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

    ex: apnea, aphasia, atrophy, anemia, amenorrhea
  2. ab-
    away from

    ex: abnormal
  3. ad-
    toward, near

    ex: adrenal glands
  4. ana-
    up, apart

    ex: analysis
  5. ante-
    before, forward

    ex: antepartum
  6. anti-
    against

    ex: antibody, antigen
  7. bi-
    two, both

    ex: bilateral
  8. brady-
    slow

    ex: bradycardia
  9. con-
    with, together

    ex: congenital
  10. dia-
    through, complete

    ex: diarrhea, dialysis (lysis means seperation)
  11. dys-
    bad painful, abnormal, difficult

    ex: dyspnea, dysphagia, dysuria, dysmenorrhea
  12. ec-
    outisde, out
  13. endo-
    within, in, inner

    ex: endoscopy
  14. ex-
    out
  15. extra-
    outside of

    ex: extrahepatic
  16. hemi-
    half
  17. hyper-
    excessive, too much, above

    ex hyperthyroidism, hypertrophy, hypertension, hyperglycemia
  18. hypo-
    deficent, too little, below
  19. in-
    in, into
  20. inter-
    between
  21. intra-
    within
  22. mal-
    bad
  23. meta-
    change, beyond
  24. neo-
    new
  25. para-
    beside, near, along the side of
  26. peri-
    surrounding
  27. poly-
    many, much
  28. post-
    after, behind
  29. pre-
    before
  30. pro-
    before, forward
  31. pros-
    before, forward
  32. quadri-
    four
  33. re-
    back, behind
  34. retro-
    back, behind
  35. sub-
    under, less than
  36. syn-
    with, together
  37. tachy-
    fast
  38. trans-
    across through
  39. tri-
    three
  40. ultra-
    beyond
  41. uni-
    one

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