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prim/i-

Meaning: First

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mon/o-

Meaning: One

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uni-

Meaning: One

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hemi-

Meaning: half; one side

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semi-

Meaning: half; partial

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bi-

Meaning: two, twice

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di-

Meaning: two, twice

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Dipl/o-

Meaning: double

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tri-

Meaning: three

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quadr/i-

Meaning: four

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tetra-

Meaning: four

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multi-

Meaning: many

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poly-

Meaning: many, much

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cyan/o-

Meaning: blue

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erythr/o-

Meaning: red

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leuk/o-

Meaning: white, colourless

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melan/o-

Meaning: black, dark

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xanth/o-

Meaning: yellow

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a-, an-

Meaning: not, without, lack of, absence

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anti-

Meaning: against

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contra-

Meaning: against, opposite

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de-

Meaning: down, without, removal, loss

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dis-

Meaning: absence, removal, separation

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in- *im- (used before b, m, p)

Meaning: not*May also mean "in" or "into" as in inject, inhale.

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non-

Meaning: not

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un-

Meaning: not

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ab-

Meaning: away from

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ad-

Meaning: toward; near

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dia-

Meaning: through

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per-

Meaning: through

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trans-

Meaning: through

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hyper-

Meaning: over, excess, abnormally high, increased

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hypo- *

Meaning: under, below, abnormally low, decreased*May also show position, as in hypodermic.

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olig/o-

Meaning: few, scanty

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pan-

Meaning: all

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super- *

Meaning: above, excess*May also show position, as in superficial.

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equi-

Meaning: equal, same

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eu-

Meaning: true, good, easy, normal

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hetero-

Meaning: other, different, unequal

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homo-, homeo-

Meaning: same, unchanging

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iso-

Meaning: equal, same

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macro-

Meaning: Large, abnormally large

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mega-*, megalo-

Meaning: large, abnormally large*Mega- also means 1 million, as in megahertz

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micro-*

Meaning: small*Micro- also means 1 millionth, as in microsecond

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neo-

Meaning: new

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normo-

Meaning: normal

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ortho-

Meaning: Straight, correct, upright

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poikilo-

Meaning: varied; irregular

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pseudo-

Meaning: false

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re-

Meaning: again; back

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ante-

Meaning: before

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pre-

Meaning: before, in front of

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pro-

Meaning: before, in front of

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post-

Meaning: after, behind

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dextr/o-

Meaning: right

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sinistr/o-

Meaning: left

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ec-, ecto-

Meaning: out; outside

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ex/o-

Meaning: away from; outside

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end/o-

Meaning: in; within

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mes/o-

Meaning: middle

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syn-sym- (used before b, m, p)

Meaning: together

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tel/e-, tel/o-

Meaning: end