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a-, an-
not, without, less
ab-,abs-
from, away from, off
ad-
increase, adherence, to, toward
a-
without
allo-
other, differing from normal
ana-
up, toward, apart
ante-
before, in front of, forward
anti-
against, opposing
apo-
separated from, derived from
auto-
self, same
bi-
twice, double
bio-
life
brachy-
short
cata-
down
centi-
one hundredth
chord-
cord
com-
with, together, in association
con-
with, together, in association
contra-
opposed, against
counter-
opposite, opposed, against
de-
away from, cessation, without
deci-
one-tenth
dia-
through, throughout, completely
dis-
in two, apart, not
dys-
bad, difficult; opposite of eu-
dys-
bad, difficult
epi-
upon, following, or subsequent to
eso-
inward
eu-
good, well
ex-
out of, from, away from
exo-
exterior, external, outward
extra-
without, outside of
hemi-
one-half
hyper
excessive, above normal
in-
1. not
2. in, within, inside
3. very
infra-
below, beneath, or under
inter-
among, between
intra-
inside, within
intro-
inwardly, into
iso-
equal, alike, sameness
juxta-
near to, beside
kilo-
one thousand
mal-
ill, bad; opposite of eu-
meta-
after, subsequent to, behind, or hindmost
milli-
one-thousdandth
multi-
many
nano-
one-billionth
neo-
new, recent
noci-
hurt, pain, injury
noct-
nocturnal
non-
not
nulli-
none
oxy-
1. shrill, sharp, pointed, quick
2. denoting the presence of oxygen
pachy-
thick
pan-
all, entire
para-
1. departure from the normal
2. involvement of two like parts or a pair
3. adjacent, alongside, near
penta-
five
per-
through, conveying intensity
peri-
around, about, near
poly-
many, multiplicity
post-
after, behind, posterior
pre-
1. anterior
2. before (in time or space)
pro-
before, foreward
pyro-
fire, heat, or fever
quadri-
four
re-
backward, again
retro-
backward, behind
semi-
one-half, partly
sub-
beneath, less than the normal or typical, inferior
super-
in excess, above, superior, or in the upper part of; often the same usage as supra- or hyper-
supra-
a position above the part indicated by the word to which it is joined; in this sense, the same as super-; opposite of intra-
sym-, syn-
together, with, joined
tachy-
rapid
tetra-
four
trans-
across, through, beyond
tri-
three
uni-
one, single, not paired
aden-
gland, glandular
albin-
white
alge-, algio-, algo-
pain
ambi-
around, both, both sides
arch-
1. first, chief, extreme

2. primitive, ancestral

3. beginning
chrom-
color
crypt-
hidden
cyan-
blue
cyst-
1. bladder

2. cystic duct

3. cyst
ec-, ect-
out, away from, on the outside
echin-
prickly, spiny
ent-
inner, within
hyp-
deficient, below normal, under, less than
kal-
potassium
kin-, kine-
motion
macr-
large, long
mes-
1. middle, mean, intermediacy

2. messentery or messentery-like structure
neo-
new, recent
micr-
denotes smallness
mon-
participation or involvement of a single element or part
myx-
mucus
nema-, nemat-
thread, threadlike
oct-
eight
odyn-
pain
pant-
entire
path-
disease
ped-
1. child

2. foot, feet
physi-
1. physical, physiological

2. natural, relating to physics
prot-
1. protein

2. first in a series; highest in rank
prox-
proximal, nearest, next to
pseud-
false (often used about a deceptive resemblance)