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What does the prefix "pre-" mean?

Before

2

What does the prefix "peri-" mean?

Around

3

What does the prefix "post-" mean?

After

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What does the prefix "a-" mean?

Without/No

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What does the prefix "an-" mean?

Without/No

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What does the prefix "ab-" mean?

Away from

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What does the prefix "ad-" mean?

Towards

8

What does the prefix "hyper-" mean?

Elevated/Higher/More than normal

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What does the prefix "hypo-" mean?

Depressed/Lower/Less than normal

10

What does the prefix "inter-" mean?

Between

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What does the prefix "intra-" mean?

Within

12

What does the prefix "poly-" mean?

Many/Excessive

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What does the prefix "oligo-" mean?

Scant/Little

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What does the prefix "sub-" mean?

Below/Under/Less

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What does the prefix "super-" mean?

Above/Beyond/Excessive

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What does the prefix "supra-" mean?

Above/Beyond/Excessive

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What does the prefix "epi-" mean?

Upper

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What does the prefix "extra-" mean?

Outside

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What does the prefix "infra-" mean?

Below/Beneath

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What does the prefix "meta-" mean?

Beyond

21

What does the prefix "trans-" mean?

Across

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What does the prefix "ultra-" mean?

Above/Increased/More than normal

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What does the prefix "neo-" mean?

New

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What does the prefix "dys-" mean?

Bad

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What does the prefix "exo-" mean?

Without/Outside

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What does the prefix "endo-" mean?

Within

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What does the prefix "per-" mean?

Throughout

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What does the prefix "anti-" mean?

Against

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What does the prefix "ex-" mean?

Without/Outside

30

What does the prefix "pan-" mean?

All