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Biology Prefixes, Suffixes, and Stems a-caud

Biology Prefixes, Suffixes, and Stems
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a-,an-
no, lacking, none
ab-
away from, out from
ac-
to, toward
-aceus, -aceous
of or pertaining to
acou-
hearing
acr-, acro-
extreme, peak
ad-
to, toward
adeno-
gland
agri-
field, soil
-al
having character of
alb-
white
-algia
pain
alto-
high
ameb-
change, alternation
amphibi-
leading a double life
ampho-, amb-
both
an-
not, without
ana-
up
andro-
masculine, man
anemo-
wind
angio
vessel
ante-
before, ahead of time
antero-
front
antho-
flower
anti-
against
anthropo-
man
ap-
to, toward
aqu-
water
archaeo-
primitive, ancient
arthro-
joint
aster-, astr-
stars
-ate
used in forming verbs from nouns
-ation
used in forming nouns from verbs
atom-
vapor
audi-
hear
auto-
self
bactr-
stick, club
barb-
beard
baro-
weight
bath-
depth, height
bene-
well, good
bi-
two, twice, double
bio-, bi-
life, living
-blast-
sprout, germ
brachi-
having arms
branchi-
having fins
brev-
short
bronch-
windpipe
calor-
heart
carb-
coal, carbon
cardi-
heart
carn-
meat
carp-
fruit
carpal-
wrist
caud-
tail