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a, an-

No, without, lack of, apart, not

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anti, contra-

Against

2

auto-

Self

3

brachy-

Short

4

brady-

Slow

5

cac-, mal-

Bad

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dia-

Through, Between, complete

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dys-

Bad, difficult, painful, abnormal

8

eu-

Good, normal

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ex-, exo-

Out, away from

10

hetero-

Different

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homeo-

Similar, same, likeness, constant

12

Hydro-

Water

13

Micro-

Small

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Oligo-

Scanty, little

15

Pan-

All

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Pseudo-

False

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Sym-, Syn-

Together, with

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ad-

Toward, near, to

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bi-

Two, double

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de-

Down, away from

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di-

Two, double

22

dia-

Through, complete, between

23

dif-,dis-

Apart, free from, separate

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ec-, ecto-

Out, outside, outer

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end-, endo-

Within, inner

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ep-, epi-

Upon, over, above

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eu-

Good, normal

28

ex-, exo-

Out, away from

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extra-

Outside, beyond

30

hyper-

Above, beyond, excessive

31

hypo-

Below, under, deficient

32

in-

In, into, not

33

mega-

Large, great

34

meta-

Beyond, over, between, change

35

para-

Beside, alongside, abnormal

36

poly-

Many, much, excessive

37

post-

After, behind

38

pre-

Before, in front of

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pro-

Before, in front of

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super-

Upper, above

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supra-

Above, beyond

42

ab-

Away from

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ad-

Toward, near to

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ana-

Up, apart, backward

45

ante-

Before, forward

46

cata-

Down

47

circum-, peri-

Around

48

endo-

Within, inner

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epi-

Upon, above, over

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ex-

Out, away from

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extra-

Outside, beyond

52

hyper-

Above, beyond

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hypo-

Below, under, deficient

54

inter-

Between

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intra-

Within, into

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meso-

Middle

57

para-

Beside, alongside

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retro-

Backward

59

Sub-

Below, under, beneath

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supra-

Above, beyond, superior

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ambi-

Both

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bi-

Two, double

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bin-

Twice, two

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centi-

One hundredth

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deca-

Ten

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di(s)-

Two, apart

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milli-

One thousandth

68

mono-

One

69

multi-

Many, much

70

nulli-

None

71

poly-

Many

72

primi-

First

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quadri-

Four

74

semi-, hemi-

Half

75

tri-

3

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uni-

One