Prefixes

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paish
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105519
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Prefixes
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2011-09-30 23:40:08
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medical prefixes
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A word element placed at the beginning of the word.
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  1. a- an-
    without, not, lack of
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    to, toward, near
  4. ante-
    before, forward, in front of
  5. anti-
    against
  6. auto-
    self
  7. bi-
    double, two, twice
  8. brady-
    slow
  9. circum-
    around
  10. contra-
    against, opposite
  11. de-
    down, from
  12. dia-
    across, through, apart
  13. dis-
    apart, free from
  14. dys-
    difficult, abnormal
  15. ecto-
    outer, outside
  16. en-
    in, into, within
  17. infra-
    within
  18. endo
    inner, inside
  19. epi-
    over, on, upon
  20. eryth-
    red
  21. eu-
    normal, good, well, healthy
  22. ex-
    out, out of, from, away from
  23. hemi-
    half
  24. hyper-
    excessive, too much, high
  25. hypo-
    under, decreased, less than normal
  26. in-
    in, into, within, not
  27. inter-
    between
  28. intra-
    into, within
  29. leuk-
    white
  30. macro-
    large
  31. mal-
    illness, disease
  32. meg-
    large
  33. micro-
    small
  34. mono-
    one single
  35. neo-
    new

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