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What is the prefix meaning out/outside

Ex-, ecto-, exo-, extra-
e.g. Ectopic: a pregnancy that occurs outside of the uterine cavity

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What are the prefixes meaning within or inside

Intra/ Em-,en-, end-, endo-
e.g. Empyema: pus inside/within a body cavity

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What is the prefix for bladder

Cyst/o
e.g. Cystitis: inflammation of the bladder

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What is the prefix for renal collecting ducts

Pyel/o
Pyelogram: x-Ray of the collecting ducts

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What is the prefix for scanty, less than normal

Olig/o
e.g. Oliguria: reduced urine formation

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What is the prefix meaning excessive

Ana-
e.g. Anaphylaxis

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What is the prefix meaning double

Diplo-

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What is the prefix meaning half or partly

Hemi-, semi-

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What is the prefix meaning excessive or more than normal

Hyper-
e.g. Hypertrophy

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What is the prefix meaning beneath or below normal

Hypo-

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What are the prefixes meaning many

Multi-, poly-

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What is the prefix meaning none

Nulli-
e.g. Nullification

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What is the prefix meaning all

Pan-

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What is the prefix meaning first

Primi

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What are the prefixes meaning excessive

Super-, ultra-

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What is the prefix meaning away from

Ab-

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What is the prefix meaning toward

Ad-

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What are the prefixes meaning before in time or place

Ante-, pre

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What are the prefixes meaning around

Circum-, peri-

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What are the prefixes meaning beneath or under

Hypo-, infra-, sub-

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What is the prefix meaning through

Dia-
e.g. Dialysis

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What is the prefix meaning above or on

Epi-

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What is the prefix meaning between

Inter-

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What is the prefix meaning same

Ipsi-
e.g. Ipsilateral: on the same side

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What are the prefixes meaning middle

Meso-, mid-, medio-

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What is the prefix meaning near, beside, or abnormal

Para-

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What is the prefix meaning through or by

Per-
e.g. Percussion
Percutaneous

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What is the prefix meaning after or behind

Post-

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What is the prefix meaning behind or backward

Retro-

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What are the prefixes meaning above or beyond

Super-, supra-