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51 terms

bio 210 prefixes, suffixes, and word roots

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cyan-
blue
cyst-, -cyst
sac
cyt-
a hollow cell
de-
from, away
dendr-
tree
dent-
teeth
derm-
skin
desmo-
band
di-
twice
dia-
through
digit-
a finger or toe
dipl-
double
dis-
away from
diure-
to urinate
dys-
painful
carcin-
cancer
cardio-, cardi-, -cardia
heart
-cele
hernia
-centesis
puncture
cephal-
head
cerebr-, cerebro-
brain
cervic-
neck
chole-
bile
-chondrion
granule
chondro-
cartilage
chrom-, chromo-
color
circum-
around
-clast
broken
coel-,-coel
cavity
colo-
colon
contra-
against
corp-
body
cortic-
rind or bark
cost-
rib
cranio-
skull
cribr-
sieve
-crine
to seperate
cut-
skin
-ectasis
expansion
ecto-
outside
-ectomy
excision
ef-
away from
emmetro-
improper measure
encephalo-
brain
end-, endo-
inside
entero-
intestine
epi-
epimysium
erythema-
flushed (skin)
erthro-
red
ex-
away from
extra-
outside of, beyond