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Prefix 1:
allo
other, another
Ex.: allopathy
Prefix 2:
ana
up to, back, again, apart
Ex.: anaplastic, anabolic
Prefix 3:
ante-
before, forwards
Ex.: antecubital, ante-cibum
Prefix 4:
anti-
against, opposite
Ex.: antitoxin, antiseptic, antidepressant
Prefix 5:
bi-
twice, double
Ex.: biceps, bisulfite
Prefix 6:
brady-
slow
Ex.: bradycardia, bradytaxia
Prefix 7:
circum-
around
Ex.: circumoral, circumcision
Prefix 8:
contra-
against
Ex.: contraindication
Prefix 9:
di-, dis-
two
Ex.: distillation, dissect
Prefix 10:
e-, ec-, ecto-
out, from out of
Ex.: ectopic
Prefix 11:
hyper-
above, excessive
Ex.: hyperalimentation, hypertension
Prefix 12:
hypo-
below, deficient
Ex.: hypodermic, hypovolemic
Prefix 13:
inter-
among, between
Ex.: intercostal
Prefix 14:
intra-
within, inside, during
Ex.: intravenous, intrauterine
Prefix 15:
macro-, mega-, megalo-
large
Ex.: macrophage, megavitamin, megalomania
Prefix 16:
mal-
bad
Ex.: malnutrition, malaise
Prefix 17:
micro-
small
Ex.: micron, microscope
Prefix 18:
mono
one
Ex.: mononucleosis, monocyte
Prefix 19:
para-
beside, to the side of, wrong
Ex.: paranasal, parasympathetic
Prefix 20:
peri-
around
Ex.: pericardium
Prefix 21:
poly-
many
Ex.: polymorphonuclear, polypharmacy
Prefix 22:
post-
behind, after
Ex.: postpartum, postoperative, posttraumatic
Prefix 23:
pre-, pro-
before, in front
Ex.: prenatal, premature, proptosis
Prefix 24:
primi-
first
Ex.: primigravida
Prefix 25:
pseudo-
false
Ex.: pseudoplegia
Prefix 26:
quadri-, tetra-
four
Ex.: quadriplegia, tetracycline
Prefix 27:
semi-
half
Ex.: semiconscious
Prefix 28:
sub-
under, beneath
Ex.: subcutaneous
Prefix 29:
tachy-
rapid
Ex.: tachypnea, tachycardia
Prefix 30:
trans-
across, beyond, through
Ex.: transocular, transfusion
Prefix 31:
dys-
bad, abnormal
Ex.: dystrophy, dyspepsia
Prefix 32:
iso-
equal, same
Ex.: isomorphic, isotonic