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a-, an-

not, without, lack of, absence

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ab-

away from

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acro-

extremity, end

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ad-

toward, near

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ambly-

dim

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ante-

before

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anti-

against

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atel/o-

incomplete

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auto-

self

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bi-, di-

two, twice

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brachy-

short

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brady-

slow

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circum-

around

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contra-, counter-

against, opposite, opposed

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cyan/o-

blue

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de-

down, without, removal, loss

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dextr/o-

right

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dia-

through

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dipl/o-

double

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dis-

absence, removal, separation

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dys-

abnormal, painful, difficult

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ec-, ecto-

out, outside

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end/o-, intra-

in, within

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epi-

on, over

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equi-, iso-

equal, same

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erythr/o-

red

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eu-

true, good, easy, normal

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ex/o-

away from, outside

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extra-

outside

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hemi-

half, one side

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hetero-

other, different, unequal

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homo-, homeo-

same, unchanging

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hyper-

over, excess, increased, abnormally high

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hypo-

under, below, decreased, abnormally low

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im-, in-

not

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infra-

below

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inter-

between

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juxta-

near, beside

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leuk/o-

white, colorless, white blood cell

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macro-, mega-, megal/o-

large, abnormally large

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mal-

bad, poor

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melan/o-

black, dark, melanin

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mes/o-

middle

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met/a-

change, after, beyond

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micro-

small, one billionth

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mon/o-, uni-

one

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multi-

many

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neo-

new

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non-, un-

not

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normo-

normal

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nulli-

never

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olig/o-

few, scanty, deficiency of

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ortho-

straight, correct, upright

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pachy-

thick

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pan-

all

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para-

near, beside, abnormal

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per-

through

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peri-

around

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poikilo-

varied, irregular

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poly-

after, behind

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post-

after, behind

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pre-, pro-

before, in front of

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presby-

old

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prim/i-

first

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pseudo-

false

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quadr/i-, tetra-

four

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re-

again, back

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retro-

behind, backward

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semi-

half, partial

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sinistr/o-

left

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staphyl/o-

grape-like cluster, staphylococcus

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strept/o-

twisted chain, streptococcus

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sub-

below, under

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super-, supra-

above; excess

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syn-, sym-

together

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tachy-

rapid

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tel/e-, tel/o-

end, far, at a distance

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trans-

through

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tri-

three

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xanth/o-

yellow

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xer/o-

dry