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a-, an-

not; without

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ab-

away from

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ad-

toward, movement to

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anti-

against, opposing, the opposite

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ante-

before, preceding

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cyst-

sac of fluid

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cyt-

cell

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endo-

in; within

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epi-

above; upon, on

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exo-

out; away from

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hist-

tissue

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hyper-

above; excessive

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hypo-

under; less than normal

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inter-

between, among

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medi-

middle

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mega-

large

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meta-

change; beyond

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myo-

muscle

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peri-

surrounding

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soma-

body

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di-

one

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bi-

two

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tri-

three

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What is a prefix?

A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to change its meaning. Pre means "beginning.

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Tunic-

covering

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-ac

referring to

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-clast

to break

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-blast

embryonic; immature cell

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-lemma

sheath;husk

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-logy

study of

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-stitia

come to stand