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a- (used before a consonant)
an- (used before a vowel)

Amastia, Anesthesia

without, not

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anti-

Antibacterial

against

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contra-

Contraception

against

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brady-

Bradycardia

slow

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dys-

Dystocia

bad; painful; difficult

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eu-

Eupnea

good, normal

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hetero-

Heterograft

different

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homo-

Homograft

same

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homeo-

Homeoplasia

same

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mal-

Malnutrition

bad

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pan-

Panarthritis

all

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pseudo-

Pseudocyesis

false

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syn-
OR sym- when it appears before b, p, ph, or m

Syndactylism

union, together, joined

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tachy-

Tachypnea

rapid