Medical Prefixes

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Medical Prefixes
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  1. a, an-
    without
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. acro-
    extremities (hands or feet)
  4. ad-
    toward
  5. alb-
    white
  6. aero-
    air
  7. ambi-
    both or both sides
  8. aniso-
    unequal
  9. ante-
    before
  10. anti-
    against
  11. apo-
    seperation
  12. append-
    appendic
  13. astro-
    star
  14. auto-
    self
  15. bi-
    two (double)
  16. bio-
    life
  17. bracy-
    short
  18. brady-
    slow
  19. cac-
    bad
  20. cata-
    down, lower
  21. centi-
    one hundred
  22. circum-
    around
  23. con-
    with, together
  24. contra-
    opposition, against
  25. de-
    take away from, remove
  26. deca-
    ten
  27. dia-
    through
  28. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  29. ecto, exo-
    outside
  30. echo-
    repetition
  31. ego-
    self interest
  32. endo-
    within
  33. epi-
    upon, over
  34. eu-
    good, easy
  35. extra-
    outside
  36. gyne-
    woman
  37. hemi-
    one side, half
  38. hemo-
    blood
  39. histero-
    tissue
  40. homo-
    similar, same
  41. hydro-
    water
  42. hyper-
    above normal, excessive, beyond
  43. hypo-
    under, below normal
  44. in-
    in, into
  45. infra-
    below, under
  46. intra-
    within
  47. ipsi- (iso)
    same
  48. iso-
    equal, same
  49. kilo-
    thousand
  50. mal-
    bad, poor
  51. megalo-
    large (enlarged)
  52. meno-
    meses (mestruation)
  53. meso-
    middle, pertaining to mesentery
  54. meta-
    after, beyond, over, change or transformation, following in a series
  55. milli-
    one thousandth, mono, one
  56. multi-
    many (more than one)
  57. noct-
    night
  58. nulli-
    none
  59. nyct-
    night
  60. olig-
    little, scanty
  61. pan-
    all, every
  62. para-
    beside, near
  63. per-
    through
  64. peri-
    around or about
  65. poly-
    many, much
  66. post-
    following, after
  67. pre-
    before
  68. primi-
    first
  69. pro-
    preceding, coming before
  70. pyo-
    pus
  71. pyro-
    fire
  72. quadri-
    four
  73. quint-
    five
  74. re-
    put back
  75. retro-
    behind, backward
  76. semi-
    one side, half
  77. sept-
    seven
  78. sext-
    six
  79. sta-
    slowed, halted, controlled
  80. sub-
    under, near
  81. supra-
    above, beyond
  82. syn-
    going together, united
  83. tachy-
    fast
  84. tel-
    end, far away
  85. trans-
    across, through
  86. tri-
    three
  87. ultra-
    beyond
  88. uni
    one (mono)

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