Mr.Watson Latin Root List

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This is the Latin/Greek root list for Mr.Watson's 8th grade science class. By Patrick McClure

a-, an-

Without

-aceous

belonging to

acid, acri

sour

acro

highest, top

act, ag

do, move

aero

air, fluid

alba, albi

white

algesi

pain

allo, ali, alter

other

alta, alti

height, high

amino

nitrogen compound

amph, ambi

both

andro

human, man

anomal

irregular

annu, anu

ring

anthro

human, man

anti-

against

aqua

water

arche

ancient, beginning

arthro

joint

astro, aster

star

-ate

to do

-ation

process

audio

to hear

ball, -bola, -bolic

throw, send

baro

pressure

bi, bin

two, double

brady

slow

calor

heat

cand

to glow

cardi, cord

heart

caudo

tail

-celer-

fast

cent, centa, centi

100, 1/100 (0.01)

centri

center

ceph, cephal

head

chloro

green

chromo

color

chrono

time

-cide

kill

circum

around

com, con, col, cor, co

with

contra

against

cosm, -o

universe, world

cred

believe

cry, -o, mo

ice, cold

crypt

hidden

cule, cula, culus

tiny

cycl

circle, cycle

cyto, cyte

cell

de

lack of, less

deca, deka

10

deci

1/10 (0.1)

dens

compact

dent, dont

teeth

di

seperate, double

dia

through or complete

dis

seperate, apart

dorsi

back

duc, duct

to lead, carry

carb

containing carbon

electro

electrical

erg, ergo

work

erythro

red

extra

beyond, outside

fac, fact

do, make

-fer

carry, bear

ferr, ferro

iron

-fide

faith, trust

fissi

split

flect, flex

bend

flu

flowing

fluor

luminous

forc, fort

strong

frac, frag

part

gastr, -i, -o

stomach

gen

origin, birth

glyc, gluc, gluco

sugar, sweet

-gon

corner

-gnos

knowledge

grad

step, go

gram, graph

record, to write

greg

group, herd

hema, hemo, emia

blood

hetero

different

homo, homeo

same

hydr

water

hyper

above

hypo

below

-ic

condition

dyna, dyno

power

ec, eco, ex, exo

surrounding, outside

equi

equal

juxta

near, beside

kine, kines

to move

lith

stone, rock

lum, lun, luc

light

-lysis

split

macro

large

magn

great

mal, mali

bad

mani, manu

by hand

mega

large

mem

remember

meso, meti, mesi

middle, in between

meta

change

meter

to measure

micro

small

migra

move

milli

1/1000

mini

small

miss, -miss, mit

send

mon

remind, monitor

mono

single

morph

shape, form

mort

death

moto

to move

multi

many

myo

muscle

neuro

nerve

noct, nox

night

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