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Prefixes and Suffixes for Exam #1

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bacill-, bacilli-
small staff, rodlet
bio-
life
cocco-
grain, berry
cyt-, cyto-
cell
de-
down, from
di-, diplo-
two, double
eu-
normal, true
glyc-, glyco-
sweet, sugar
kary-, karyo-
nucleus, nuclear
lip-, lipo-
relating to fats or lipids
micro-
small
milli-
one-thousandth
mono-
one
multi-
many
nano-
one-billionth part of
nucle-, nucleo-
nucleus , nuclear
path-, patho-
disease
photo-
light
pneumo-
pulmonary
poly-
many
pre-
before
pro-, proto-
before
pseudo-
false
sacchar-, saccharo-
sugar
zoo-
living
zygo-
joined together
-gen, -genesis
origin
-logy
field of study
-lysis
disintegration
-oid
resembling
-phage
eater
-phore
bearer of
-scope, -scopy
instrument for examining
-septic
putrefaction, infection
-tome, -tomy
cutting
-troph, -trophic
nutrition, growth