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a-, an-
no, not, without

ex: an/emia - without blood, anemic patients look so pale that it was thought that they were without blood
auto-
self

ex: auto/opsy - process of viewing a dead body with ones own eyes, to determine cause of death
dia-
through, complete

ex: dia/gnosis - state of complete knowledge, prediction of the future course of the treatment
endo-
within

ex: endo/crinologist - specialist that studies glands that secrete into the body
epi-
above, upon

ex: epi/gastric - above the stomach

epi-dermis - above the dermis, or the outside most layer of skin
ex-
out

ex:ex/cision - cut out
exo-
out

ex: exo/crine - glands that secrete outside the body, sweat
hyper-
excessive, above, more than normal

ex: hyper/glycemia - excessive sugar in the blood
hypo-
deficient, below, less than normal

ex: hypo/gastric - below the stomach
in-
into, in

ex: in/cision - to cut into
peri-
surrounding, around

ex: peri/cardium - surrounding the heart
pro-
before

ex: pro/gnosis - knowledge before, prediction of course of treatment
re-
back, backward, again

ex: re/section - cut back, or operation in which an organ is "cut back" or removed
retro-
behind

ex: retro/cardiac - behind the heart
sub-
below, underneath

ex: sub/hepatic - under the liver
trans-
across, through

ex: trans/hepatic - through the liver
ana-
up

ex: anabolic - to build up protiens
cata-
down

ex: catabolism - break down of protiens for energy
epi-
above

ex: epigastric - above the stomach
hypo-
below

ex: hypochondriac regions - region below the ribs
inter-
between

ex: intervertebral - between the vetebrea - intervertebral disc
meta-
change

ex: metabolism - chemical changes that occour in a cell
a-, an-
no, not, without
ab-
away from
ad-
tword
ana-
up, apart
ante-
before, forward
anti-
against
auto-
self, own
bi-
two
brady-
slow
cata-
down
con-
with, together
contra-
against, opposite
de-
down, lack of
dia-
through, complete
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec-, ecto-
out, outside
en-, endo-
in, within
epi-
upon, on above
ex-
out, away from
hemi-
half
hyper-
excessive, above
hypo-
dificient, under
in-
not
in-
into
infra-
beneath
inter-
between
intra-
into, within
macro-
large
mal-
bad
meta-
change, beyond
micro-
small
neo-
new
pan-
all
para-
near, beside, abnormal
per-
through
peri-
surrounding
post-
after, behind
poly-
many, much
post-
after, behind
pre-
before, in front of
pro-
before, forward
pseudo-
false
re-
back, again
retro-
behind, backward
sub-
under
supra-
above, upper
syn-, sym-
together, with
tachy-
fast
trans-
across, through
ultra-
beyond, excess
uni-
one