Prefixes for Location or Direction

  1. -endo
    -innermost, within

    -endotracheal 

    -pertaining to within the trachea
  2. -epi
    -above, upon

    -epidermal

    -pertaining to upon the skin
  3. - inter
    -between

    -intercostal

    -between ribs
  4. -intra
    -within

    -intravenous 

    -within a vein
  5. -peri
    -all around

    -percardial

    -around the heart
  6. -post
    -behind

    -postnasal

    -behind the nose
  7. -pre
    -before, in front of 

    -premenstrual 

    -before menstrual cycle
  8. -sub
    -below; underneath

    -subcutaneous

    -pertaining to underneath the skin
  9. -trans
    -across; through

    -transvaginal

    -pertaining to through the vaginal
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Prefixes for Location or Direction
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