Med Term Prefixes and Suffixes

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(prefix) a- / an-

without

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(prefix) amphi- / ampho-

on both sides, around, both

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(prefix) ana- / ano-

upward, back against

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(prefix) anti-

opposed/against

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(prefix) apo-

away/apart from/derived from

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(prefix) di-

two

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(prefix) dia-

through, across

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(prefix) dicho-

in two, twofold

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(prefix) dys-

difficult

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(prefix) ec- / ek- / ex-

outside of

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(prefix) ecto-

on the outside

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(prefix) en- / em-

in/within

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(prefix) endo- / ento-

within

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(prefix) epi- / eph-

upon/on

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(prefix) eso-

inward

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(prefix) eu-

well/normal/good

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(prefix) exo-

outside of

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(prefix) hemi-

half/partly

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(prefix) hyper

above/excessive

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(prefix) hypo

deficient, below

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(prefix) kata- / cata- / cat-

downward, against, complete

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(prefix) meta- / met-

change, transformation, after, beyond

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(prefix) opistho-

behind/backward

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(prefix) pali- / palin-

again, once more, backwards

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(prefix) para-

alongside/opposite/abnormal

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(prefix) peri-

around

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(prefix) pro-

in front of, forward

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(prefix) pros-

toward; in addition

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(prefix) proso-

forward, before

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(prefix) syn- / sym-

together, with

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(prefix) a- / ab-

away/apart from

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(prefix) ad- / af-

toward, to, near

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(prefix) ambi-

around both sides

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(prefix) ante-

before

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(prefix) bi- / bin-

twice, double, twofold

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(prefix) circum-

around

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(prefix) con- / col- / com- / co- / cor-

with, together, complete

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(prefix) contra-

against, opposite

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(prefix) de-

down from / not

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(prefix) demi-

half/part

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(prefix) dis- / dif-

apart from/seperate

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(prefix) e- / ex- / ef-

out of, from, very

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(prefix) extra- / extro-

outside/beyond

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(prefix) in- / im- / il- / ir-

into, against, not

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example: induction

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(prefix) infra-

below/lower

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example: infrared

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(prefix) inter-

between

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example: intercoastal

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(prefix) intra-

within/during

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example: intradermal

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(prefix) intro-

within, inward

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example: introvert

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(prefix) intus-

within

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example: intussusception (intestine folding over)

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(prefix) juxta-

between, near to

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example: juxtaposition

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(prefix) non-

not; without

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example: non-refundable

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(prefix) ob- / oc- / op-

against, in the way

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example: occlusion

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(prefix) per-

throughout, completely

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example: persistence

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(prefix) post-

after, behind

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example: postpartum depression

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(prefix) prae- / pre-

before, in front of

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(prefix) pro-

before/in front

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(prefix) re-

again, returning

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(prefix) retro-

backwards/behind

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example: retrospective

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(prefix) se-

aside/apart from

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example: segregate

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(prefix) semi-

half

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(prefix) sub- / suc- / suf- / sug- / sup- / sur-

under, below, less than normal

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example: suggestible, surrogate

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(prefix) super

over, above, excessive

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(prefix) supra-

above, beyond

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(prefix) trans-

across, through

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example: transgender

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(prefix) ultra-

beyond, excessive

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(suffix, adjective) ac- / ic- / tic-

pertaining to

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example: gastric

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(suffix, verb) ize-

to become; to engage in

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