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a or an
not or non.
meso
middle
endo
inside, inner
aero
needing oxygen or air
anti
against
arth
joint, jointed
auto
self
bio ( as in - biology)
related to life
chloro
green
cyto
cell
di
double
mono
singular or one
Geo
pertaining to the earth
epi
above
-dermic ( as in epidermal tissue)
skin
exo (as in - exoskeleton )
outer, external
gastro
stomach
hemo (as in hemoglobin)
blood
hetero ( as in - heterozygous, heterotroph )
different
homo (as in - homo sapiens)
same
macro
large
micro
small
multi
consisting of many units
photo
pertaining to light
pre
before
lipo
pertaining to fat
poly
many
-cyst
pouch
-derm
skin, layer
-saccharide
sugar
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-meter
measurement
-osis
condition
-phase
stage
-phage
eater
-pod
foot
-stasis
stationary condition
-lysis
to break
-synthesis
to build or make
nuc (as in -nucleus)
(center)
eu (as in - euglena)
(good)
pro (as in - prognosis, provide)
(forward)
cyt (as in - cytology, cytoplasm)
(cell)
chrom (as in - chromosome, chrome
(color)
som (as in - somatic, lysosome,
chromosome
(body)
endo (as in - endoplasm, endocrine,
endocrine, endothermic,
endoskeleton)
(within)
plasm (as in - cytoplasm, plasma,
endoplasm)
(form)
vac (as in - vacuum, vacant, vacuole,
vacant)
(empty)
lys (as in - analysis, lysosome, lysis,
hemolysis, dialysis, electrolysis)
(break down)
chlor (as in - chlorophyll, chlorine,
chloroplasts)
(green)
cent (as in - centimeter, centipede,
century, bicentennial)
(one hundred)
con (as in - contract, confidence,
confine, confederate,
conjunction, contact)
(together)
di (as in - diverge, diffusion, differ,
delemma, dichotomous)
(two)
equi (as in - equilateral, equilibrium,
equation, equinox, equitable)
(equal)
astr (as in - astronomy, astrology,
asteroid, disaster, asterisk,
astrophysics)
(star)
cata (as in - cataract, catalyst,
catapult, catastrophe,
catacombs)
(down)
ana (as in - anabolic, anabiosis,
anathema)
(up)
zygo (as in - zygote, heterozygous,
sygospore)
(yoke)
kin (as in - kinetic, hyperkinetic,
telekinesis)
(motion)
photo (as in - photograph, photon,
photosynthesis, photogenic)
(light)
hyper (as in - hypertension,
hyperactive, hyperbole,
hyperacidity, hyperventilate)
(over)
spir (as in - respiration, inspire,
perspiration, expire, spirit, aspire,
conspire)
(breathe)
gamy (as in - gamete, monogamy,
polygamy, autogamous)
(marriage)
intra (as in - intracellular, intravenous,
intracranial, intrauterine,
intrstate)
(within)
post (as in - posterior, postgraduate,
postscript, posthumous,
posterity)
(after)
pre (as in - predict, premature, prelude,
preposition, premonition,
predecessor)
(before)
sym (as in - symbiosis, symmetry,
sympathy, symbol, symphony,
symposium)
(together)
circum (as in - circumnavigate,
circumspect, circus,
circumvent, circumcise)
(around)
intro (as in - introduce, introvert,
introject, introspective)
(into)
nomen, nomin (as in - nominal,
nominate, nomenclature
name
fore (as in - foresee, forethought)
fore
-ward ( as in -homeward, westward)
in direction of
dyna (as in - dynasty, hygrodynamic,
dynamite)
power
sent, sens (as in - sensitive,
sentiment
feeling, to feel
ambi (as in - ambidextrous)
both
inter (as in - interrupt, intersection)
between
par, pair ( as in - prepare, repair,
parade, particle)
set, arrange, prepare, get ready
pend, pond, pens (as in - to weigh
pay, consider)
ponder, pension, pendulum
rupt ( as in - rupture, eruption, disrupt)
break, bust
mut (as in - mutate, mutant)
change, exchange
mov, mob, mot (as in mobile, remove,
motion)
to move
mut (as in - mutate, mutant)
change, exchange
