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pre-
before, in front of
peri-
around
post-
after, behind
nat
birth
epi-
above, upon
hypo-
under, below, deficient
infra-, sub-
under, below
inter-
between
pro-
before, in front of
retro-
backward, beind
bi-
two
dipl-, diplo-
double
hemi-
one half
mono-, uni-
one
primi-
first
quadri-
four
tri-
three
ab-
from, away from
ad-
toward
circum-, peri-
around
dia-, trans-
through, across
ecto-, exo-, extra-
outside, outward
para-
near, beside; beyond
super-
upper, above
supra-
above; excessive; superior
ultra-
excess, beyond
a-, an-
without, not
anti-, contra-
against
brady-
slow
dys-
bad; painful; difficult
eu-
good, normal
hetero-
different
homo-, homeo-
same
mal-
bad
pan-
all
pseudo-
false
syn-
union, together, joined
tachy-
rapid
prefixes are used in medical terms to denote
position, number/measurment, and direction
prefixes of position describe a
place or location
prefixes of number/measurment describe an
amount, size, or degree of involvement
prefixes of direction indicate a
pathway or route