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a-;an-
not, without, lacking, deficient
ab-
away from, out from
-al
having the character of
alb-
white
alg-, -algia
pain
alto-
high
ambi-
both
ameb-
change, alteration
amni-
fetal membrane
amphi-, ampho-
both
amyl-
starch
ana-
up, back, again
andro-
msn, masculine
anemo-
wind
ang-
choke, feel pain
angi-
blood vessel, duct
ante-
before, ahead of time
anter-
front
antho-
flower
anti-
against, opposite
agri-
field, soil
aero-
air
adip-
fat
aden-
gland
ad-
to, toward
acou-, acous-
hear
-aceous
of or pertaining to
ac-
to, toward
-able
capable of
anthropo-
man, human
-ap-, -aph-
touch
apo-, ap-
away from
aqu-
water
archaeo-
primitive, ancient
-ary, -arium
denotes a place for something
arteri-
artery
arthr-
joint, articulation
-ase
forms names of enzymes
aster-, astr-
star
-ate
verb form - the act of...
ather-
fatty deposit
-ation
noun form - the act of...
atmo-
vapor
audi-
hear
aur-
ear
auto-
self
bacter-, bactr-
bacterium, stick, club
barb-
beard
baro-
weight
bath-
depth, height
bene-
well, good
bi- (Latin)
two, twice
bi-, bio- (Greek)
life, living
-blast
sprout, germ, bud
brachi-
arm
brachy-
short
brady-
slow
branchi-
fin
brev-
short
bronch-
windpipe
cac-
bad
calor-
heat
capill-
hair
capit-
head
carcin-
cancer
cardi-
heart
carn-
meat, flesh
carp-
fruit
carpal-
wrist
cata-
breakdown, downward
caud-
tail
-cell-
chamber, small room
cen-, -cene
now, recent
cente-
pierce
centi-
hundredth
centr-
center
cephal-
head
cerat-
horn
cerebr-
brain
cervic-
neck
chel-
claw
chem-
dealing with chemicals
chir-
hand
chlor-
green
chondr-
cartilage
chrom-, -chrome
color
chron-
time
-chym-
of or pertaining 2 sum ice cream
-cid-, -cis-
cut, kill, fall
circa-, circum-
around, about
cirru-
hairlike curls
co-
with, together
cocc-
seed, berry
coel-
hollow
coll-
glue
coni-
cone
contra-
against
corp-
body
cort-, cortic-
outer layer
cosmo-
world, order, form
cotyl-
cup
counter-
against
crani-
skull
cresc-, cret-
begin to grow
crypt-
hidden, covered
-cul, -cule
small, diminutive
cumul-
heaped
cuti-
skin
cyan-
blue
-cycle, cycl-
ring, circle
-cyst-
sac, pouch, bladder
cyt-, -cyte
cell, hollow container
dactyl-
finger
de-
away from, down
deca-
ten
deci-
tenth
deliquesc-
become fluid
demi-
half
dendr-
tree
dent-
tooth
derm-
skin
di-, dipl- (Latin)
two, double
di-, dia- (Greek)
through, across, apart
dia- (Latin)
day
digit-
finger, toe
din-
terrible
dis-
apart, out
dorm-
sleep
dors-
back
du-, duo-
two
-duct
lead
dynam-
power
dys-
bad, abnormal, difficult
ec-
out of, away from
echin-
spiny, prickly
eco-
house
ecto-
outside of
-elle
small
-emia
blood
en-, endo-, ent-
in, into, within
-en
made of
encephal-
brain
enter-
intestine, gut
entom-
insects
-eous
nature of, like
epi-
upon, above, over
-err-
wander, go astray
erythro-
red
-escent
becoming
eso-
inward, within, inner
eu-
well, good, true, normal
eury-
widen
ex-
out of, away from
extra-
beyond, outside
-fer-
bear, carry, produce
ferro-
iron
fibr-
fiber, thread
-fid, fiss-
split, divided into
-flect, -flex
bend
flor-
flower
flu-, fluct-, flux
flow
foli-
leaf
fract-
break
-gam-
marriage
gastr-
stomach
geo-
land, earth
-gen, -gine
producer, former
-gene-
origin, birth
-gest-
carry, produce, bear
-glen-
eyeball
-glob-
ball, round
gloss-
tongue
gluc-, glyc-
sweet, sugar
glut-
buttock
gnath-
jaw
-gon
angle, corner
-grad-
step
-gram, graph
record, writing
grav-
heavy
-gross-
thick
gymno-
naked, bare
gyn-
female
gyr-
ring, spiral, circle
-hal-, -hale
breathe, breath
halo-
salt
hapl-
simple
hecto-
hundred
-helminth-
worm
hem-
blood
hemi-
half
hepar-, hepat-
liver
herb-
grass, plants
hetero-
different, other
hex-
six
hibern-
winter
hidr-
sweat
hipp-
horse
hist-
tissue
holo-
entire, whole
homo- (Latin)
man, human
homo- (Greek)
same, alike
hort-
garden
hydr-
water
hygr-
moist, wet
hyper-
above, beyond, over
hyph-
weaving, web
hypno-
sleep
hypo-
below, under, less
hyster-
womb, uterus
-iac
person afflicted with a disease
-iasis
disease, abnormal condition
-ic
(adjective former)
former being disease
ichthy-
fish
ign-
fire
in-, il-, im-, ir-
not
OR
to, toward, into

