Medical Terminology - Prefix

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Medical Terminology - Prefix
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Tucson College CNA Med-Term Prefixes
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  1. a-, an-
    without, not, lack of
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    to, toward, near
  4. Ante-
    before, forward, in front of
  5. anti-
    against
  6. auto-
    self
  7. bi-
    double, two, twice
  8. brady-
    slow
  9. circum-
    around
  10. contra-
    against, opposite
  11. de-
    down, from
  12. dia-
    across, through, apart
  13. ecto-
    outer, outside
  14. en-
    in, into, within
  15. endo-
    inner, inside
  16. epi-
    over, on, upon
  17. eryth-
    red
  18. eu-
    normal, good, well, healthy
  19. ex-
    out, out of, from, away from
  20. hemi-
    half
  21. hyper-
    excessive, too much, high
  22. hypo-
    under, decreased, less then normal
  23. in-
    in, into, within, not
  24. inter-
    between
  25. intra-
    within
  26. intro-
    into, within
  27. leuk-
    white
  28. macro-
    large
  29. mal-
    bad, illness, disease
  30. meg-
    large
  31. micro-
    small
  32. mono-
    one, single
  33. neo-
    new
  34. non-
    not
  35. olig-
    small, scant
  36. para-
    beside beyond, after
  37. per-
    by, through
  38. peri-
    around
  39. poly-
    many, much
  40. post-
    after, behind
  41. pre-
    before, in front of, prior to
  42. pro-
    before, in front of
  43. re-
    again, backward
  44. retro-
    backward, behind
  45. semi-
    half
  46. sub-
    under, beneath
  47. super-
    above, over, excess
  48. supra-
    above, over
  49. tachy-
    fast, rapid
  50. trans-
    across
  51. uni-
    one

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