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(Latin: prefix; to, toward, a direction toward, addition to, near, at; and changes to: ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, aq-, ar-, as-, at- when ad- is combined with certain words that begin with the letters c, f, g, l, n, p, q, r, s, and t)
(Greek: from, away from, asunder, separate, separation from, derived from)
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apéritif
1. An alcoholic drink; especially, a wine, drunk before a meal to serve as an appetizer.
2. Etymology: "alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite", from French; literally, "opening" from Latin aperitivus, from aperire "to open".
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apo-, ap-, aph-
off; away from
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anteroposterior, AP
From the front to the back, as opposed to posteroanteror.

When a chest X-ray is taken with the patient's back against the film plate and the X-ray machine is in front of the patient, it is referred to as an AP, or anteroposterior, view.

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