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Flashcards in Common Prefixes Deck (15):
1

a-, an-

without, not
example: a/pnea; an/esthesia

2

circum-, peri-

around
example: circum/duction; peri/odont/al

3

dia-, trans-

through, across
example: dia/rrhea; trans/vagin/al

4

dipl-, diplo-

double
example: dipl/opia; diplo/bacteri/al

5

endo-, intra-

in, within
example: endo/crine; intra/muscul/ar

6

homo-, homeo-

same
example: homo/graft; homeo/plasia

7

hypo-

under, below, deficient
example: hypo/derm/ic

8

macro-

large
example: macro/cyte

9

micro-

small
example: micro/scope

10

mono-, uni-

one
example: mono/cyte; uni/nucle/ar

11

post-

after, behind
example: post/nat/al

12

pre-, pro-

before, in front of
example: pre/nat/al; pro/gnosis

13

primi-

first
example: primi/gravida

14

retro-

backward, behind
example: retro/version

15

super-

upper, above
example: super/ior