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a-         without or absence of: (-sepsis, -vascular tissue)

anti-     against: (-bacterial, -biotic, -depressant)

append-           to hang something: (-icular)

bi-        two: (-cuspid valve, -polar disorder, -sexual)

brady-  slow: (-bradycardia)

di-        two: (-saccharide)

dis-      to undo; free from: (-location, -ease, -order)

endo-   within: (-plasmic reticulum)

epi-      upon: (-thelial tissue, -cardium, -dermal)

extra-   outside: (-cellular, --uterine pregnancy)

glyc-    sweet: (-ogen)

hyper-  above: (-tonic)

hypo-   below: (-tonic)

im-       not: (-balance)

infra-    under; below: (-orbital foramen or -spinatus mescles)

inter-    between: (-phase, -costal muscle)

intra-    inside: (-membranous ossification, -cellular fluid)

iso-      equal: (-tonic, -metric)

macro- large: (-biotic, -cephaly, -phage)

meta-   after: (-centric chromosome, -carpals)

micro-  small: (-biology)

mono-  one: (-saccharide)

multi-   many: (-factorial)

patho-  disease: (-gen, -ology,-physiology)

peri-     surrounding: (-cardial, -chondrium, -aortic)

poly-    many: (-unsaturated, -dactyly)

post-    after: (-traumatic stress, -nasal drip)

pre-      before: (-mature, -natal, -fixes)

pseudo-            false: (-stratified epithelium, -dementia)

retro-    back or behind: (-virus, -sternal,)

semi-    half: (-lunar valves, -circular canal, -membranosus muscle)

sub-     under or below: (-arachnoid space, -clavian artery)

super-  over or above: (-ficial anatomy, -vena cava, -ficial)

tachy-  fast: (-cardia)

tetra-    four: (-cycline, -iodothyronine)

trans-   through, across, beyond: (-fusion, -mission, -plantation)

tri-        three: (-glyceride)

ultra-    beyond; excess: (-sound, -violetlight)

uni-      one: (-polar neurons)

 


 

Medium Prefix List 1

Semi-. Half: (-lunar valves, -circular canal, -membranosus muscle)

Sub-. Under or below: (-arachnoid space, -clavian artery)

Intra-. Inside: (-membranous ossification, -cellular fluid)

Iso-. Equal: (-tonic, -metric)

Poly-. Many: (-unsaturated, -dactyly)

Uni-. One: (-polar neurons)

Tachy-. Fast: (-cardia)

Endo-. Within: (-plasmic reticulum)

Super-. Over or above: (-ficial anatomy, -vena cava, -ficial)

Brady-. Slow: (-cardia)


 

Medium Prefix List 2

Multi-. Many: (-factorial)

Inter-. Between: (-phase, -costal muscle)

Post-. After: (-traumatic stress, -nasal drip)

Ultra-. Beyond; excess: (-sound, -violetlight)

Meta-. After: (-centric chromosome, -carpals)

Tetra-. Four: (-cycline, -iodothyronine)

Extra-. Outside: (-cellular, --uterine pregnancy)

Pseudo-. False: (-stratified epithelium, -dementia)

Hypo-. Below: (-tonic)

Infra-. Under; below: (-orbital foramen or -spinatus mescles)

 


 

Medium Prefix List 3

Glyc-. Sweet: (-ogen)

Hyper-. Above: (-tonic)

Trans-. Through, across, beyond: (-fusion, -mission, -plantation)

Patho-. Disease: (-gen, -ology,-physiology)

Pre-. Before: (-mature, -natal, -fixes)

Tri-. Three: (-glyceride)

Anti-. Against: (-bacterial, -biotic, -depressant)

Epi-. Upon: (-thelial tissue, -cardium, -dermal)

Retro-. Back or behind: (-virus, -sternal,)

A-. Without or absence of: (-sepsis, -vascular tissue)

 


 

Medium Prefix List 4

Retro-. Back or behind: (-virus, -sternal)

Mono-. One: (-saccharide)

Dis-. To undo; free from: (-location, -ease, -order)

Macro-. Large: (-biotic, -cephaly, -phage)

Peri-. Surrounding: (-cardial, -chondrium, -aortic)

Append-. To hang something: (-icular)

Bi-. Two: (-cuspid valve, -polar disorder, -sexual)

Im-. Not: (-balance)

Di-. Two: (-saccharide)

Micro-. Small: (-biology)

 


 

Medium Prefix List 5

Dis-. To undo; free from: (-location, -ease, -order)

Sub-. Under or below: (-arachnoid space, -clavian artery)

Hyper-. Above: (-tonic)

Multi-. Many: (-factorial)

Epi-. Upon: (-thelial tissue, -cardium, -dermal)

Extra-. Outside: (-cellular, --uterine pregnancy)

Uni-. One: (-polar neurons)

Post-. After: (-traumatic stress, -nasal drip)

Meta-. After: (-centric chromosome, -carpals)

Tachy-. Fast: (-cardia)


Medium Prefix List 6

Bi-. Two: (-cuspid valve, -polar disorder, -sexual)

Meta-. After: (-centric chromosome, -carpals)

Poly-. Many: (-unsaturated, -dactyly)

Inter-. Between: (-phase, -costal muscle)

Macro-. Large: (-biotic, -cephaly, -phage)

Ultra-. Beyond; excess: (-sound, -violetlight)

Anti-. Against: (-bacterial, -biotic, -depressant)

Pseudo-. False: (-stratified epithelium, -dementia)

Retro-. Back or behind: (-virus, -sternal,)

Di-. Two: (-saccharide)

 

 

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