Classics 205 ALL GREEK BASES

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-ALGESIA

sense of pain

ARTHR-

joint, speech sound, articulation

BALL-, BOL-, -BLE

to throw, to put

BRADY-

slow

CRYPT-

hidden

DROM-

running, course

HOD-, OD-

road, way

MNE-

to remember

MORPH-

form

ODONT-

tooth

PHOR-, PHER-

to bear, to go

PLEX-

stroke

PLEG-

paralysis

POD-, -PUS

foot

PROCT-

anus, rectum

STOL-, STAL-, -STLE

to send, to contract

STOM-, STOMAT-

mouth, opening

TROP-, TREP-

to turn, response to stimulus

UR-

urine, urinary system

URE-

to urinate

BUL- (BOUL-)

will

CARDI-

heart

CEPHAL-

head

enCEPHAL-

brain

CHONDR-, CHONDRI-

cartilage, granule

DEM-

people, country

DERM-, DERMAT-

skin

GAM-

marriage, union

LECITH-

yolk

OPHTHALM-

eye

OST(E)-

bone

PHYLL-

leaf

PHYT-

plant, growth

PLAS(T)-

to form, to mold

SOM-, SOMAT-

body

THEC(A)-

case, sheath

THERM-

heat

TOM-

to cut, section

enTOM-

insect

TOP-

place

TROPH-

nourishment, development

ZO-

animal, living being

ACOU- (ACU-)

to hear

AMBLY-

dull

ANTH-

flower

CHROM-, CHROMAT-, CHRO-

color

DACTYL-

finger, toe

DE-

to bind

DESM-

ligament

ENTER-

intestine

ESTHE- (AESTHE-)

to feel, to perceive

GER-, GERONT-

old person, old age

GNATH-

jaw

GNO-

to know

GRAPH-

to write

-GRAM

thing written

HEPAT-, HEPAR-

liver

KINE- (CINE-)

to move

LEX-

to read

MY-, MYS-, MYOS-

muscle

NEPHR-

kidney

OSM-

smell

THE-

to put, to place

AMYGDAL-

almond, tonsil

ANDR-

man, male

ANTHROP-

man, human being

CHRON-

time

CLAD-

branch

DYNAM-, DYN-

power

EME-

to vomit

GYMN-

naked, uncovered

GYN(E)-, GYNEC- (GYNAEC-)

female

HELIC-, HELIX-

spiral

HYDR-

water, fluid

IATR-

physician, medical treatment

MELAN-

black, dark

NECR-

corpse, dead tissue

OLIG-

few, scanty

PED- (PAED-)

child

-pedia

instruction

PHAG-

to eat

PHIL-

to love, have an affinity for

POLY-

many, much

TARS-

instep, edge of the eye

ACR-

extremity, summit

AMYL-

starch

BAR-

weight, pressure

BARY-

heavy

BLENN-

mucus

DIPS-

thirst

DREPAN-

sickle

ERYTHR-

red

GLYC-

sugar

GLYCOS-

sugar, glucose

HIST- HISTI-

tissue

HYSTER-

uterus, hysteria

ICHTY-

fish

IRID-, IRIS-

iris, rainbow

ISCH-

to suppress

LAPAR-

abdomen, soft part of the body between the ribs and hip

MAST-, MAZ-

breast

PHREN-

mind, diaphragm

THANAT-

death

ACANTH-

thorn, prickle

AER-

air, gas

BLEPHAR-

eyelid

CARCIN-

cancer

CHEIL- (CHIL-)

lip

COL-

colon

COPR-

excrement

CRY-, CRYM-

cold, ice

CYST-

bladder, cyst, sac

DACRY-

tear

GASTR- (GASTER-)

stomach, belly of a muscle

HELMINTH-

worm

HETER-

other, different

HYGR-

moisture

MEN-

moon, menstruation

PSYCH-

mind, soul

RHIN-, -RRHIN-

nose

TAC-, TAX- (EX: taxonomy)

to arrange, to put in order

ACTIN-

ray

ARGYR-

silver

BA-

to step, to go, to walk

BROM-

stench, bromine

CHOL(E)-

bile, gall

CLAS-

to break

CRANI-

cranium

CRI-

to separate, to distinguish

CRIN-

to secrete

EURY(S)-

wide

HEM-, HEMAT- (HAEM-, HAEMAT-)

blood

HIDRO(S)-

sweat

LITH-, -LITE

stone

OP-, OPT-

eye, to see

PROSOP-

face

ORTH-

straight, correct

PHA-, PHAN-

to appear, to show

RHE-, -RRH

to flow, current

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