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common prefixes

Term Definition
hypo- under, below
sub- under, below
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
pro- before, in front of
intra- within
inter- between
retro- backward, behind
epi- above, upon
uni-, mono one
bi-, di- two
tri- three
diplo- double
hemi- one half
hypo- below, deficient
hyper- above, excessive
micro- small
macro- large
poly- many, much
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
circum around
dia- through
extra- outside, outward
endo- in, within
a, an without
anti- against
dys- bad, painful, difficult
eu- good, normal
mal- bad

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