Prefixes for Degree or Quality

  1. a-
    away from, without

    aspermia

    condition of being without sperm
  2. an-
    not; without

    anesthesia

    condition without sensation
  3. anti-
    against

    antibiotic

    a drug against bacteria
  4. de-
    reversal of; without

    dementia

    without a mind
  5. dys-
    abnormal; difficult; painful

    dysphagia

    difficult or painful eating and swallowing
  6. eu-
    good; normal

    euthyroidism

    process of normal thyroid gland
  7. mal-
    bad; inadequate

    malnutrition

    inadequate nourishment
  8. re-
    again and again; backwards; unable to


    respiration 

    process of again and again breathing
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Prefixes for Degree or Quality
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