CLAS 205-3

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CLAS 205-3
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BioScientific Terminology by Ayers Lesson 3: More Greek Prefixes
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  1. hyper-
    • over
    • excessive
    • more than normal

    (hypercritical, hypertension, hypertropia)
  2. hypo-
    hyp-
    • below
    • deficient
    • less than normal
    • somewhat

    (hypodermic, hypothesis, hyphen, hypethesia)
  3. meta-
    met-
    • after
    • change
    • transfer

    (metabolism, metamorphosis, method, metencephalon)
  4. para-
    par-
    • beside
    • resembling
    • disordered
    • associated

    (parasite, paratyphoid, paralysis, paramedical, parenthesis, parody)
  5. peri-
    • around
    • near

    (periscope, perimeter)
  6. pro-
    • before
    • in front of
    • forward

    (program, prologue, prostate)
  7. pros-
    • toward
    • in addition to
    • fronting

    (proselyte, prosthetic, prosencephalon)
  8. syn-
    sym-
    syl-
    sy-
    sys-
    • with
    • together

    (synonym, synthetic, sympathy, symphony, syllable, systole, system, syssarcosis)
  9. ACOU-
    ACU-
    to hear

    (acoustic, acousmatagnosis, anacusia, diplacusis, odynacousis)
  10. AMBLY-
    dull

    (Amblycephalidae, amblychromasia)
  11. ANTH-
    flower

    (anthology, chrysanthemum, anther, anthophilous, chloranthy, cladanthous, exanthema, gymnanthous, Haemanthus)
  12. CHROM-
    CHROMAT-
    CHRO-
    color

    (monochrome, panchromatic, chromatic, chromium, achroacytosis, achromodermia, chromatin, chromophobe, dichromatism, dyschromatodermia or dychroa, metachrosis, pseudochromesthesia)
  13. DACTYL-
    • funger
    • toe

    (dactylic, dactylolysis, dactylopodite, dactylopterous, orthodactylous, oxydactyl)
  14. DE-
    to bind

    (diadem, asyndeton, allosyndesis, arthrodesis, asyndesis)
  15. DESM-
    ligament

    (adesmy, amphidesmic, desmocyte, desmoplasia, syndesmology, syndesmosis)
  16. ENTER-
    intestine

    (anenterous, enterolysis, myenteric)
  17. ERG-
    work

    (energy, allergy, georgic, surgeon, adrenergic, endoergic or endothermic, ergatandromorph, ergology, hyperergia or hypergia, hyperergy)
  18. ESTHE-
    AESTHE-
    • to feel
    • to perceive

    (aethete, aesthetics, acanthesthesia, aesthacyte, akinesthesia, caumesthesia, synesthesia)
  19. GER-
    GERONT-
    • old person
    • old age

    (acrogeria, gerontophobia, gerodontia)
  20. GNATH-
    jaw

    (dysgnathic, gnathopod, gnathotheca, hypognathous, opisthognathism)
  21. GNO-
    to know

    (diagnosis, prognosticate, agnostic, Gnosticism, acroagnosis, astereognosis, autotopagnosia, baragnosis, pharmacognosy)
  22. GRAPH-
    GRAM-
    • GRAPH = to write
    • GRAM = thing written

    (graph, graphite, biography, paragraph, telegram, monograph, monogram, epigram, epigraphy, orthography, diagram, ideograph, geography, photography, dromograph, dysantiographia, engram)
  23. HEPAT-
    HEPAR-
    liver

    (heparin, hepaticoenterosyomy, hepatolysin)
  24. KINE-
    CINE-
    to move

    (cinema, kinetic, akinesthesia, eukinesia, heterokinesis, heterokinesia, hyperanakinesia, hyperkinemia, kinesiology, ookinesis, thrombokinase, teelekinesis)
  25. LEX-
    to read

    (bradylexia, alexia, dyslexia)
  26. MY-
    MYS-
    MYOS-
    muscle

    (acromyotonus, amyostasia, endomysium, myochrome, myosin)
  27. NEPHR-
    kidney

    (nephridium, nephrocystanastomosis, nephrocyte, nephrotome, perinephrium)
  28. OSM-
    smell

    (anosmia, macrosmatic, osmeterium)
  29. THE-
    • to put
    • to place

    (thesis, antithesis, hypothesis, synthetic, epithet, parenthesis, allenthesis, athetosis, epithem, metathesis)

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