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Can you name the meanings of Common Medical Prefixes?

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PrefixMeaningExample
tachy-tachycardia
juxta-juxta-articular
eu-eupnea
hyp-hypoxemia
tri-triceps
non-noninvasive
ambi-ambidextrous
intra-intravenous
in-incomptent/inborn
post-postcibal
purpur/opurpura
dis-dislocation
contra-contraindication
primi-primigravida
circum-circumduction
exo- exogenous
ab-aberrant
dia- diagnosis
de-descend
auto-autograft
im-impotence
hypo-hypoglycemia
hyperhyperemesis
inter-intercostal
albin/oalbinism
cyan/ocyanoderma
glauc/oglaucoma
PrefixMeaningExample
homo-homogenesis
eosin/oeosinphil
melan/omelanoma
pseudopseudoanorexia
idio-idosyncrasy
ante-antecubital
meta-metacarpals
poli/opoliomyelitis
chlor/ochlorophyll
pre-precordial
con-congenital
rube-rubella
dys-dyspnea
meso-mesoderm
multi-multipara
extra-extrahepatic
infra-infraorbital
ad-adduct
semi-semi concious
quadri-quadriplegia
ex-exhale
leuk/oleukoplakia
an-anethesia
endo-endoscope
mono-monocyte
bio-biology
re-reactivate
PrefixMeaningExample
uni-uninuclear
homeo-homeostatsis
jaund/ojaundice
epi-epigastric
a-apnea
erythr/oerythrocyte
xanth/oxanthoderma
retro-retrocecal
alb-albino
milli-milliliter
per-percussion
peri-perianal
ecto-ectopic
subsubcutaneous
cirrh/ocirrhosis
brady-bradycardia
para-paracervical
ultra-ultrasound
pan-pancarditis
syn-syndrome
hydro-hydrocephalus
hemi-hemiplegia
anti-antidote
hetero-heterogenous
bi-bicuspid
trans-transurethral
sym-sympathetic

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