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A, AN

negative, not or without

AD

to or toward

AF

to or toward

AMPHI

both or double

ANA

through

ANEMO

wind

ANNUL

ring

ARCHAE

ancient

BLAST

germ, or that which will generate

BRACHIUM

arm

BRANCH

gill

CAECUM

blind

CAPIL

hair

CATA

downward, inferior

CEPHAL

head

CHLOR

green

CHONDR

cartilage

CHROM

color

CILIO

hair

COEL

hollow

COEN

shared in common

CYST

pocket or capsule

DENDR

tree

DI

two or second

DIPLO

double, or folded double

DIS

separating or parting from

EF

away outward

ENDO

inner

ENTER

intestine

EPI

upon or above

EU

well, real, true eugenics

EX

from or outer

FER

to bear, carry or possess

GAM

marriage

GASTER

stomach

GEN

be born

GLOSSA

tongue

HAEM

blood

HETERO

other or different

HIST

tissue

HOLO

entire or whole

HOMO

like or similar

HYPER

over or beyond

HYPO

under or less than

INTER

among, between

INTRA

inside, within

LAMELLA

leaf or layer

LEUC

white, bright

LOG(OS)

discourse (science)

LYS(IS)

Losing, dissolving

MACRO

large

MAXILLA

jaw

MEGA

great

MER(OS)

part, side or piece

MESO

middle

META

beyond, after

MICRO

small

MITO

thread

MONO

single

MORPH

form

MYCO

fungus

MYO

muscle

NECRO

dead

NEMA

thread

NEPHRO

kidney

NOM(OS)

law

NOTO

dorsal or back

OI

like, resembling,the "idea" of

ORTHO

straight

OSTE(ON)

bine

PARA

near or beside

PARTHENO

virgin

PERI

around

PHIL

attraction, love

PHOR

bear, carry or possess

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