Prefixes Chapter 2-5

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  1. a-, an-
    no, not, without

    ex: anemia
  2. aut-
    self, own

    ex: autopsy
  3. dia-
    through, complete

    ex: diagnosis
  4. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult

    ex: dyspepsia
  5. end-
    endo-
    within

    • ex: endoscopy
    •       endocrinologist
  6. ex-
    exo-
    out, outside of, outward

    • ex: excision
    •       exocrine gland
  7. hyper-
    excessive, above

    ex: hyperthryroidism
  8. hypo-
    sub-
    below, deficient, under

    ex: hypothyroidism
  9. pro-
    before, foward

    ex: prognosis
  10. re-
    back, backward, again

    ex: resection
  11. retro-
    behind

    ex: retrocardiac
  12. trans-
    across, through

    ex: transhepatic
  13. in-
    into, in

    ex: incision
  14. ana-
    up
  15. cata-
    down
  16. inter-
    between
  17. meta-
    change
  18. ab-
    away from

    ex: abnormal
  19. ad-
    toward

    ex: adductor
  20. ante-
    before, forward

    ex: antecebum
  21. anti-
    against

    ex: antibiotic
  22. bi-
    two

    ex: bianualy
  23. brady-
    slow

    ex: bradycardiac
  24. cata-
    down

    ex: catabolism
  25. con-
    with, together

    ex: conductor
  26. contra-
    against, opossite

    ex: contraindicated
  27. de-
    down, lack of

    ex: dehydrate
  28. dia-
    complete

    ex: dialysis
  29. ec-
    ecto-
    out, outside

    ex: ectopic
  30. en-
    endo-
    in, within

    ex: endocrine
  31. eu-
    good, normal
  32. hemi-
    half

    ex: hemiglossoctomy
  33. infra-
    beneath, under

    ex: infra red
  34. epi-
    upon, on, above

    ex: epigastric
  35. intra-
    in, within, into

    ex: intravenous (IV)
  36. macro-
    large

    ex: macroscopic
  37. mal-
    bad

    ex: malnutrition
  38. meta-
    beyond, change

    ex: metastic
  39. micro-
    small
  40. neo-
    new
  41. pan-
    all

    ex: pandemic
  42. para-
    abnormal, beside

    ex: paramedic
  43. per-
    through

    ex: percutaneous
  44. per-
    surrounding

    ex: pericardium
  45. poly-
    many, much

    ex: polymyolagia
  46. post-
    after, behind
  47. pre-
    before, infront of
  48. pro-
    before, forward
  49. pseudo-
    false
  50. re-
    baxk, again
  51. retro-
    behind, backward
  52. sub-
    under
  53. supra-
    above

    ex: supraspaneous
  54. syn-
    sym-
    toether, with
  55. tachy-
    fast

    tachycardia
  56. trans-
    across, through
  57. ultra-
    beyond, excess
  58. uni-
    one

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