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a-

without, not, no, ex. aphasia

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ab-

away from, ex. abnormal

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ad-

toward, ex. adduct

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ambi-

both, ex. ambidextrous

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an-

not, without, anorexia

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ante-

before, ex. anteroom

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anti-

against, ex. antivenin

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auto-

self, ex. autograft

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bi-

two, ex. bilateral

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bio-

life, ex. biochemical

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brady-

slow, ex. bradycardia

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chlor-

green, ex. chlorosis

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circum-

around, ex. circumcision

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cirrh-

yellow, cirrhosis

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con-

together, ex. congenital

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contra-

against, ex. contradiction

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cyan-

blue, ex. cyanide

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dia-

completely, ex. diagnosis

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dys-

bad, painful, abnormal, ex. dysfunctional

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ec-

out of, ex. ecbolic

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ecto-

out, outside, ex. ectopic

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endo-

within, inner, ex. endometriosis

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epi-

upon, above, ex. epidermis

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eryth-

red, ex. eruthrocyte

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eu-

good, normal, ex. euphoria

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ex-, exo-

out, away from, ex. exoskeleton

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extra-

outside, ex. extracellular

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hemi-

half, ex. hemisphere

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hyper-

over, above, ex. hyperglycemia

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hypo-

below, under, ex. hypoallergenic

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im-

not, without, ex. imperfect

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immun-

having immunity, ex. immunosuppressant

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in-

not, without, ex. incorrect

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infra-

below, under, ex. infracostal

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inter-

between, among, ex. intervertebral

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intra-

within, inside, ex. intradermal

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iso-

equal, ex. isochromatic

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leuk-

white, ex. leukemia

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macro-

large, ex. macrocephaly

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mal-

poor, ex. malnutrition

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medi-

middle, ex. medicine

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melan-

black, ex. melanoma

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meso-

middle, ex. mesothelioma

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meta-

after, beyond, ex. metamorphic

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micro-

small, ex. microscopic

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mid-

middle, ex. midsection

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mono-

one, ex. monochromatic

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multi-

many, ex. multicellular

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neo-

new, ex. neonatal

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pan-

all, ex. pandemic

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para-

near, alongside, abnormal, ex. parathyroid

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per-

through, ex. percutaneous

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peri-

around, ex. pericardial

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poly-

many, excessive, ex. polycystic

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post-

after, ex. postsurgical

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pre-

before, ex. prenatal

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pro-

to go forth, ex. procreation

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pseudo-

false, ex. pseudonym

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purpur-

purple, ex. purpuriferous

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quadri-

four, ex. quadriplegic

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re-

again, ex. regenerate

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retro-

behind, backward, ex. retroactive

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rube-

red, ex. rubella

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semi-

half, ex. semicircle

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sub-

below, under, ex. sublingual

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super-

above, excess, ex. supernumerary

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supra-

above, ex. suprarenal

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sym-, syn-

together, ex. synthetic

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tachy-

fast, ex. tachycardia

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trans-

across, ex. transverse

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tri-

three, ex. triangle

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ultra-

beyond, excessive, ex. ultrasound

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uni-

one, ex. unilateral

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xanth-

yellow, ex. xanthine

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xer-

dry, ex. xerodermatic