Anatomy and Physiology

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  1. A-,
    An-
    Without, lack of, deficit

    as in anoxia
  2. Ab-
    Away from, from,

    as in abduction
  3. Ad-
    To, near, toward,

    as in adduction
  4. Alb-
    White,

    as in albino
  5. Alveol-
    Cavity, socket,

    as in alveoli
  6. Ambi-
    Both sides,

    as in ambidextrous
  7. Andro-
    Male,

    as in androgen
  8. Ankylo-
    Bent, fused,

    as in ankylosis
  9. Ante-
    Before,

    as in antepartum
  10. Anti-
    Against,

    as in anticoagulant
  11. Basi-
    Base, foundation,

    as in basal ganglia
  12. Bi-
    Two, double,

    as in biceps
  13. Bili-
    Bile, gall,

    as in biliary duct
  14. Brady-
    Slow,

    as in bradycardia
  15. Cata-
    Down, lower, under, against,

    as in catabolize
  16. Circum-
    Around,

    as in circumcize
  17. Cirrh-
    Yellow,

    as in cirrhosis
  18. Co-,
    Con-,
    Com-
    With, together,

    as in congenital defect
  19. Contra-
    Against, opposite,

    as in contraindication
  20. Crypt-
    Hidden, concealed,

    as in cryptorchidism
  21. Cyano-
    Blue,

    as in cyanosis
  22. De-
    Down, from,

    as in decay
  23. Demi-,
    Hemi-
    Half,

    as in hemisphere
  24. Di-,
    Diplo-
    Two,

    as in diploid
  25. Dis-
    Separation, apart, away from,

    as in disjunction
  26. Dys-
    Painful, difficult,

    as in dysuria
  27. E-,
    Ec-,
    Ex-
    Out from, out of,

    as in ectopic pregnancy
  28. Ecto-,
    Exo-
    Outside,

    as in exoskeleton
  29. Endo-
    Inside,

    as in endoscopy
  30. Epi-
    Upon, on, above,

    as in epidermis
  31. Eu-
    Well,

    as in eupnea
  32. Exo-
    Out, away from,

    as in exocrine
  33. Extra-
    Outside, beyond, in addition to,

    as in extracellular
  34. Fore-
    Before, in front of,

    as in forehead
  35. Gen-
    Originate, produce, form,

    as in genetics
  36. Gingiv-
    Gums,

    as in gingivitis
  37. Hemi-
    Half,

    as in hemosphere
  38. Hetero-
    Other, different,

    as in heterogeneous
  39. Homeo-,
    Homo-
    Unchanging, the same, steady,

    as in homeostasis
  40. Hyper-
    Beyond, excessive,

    as in hyperglycemia
  41. Hypo-
    Under, below, deficient,

    as in hypothermic
  42. Ido-
    Self, one's own,

    as in idiopathic disease
  43. In-,
    Im-
    In, inside, not,

    as in incontinent
  44. Infra-
    Beneath,

    as in infraorbital foramen
  45. Inter-
    Among, between,

    as in interstitial
  46. Intra-
    Within, inside,

    as in intracellular
  47. Iso-
    Equal, like,

    as in isotonic
  48. Later-
    Side,

    as in lateral
  49. Lepto-
    Small, slender, thin,

    as in leptodermic
  50. Macro-
    Large, great,

    as in macrophage
  51. Mal-
    Bad, abnormal,

    as in malnutrition
  52. Medi-,
    Meso-
    Middle,

    as in medial
  53. Mega-,
    Megalo-
    Great, large,

    as in megalomania
  54. Melan-
    Black,

    as in melanocyte
  55. Meta-
    After, beyond,

    as in metacarpals
  56. Micro-
    Small,

    as in microtome
  57. Mono-
    One,

    as in monocular
  58. Neo-
    New,

    as in neonatal
  59. Noct-
    Night,

    as in nocturnal
  60. Null-
    None,

    as in nullipara
  61. Nyct-
    Night,

    as in nyctalopia
  62. Oligo-
    Small, deficient,

    as in olgiuria
  63. Ortho-
    Straight, normal,

    as in orthodontist
  64. Pan-
    All,

    as in pandemic
  65. Para-
    Near, beyond, apart from, beside,

    as in paramedic
  66. Per-
    Through,

    as in percutaneous
  67. Peri-
    Around,

    as in pericardium
  68. Poly-
    Much, many,

    as in polycythemia
  69. Post-
    After, beyond,

    as in postpartum
  70. Pre-,
    Pro-
    Before, in front of,

    as in prenatal
  71. Prim-
    First,

    as in primary
  72. Proto-
    First,

    as in prototype
  73. Pseudo-
    False,

    as in Pseudonym
  74. Retro-
    Backward, located behind,

    as in retroperitoneal
  75. Reticulo-
    Network,

    as in endoplasmic reticulum
  76. Schizo-
    Split, divide,

    as in schizophrenic
  77. Semi-
    Half,

    as in semilunar valve
  78. Sub-
    Under, beneath, below,

    as in submucosa
  79. Super-
    Above, beyond,

    as in superficial
  80. Supra-
    Above, over,

    as in suprarenal
  81. Sym-,
    Syn-
    With, together, jointed,

    as in symphysis
  82. Tachy-
    Rapid,

    as in tachycardia
  83. Terato-
    Malformed fetus,

    as in teratogen
  84. Tetra-,
    Quadra-
    Four,

    as in tetralogy
  85. Trans-
    Across, through, beyond,

    as in active transport
  86. Tri-
    Three,

    as in trigone

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