CLAS 205-4

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CLAS 205-4
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Bioscientific Terminology by Ayers Lesson 4: Greek Adjective-Forming Suffixes
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  1. -al
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • belonging to
    • having the character of
  2. -an
    -ian
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • one connected with
  3. -ous
    -ious
    • full of
    • pertaining to
    • like
  4. -ic
    -tic
    -ac
    • pertaining to
    • like
  5. -ics
    -tics
    art, science, or study of
  6. -oid
    -ode
    • like
    • having the shape of
  7. AMYGDAL
    • almond
    • tonsil

    (amygdalin, amygdalolith, amygdalitis)
  8. ANDR-
    • man
    • male

    (philander, androgynary, androgyny, andromonoecious, andromorphous, androphore, ergatandrous, protandrism or protandry)
  9. ANTHROP-
    • man
    • human being

    (antrhopology, philanthropy, misanthrope, anthropomorphic, lycanthropy, anthropopathy, anthropophilic, Sinanthropus)
  10. CHRON-
    time

    (chronic, chronological, chronicle, synchronize, chronometer, anachronism, chronaxie, heterochronism, sphygmochronography)
  11. CLAD-
    branch

    (cladode, cladodont, heterocladic, nerocladic, phylloclade, cladophyll, or cladode)
  12. DYNAM-
    DYN-
    power

    (dynamic, dynamite, dynamo, dynasty, adynamia, dynamometer, hemodynamics, hyperdynamic)
  13. EME-
    to vomit

    (automesia, hyperemesis, emetic)
  14. GYMN-
    • naked
    • uncovered

    (gynmasium, gymnosophist, gymnocarpous, gymnopterous, gymnorhinal, gymnosomatous, gymnospore)
  15. GYN(E)-
    GYNEC-
    GYNAEC-
    female

    (misogynist, digynoous, ergatogyne, gynandrous, gynecomastia, gynodioecious)
  16. HELIC-
    HELIX-
    spiral

    (helicopter, helical, helix, anthelix, helicine, heliopepsin, helicorubin)
  17. HYDR-
    • water
    • fluid

    (hydrant, hyraulic, hydrogen, hydro-electric, hydrophobia, hydrarthrosis, hydrocarpic, hydropericarditis, hydrophyllium, hydrostome, hydrotheca, hydrotropism, prohydrotropism)
  18. IATR-
    • physician
    • medical treatment

    (psychiatry, amblyopiatrics, cyniatria, iatrogenic)
  19. MELAN-
    • black
    • dark

    (melancholy, Melanesia, melanin, melanidrosis, melanism, melanoderma, melanosphore, melanophyllous, melanotrichous)
  20. NECR-
    • corpse
    • dead tissue

    (necrology, necromancy, necropolis, necrocytotoxin, cecromimesis, necrophagous, necrophilia, osteoradionecrosis)
  21. OLIG-
    few, scanty

    (oligarchy, oligopoly, oligandrous, oligochromemia, oligohydruria, ologopod, oligotrichia, oligotrophic)
  22. PED-
    PAED-
    -PEDIA
    • child
    • -PEDIA= instruction

    (encyclopedia, pedagogical, hypnopaedia, paedogamy, pedarthrocace, pedomorphic, pteropaedes)
  23. PHAG-
    to eat

    (sarcophagus, autophagia, autophagus, dysphagia, glossophagine, lithophagous, phagocyte, phyllophagous, trichophagia)
  24. PHIL-
    • to love
    • have an affinity for

    (philanthropy, Philadelphia, Philip, bibliophile, philosophy, Anglophile, philology, cryophilic or crymophilic, dichromophilism, geophilous, lithophilous, polychromatophilism)
  25. POLY-
    • many
    • much

    (polygamy, Polynesian, polytheism, polygon, polyglot, polyantha, polyesthesia, polymer, polyphagous, polyphyodont, polyp, polypod, polytrophia, polyuria)
  26. TARS-
    • instep
    • edge of the eye

    (hypotarsus, taralgia, tarsoplasty, tarsoptosia)

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