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epi-

above, upon

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hypo-

under, below, deficient

2

infra-

under, below

3

sub-

under, below

4

inter-

between

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post-

after, behind

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pre-

before, in front of

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pro-

before, in front of

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retro-

backward, behind

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bi-

two

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diplo-

double

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dipl-

double

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hemi-

one half

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hyper-

excessive, above normal

14

macro-

large

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micro-

small

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mono-

one

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uni-

one

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multi-

many, much

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poly-

many, much

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nulli-

none

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primi-

first

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quadri-

four

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tri-

three

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ab-

from, away from

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ad-

toward

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circum-

around

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peri-

around

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dia-

through, across

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trans-

through, across

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ecto-

outside, outward

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exo-

outside, outward

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extra-

outside, outward

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endo-

in, within

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intra-

in, within

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para-

prefix: near, beside; beyond
suffix: to bear (offspring)

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super-

upper, above

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supra-

above; excessive; superior

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ultra-

excessive, beyond

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a-

without, not
usually used before a consonant

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an-

without, not
usually used before a vowel

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anti-

against

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contra-

against

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brady-

slow

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dys-

bad; painful; difficult

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eu-

good, normal

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hetero-

same

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homeo-

same

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mal-

bad

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pan-

all

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pseudo-

false

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syn-

union, together, joined
appears as sym- before b,p,ph, or m