Latin/Greek Roots

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a-, an

without

ab

away, from

ad

near, toward

algia

pain

ameb

change

amphi

both

ana

away, throughout, again

andros

male

angio

capsule, blood vessel

anthropos

human being

anti

against

anulus

ring, ringlike

apse, apt, hapt

fasten

aqua

water

arachno

spider

archae

ancient

arthr

joint

ase

enzyme

ation

action, process

atrium

entrance hall

australo

southern

bifida

split

biosis

mode of living

blast, blasto

bud, embryonic cell or layer

bot

graze, feed

brachi

arm

calori

heat

capilli

hair

carbo

carbon

card, kardia

heart

carn

flesh

caryo, karyo

nut, kernel, nucleus

cata

decomposition

cephalo

head

cerebro

brain

chemo

chemical

chloro

green

chrondros

cartilage

chore

dance

chrom

color

chron

time

circu

around

clade

branch

clator

caller

coel

cavity

con

together

contra

against

counter

against

culum

cable

cycle

circle

cyst

capsule

cyto

cell, vessel

dactyl

finger

decid

to cut off

demos

people

dendr

tree

dent, dont

tooth

dextra

right

dia

through, across

dict

speak

diplo

double

dis

apart, away, reverse

dorso

back

duct

channel, leader

echino

spiny

ecto

outer

ectomy

removal

elle

little

emia

blood

endo

inner

enter

intestine

epi

upon, above

erg

energy

erythro

red

eu

proper, true, good

ex

outside

extra

outside of, beyond

fer

carry, bear

flagrum

whip

form

shape, structure

frater

brother

functio

perform

gam

sex cell

gamy

marriage, sexual fusion, wife

gaster

stomach, belly

gastro

stomach

gen

produce

genesis

forming, creating

glomus

a ball

glot, gloss

tongue

glycys

sweet

gno, gni

know

granum

grain, seed

graph

write

gravi

weight

gregar

group

gymnos

naked

gyn

female

haplo

single

helmis

worm

hemo

blood

hepato

liver

herpeto

reptile

hetero

other

homo

man, human being

horto

garden

hybrida

mixed origin

hydro

water

hyper

above

hypo

under

ia, iasis

disease

icle

little

inter

between

ite

division, part

itis

inflamation

jugate

joined, yoked together

kil

thousand

kine

regulation

kinesis

movement

lamina

layer

latero

side

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