prefixes

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prefixes
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  1. a-
    absence of
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    towards
  4. an-
    absence of
  5. ante-
    before
  6. anti-
    against
  7. auto-
    self
  8. bi-
    two
  9. brady-
    slow
  10. circum-
    around
  11. co-/con-
    together/joined
  12. contra-
    against
  13. cryo-
    cold
  14. cyano-
    blue
  15. de-
    away from/removing
  16. dia-
    through
  17. diplo-
    double
  18. dys-
    difficult/abnormal/painful
  19. ecto-
    external/outside/without
  20. en-/endo-
    within/in/into
  21. ery-/erythro-
    red
  22. hemi-
    half
  23. hetero-
    unlike/dissimilar
  24. homo-
    same
  25. hyper-
    above/high/in excess of normal
  26. hypo-
    low/below/less than normal
  27. inter-
    between
  28. intra-
    within/inside
  29. iso-
    equal
  30. leuco-/leuko-
    white
  31. macro-
    large
  32. mal-
    poor/abnormal
  33. mega-/megalo-
    big/enlarged
  34. melano-
    black/dark/pigment
  35. meta-
    after/beyond
  36. micro-
    small/one
  37. mono-
    one/single
  38. multi-
    many
  39. oligo-
    scanty/deficiency
  40. ortho-
    straight
  41. pachy-
    thick
  42. pan-
    all
  43. para-
    alongside
  44. peri-
    around
  45. polio-
    grey
  46. poly-
    many
  47. post-
    after
  48. pre-/pro-
    before
  49. quadri-
    four
  50. retro-
    backwards
  51. sclero-
    hard
  52. semi-
    half
  53. steno-
    narrow
  54. sub-
    below
  55. super-/supra-
    above
  56. syn-
    with/together/union
  57. tachy-
    rapid/fast

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