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Greek and Latin Roots (Vocab)

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act
do (action)
aero
air (aerobics)
agri
field (agriculture)
alt
high (altitude)
ambul
walk, go (ambulence)
andr
man (polyandry)
anthr
man (anthropology)
aqua
water (aquarium)
arch
primitive (archive)
art
skill (artist)
baro
weight (barometer)
biblio
book (bibliography)
bio
life (biology)
brev
short (breve)
cam
field (camp)
cand
glow, white (candle)
cardi
heart (cardiac)
cede, ceed
go, yield (proceed)
centr
center (central)
cess
go, yield (recess)
crat
rule (democrat)
cycl
circle, ring (bicycle)
dem
people (demography)
dent
tooth (dentist)
div
divide (division)
don, donat
give (donation)
dogma
opinion (dogmatic)
dox
belief (orthodox)
duc
lead (educate)
esth
feeling (anesthetic)
fac
make, do (factory)
form
shape (formation)
fract
break (fraction)
frag
break (fragment)
frater
brother (fraternal)
fric
rub (friction)
fug
flee (fugitive)
funct
perform (function)
gam
marriage (polygamy)
gen
birth, race (generation)
geo
earth (geography)
gon
angle (octagon)
grad
step, stage (grade)
gram
letter, written (grammar)
graph
write (autograph)
gyn
women (monogyny)
homo
man (homicide)
hosp, host
host (hospital)
hydr
water (hydrology)
grat
pleasing (gratitude)
imag
likeness (image)
ject
throw (project)
junct
join (conjunction)
jud
law (judge)
kine, cine
movement (kinetic)
lab
work (labor)
lat
side (lateral)
liber
free (liberty)
lith
stone (lithosphere)
log
word (apology)
lum
light (luminous)
luna
moon (lunar)
lust
shine (luster)
mand
order (demand)
mania
madness (maniac)
mar
sea (marine)
mater
mother (maternal)
max
greatest (maximum)
mech
machine (mechanic)
ment
mind (mental)
meter
measure (diameter)
min
small, less (minor)
mob
move (mobile)
morph
shape (metamorphosis)
mort
death (mortal)
mot
move (motion)
mut
change, interchange (mutual)
narr
tell (narrator)
nat
born (native)
nav
ship (navy)
neg
no (negative)
neo
new (neon)
nov
new (novel)
opt
eye (optical)
orig
beginning (original)
ortho
straight, right (orthodontist)
paleo
old (paleontology)
pater
father (paternal)
path
feeling, suffer (sympathy)
ped
foot (pedal)
phob
fear (phobia)
phon
sound (telephone)
photo
light (photograph)
phys
nature (physics)
plex
fold (complex)
plur
more (plural)
poli
city (police)
pop
people (population)
psych
mind, soul (psyche)
pug
fight (pugilist)
ques
ask, seek (question)
reg
guide, rule (regular)
rid
laugh (ridicule)
rupt
break (erupt)
san
health (sanitary)
scend
climb (ascend)
sci
know (science)
scop
see (telescope)
scribe
write (inscribe)
sect
cut (intersect)
sens
feel (sensitive)
sign
mark (signature)
sim
like (similar)
sol
alone (solo)
son
sound (sonar)
soph
wise (philosopher)
spec
see (inspect)
stell
star (constellation)
strict
draw tight (strict)
struct
build (structure)