Roots Of Biological, Physiological, And Anatomical Terms

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Prefixes And Suffixes Of Biological, Physiological, And Anatomical Terms


 
  
Created Sep 7, 2008
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1
a-, an-
 
without
2
bi-
 
both, two, or double
3
bio-
 
life
4
blasto-
 
embryonic layer or cell
5
cardio-
 
relating to the heart
6
cata-
 
breaking down
7
arthro-
 
pertaining to joints
8
cephalo-
 
relating to the head
9
chloro-
 
green
10
chromo-
 
color
11
cyto-
 
cell
12
derm-
 
pertaining to the skin
13
di-
 
two, twice
14
ecto-
 
outside
15
endo-
 
inside
16
epi-
 
above or on top of, upon
17
exo-
 
outside
18
hetero-
 
different
19
homo-
 
same, alike
20
hydro-
 
water
21
hyper-
 
too much, excess, above normal, above, over
22
hypo-
 
too little, below normal, below, under
23
infra-
 
below or inferior
24
inter-
 
between
25
intra-
 
between
26
iso-
 
same, equal
27
latero-
 
side
28
leuco-
 
white or colorless
29
macro-
 
large (enough to be seen without lenses)
30
medial
 
middle
31
meso-
 
in the middle
32
micro-
 
small (enough to require magnification by lenses)
33
mono-
 
one, single
34
myo-
 
pertaining to muscle
35
nephro-
 
pertaining to the kidney
36
neuro- or neu-
 
pertaining to the nerves
37
osteo-
 
pertaining to bone
38
os-
 
bone
39
para-
 
along side of
40
peri-
 
around
41
photo-
 
light
42
pneumo-
 
pertaining to the lungs, or containing air
43
poly-
 
many, multiple
44
pre- or pro-
 
before
45
pulmo-
 
pertaining to the lungs
46
re- or retro-
 
back or again
47
sarco-
 
pertaining to flesh, or muscle
48
soma-
 
pertaining to the body
49
sub-
 
under
50
supra-
 
above or superior
51
trans-
 
across
52
vaso-
 
pertaining to tubes, vessels, or ducts
53
-ase
 
enzyme
54
-cyte
 
cell
55
-logy
 
study of
56
-lysis
 
dissolve, split or break apart
57
-motor
 
pertaining to motion or action
58
-ology
 
scientific study of
59
-phyll
 
leaf
60
-phyte
 
plant
61
-plasm
 
substance
62
-plast
 
a formed body
63
-pod, -pode
 
foot
64
-pseudo
 
false
65
-scelerosis
 
hardening of
66
-some
 
body
67
-stome
 
mouth
68
-tropic
 
responding to a stimulus
69
-ule, -ula, -ulus, -ulum
 
small, little
70
-zoa, -zoo, -zoon
 
animal


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