
  13. epi-
    above
  14. exo-
    out
  15. hyper-
    excessive, above
  16. hypo-
    below, deficient
  17. meta-
    change, over, after
  18. peri-
    around, surrounding, about
  19. pro-
    before, in front of
  20. re-
    back, again
  21. retro-
    behind, backward
  22. sym- , syn-
    together, with
  23. trans-
    across, through, beyond

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