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Scientific Words - Prefixes & Suffixes Word Catalog


Biology Pre-Ap 9th Grade
  
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* 1. a
 
without
* 2. ab
 
away from, not
* 3. ad
 
near,toward Ex. Advance
* 4. aero
 
air Ex.Bow and Aero (goes throught the air)
5. af
 
near, toward
* 6. alb
 
white Ex.Albino
7. amphi
 
both
* 8. an
 
without
* 9. anti
 
against Ex.Antidrug
* 10. aqua
 
water
* 11. archae
 
ancient
12. arthr
 
joint Ex.Arthritis (bones hurt)
* 13. ase
 
enzyme
* 14. auto
 
self
15. bacterio
 
bacteria
* 16. bi
 
two Ex.Bisexual
* 17. bio
 
life
* 18. blast
 
that which will germinate
19. brachi
 
arm
20. card
 
heart Ex.Cardio (running)
21. carn
 
flesh
* 22. cephalo
 
head
* 23. chloro
 
greeen
24. chronr
 
cartilage
* 25. chromo
 
color
* 26. cide
 
act of killing Ex.Suicide
27. coel
 
cavity
* 28. com
 
with
* 29. con
 
with
30. cyst
 
capsule
* 31. cyto(e)
 
cell
32. decid
 
to cut off
33. dendr
 
tree
34. dent
 
tooth Ex.Denture
35. derm
 
skin Ex.Dermatologist
* 36. di
 
two
37. dis
 
ill, bad
38. dont
 
tooth
39. dys
 
ill, bad
40. echino
 
spiny
* 41. eco
 
household
42. ecto
 
outer
43. ectomy
 
removal
44. emir
 
blood
* 45. en
 
inner
* 46. endo
 
inner
47. enter
 
intestine
* 48. epi
 
on,at,beside
49. erythro
 
red
* 50. eu
 
true
51. ex
 
cut
52. fer
 
bearer
* 53. gamete(o)
 
egg, sperm
54. gastro
 
stomach
* 55. gen
 
producing
56. gymno
 
naked
* 57. hemo
 
blood
* 58. herb
 
non-woody plant
* 59. hepato
 
liver
* 60. hetero
 
other
* 61. homeo
 
same
* 62. homo
 
same
* 63. hydro
 
water
* 64. hyper
 
above, excessive
* 65. hypo
 
below, not enough
66. ia
 
disease
* 67. iac
 
pertaining to
68. iasis
 
disease
* 69. ic
 
pertaining to
70. ichthys
 
fish
* 71. inter
 
between
* 72. intra
 
within
* 73. iso
 
same
* 74. itis
 
inflammation of
* 75. karyo
 
nucleus of cell
* 76. kin
 
motion
* 77. lac
 
milk
78. leuco, leuko
 
white
* 79. logy
 
study of
* 80. lysis
 
dissolving
* 81. macro
 
large
* 82. mal
 
bad
83. mega
 
very large
84. meso
 
middle
85. meta
 
beyond, after
86. meter
 
measure
* 87. micro
 
smal
* 88. mito
 
thread
* 89. mono
 
one
* 80. morpho
 
shape, form
* 91. multi
 
many
92. myo
 
muscle
* 93. nema
 
thread
* 94. neph
 
kidney
* 95. neuro
 
nerve
* 96. necleus
 
center
* 97. oma
 
tumor, swelling
* 98. omni
 
all
99. ophth
 
eye
100. orni
 
bird
101. ortho
 
straight
* 102. osis
 
act, condition
103. osteo
 
bone
104. oto
 
ear
* 105. oo
 
egg
* 106. ous
 
full of
* 107. ovi
 
egg
* 108. para
 
beside
109. parous
 
bearing, forming
* 110. patho
 
disease
111. ped
 
foot
112. peri
 
around
* 113. phage(o)
 
eating
114. pheno
 
to show
115. phobia
 
fear
* 116. photo
 
light
* 117. phyll
 
leaf
118. phyto(e)
 
plant
* 119. pino
 
to drink
* 120. plasma
 
form
* 121. plast
 
particle
* 122. pod
 
foot
* 123. poly
 
many
124. post
 
after, behind
125. proto
 
first, earliest
* 126. pseudo
 
falso
127. pter
 
wing
128. pulmo
 
lung
129. renal
 
kidney
130. rhea
 
discharge
131. rhino
 
nose
132. sal
 
salt
133. sclero
 
hard
* 134. scope
 
tube
135. sect
 
to cut
136. skeleton
 
skeleton
* 137. soma(e)
 
body
* 138. sperm
 
seed
139. spore
 
seed
140. stom
 
mouth
* 141. sym
 
binding together
* 142. syn
 
binding together
143. therm
 
heat
* 144. thesis
 
placing or putting
* 145. toxin
 
poison
146. trop
 
turn
* 147. troph
 
nourishment
* 148. viv
 
living
* 149. vore
 
to devour
150. xeros
 
dry
* 151. zoo
 
animal
* 152. zyg
 
united

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