Misc

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Misc
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  1. exo-
    • Direction
    • outside, outward
    • exo/tropia - turning outward (of one or both eyes)
  2. para-
    • Direction
    • near, beside; beyond
    • para/nas/al - pertaining to beside the nose
  3. peri-
    • Direction
    • around
    • peri/odont/al - pertaining to around a tooth
  4. extra-
    • Direction
    • outside, outward
    • extra/crani/al - outside the skull
  5. ecto-
    • Direction
    • outside, outward
    • ecto/gen/ous - forming outside the body or structure
  6. supra-
    • Direction
    • above; excessive; superior
    • supra/ren/al - pertaining to above the kidney
  7. ultra-
    • Direction
    • excess, beyond
    • ultra/son/ic - pertaining to sound beyond (that which can be heard by the human ear)
  8. intra-
    • Direction
    • in, within
    • intra/muscul/ar - within the muscle
  9. ab-
    • Direction
    • from, away from
    • ab/duction - movement of a limb away from (an axis of) the body
  10. circum-
    • Direction
    • around
    • circum/ren/al - pertaining to around the kidney
  11. super-
    • Direction
    • upper, above
    • super/ior - pertaining to the upper part of a structure
  12. dia-
    trans-
    • Direction
    • through, across
    • dia/rrhea - flow through
    • trans/vagin/al - pertaining to across or through the vagina
  13. endo-
    • Direction
    • in, within
    • endo/crine - secrete within
  14. ad-
    • Direction
    • toward
    • ad/duction - movement of a limb toward (an axis of) the body
  15. micro-
    • Number and Measurement
    • small
    • micro/scope - instrument for examining small (objects)
  16. dipl-
    diplo-
    • Number and Measurement
    • double
    • dipl/opia - double vision
    • diplo/bacteri/al - pertaining to bacteria linked together in pairs
  17. mono-
    uni-
    • Number and Measurement
    • One
    • mono/therapy - one treatment
    • uni/nucle/ar - pertaining to one nucleus
  18. hemi-
    • Number and Measurement
    • one half
    • hemi/plegia - paralysis of one half of the body
  19. hyper-
    • Number and Measurement
    • excessive, above normal
    • hyper/calc/emia - excessive calcium in the blood
  20. macro-
    • Number and Measurement
    • large
    • macro/cyte - large cell
  21. quadri-
    • Number and Measurement
    • four
    • quadri/plagia - paralysis of four limbs
  22. tri-
    • Number and Measurement
    • three
    • tri/ceps - three heads
  23. multi-
    poly-
    • Number and Measurement
    • many much
    • multi/gravida - woman who had been pregnant more than once
    • poly/phobia - fear of many things
  24. primi-
    • Number and Measurement
    • first
    • primi/gravida - woman during her first pregnancy
  25. bi-
    • Number and Measurement
    • two
    • bi/later/al - pertaining to two sides
  26. brady-
    • Common
    • slow
    • brady/cardia - slow heart rate
  27. hetero-
    • Common
    • different
    • hetero/graft - different transplant
  28. homo-
    • Common
    • same
    • homo/graft - same transplant
  29. a-
    • Common
    • without, not
    • a/mast/ia - without a breast
  30. an-
    • Common
    • without, not
    • an/esthesia - without feeling
  31. syn-
    • Common
    • union, together, joined
    • syn/dactyl/ism - condition of joined fingers or toes
  32. homeo-
    • Common
    • same
    • homeo/plasia - formation of new tissue similar that already exists in a part
  33. contra-
    • Common
    • against
    • contra/ception - against conception or impregnation
  34. eu-
    • Common
    • good, normal
    • eu/pnea - normal breathing
  35. pseudo-
    • Common
    • false
    • pseudo/cyesis - false pregnancy
  36. pan-
    • Common
    • all
    • pan/arthr/itis - inflammation of all (or many) joints
  37. tachy-
    • Common
    • rapid
    • tachy/pnea - rapid breathing
  38. dys-
    • Common
    • bad; painful; difficult
    • dys/tocia - difficult childbirth
  39. mal-
    • Common
    • bad
    • mal/nutrition - bad nutrition
  40. anti-
    • Common
    • against
    • anti/bacteri/al - against bacteria
  41. inter-
    • Position
    • between
    • inter/cost/al - pertaining to between the ribs
  42. retro-
    • Position
    • backward, behind
    • retro/version - turning backwards
  43. infra-
    • Position
    • under, below
    • infra/cost/al - below the ribs
  44. pre-
    pro-
    • Position
    • before, in front of
    • pre/nat/al - pertaining to the period before birth
    • pro/gnosis - knowing before
  45. epi-
    • Position
    • above, upon
    • epi/gastr/ic - pertaining to above the stomach
  46. post-
    • Position
    • after, behind
    • post/nat/al - pertaining to (the period) after birth
  47. hypo-
    • Position
    • under, below, deficient
    • hypo/derm/ic - pertaining to under the skin
  48. sub-
    • Position
    • under, below
    • sub/nas/al - pertaining to under the nose
  49. trans-
    • across, through
    • trans/abdomin/al - pertaining to (a direction) across or through the abdomen
  50. super-
    • upper, above
    • super/ior - pertaining to the upper (area)
  51. hetero-
    • different
    • hetero/morph/ous - pertaining to different form or shape
  52. homeo-
    • same, alike
    • homeo/plasia - formation of same (tissue)
  53. ab-
    • away, away from, from
    • ab/duction - act of bringing away from (the midline of the body)
  54. ad-
    • toward
    • adduction - act of bringing toward (midline of the body)
  55. ultra-
    • excess, beyond
    • ultra/son/ic - pertaining to beyond (audible) sound
  56. infra-
    • below, under
    • infra/cost/al - pertaining to (the area) below the ribs
  57. peri-
    • around
    • peri/cardi/al - pertaining to (the area) around the heart

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