mov, mob, mot (as in mobile, remove,
motion)
to move
ped, (as in - pedicure
foot
equi (as in - equivalent)
equal, same
trans (as in transport, translate)
across
mono (as in monotone, monopoly)
one
extra (as in - extraterrestrial)
outside
anthropo (as in - anthropology)
human being
baro (as in barometer)
pressure
chrom (as in - chromatic)
color
chrono (as in - chronology)
time
geo ( as in geology)
earth
hydro (as in - hydrogen,hydrogen peroxide)
water
opt (as in optical)
eye
neur, nerv ( as in - neurtology, nerve
nerve
morph ( as in - metamorphosis)
form
ortho ( as in orthodontics)
straight
pan ( as in - panagram)
all
petr ( as in - petrify)
rock
phob ( as in - phobia)
fear
pneu ( as in - pneumonia, pneumatic )
breath
pseudo ( as in - pseudopod, pseudonym)
false
psych ( as in - psychology)
mind, soul, spirit
scope ( as in telescope)
to see
syn, sym ( as in - symphony, symbiosis)
together
techn ( as in - technique)
art, skill
tele ( as in - telescope
at a distance
therm ( as in thermometer)
heat
alt ( as in - altitude)
high
anima, anim ( as in - animal)
life, mind
aqua ( as in aquarium, aquatic)
water
aud ( as in - audible)
to hear
cent ( as in - percent)
100
card, cord, cor ( as in - cardiovascular)
heart
corp ( as in - corpse _
body
duct, duc ( as in - aqueduct, reduce)
to lead, draw
flu ( as in - fluid )
to flow
fum ( as in fumigate, perfume)
smoke, scent
hom ( as in homicide)
man, human
sci ( as in - science)
to know
sed, sid, sess ( as in session, sedate, subside)
to sit, to settle
son ( as in - sonic)
sound
trib ( as in tribute, tributary)
to allot, give
via ( as in - viaduct )
way, road
viv, vit ( as in - vivid, vital)
life
voc, vok ( as in - vocal, revoke)
voice, call
-tropism ( as in - phototropism)
turn
zoo, zos ( as in zoology)
animal
zygo, zyg ( as in zygote)
pair
blast- ( as in - blastocyte)
bud or germ
bi ( as in - bicuspid, bilateral)
two
auto, aut ( as in autopilot,autotroph)
self
arbor ( as in arboretum)
tree
append ( as in - appendix)
hang to
amphi ( as in - amphibian)
on both sides; of both kinds
aero ( as in aerobic)
air
calor ( as in - calorie)
heat
caud ( as in - caudal, caudal fin)
tail
cerebro ( as in - cerebrum, cerebrospinal)
brain
cervic, cervix ( as in cervical spin)
neck
quad, quadr ( as in quadrilateral )
four-sided
re ( as in redirect)
back, again
rhin, rhino ( as in - rhinoplasty, rhinoceros)
nose
semi ( as in - semiconductor,semicolon)
half
super ( as in- supernova)
above, upon
tissu ( as in - tissue )
woven
tox ( as in toxin)
poison
-troph ( as in autotroph, heterotroph )
nourish
ultra ( as in - ultraviolet)
beyond
telo ( as in telophase)
the end
vibr ( as in - vibration)
to shake, quiver
vent ( as in ventricle)
the wind
-ectomy ( as in appendectomy )
cutting out, surgical removal
- emia ( as in anemia)
condition of the blood
-graph ( as in - photographs
an instrument used for recording data or writing
-ism ( as in - hypnotism)
condition
-itis ( as in arthritis)
inflammation
-logy ( as in - biology)
the study of
kilo ( as in kilogram)
(k) 1,000
Giga ( as in - gigabyte)
(G) 1,000,000,000
deka ( as in - dekameter)
(da) 10
Tera ( as in - teremeter)
(T) 1,000,000,000,000
Mega ( as in megamillions, megaman)
(M) 1,000,000
hecto ( as in hectogram, hectometer)
(h) 100
milli ( as in millimeter, milligram)
(m) 0001.
micro ( as in - micrometer, microbytes)
(mu) 00001.
centi ( as in - centimeter, centigrade)
(c) 001.
pico ( as in - picometer)
(p) 0000000000001.
nano ( as in - nanometer, nanotechnology)
(n) 0000000001.
aort (as in - aorta)
great artery
tympan ( as in - tympanic membrane, tympanic sound)
drum
thromb ( as in - thrombosis)
clot
uni- ( as in unicellular)
one