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a- an-

(a- before a consonant, an- before a vowel)
no/without
Example: amenorrhea
anechoic
ab-
away from
Example: abduct
ad-
toward
Example: adduct
ante-
before
Example: antenatal
pre-
before
Example: preoperative
pro-
before
anti-
against
Example: antibiotic
contra-
against
Example: contralateral
bi-
two
bifid
di-
two
dissect
brady-
slow
Example: bradycardia
de-
down from

removing
Example: decomposition
dia-
through
between
across
Example: dialysis
dys-
difficult

abnormal
Example: dysphagia
ecto-
outside
without
away from
Example: ectoplasm
ex-

exo-
outside
without
away from
Example: exophytic
en-
inside
Example: encapsulated
endo-
inside
em-
inside
eso-
inside
epi-
above
on
Example: epicondyle
eu-
good
normal
Example: euthyroid
hemi-
half
partly
Example: hemilaminectomy
semi-
half
partly
intra-
within
inside of
Example: intrauterine
macro-
large
Example: macrosomia
mal-
bad
Example: malalignment
meso-
middle or moderate
Example: mesothelial
micro-
small
Example: microhematuria
multi-
many
excessive
Example: multinodular
poly-
many
excessive
Example: polyhydramnios
mono-
one
Example: monochorionic
uni-
one
Example: unilateral
nulli-
none
Example: nulliparous
para-
near
beside
resembling
abnormal
Example: parahepatic
per-
through, by or completely
Example: percutaneous
peri-
around
near
Example: periventricular
post-
after
behing
Example: postoperative
primi-
first
primigravida
re-
back
again
Example: redo
retro-
behind
backward
Example: retroareolar
super-
more than normal
excessive
Example: superinfection
supra-
above
over
Example: suprapubic
sy(n)(m)-
together
union
Example: symphysis
tachy-
fast
Example: tachyarrhythmia
trans-
across
through
Example: transesophageal
uni-
one
Example: unilateral