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a- or an-
absence of
ambi-
both
anti-
against
ante-
before
bi-
two
brady-
slow
circum-
around
contra-
against
dys-
painful, difficult, labored
endo-
within
epi-
upon
extra-
outside of
glyco-
sugar
meno-
monthly, menstrual
hemi-
half
sub-
under
hyper-
above, excess
hypo-
below, deficient
in-, intra-
inside
mammo-
breast
hepa-, hepato-
liver
inter-
between
tri-
three
mal-
bad, disordered
oligo-
few, little
ortho-
straight
para-
beside
poly-
many
post-
after
pre-
before
quadr-
four
macro-
large
micro-
small
retro-
behind
trans-
across
super-, supra-
above
tachy-
rapid
angio-
tube, blood vessel
arthro-
joint
cardio-
heart
cephalo-
head
cerebro-
brain
chole-
bile
cyst-
sac
cyt-
cell
derma-
skin
entero-
gut
erythro-
red
gastro-
stomach
hema-, hemo-
blood
hepato-
liver
hystero-
uterus
meningo-
meninges
myo-
muscle
nephro-
kidney
neuro-
nerve
orchi-
testicle
osteo-
bone
oto-
ear
phleb-
vein
pneumo-
air, lung
pyo-
pus
rhino-
nose
sclero-
hardness
uro-
urine, urinary
vaso-
vessel
leuko-
white
-algia
pain
-asthenia
weakness
-ectomy
surgical removal
-emia
blood
-esthesia
senation
-genic
causing
-graph(y)
visualization of
-itis
inflammation
-megaly
enlargement of
-oma
tumor
-osis
disease of
-ostomy
opening into
-otomy
incision into
-paresis
weakness
-pathy
disease
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breathing
-rrhea
discharge
-scopy
to examine, see
-uria
urine
anterior

ventral
toward the front of the body
posterior

dorsal
toward the back of the body
superior
upper
inferior
lower
superficial
near the surface
deep
remote from the surface
internal
inside
external
outside
proximal
part nearest the heart
distal
part farthest from the heart
medial
toward the center of the body
lateral
away from the center of the body
craniad

cephalad
toward the head
caudad
toward the feet
supine
lying horizontal on the back face upward
prone
lying horizontal face downward
abduction
a movement away from the body
adduction
a movement toward the body
flexion
the act of bending or shortening
extension
the movement that brings the parts of a limb toward a straight condition