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Ab-

away from
ie. abduct (to draw away)

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Ad-

toward, near
ie. adduct (to draw toward)

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Ante-

before; forward
ie. antemortem (performed or occurring before death)

4

Dia-

through
ie. (rapid discharge of fecal matter through intestines)

5

Dis-

apart, away from
ie. dissect (cut apart)

6

Ec-, Ecto-

outside
ie. ectopic (located away from the normal position)

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Endo-

within, in, inner
ie. endocrine (secreting internally)

8

Epi-

above, upon
ie. epidermis (outermost layer of skin)

9

Ex-

out
ie. excision (removal by cutting out)

10

Extra-

outside of
ie. extrapulmonary (not connected with the lungs)

11

In-

in, into
ie. incision (cutting into)

12

Infra-

below, beneath
ie. infraciavicular (below the clavicle)

13

Inter-

between
ie. interosseous (between two bones)

14

Intra-

within
ie. intravenous (within a vein)

15

Meta-

beyond, within
ie. metacarpal (bones beyond the wrist)

16

Para-

near, alongside
ie. parametrial (near the uterus)

17

Peri-

surrounding
ie. perilaryngitis (inflammation of the tissue around the larynx)

18

Post-

after, behind
ie. postvaccinal (occurring after a vaccination)

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Pre-

before
ie. prenatal (before birth)

20

Pro-, Pros-

before, forward
ie. prognosis (forecast of likely course of disease)

21

Re-

back, again
ie. relapse (return of disease symptoms)

22

Retro-

behind, backwards
ie. retromandibular (behind the lower jaw)

23

Sub-

beneath, less than
ie. subcutaneous (under the skin)

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Supra-

above, upper
ie. suprapelvic (above the pelvis)

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Trans-

across, through
ie. transverse (extending through a structure from side to side)