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Bi-

Two
Ex: bilateral (two sides)

1

Hemi-

Half
Ex: hemiplegia (paralysis of one side/half of the body)

2

Mono-

One
Ex: monoplegia (paralysis of one extremity)

3

Multi-

Many
Ex: multigravida (women pregnant more than once)

4

Nulli-

None
Ex: nulligravida (woman with no pregnancies)

5

Poly-

Many
Ex: polyuria (large amounts of urine)

6

Primi-

First
Ex: primigravida (first pregnancy)

7

Quadri-

Four
Ex: quadriplegia (paralysis of all four limbs)

8

Semi-

Partial, half
Ex: semiconscious (partially conscious)

9

Tetra-

Four
Ex: tetraplegia (paralysis of all four limbs)

10

Tri-

Three
Ex: triceps (muscle with three heads)