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Prefixes
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  1. a
    without
  2. ab
    • away from
    • abnormal-away from normality
  3. ad
    toward
  4. ambi
    • both
    • remember ambidextous-uses 2 hands
  5. an
    not
  6. ana
    up
  7. ante
    before, in front of
  8. anti
    • against
    • anti social-not social; antipersperant works agains persperation
  9. auto
    self
  10. bi
    • two
    • like bicycle-2 wheels
  11. brady
    slow
  12. cata
    down
  13. circum
    • around
    • remember circumference-around a circle
  14. co
    • with, together
    • remember co-worker, someone you work 'with'
  15. con
    • with, together
    • spanish for with is con
  16. contra
    against
  17. de
    from, lack of
  18. dia
    • through, across
    • remember diaphram-across stomach
  19. diplo
    double, two-fold
  20. dis
    • to free or undo
    • remember disarm-free of ammunition
  21. dys
    • bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
    • remember dysfunctional-abnormal functioning
  22. ec
    out, out from
  23. ecto
    outside
  24. em
    in
  25. endo
    in, within
  26. enter
    intestine
  27. epi
    • above, upon
    • remember epidermis-above dermis
  28. eu
    good, normal
  29. ex
    • out, away from
    • remember exit
  30. exo
    • outside
    • remember exit
  31. extra
    • outside
    • remember exit
  32. gastr
    • stomach
    • remember gas in stomach
  33. hemi
    • one half
    • remember hemisphere (half a sphere)
  34. hetero
    different
  35. homo
    • same
    • remember homosexual (same sex)
  36. hyper
    excessive, above normal
  37. hypo
    under, below
  38. im
    not
  39. in
    in, not
  40. infra
    under, below
  41. inter
    between
  42. intra
    in, within
  43. macro
    large
  44. mal
    • bad
    • remember malpractice-bad practice
  45. mesa
    middle
  46. meta
    beyond, change
  47. micro
    small
  48. medi
    middle
  49. mono
    one
  50. multi
    many, much
  51. neo
    new
  52. osteo
    bone
  53. pan
    all
  54. para
    near, beside, beyond
  55. per
    through, by
  56. peri
    • around
    • remember perimeter
  57. poly
    • many, much
    • polygamist-many wives
  58. post
    • after, behind
    • like post operative, after operation
  59. pre
    • before, in front of
    • like previous, before
  60. primi
    • first
    • like primitive man, first man
  61. pro
    before, in front of
  62. pseudo
    false
  63. quadri
    • four
    • like quadrolateral, 4 sides
  64. re
    • back
    • like rewind, go back
  65. retro
    • backward, behind
    • like retro style from long ago, backward, behind
  66. scler
    hardening
  67. semi
    • one half
    • like semi colon, half colon
  68. sub
    • under, below
    • submarine
  69. super
    above, excessive
  70. supra
    above, excessive
  71. sym
    together
  72. syn
    union, together, joined
  73. tachy
    rapid
  74. therm
    heat
  75. trans
    through, across
  76. tri
    three
  77. ultra
    beyond, excess
  78. uni
    one

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