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A-, An-
no; lacking; none
Ab-
away from; out from
Ac-
to; toward
-aceous, -aceus
of or pertaining to
Acou-
hearing
Acr-, acro-
extreme; peak
Ad-
to; toward
Adeno-
gland
Agri-
field, soil
-al
having character of
Alb-
white
-algia
pain
Alto-
high
Ameb-
change; alternation
Amphibi-
leading a double life
Ampho-, amb-
both
An-
not; without
Ana-
up
Andro-
masculine; man
Anemo-
wind
Antero-
front
Antho-
flower
Anti-
against
Anthropo-
man
Ap-
to; toward
Aqu-
water
Archaeo-
primitive; ancient
Arthro-
joint
Aster-, Astro-
stars
-ate
used in forming verbs from nouns
-ation
used in forming nouns from verbs
Atom-
vapor
Audi-
hear
Auto-
self
Bactr-
stick; club
Barb-
beard
Baro-
weight
Bath-
depth; height
Bene-
well; good
Bio-, bi-
life; living
-blast
sprout; germ
Brachi-
having arms
Branchi-
having fins
brev-
short
Bronch-
windpipe
Calor-
heat
Carb-
coal; carbon
Cardi-
heart
Carn-
meat
Carpal-
wrist
Caud-
tail
Cell-
storeroom; chamber
-cene
new; recent
Centi-
hundredth
Centr-
center
Cephal-
head
Cervic-
neck
Chem-
referring to chemistry
Chlor-
green
Chrom-, -chrome
color
Chym-
juice
-cide
killing
Circum-
around; about
Cirru-
hairlike curls
Co-
with together
Cocc-
seed
Coel-
hollow
Coll-
glue
Com-
with; together
Con-
with; together
Coni-
cone
Contra-
against
Corp-
body
Comso-
world; order; form
Cotyl-
cup
Counter-
against
Crypt-
hidden; covered
-cule, -culus
added to nouns to form diminutive
Cucmul-
heaped
Cuti-
skin
Cyan-
dark blue
-cycle, cyci-
ring; circle
Cyst-
bladder; pouch
Cyt-, -cyte
cell; receptacle
Dacty-
finger
Deca-
ten
DEci-
tenth
Deliquesc-
become fluid
Demi-
half
dendr-
tree
Dent-
tooth
Derm-
skin
Digit-
finger; toe
Din-
terrible
Dis-
apart; out
Dorm-
sleep
Dors-
back
Du-, -duo
two
-duct
lead
Dynam-
power
Dys-
ill; bad
Ec-
out of; outside
Echin-
spiny; prickly
Eco-
house
Ect-
outside; without
Electro-
electric; electricity
En-
in; into
-en
made of
Encephal-
brain
end-, emt-
within; in
Enter-
intestines
-eous
nature of; like
-err
wander; go astray
Erythro-
red
Ethno-
race; people
Eu-
well; good
Extra-
beyond; outside of
Ex-
out of
-fer
bear; carrry; produce
Ferro-
iron
Fibr-
fiber; thread
-fid, fis-
divided into; split
-flect, -flex
bend
flor-
flower
Fluor-
fluorine
Foli-
leaf
Fract-
break
Galact-, galax-
milk; milky fluid
Gastro-
stomach
Geo-
land, earth
-gen, -gine
producer; former
-gene, Gene-
origin
-gest
carry; produce
Glob-
ball; round
Glottis-
mouth of windpipe
-gon
angler; corner
-gony
offspirng; generation; coming into being
-grade
step; division
-gram
writing; record
-grpahy, -graph
writing; record
Grav-
heavy
Gross-
thick
Gymno-
naked
Gyn-
female
Gyr-
ring; circle; spiral
Heme-
blood
Herb-
grass
Hetero-
different; other
Hex-
six
Hibern-
winter
Hipp-
horse
Hist-
tissue
Holo-
entire; whole
Homo-
man
Homo-
smae; alike
Hort-
garden
Hybrid-
mongrel
Hydr-
water
Hygr-
wet; moist
Hypo-
beneath; under; less
Hyper-
above; beyond; over
Hyphno-
sleep
-ic
added to nouns to form adjectives
Ichthy-
fish
Ign-
fire
Im-
not
In-
to; toward; into
In-
not
-ine
of or pertaining to
Infro-
below, beneath
Inter-
between
Intra-
within; inside
-ion
go; come
-ism
a state or condition
iso-
equal, same
-ism
a state or condition
-itis
inflammation; disease
kilo-
thousand
lachry-
tear
lact-
milk
lat-
side; flank
-less
withouth
leuc-
white; bright; light
lign-
wood
lin-
line
lingu-
tongue
Liqu-
become fluid, liquid
lip-
fat
lith-, -lite
stone, petrifying
loc-
place
-logy
study
-lysis, -lyte, -lyst
dissolve; decompose
macr-
large
mal-
bad; evil
malle-
hammer
mamm-
breast
marg-
border; edge
mast-
breast
meta-
middle
mela-, melan-
black; dark
mes-
middle; half; intermediate
met-, meta-
between; along; after
meteor-
lofty, high, in air
-meter, -metry
way of measuring, instrument for measuring
metro-
uterus
micro-
small
milli-
thousandth
mis-
wrong; incorrect
mito-
thread, filament
mole-
mass
mono-
one; single
mont-
mountain
mort-
death
move-, mot-
move
morph-
shape; form
multi-
many
mycel-
threadlike
mycet-
fungus
myria-
many
moll-
soft
nas-
nose
nemat-
thread
neo-
new; recent
nephro-
kidney
-ner-
moist; liquid
neur-, nerv-
nerve; tendon
noct-, nox-
night
-node
knot
-nomy, -nome
distribute; arrange; law
non-
not
not-
back
nuc-
center
ob-
against
ocul-
eye
oct-
eight
odont-
tooth
-oid
like in form or shape
olf-
smell