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Biology Prefixes/Suffixes

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a/an
without/not
aero
oxygen
amphi
both
anti
not/opposite
aqua
water
arbor
tree
arthro
joint
ase
enzyme
ate
the act of
auto
self
bi
two
bio
life
carbo
carbon
cardia
heart
centi
hundredth
cephalo
head
chloro
green
chromo
color
clature
system
co
with,together
coelo
hollow
cotyl
cup
cyano
blue
cyto
cell
de
without
deca
ten
derm
skin
di
two
dipl
two
echino
spiny
eco
house
ecto
outside
endo
inside
eous
nature of
epi
on
erythro
red
eu
true
exo
outside
extra
outside
gastro
stomach
geno
origin/birth/gene
glyco
sugar/glucose
graph
to write
gymno
naked/bare
hapl
single
hem
blood
hepa
liver
hetero
different
histo
tissue
homo
same
hydro
water
hyper
above/high
hypo
below/low
inter
between
iso
equal
ist
person who deals with
itis
inflammation
kary
nucleus
kilo
thousand
lact
milk
leuco
white
lysis
break
macro
large
meso
middle
meta
middle
micro
small
milli
thousandth
mono
one
morpho
structure
multi
many
myo
muscle
neo
new
nephro
kidney
neuro
nerve
nitro
nitrogen
nomen
name
non
without
oid
to resemble
ology
study of
ovo
egg
oral
mouth
osis
condition
osteo
bone
oxy
oxygen
pachy
thick
paleo
old
pod
foot
penta
five
phago
to devour
phase
appearance
pheno
show
philia
to love
phobia
fear
phospho
phosphorus
photo
light
phyte
plant
pino
drink
plast
form
poly
many
pro
before
proto
first
pseudo
false
pulmo
lung
renal
kidney
scope
view
semi
half
some
body
stasis
staying
super
above
synth
to create
telo
end
thermo
heat
tomy
to cut
trans
across
tri
three
troph
nourishment
uni
one
vas
vessel
vena
vein
zoa
animal
hesi
sticks to
gon
energy