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epi-
above, upon
Epigastric - Pertaining to the region above the stomach.
hypo-
under, below, deficient
Hypodermic - Pertaining to underneath the skin.
infra-
under, below
Infracostal -Below the ribs
sub-
under, below
Subnasal - Under the nose
inter-
between
Intercostal - Between the ribs.
post-
after, behind
Postnatal - Pertaining to the period after childbirth.
peri-
around
Perinatal - Pertaining to the period around childbirth.
pre-
before, in front of
Prenatal - Pertaining to the period before childbirth.
pro-
before, in front of
Prognosis - Knowing before. Prediction of the course and end of a disease and the estimated chance of recovery.
retro-
backward, behind
Retroversion - Turning backwards. Refers to the tipping backward of an organ (such as the uterus) from its normal position.
bi-
two
Bilateral - Pertaining to two sides.
diplo-
double
Diplopia - Double vision.
Diplobacterial - Bacteria linked together in pairs.
hemi-
one half
Hemiplegia - Paralysis of one half of the body.
hyper-
excessive, above normal
Hypercalcemia - Excessive calcium in the blood.
macro-
large
Macrocyte - Large cell
micro-
small
Microscope - Instrument for examining small objects.
mono-
one
Monotherapy - One treatment. Using a single drug or single treatment modality.
uni-
one
Uninuclear - Pertaining to one nucleus.
multi-
many, much
Multigravida - Woman who has been pregnant more than once.
poly-
many, much
Polyphobia - Fear of many things
primi-
first
Primigravida - Woman during her first pregnancy.
quadri-
four
Quadriplegia - Paralysis of four limbs.
tri-
three
Trieps - Three heads. Describes a muscle arising by three heads with a single insertion.
ab-
away from
Abduction - Movement of a limb away from an axis of the body.
ad-
toward
Adduction - Movement of a limb toward the axis of the body.
circum-
around
Circumrenal - Pertaining to around the kidney.
peri-
around
Periodontal - Pertaining to around a tooth.
dia-
through, across
Diarrhea - Flow through.
trans-
through, across
Transvaginal - Pertaining to across or through the vagina.
ecto-
outside, outward
Ectogenous - Forming outside the body or structure. i.e. exogenous infection is one that arises outside of the body.
exo-
outside, outward
Extropia - Turning outward of one or both eyes.
extra-
outside, outward
Extracranial - Outside of the skull.
endo-
in, within
Endocrine - Secrete within. Describes a gland that secretes directly into the bloodstream.
intra-
in, within
Intramuscular - Within the muscle.
para-
near, beside; beyond
Paranasal - Beside the nose.
super-
upper, above
Superior - Pertaining to the upper part of a structure.
supra-
above; excessive; superior
Suprarenal - Pertaining to above the kidney.
ultra-
excess, beyond
Ultrasonic - Pertaining to sound beyond (that which can be heard by the human ear.
a-
without, not
Amastia - Without a breast. May be the result of a congenital disorder, endocrine disorder, or mastectomy.
an-
without, not
Anesthesia - Without feeling. May be partial or complete loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness.
anti-
against
Antibacterial - Substances that kill bacteria of inhibit their growth or replication.
contra-
against
Contraception - Against conception of impregnation.
brady-
slow
Bradycardia - Slow heart rate
dys-
bad; painful; difficult
Dystocia - Difficult childbirth

'tocia' - childbirth, labor
eu-
good, normal
Eupnea - Normal breathing
hetero-
different
Heterograft - Also called a Xenograft, is a transplant of tissue from another species used as a temporary graft in certain cases. Used to prevent fluid loss and protect from infection, Most commonly skin from a pig is used.
home-
same
Homograft - Also called an Allograft, is a transplant of tissue from a member of the patient's own species. Commonly transplanted organs include bone, kidney, lung, and heart. Immunosuppresive drugs must be taken to prevent tissue rejection..
Homeo-
same
Homeoplasia - Formation of new tissue similar to that already existing in a part.
mal-
bad
Malnutrition - Refers to any disorder resulting from an inadequate or excessive intake of food.
pan-
all
Panarthritis - Inflammation of all of many joints.
pseudo-
false
Pseudocyesis - False pregnancy

'cyesis' - pregnancy
syn-
union, together, joined
Syndactylism - Condition of joined finger or toes.

'dactyl' - fingers;toes
tachy-
rapid
Tachypnea - Rapid breathing