Biology Prefixes/Suffixes

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a/an

without/not

aero

oxygen

amphi

both

anti

not/opposite

aqua

water

arbor

tree

arthro

joint

ase

enzyme

ate

the act of

carbo

carbon

cardia

heart

centi

hundredth

cephalo

head

chloro

green

chromo

color

clature

system

co

with,together

coelo

hollow

cyano

blue

de

without

echino

spiny

ecto

outside

endo

inside

eous

nature of

erythro

red

exo

outside

extra

outside

gastro

stomach

geno

origin/birth/gene

glyco

sugar/glucose

graph

to write

gymno

naked/bare

hapl

single

hepa

liver

hetero

different

histo

tissue

hydro

water

hyper

above/high

hypo

below/low

inter

between

ist

person who deals with

itis

inflammation

kary

nucleus

kilo

thousand

leuco

white

lysis

break

macro

large

meso

middle

meta

middle

micro

small

milli

thousandth

morpho

structure

multi

many

myo

muscle

nephro

kidney

neuro

nerve

nitro

nitrogen

nomen

name

non

without

oid

to resemble

ology

study of

oral

mouth

osis

condition

osteo

bone

oxy

oxygen

pachy

thick

penta

five

phago

to devour

phase

appearance

pheno

show

philia

to love

phobia

fear

phospho

phosphorus

photo

light

phyte

plant

pino

drink

plast

form

pro

before

proto

first

pseudo

false

pulmo

lung

renal

kidney

scope

view

stasis

staying

super

above

synth

to create

thermo

heat

tomy

to cut

trans

across

troph

nourishment

vas

vessel

zoa

animal

hesi

sticks to

gon

energy

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