Module 3 - Prefixes

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Module 3 - Prefixes
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 3
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  1. a-
    [an-]
    [ar-]
    • absence; lack [if attached to a noun]
    • lacking; without [if attached to an adjective]
    • *[a- becomes an- when the following letter is a vowel or ha- becomes ar- when the following letter is r]
  2. ante-
    pre-
    pro-
    before
  3. anti-
    against
  4. de-
    from; down from; away
  5. dia-
    through
  6. dys-
    • faulty; difficult; bad; painful [if attached to a noun]
    • with difficulty; badly [if attached to an adjective or verb]
  7. ecto-
    outside
  8. en-
    in
  9. endo-
    ento-
    within
  10. epi-
    on; upon; toward
  11. eso-
    eiso-
    in; into
  12. eu-
    normal; good; well
  13. ex-
    exo-
    out; out of; outside of
  14. hyper-
    above; excessive; excess of; greater than normal
  15. hypo-
    sub-
    below; under; less than normal; deficiency of
  16. infra-
    below
  17. inter-
    between
  18. intra-
    within
  19. meta-
    beyond; after; change
  20. neo-
    new
  21. non-*
    not
  22. para-
    beside; beyond
  23. peri-
    circum-
    around
  24. post-
    after; behind; posterior
  25. super-
    supra-
    above; beyond; superior
  26. syn-
    con-
    joined; fused; simultaneous; in association; together; with
  27. trans-
    across; through

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