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a-
without, away from

aphasia (without speech)
an-
without

anoxia (without oxygen)
ante-
before, in front of

antepartum (before birth)
anti-
against

antibitic (against life)
auto-
self

autograft (a graft from one's own body)
brady-
slow

bradycardia (slow breathing)
dys-
painful, difficult

dyspnea (painful breathing)
endo-
within, inner

endoscope (instrumnet to view within)
epi-
upon, over

epigastric (upon or over the stomach)
eu-
normal, good

eupnea (normal breathing)
hetero-
different

heterograft (a graft from another person's body)
homo-
same

homozygous (having two identical genes)
hydro-
water

hydrotherapy (water therapy)
hyper-
over, above

hypertrophy(overdevelopment)
hypo-
under, below

hypoglossal (under the tongue)
infra-
under, beneath, below

infraorbital (under the eye socket)
inter-
among, between

intervertebral (between the vertebrae)
intra-
within, inside

intravenous (inside, within a vein)
macro-
large

macrocephalic (having a large head)
micro-
small

microcephlic (having a small head)
neo-
new

neonate (newborn)
pan-
all

pancarditis (inflammation of all the heart)
para-
beside, beyond, near

paranasal (near or alongside the nose)
per-
through

percutaneous (through the skin)
peri-
around

pericardial (around the heart)
post-
after

postpartum (after birth)
pre-
before, in front of

prefrontal (in front of the frontal bone)
pseudo-
false

pseudocyesis (false pregnancy)
retro-
backward, behind

retrograde (movement in a backwards direction)
sub-
below, under

subcutaneous (under, below the skin)
super-
above, excess

supernumerary (above the normal number)
supra
above

suprapublic (above the pubic bone)
tachy-
rapid, fast

tachycardia (fast heartbeat)
trans-
through, across

transurethral (across the urethra)
ultra-
beyond, excess

unltrasound (high-frequency sound waves)
bi-
two

bilateral (two sides)
di-
two

diplegic (paralysis of two extremities)
hemi-
half

hemiplegia (paralysis of one side / half of the body)
mono-
one

monoplegia (paralysis of one extremity )
nulli-
none

nuligravida (woman with no pregnancies)
quad-
four

quadriplegia (raralysis of all four extremities)
uni-
one

unilateral (one side)