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Latin and Greek Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

Originally made for Anatomy and Physiology at USA
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algia
pain
be
life
cele
tumor
ectomy
cut
emia
blood
logy
study
oid
form
poeisis
make
scope
see into
stomy
mouth
coccino
red
erythto
red
rhodo
red
eo
red
purpureo
red
rubri
red
rufi
red
rutuli
red
rossi
red
roseo
red
flammeo
red
chryso
orange
cirrho
orange
aureo
orange
flavo
orange
fulvi
orange
xantho
yellow
ochreo
yellow
fusci
yellow
luteo
yellow
chloro
green
prasini
green
viridi
green
cyano
blue
lodo
blue
ceruleo
blue
violaceo
blue
porphyro
violet
puniceo
violet
purpureo
violet
leuko
white
albo
white
argenti
white
polio
gray
glauco
gray
amauro
gray
cani
gray
cinereo
gray
atri
gray
melano
black
nigri
black
ab
away from
ad
toward
ambi
both
ana
against
ante
before
anti
against
apo
away from
bi
twice
cata
across
circum
around
con
with
contra
against
de
down
di
twice
dia
through
dis
apart
dys
bad
ex
out of
exo
outside
en
in
endo
within
epi
on
extra
outside
eu
good
hemi
half
hyper
above
hypo
below
in
not
infra
below
inter
between
intro
within
intus
within
meta
after
non
not
opistho
behind
palin
again
para
beside
per
through
peri
around
post
after
pre
before
pro
before
proso
in front
re
again
retro
backward
semi
half
sub
below
super
above
supra
above
syn
with
trans
across
ultra
beyond
mega
big
grandi
big
micro
little
parvi
little
macro
long
longi
long
brachy
short
brevi
short
eury
wide
platy
wide
lati
wide
steno
narrow
angusto
narrow
cyclo
round
gyro
round
circuli
round
quadrati
square
rectanguli
square
pachy
thick
pycno
thick
steato
thick
crassi
thick
lepto
thin
tenui
thin
bary
heavy
gravi
heavy
sclero
hard
scirrho
hard
duri
hard
malaco
soft
molli
soft
hydro
wet
humidi
wet
xero
dry
sicci
dry
cryo
cold
psychro
cold
frigidi
cold
oxy
sharp
acri
sharp
thermo
hot
calidi
hot
dexio
right
dextri
right
scalo
left
scaevo
left
levi
left
sinistri
left
proso
front
proto
front
frontali
front
meso
middle
medio
middle
poly
many
multi
many
oligo
few
pauci
few
stheno
strong
validi
strong
potenti
strong
imi
bottom
intimi
bottom
paleo
old
archeo
old
veteri
old
seni
old
neo
new
ceno
new
novi
new
crypto
hidden
calypto
hidden
operti
hidden
tauto
same
identi
same
homeo
alike
homo
alike
simili
alike
kalo
good
boni
good
mali
bad
vacuo
empty
holo
entirely
toti
entirely
idio
one's own
proprio
one's own
allo
another's
alieni
another's
glyco
sweet
dulci
sweet
picro
bitter
amari
bitter
iso
egual
equi
equal