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One
mono-,
uni-
A monorail is a single rail that serves as a track for a wheeled vehicle. A monocular scope has one eyepiece. A unicorn has one horn, and a unicycle has one wheel.
Two
bi-,
di-
A bicycle has two wheels. Carbon dioxide contains two atoms of oxygen.
Three
tri-
A tricycle has three wheels.
Four
quad-,
quadri-,
tetra-
Quadruplets are four offspring born at one birth. A quadriplegic is one who had paralysis of all four extremities (the arms and legs). A tetrahedron is a solid figure having four faces.
One hundred or one-hundreth
centi-
Centigrade is a measurement of temperature that is divided into one hundred degrees, with 0 degrees representing the freezing point and 100 degrees representing the boiling point. A centimeter is one-hundreth of a meter.
One-thousandth
milli-
A millimeter is one-thousandth of a meter.
Double
diplo-
Diplopia means double vision. Two images of a single object are seen.
Half, partly
hemi-,
semi-
Each of Earth's hemispheres is half of the Earth. A semicircle is half of a circle.
Excessive, more than normal
hyper-
Hyperactive means excessively active. Hyperglycemia means an above normal amount of sugar in the blood.
Beneath or below normal
hypo-
Hypodermic means under or beneath the skin. Hypoglycemia means an above norml amoun of sugar in the blood.
Many
multi-,
poly-
A multitude means many or several. Multipurpose means serving many purposes. Polyunsaturated fas have many unsaturated chemical bonds. Polysaccharides are complex carbohydrates generally composed of many molecules of simpler sugars.
None
nulli-
The word null means having no value, amounting to nothing, or equal to zero.
All
pan-
Pandemic means occuring throughout (in other words, affecting all) the population of a country, people, or world.
First
primi-
Primary means standing first in ran or importance. Primitive humans were some of the first people on earth.
Excessive
super-,
ultra-
Supervitaminosis is a condition resulting from excessive ingestion (swalling or taking by mouth) of vitamins.