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ab-
from, away from
abduct (to move away from the midline of the body)
ad-
toward, increase
adduct (movement toward the midline of the body)
ambi-
both, both sides
ambidextrous (able to use both hands well)
ante-
before, in front of
antecubital (the space in front of the elbow)
circum-
around
circumoral (around the mouth)
de-
down, from
desend ( to come down from)
dia-
through
diagnosis (knowledge through testing)
ecto-
outside
ectopic(outside a normal location)
endo-
within
endocervical(pertaining to the inner lining of the cervix)
epi-
upon, over
epigastric(upon the stomach)
ex-
out, away from, outside
extract(to remove a tooth from (away from) the oral cavity)
extra-
outside, beyond
extrahepatic(outside of the liver)
hypo-
under,below,beneath, less than normal
hypoglossal(under the tongue)
in-
in,inside,within,not
intubate(to insert a tube inside (into)an organ or body cavity)
infra-
beneath, below,under
infrapatellar (below the knee)
inter-
between
intercostal(between the ribs)
intra-
within
intravenous(within a vein)
juxta-
near, beside
juxtaarticula(pertaining to a location near a joint)
meso-
middle
mesoderm(the middle of the three layers of the skin)
para-
near, beside, beyond, two like parts
paracervical(near,or beside, the cervix)
peri-
around
perianal(around the anus)
pre-
before, in front of
precordial(the region of the chest wall in front of the heart)
pro-
in front, before
progravid(preceding pregnacny)
retro-
backward, behind
retroflexion(an abnormal postion of an organ in which the organ is tilted backward)
sub-
under, below
sublingual(under the tongue)
supra-
above, over
suprapubic(above, or over, the pubic area)
trans-
across, through
transurethral(across, or through, the urethra)