BevA chapter 1-6

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BevA chapter 1-6
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  1. a-
    without, away from

    aphasia (without speech)
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    towards
  4. an-
    without

    anoxia (without oxgen)
  5. ante-
    before, in front of

    antepartum (before birth)
  6. anti-
    against

    antibiotic (against life)
  7. auto-
    self

    autograft (a graft from one's own body)
  8. bi-
    two
  9. brady-
    slow

    bradycardia (slow heartbeat)
  10. dys-
    painful, difficult

    dyspnea (difficulty breathing)
  11. endo-
    within, inner

    endoscop (instrument to view within)
  12. epi-
    upon, over

    epigastric (upon or over the somach)
  13. eu-
    normal, good

    eupnea (normal breating)
  14. hemi-
    half
  15. hetero-
    different

    heterograft (a graft from another person's body)
  16. homo-
    same

    homozygous (having two identical genes)
  17. hyper-
    over, above

    hypertrophy (overdevelopment)
  18. hypo-
    under, below

    hypoglossal (under the toungue)
  19. infra-
    under, beneath, below

    infraorbital (below, under the eye socket)
  20. inter-
    among, between

    intervertebral (between the vertebrae)
  21. intra-
    within, inside

    intravenous (inside within a vein)
  22. macro-
    large

    macrocephalic (having a large head)
  23. micro-
    small

    microcephalic (having a small head)
  24. mono-
    one
  25. multi-
    many
  26. neo-
    new

    neonate (newborn)
  27. nulli-
    none
  28. pan-
    all

    pancarditis (inflammation of all the heart)
  29. para-
    beside, beyond, near

    paranasal (near or alongside the nose)
  30. per-
    through

    percutaneous (through the skin)
  31. peri-
    around

    pericardial (around the heart)
  32. poly-
    many
  33. post-
    after

    postpartum (after birth)
  34. pre-
    before, in front of

    prefrontal (in front of the frontal bone)
  35. pseudo-
    false

    pseudocyesis (false pregancy)
  36. quad-
    four
  37. retro-
    backward, behind

    retrograde (movement in a backward direction)
  38. semi-
    partial, half
  39. sub-
    below under

    subcutaneous (under, bleow the skin)
  40. super-
    above, excess

    supernumerary (above the normal number)
  41. supra-
    above

    suprapubic (above the pubic bone)
  42. tachy-
    rapid, fast

    tachycardia (fast heartbeat)
  43. trans-
    through, across

    transurethral (accross the urethra)
  44. tri-
    three
  45. ultra-
    beyond, excess

    ultrasound (high-frequency sound waves)
  46. uni-
    one

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