in-
very, thoroughly
-ine
of or pertaining to
infra-
below, beneath
inter-
between
intra-
within, inside
-ism
a state or condition
iso-
same, equal
-ist
person who deals with
-itis
inflammation, disease
-ium
refers to a part of the body
-kary-
cell nucleus
kel-
tumor, swelling
kerat-
horn
kilo-
thousand
kine-
move
lachry-
tear
lact-
milk
lat-
side
leio-
smooth
-less
without
leuc-, leuk-
white, bright, light
lign-
wood
lin-
line
lingu-
longue
lip-
fat
lith-, -lite
stone, petrifying
loc-
place
-log-
word, speech
-logist
one who studies
-logy
study of
lumin-
light
-lys-, -lyt-, -lyst
decompose, split, dissolve
macr-
large
malle-
soft
mamm-
breast
marg-
border, edge
mast-
breast
med-
middle
meg-
million, great
mela-, melan-
dark, black
-mer
part
mes-
middle, intermediate
met-, meta-
between, along, after
-meter, -metry
measurement
micro-
small, millionth
milli-
thousandth
mis-
wrong, incorrect
mito-
thread
mole-
mass
mono-
one, single
mort-
death
-mot-
move
morph-
shape, form
multi-
many
mut-
change
my-
muscle
myc-
fungus
mycel-
threadlike
myria-
many
moll-
soft
nas-
nose
necr-
corpse, dead
nemat-
thread
neo-
new, recent
nephro-
kidney
-ner-
moist, liquid
neur-
nerve
noct-, nox-
night
-node
knot
-nom-, -nomy
ordered knowledge, law
non-
not
not-
back
nuc-
center
ob-
against
ocul-
eye
oct-
eight
odont-
tooth
-oid
form, appearance
olf-
smell
oligo-
few, little
-oma
abnormal condition, tumor
omni-
all
onc-
mass, tumor
oo-
egg
opthalm-
eye
opt-
eye
orb-
circle, round, ring
-orium, -ory
place for something
ornith-
bird
orth-
straight, correct, right
oscu-
mouth
-osis
abnormal condition
oste-
bone
oto-
ear
-ous
full of
ov-
egg
oxy-
sharp, acid, oxygen
pachy-
thick
paleo-
old, ancient
palm-
broad, flat
pan-
all
par-, para-
beside, near, equal
path-, -pathy
disease, suffering
-ped-
foot
OR
child

pent-
five
per-
through
peri-
around
permea-
pass, go
phag-
eat
pheno-
show
-phil-
loving, fond of
phon-, -phone
sound
-phore, pher-
bear, carry
photo-
light
phren-
mind, diaphragm
phyc-
seaweed, algae
phyl-
related group
-phyll
leaf
physi-
nature, natural qualities
phyt-, -phyte
plant
pino-
drink
pinni-
feather
plan-
roaming, wandering
plasm-, -plast-
formed into, form
platy-
flat
pleur-
lung, rib, side
pneumo-
lungs, air
-pod
foot
poly-
many, several
por-
opening
port-
carry
post-
after, behind
pom-
fruit
pre-
before, ahead of time
prim-
first
pro-
forward, favoring, before
proto-
first, primary
pseudo-
false, deceptive
psych-
mind
pter-
having wings or fins
pulmo-
lung
puls-
drive, push
pyr-
heat, fire
quadr-
four
quin-
five
radi-
ray
re-
again, back
rect-
right, correct
ren-
kidney
ret-
net, made like a net
rhag-, -rrhage
burst forth
rhe-, -rrhea
flow
rhin-
nose
rhiz-
root
rhodo-
rose
roto-
wheel
rubr-
red
sacchar-
sugar
sapr-
rotten
sarc-
flesh
saur-
lizard
schis-, schiz-
split, divide
sci-
know
scler-
hard
-scop-
look for, device for seeing
-scribe, -script
write
semi-
half, partly
sept-
partition, seven
-septic
infection, putrefaction
sess-
sit
sex-
six
-sis
condition, state
sol-
sun
solv-
loosen, free
som-, somat-, -some
body
somn-
sleep
son-
sound
spec-, spic-
look at
-sperm-
seed
-spher-
ball, round
spir-, -spire
breathe
-spor-
seed
stat-, -stasis
sanding, placed, staying
stell-
stars
sten-
narrow
stern-
chest, breast
stom-, -stome
mouth
strat-
layer
stereo-
solid, 3-dimensional
strict-
drawn tight
styl-
pillar
sub-
under, below
super-, sur-
over, above, on top
sym-, syn-
together
tachy-
quick, swift
tarso-
ankle
tax-
arrange, put in order
tele-
far off, distant
telo-
end
terr-
earth, land
tetr-
four
thall-
young shoot
-the-, -thes-
put
-thel-
cover a surface
-therm-
heat
-tom-
cut, slice
toxico-
poison
top-
place
trache-
windpipe
trans-
across
tri-
three
trich-
hair
-trop-
turn, change
-troph-
nourishment, one who feeds
turb-
whirl
-ul-, -ule
diminutive, small
ultra-
beyond
uni-
one
ur-
urine
-ura
tail
vas-
vessel
vect-
carry
ven-, vent-
come
ventr-
belly, underside
-verge
turn, slant
vig-
strong
vit-, viv-
life
volv-
roll, wander
-vor-
devour, eat
xanth-
yellow
xero-
dry
xyl-
wood
zo-, -zoa
animal
zyg-
joined together
zym-
yeast

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