Scientific Words - Prefixes & Suffixes Word Catalog

Biology Pre-Ap 9th Grade
Created Mar 19, 2007
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Side ASide B
* 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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