The Language of Medicine - Prefixes (Ch 1,2,3,4,16)

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This set of flash cards contains the prefixes from the textbook The Language of Medicine. I am entering them as I learn them, by chapter.


 
  
Created Feb 22, 2009
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kateyestx

 

 
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1
a-, an-, in-, un-
 
no, not, without
2
ab-
 
away from (b faces "away from" a)
3
ad-
 
toward (d faces "toward" a)
4
ana-
 
up, apart
5
ante-, pre-, pro-
 
before, forward, in front of
6
anti-, contra-
 
against, opposite
7
aut-, auto-
 
self, own
8
bi-
 
two
9
brady-
 
slow
10
cata-, de-
 
down, lack of
11
con-, syn-, sym-
 
with, together
12
dia-, per-, trans-
 
through, complete, across
13
dys-, mal-
 
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
14
ec-, ecto-, ex-, exo-
 
out, outside, away from
15
en-, endo-, in-, intra
 
in, within, into
16
epi-, hyper-, supra-, ultra-
 
upon, above, on, excessive, upper
17
eu-
 
good, normal
18
hemi-
 
half
19
hypo-, infra-, sub-
 
deficient, under, beneath
20
inter-
 
between
21
macro-, mega-
 
large
22
meta-
 
change, beyond
23
micro-
 
small
24
neo-
 
new
25
pan-
 
all
26
para-
 
abnormal, beside, near
27
peri-
 
surrounding
28
poly-, multi-
 
many, much
29
post-, retro-
 
after, behind, backward
30
pseudo-
 
false
31
re-
 
back, again
32
tachy-
 
fast
33
uni-, mon/o-
 
one
34
ana-
 
up
35
olig/o-
 
few, scanty
36
prim/o-
 
first
37
dipl/o-
 
double
38
tri-
 
three
39
quadri-
 
four
40
cyan/o-
 
blue
41
melan/o
 
black


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