Chapter 4

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Adjectival Roots and combining forms
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  1. audi/o-
    hearing
  2. bio-
    life
  3. caus-, caut-
    burn
  4. -clas-, -clast-
    break
  5. duct-,
    lead
  6. -ectas-
    dilate
  7. -edem-
    swelling
  8. -esthes-
    sensation
  9. gen/o-
    producing
  10. -iatr/o-
    treatment
  11. kin/e-, kin/o-
    movement, motion
  12. -lysis, lys/o-, -lytic
    breaking down ;
  13. -morph/o-
    form, structure, shape
  14. -op/ia, -ops/ia, -opsy
    vision
  15. -path-, -pathy
    disease
  16. -phage, phag/o-
    eating
  17. -phas-
    speech
  18. -phil
    affinity, love for
  19. -plegia
    paralysis
  20. -poiesis
    formation, production
  21. schist/o-, schiz/o-
    split, cleft, division
  22. spasm/o-
    spasm
  23. -stasis
    standing still, stoppage
  24. troph/o
    nourishment, food
  25. brachy-
    short
  26. brady-
    slow
  27. brev/i
    short
  28. cry/o-
    cold
  29. crypt/o-
    hidden
  30. dextr/o-
    right, right side
  31. dipl/o-
    double, twice
  32. dolich/o-
    long
  33. gly/o-, gluc/o-
    sugar, sweet
  34. heter/o-
    other, different
  35. hom/eo-, hom/o-
    same, alike
  36. hydro/o-
    wet, water, fluid
  37. is/o-
    equal, alike
  38. lept/o-
    slender, small, thin
  39. lev/o-
    left, to the left
  40. macr/o-
    large
  41. mal-
    ill, bad
  42. malac/o-
    soft, softening
  43. meg/a-, meg/alo-, meg/aly-
    large, oversized
  44. necr/o-
    death
  45. olig/o-
    few, little,
  46. orth/o-
    straight, normal, correct
  47. pachy-
    thick
  48. pale/o-
    old, primitive
  49. platy-
    flat, wide
  50. ple/o-
    more, many
  51. poikil/o-
    irregualar, varied
  52. -scler/o-
    hardness
  53. sinistr/o-
    left, to the left
  54. sten/o-
    narrow, contracted
  55. stere/o-
    solid, three-dimensional
  56. tachy-
    rapid, fast
  57. tel/e-, tel/o-
    distant, end
  58. therm,o-
    heat
  59. xer/o-
    dry
  60. aqua, hydr/o-
    water
  61. chol/e-, chol/o-
    bile
  62. chyle, chyl/o-
    milky fluid, product of digestion
  63. dacry/o-, lacrima
    tears
  64. galact/o-, lact/o-
    milk
  65. hem/a-, hemat/o-, hem/o-
    blood
  66. hidr/o-, sudor
    sweat
  67. lymph/o-
    lymph
  68. mucus, muco-
    secretion of mucous membranes
  69. myx/o-
    mucus
  70. plasma
    fluid portion of blood
  71. ptyal/o-
    saliva
  72. pus
    liquid production of inflammation
  73. py/o-
    pus
  74. sangui-, sanguin/o-
    blood, bloody
  75. serum, ser/o
    clear portion of blood fluid
  76. sial/o-
    saliva, salivary glands
  77. ur/e-, ur/eo-, ur/in-, ur/ino-, ur/o-
    urine or urea
  78. adip/o-
    fat
  79. amyl/o-
    starch
  80. cerumen, cerumin/o-
    ear wax
  81. collagen
    fibrous protein of connective tissue, cartilage, bone, and skin
  82. ele/o-, ole/o-
    oil
  83. ferrum, ferr/o-
    iron
  84. gluco-, glyc/o-, sacchar/o-, sacchar/i-
    sugar
  85. hal/o-
    `salt
  86. heme
    iron-based, pigment part of hemoglobin
  87. hormone
    body-produced chemical substance
  88. hyal/o-, hyalin
    glassy, translucent substance
  89. lip/o-, lipid
    fat, fatty acids
  90. lith/o-
    stone or calculus
  91. mel/i-
    honey or sugar
  92. natrium
    sodium
  93. petrous
    stony hardness
  94. sal
    salt
  95. sebum
    sebaceous gland secretion
  96. albus, alba, alb-
    white
  97. chor/o-, chloros
    green
  98. chrom/o-, chromat/o-
    color
  99. cirrhos
    orange-yellow
  100. cyan/o-
    blue
  101. erythr/o-
    red
  102. leuc/o-, leuk/o-
    white
  103. lutein
    saffron yellow
  104. melan/o-
    black
  105. photo-
    light
  106. poli/o-
    gray (relating to gray matter of the nervous system)
  107. rhod/o-
    red
  108. ruber, rudor
    red, redness
  109. xanth/o-
    yellow, yellowish

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