Common Medical Prefixes

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Common Medical Prefixes
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2013-02-18 06:06:55
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Half of the medical terms found in chapter 1
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  1. The Prefix a-
    without or away from
  2. The prefix an-
    without
  3. The prefix ante-
    • before, in front of
    • ex. anterior
  4. The prefix anti-
    against
  5. The prefix auto-
    self
  6. The prefix brady-
    slow
  7. The prefix contra-
    • against
    • ex. contraception - against conception
  8. The prefix de-
    • without
    • ex. depigmentation- without pigment
  9. The prefix dys-
    painful, difficult, or abnormal
  10. The prefix endo-
    within, inner
  11. The prefix epi-
    • upon, over
    • ex. epigastric- upon or over the stomach
  12. The prefix eso-
    • inward
    • ex. esotropia- turning inward
  13. The prefix eu-
    normal, good
  14. The prefix ex-
    external, outward
  15. The prefix exo-
    outward
  16. The prefix extra-
    outside of
  17. The prefix hetero-
    different
  18. The prefix homo-
    same
  19. The prefix hydro-
    water
  20. The prefix hyper-
    over, above
  21. The prefix hypo-
    under, below

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