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ab-

Abduction

from, away from

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ad-

Adduction

toward

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circum-

Circumrenal

around

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peri-

Periodontal

around

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dia-

Diarrhea

through, across

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trans-

Transvaginal

through, across

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ecto-

Ectogenous

outside, outward

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exo-

Exotropia

outside, outward

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extra-

Extracranial

outside, outward

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endo-

Endocrine

in, within

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intra-

Intramuscular

in, within

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para-

Paranasal

near, beside; beyond

*as a suffix para means, to bear (offspring)

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super-

Superior

upper (part of a structure), above

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supra-

Suprarenal

above; excessive; superior

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ultra-

Ultrasonic

excess, beyond