Latin Prefixes

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Latin Prefixes
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  1. a-, ab-, abs
    no, not
  2. Ad-
    • toward, near
    • (adduct)
  3. Amb-, ambi-
    both (ambidextrous)
  4. Amphi-
    on both sides
  5. An-
    no, not
  6. Ant-, anti-
    against (antibiotic)
  7. Auto-
    self
  8. Ana-
    up, apart
  9. Bili-
    pertaining to bile
  10. brady-
    slow
  11. broncho-
    relating to bronchi
  12. cardi-, cardio-
    relating to the heart
  13. cervico-
    relating to the neck
  14. circa
    about
  15. cicrum
    around
  16. co-
    work together (coagulant)
  17. con-
    together with (concussion)
  18. contra-
    against, proposed (contralateral)
  19. di-
    twice (diarticular)
  20. dia
    through, complete (diagnosis)
  21. dialy-
    to seperate (dialysis)
  22. En-
    inward (encephalic)
  23. endo-
    within, inner
  24. Epi-
    above (epidermis)
  25. Ex-
    out (extract)
  26. exo-
    outside of, outward
  27. extra-
    outside of, in addition to
  28. fibro-
    relating to fibers
  29. gaster-, gastr-, gastro-
    pertaining to the stomach
  30. hemi-
    half
  31. hemo-
    relating to the blood
  32. hepat-, hepatico-, hepato-
    pertaining to the liver
  33. homeo-
    denoting likeness or resemblance
  34. homo
    same, similar (homogenous)
  35. hyal-
    clear, transparent
  36. hyper-
    excessive, above
  37. hypo-
    below, deficient
  38. idio-
    relationship to one's self or something seperate and distinct (idiopathic: pertaining to a disease with an unknown origin)
  39. in-
    not, in, inside, within
  40. infra-
    below
  41. intra-
    within
  42. iso-
    equal, alike
  43. karyo-
    relating to a cell's nucleus
  44. laryngo-
    pertaining to the larynx
  45. medi-
    middle
  46. myleo-
    pertaining to the spinal cord or bone marrow
  47. ovari-, ovario-
    pertaining to the ovary
  48. omni-
    all
  49. peri-
    surrounding, around
  50. post-
    behind, after
  51. pre-, pro-
    before, in front of, favoring
  52. pseudo-
    falso
  53. re-
    back
  54. retro-
    behind
  55. semi-
    half
  56. steato-
    fatty
  57. sub-
    joined together
  58. trans-
    across, through, beyond
  59. un-
    not, reversal

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