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1

a-, an-

No, not
ex. analgesic

2

ab-

away from
ex. abduction

3

ana-

up, apart
ex. anatomic

4

ante-
pre-
pro-
pros-

before, forward
ex. antenatal, premature, procephalic

5

anti-

against
ex. antibiotic

6

bi-

two
ex. bipedal

7

brady-

slow
ex. bradycardia

8

con-
sym-
syn-

with, together
ex. conjoined, symbiotic, synesthesia

9

dia-
per-

through, complete
ex. dialysis, percutaneous

10

dys-
mal-

bad, painful, difficult
ex. dysuria, malpractice

11

ec-
ecto-
ex-
extra-

out, outside
ex. ectopic, ectoderm, excrement

12

en-
endo-

within, in, inner
ex. encephalon, endoscopy

13

epi-

above, upon
ex. epidermis

14

hyper-

excessive, above
ex. hyperplasis

15

in-

in, into
ex. internal

16

inter-

between
ex. interstitial

17

intra-

within
ex. intracellular

18

meta-
ultra-

beyond
ex. metacarpal, ultrasound

19

neo-

new
ex. neonatal

20

para-

near, along the side of
ex. parathyroid

21

peri-

surrounding
ex. pericardial

22

poly-

many, much
ex. polycysitc

23

post-
re-
retro-

after, behind
ex. postmortem, retrosternal

24

hypo-
sub-

below, deficient, under
ex. hypothermia, subcutaneous

25

tachy-

fast
ex. tachycardia

26

trans-

across, through
ex. transplant

27

uni-

one
ex. uniocular