Biology Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes

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prefix: a-

toward

prefix: ad-

against

prefix: anti-

joint, jointed

prefix: arth-

self

prefix: auto-

two

prefix: bi-

related to life

prefix: bio-

head

prefix: cephalo-

green

prefix: chloro-

color

prefix: chromo-

together

prefix: co-,com-

cell

prefix: cyto-

away from

prefix: de-

double

prefix: di-

habitat

prefix: eco-

outer

prefix: ecto-

inner

prefix: endo-

above

prefix: epi-

outer, external

prefix: exo-

stomach

prefix: gastro-

blood

prefix: hemo-

pertaining to plants

prefix: herb-

different

prefix: hetero-

same

prefix: homeo-

water

prefix: hydro-

over, above

prefix: hyper-

between

prefix: inter-

within

prefix: intra-

alike, same

prefix: iso-

large

prefix: macro-

small

prefix: micro-

one

prefix: mono-

consisting of many units

prefix: multi-

not

prefix: non-

bone

prefix: osteo-

around

prefix: peri-

pertaining to light

prefix: photo-

many

prefix: poly-

first

prefix: proto-

under

prefix: sub-

over, across

prefix: syn-

one

prefix: uni

cell

root: cyte, cyto

skin

root: derm

written

root: gram

change

root: morph

name

root: nom

plant

root: phyto

foot

root: pod

writing

root: script

body

root: some

making

root: synth

turning

root: trop

forming substance

root: plasm

capable of

suffix: -able

pouch

suffix: -cyst

producing

suffix: -gen

inflammation

suffix: -itis

study

suffix: -logy

measurement

suffix: -meter

condition, disease

suffix: -osis

stage

suffix: -phase

eater

suffix: -phage

stationary condition

suffix: -statis

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