Prefixes 2-1

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Prefixes 2-1
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  1. extra-
    • Outside of, beyond
    • (extracellular=outside the cells)
    • (extraocular=outside the eye)
  2. poly-
    • Many,much, excessive
    • (polycystic=many cysts)
    • (polydipsia=excessive thirst)
  3. micr-, micro-
    • Small
    • (microphthalmos=abnormally small eye)
    • (microbe=minute organism)
  4. ab-
    • Away from
    • (abductor=leading away from)
    • (aboral= away from mouth)
  5. para-
    • Beside, beyond
    • (paravertebral=beside the vertebrae)
    • (paranormal=beyond scientific explanation)
  6. a-,an-
    • Without, lack of, not
    • (afebrile=without fever)
    • (anemia=lack of blood)
  7. ultra-
    • Beyond, excess
    • (ultravirus=very small virus)
    • (ultrasonic=beyond upper limit of hearing)
  8. peri-
    • Around
    • (periosteum=around the bone)
    • (peribulbar=around eye bulb)
  9. anti-
    • Against, opposing
    • (antisepsis=against infectious)
    • (antibiotic=against microbial life)
  10. pan-
    • All, entire
    • (panacea=cure all)
    • (panzootic=throughout an animal population)
  11. ad-
    • Toward, to, near
    • (adductor=leading toward)
    • (adrenal=near the kidney)
  12. hyper-
    • Excessive, above, beyond
    • (hyperactive=overactive)
    • (hyperesthesia=excessive sensitivity)
  13. pseudo-
    • False
    • (pseudoparasite=false parasite)
    • (pseudocyesis=false pregnancy)
  14. mult-, multi-
    • Many
    • (multiangular=many angles)
    • (multiform=many shapes)
  15. inter-
    • Between
    • (intercostal=between ribs)
    • (internodal=between nodes)
  16. retro-
    • Backward, behind
    • (retrograde=going backward)
    • (retroperitoneal=behind peritoneum)
  17. de-
    • Reverse, remove
    • (dehydrate=remove water from)
    • (defribillate=stop fibrillation)
  18. dia-
    • Between, through, apart, across, completely
    • (diapedesis=ooze through)
    • (diaphragm=wall across)
    • (diagnosis=complete knowledge)
  19. circum-
    • Around
    • (circumflex=winding around)
    • (circumanal=surrounding the anus)
  20. ana-
    • Up, toward, apart
    • (anatomy=to cut apart)
    • (anabolism=building up)
  21. bi-
    • Two, double, twice
    • (biceps=muscle with two heads)
    • (bifurcate=divide into two branches)
  22. di-
    • Two, twice
    • (diphasic=having two stages)
    • (dichromic=having two colors)
  23. infra-
    • Below, beneath
    • (infraorbital=beneath eye)
    • (infrastructure=underlying support system)
  24. sub-
    • Under, beneath
    • (subcutaneous=under the skin)
    • (sublingual=beneath the tongue)
  25. trans-
    • Across, through
    • (transection=cut across)
    • (transfix=to pierce across)
  26. dis-
    • Apart from, free from
    • (disinfection=to free from infection)
    • (dissect=cut apart)
    • (disarticulation=separation at a joint)
  27. ecto-, exo-
    • Outer, outside, situated on
    • (ectoderm=outer skin)
    • (ectoparasite=organism living on the outside)
    • (exogenous=originating outside)
  28. ante-
    • Before, in front of, forward
    • (antenatal=before birth)
    • (antemortem=before death)
  29. co-, *com-, con-
    • With, together
    • (commissure=coming together)
    • (conductor=leading together)
  30. hyper-
    • Excessive, above, beyond
    • (hyperactive=overactive)
    • (hyperesthesia=excessive sensitivity)
  31. cata-
    • Down, under, lower, against
    • (catabolism=breaking down)
    • (catalepsy=reduced movement)

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