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a, an

no, not, without

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ab

away from

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ad

toward; near

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ana

up apart

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ante

before; forward

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anti

against

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bi

two; both

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brady

slow

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con

with; together

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dia

complete

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dys

bad; painful

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ec

out; outside

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epi

above, upon

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hemi

half

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hyper

excessive, too much

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hypo

deficient, too little

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ex

out

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extra

outside of

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in

in, into

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endo

within, in, inner

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high blood pressure is _________tension

hyper

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Mass of blood above the membrane surrounding the brain is an ___dural hematoma

epi

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A pregnancy that is usually located in a Fallopian tube is an ___topic pregnancy

ec

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condition of excessive blood sugar is ___emia

hypergly

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condition of deficient blood sugar is _______emia

hypoglyc

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Gland that secrete hormones within the body are _____crine glands

endo

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Increase in development often casued by overuse of a muscle or organ is hyper____

Trophy

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Paralysis of half of the body related to a stroke is ____plegia

hemi

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intra

in, into

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mal

bad

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para

beside; near

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peri

surrounding

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poly

many; much

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inter

between

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meta

change; beyond

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neo

new

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post

after

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ultra

beyond

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pre

before

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pro

before; forward

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quadri

four

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sub

under; less than

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tachy

fast

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uni

one

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re

back; behind

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retro

back; behind

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syn

with; together

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tri

three

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subscapular

pertaining to under the scapula

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transabdominal

pertaining to across or through the abdomen

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retroperitoneal

pertaining to behind the peritonium

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subcutaneous

pertaining to under the skin

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intervertebral

pertaining to between the vertebrae

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dys and mal both mean

bad

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hypo and sub both mean

under

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epi and hyper both mean

above

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con and syn both mean

with

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ultra and meta both mean

beyond

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ec and extra both mean

outside

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endo intra and in all mean

within

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post, re , retro all mean

behind

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uni mean

one

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bi means

two

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tri means

three