Prefixes

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Prefixes
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2011-03-25 15:43:23
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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. etco-
    external/outside/without
  20. en-/endo-
    within/in/into
  21. epi-
    upon/above/on
  22. ery-/erythro-
    red
  23. hemi-
    half
  24. hetero-
    unlike/dissimilar
  25. homo-
    same
  26. hyper-
    above/high/in excess of normal
  27. hypo-
    low/below/under/less than normal
  28. inter-
    between
  29. intra-
    within/inside
  30. iso-
    equal
  31. leuco-/leuko-
    white
  32. macro-
    large
  33. mal-
    poor/abnormal
  34. mega-/megalo-
    big/enlarged
  35. melano-
    black/dark/pigment
  36. meta-
    after/beyond
  37. micro-
    small
  38. mono-
    one/single
  39. multi-
    many
  40. oligo-
    scanty/deficiency
  41. ortho-
    straight
  42. pachy-
    thick
  43. pan-
    all
  44. para-
    alongside
  45. peri-
    around
  46. polio-
    grey
  47. poly-
    many
  48. post-
    after
  49. pre-/pro-
    before
  50. quadri-
    four
  51. retro-
    backwards
  52. sclero-
    hard
  53. semi-
    half
  54. steno-
    narrow
  55. sub-
    below
  56. super-/supra-
    above
  57. syn-
    with/together/union
  58. tachy-
    rapid/fast

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