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Prefixes Denoting Conditions

PrefixMeaningExample
Ambi-BothAmbidextrous
Aniso-UnequalAnisochromatic
Dys-Bad, difficult, or painfulDysphoria
Eu-Good or normalEuglycemia
Hetero-DifferentHeterogenous
Homo-SameHomogeneous
Hyper-Above or excessiveHyperthyroidism
Hypo-Below or deficientHypoacidic
Iso-Equal or sameIsotonic
Mal-Poor or badMalabsorption
Megalo-LargeMegalocyte