Prefixes, Roots and Suffixes

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Prefixes, Roots and Suffixes
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2012-01-23 19:12:39
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Commonly used prefixes, roots and suffixes
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  1. A, An
    without
  2. ana
    apart
  3. ab
    away
  4. ad
    toward
  5. angio
    vessel
  6. ante
    before, infront
  7. anti
    against
  8. arthro
    joint
  9. auto
    self
  10. blast
    precursor, bud
  11. brachi
    arm
  12. brady
    slow
  13. capit
    head
  14. cardio
    heart
  15. cephal
    head
  16. cerebr
    brain
  17. cervic
    neck
  18. chol
    bile
  19. chondro
    cartilage
  20. coel
    hollow, cavity
  21. corp
    body
  22. cyto
    cell
  23. deltoid
    triangle
  24. derm
    skin
  25. di
    two
  26. ecto
    outside
  27. ectomy
    incision
  28. end, endo
    inside
  29. entero
    intenstine
  30. epi
    on
  31. erytho
    red
  32. exo, ex
    out
  33. extra
    oustide of
  34. gastro
    stomach
  35. gloss
    tongue
  36. glyco
    sugar
  37. gyne, gyno
    woman
  38. heme, hemato
    blood
  39. hepato
    liver
  40. hetero
    different
  41. histo
    tissue
  42. homo
    same
  43. hydro
    water
  44. hyper
    above
  45. hypo
    below
  46. infra
    beneath
  47. inter
    between
  48. intra
    within
  49. iso
    equal
  50. itis
    inflammation
  51. juxta
    near
  52. lacrimal
    tear
  53. leuco, leuko
    white
  54. lien
    spleen
  55. lip
    fat
  56. lysis, lytic
    dissolve
  57. macro
    large
  58. mal
    bad
  59. melan
    black
  60. meso
    middle
  61. morph
    form, structure
  62. multi
    many
  63. myo
    muscle
  64. nephro
    kidney
  65. neuro
    nerve
  66. oo
    egg
  67. optic
    eye
  68. orb
    round
  69. osteo
    bone
  70. ovo,ovi
    egg
  71. path, patho
    disease
  72. peri
    around
  73. phag, phage
    eat
  74. pneum
    air
  75. poly
    many
  76. pseudo
    false
  77. pulmo
    lung
  78. rect
    straight
  79. sacro
    flesh, muscle
  80. septic, sepsis
    putrid
  81. stasis
    stay same
  82. sub
    below
  83. supra, super
    above, over
  84. sym, syn
    together
  85. thromb
    lump, clot
  86. tomy
    part, to cut
  87. trapezius
    trapezoid shape
  88. vaso
    vessel
  89. zyg
    union

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