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Biology Suffixes and Prefixes

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a-
without
ab-
from
ana-
up
angio-
vessel
anti-
against
arthro-
joint
-asis
state, condition
bi-
two
blast-
precursor
chrom-
color
coel-
cavity
cyst-
sac
cyto-
cell
derma-
skin
di-
twice
ecto-
outside
end-
outside
epi-
on
erythro-
red
ex-
out
-gram
record
hem-
blood
hepato-
liver
hetero-
other
histo-
tissue
homeo-
same
hydro-
water
hyper-
above
hypo-
below
infra-
beneath
inter-
between
intra-
within
iso-
equal
-itis
inflammation
karyo-
body
lact-
milk
leuko-
white
lip-
fat
lyso-
dissolution
mega-
big
meso-
middle
meta-
after
mono-
single
myo-
muscle
oculo-
eye
-ology
the study of
onco-
mass, tumor
-osis
state, condition
patho-
disease
-phil
love
physio-
nature
poly-
many
pro-
before
-sis
state or condition
sub-
below
telo-
end
therm-
heat
-tomy
to cut
trans-
through
-trophic
nourishing
thropho-
nutrition