Prefixes - "Time or Position/Direction"

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per-

through

perforated - pierced through with one or more holes

percutaneous - the passage of substances through unbroken skin

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post-

after

postsurgical - after surgery

posterior - near the back or end

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pre-

before

precursor - one that precedes and indicates the onset of another

preaxial - situated in front of the axis of the body or limb

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re-

again, back

revive - to restore life or consciousness

recline - lean or lie back in a position with the back supported

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retro-

backward or behind

retrospective - a study that collects past information on individuals to explain a current illness

retrobulbular - situated or occurring behind the eyeball