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Word Root
Basic foundation of a word, to which component parts are added.
Combining Form
Created when a word root is combined with a vowel.
Suffix
Word element that is attached at the end of the word root.
Prefix
A word element that is added at the beginning of the word.
bi
two, double
hemi
half
milli
one-thousandth
mono
one, single
nulli
none
primi
first
quadri
four
semi
half
tetra
four
tri
three
uni
one
hyper
excessive
hyp, hypo
under, below, beneath, less than normal
multi, poly
many, much. ex multipara-to bear children, polyarthritis-inflammation of many joints.
ab
from, away from
ad
toward, increase
ambi
both, both sides
ante
before, in front
circum
around
de
down, from
dia
through
ecto
outside
endo
within
epi
upon, over
ex
out, away from, outside
extra
outside, beyond
in
in, inside, within, not
infra
beneath, below, under
inter
between
intra
within
juxta
near, beside
meso
middle
para
near, beside, beyond, two like parts
peri
around
pre
before, in front
pro
in front, before
retro
backward, behind
sub
under, below
supra
above, over
trans
across, through
alb, albin/o, leuk
white
chlor/o
green
cirrh/o,
yellow, tawny
cyan/o
blue
eosin/o, erythr/o, rube
red, rosy
glauc/o
gray, silver
jaund/o, xanth/o
yellow
melan/o
black
poli/o
gray
purpur/o
purple
a, an, ana
without, not, no
anti, contra
against
dis
free of,to undo
im, non
not
in
in, inside, within, not
a, an
without, not
anti
against
auto
self
bio
life
brady
slow
con
together, with
contra
against
dis
free of, to under
dys
bad, difficult, painful, disordered
eu
well, easily, good, normal
hetero
different
homo, homeo
likeness, same
hydro
water
idio
individual
im
not
meta
beyond, after
pan
all
per
through
post
after, behind
pseudo
false
rube
red
sym, sym
joined, together
tachy
rapid
ultra
beyond, excess