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The medical prefix term equi- means "equal".
Example Word: equi/libra/tion
Word Breakdown: Equi- means "equal", libra is a word root that refers to "balance", and -tion is a suffix term that means "a process or state".
Definition: The process of establishing or maintaining equilibrium is called equilibration.
The medical prefix term micro- means "small".
Example Word: micro/bi/o/logy
Word Breakdown: Micro- means "small", bi/o is a combining form that pertains to "life" and -logy is a suffix term that refers to "study of" or "specialization".
Definition: The scientific study of microorganisms (small life form) is known as microbiology.