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					              PREFIX         MEANING             WORD EXAMPLE
 1.   a, an                  not, without              anaerobic
 2.   ab                     not, without              abnormal
 3.   abils                     able to            biodegradable
 4.   ad                        toward                  advance
 5.   aequus                      equal              equilibrium
 6.   aeros                           air              anaerobic
 7.   al, ine                    like, of                  oval
 8.   albo or alb                  white                  albino
 9.   allelon               of each other                 allele
10.   alveolus                 small pit                alveolus
11.   amnos                        lamb                 amnion
12.   amphi, ambi        both, about, around          amphibian
13.   amylum                     starch                 amylase
14.   ana                  away, onward                anaphase
15.   andro                        male               androgens
16.   angio               vessel, container          angiosperm
17.   anthos                      flower             anthropate
18.   anti             against, away, opposite          antibody
19.   appendix                 sack-like               appendix
20.   aqua                        water              aquamarine
21.   archeio             ancient, primitive      archaeobacteria
22.   arthios                      even              artiodactyls
23.   arthron               joint, jointed             arthropod
24.   ase, ace                  enzyme           acetate, protease
25.   askos                         bag               ascospore
26.   aster                         star                asteroid
27.   autos                          self           autoimmune
28.   bi                      two, twice                 bipedal
29.   bios                           life                biology
30.   blastos                       bud                 blastula
31.   bursa                  purse, bag                   bursa
32.   byron                       moss                 bryophyte
33.   capillus                      hair                capillary
34.   card                         heart           cardiovascular
35.   carn                         flesh               carnivore
36.   cata                   breakdown               catabolism
37.   celia                  small room                  cellular
38.   cephal                       head              cephalopod
39.   ceros                        horn               triceratops
40.   cetus                       whale                cetacean
41.   chaet                       bristle            oligochaeta
42.   cheir                        hand              chiropteran
43.   chele                        claw               chelicerae
44.   chloro                 pale green              chlorophyll
45.   chondros                 cartilage          chondrichthyes
46.   chroma                    colored             chromosome
47.   chronos                       time            chronometer
48.   cide                           kill             insecticide
49.   coccus                       berry           streptococcus
50.   coel                       hollow                  coelom
51.   cryo                          cold               cryogenic
52.   cotyledon                seed leaf             dicotyledon
53.   cum, col, con         with, together           convergent
54.   cycad                     a palm                    cycad
55.   cyano                         blue           cyanobacteria
56.   cyst                           sac                 encyst
57.   cyte                           cell               cytology
58.   dactylos                    finger            perissodaktyl
                  PREFIX            MEANING               WORD EXAMPLE
 59.   dendron                           tree                     dendrite
 60.   dent, dont                       tooth            orthodontist, dentist
 61.   derma                             skin                   epidermis
 62.   dexter                            right                   dextrose
 63.   di                                 two                      dissect
 64.   dino                           terrible               dinoflagellate
 65.   dis                              apart                   disruptive
 66.   domire                        to sleep           dormancy, dormitory
 67.   e, ex, exo                  out, outside                exoskeleton
 68.   echino                           spine                  echinoderm
 69.   eco                          household                     ecology
 70.   ecto                           outside                   ectoderm
 71.   ectomy                          to cut                 tonsillectomy
 72.   ella                             small                    organelle
 73.   endo                            inside                   endoderm
 74.   enteron                            gut                  enterocolitis
 75.   entomon                         insect                 entomologist
 76.   epi                        upon, above                   epidermis
 77.   equus                           horse                    equestrian
 78.   erythro                            red                  erythrocyte
 79.   eso                           to carry                  esophagus
 80.   eu                  true, original, primitive            eukaryote
 81.   extra                          beyond                   extracellular
 82.   fera, fero, ferre           carry, bear                     ferrous
 83.   flagellum                        whip                     flagellum
 84.   flexus                           bend                        flexor
 85.   foramen              little hole, perforation       formen magnum
 86.   fossilis                        cut up                   microfossil
 87.   gamete                   reproductive cell                 gamete
 88.   gamos                         offspring               heterogamous
 89.   gastro                        stomach                    gastropod
 90.   geo                              earth                     geology
 91.   gen                               race                    genotype
 92.   genesis                     origin, birth           parthenogenesis
 93.   geri                               old                     geriatric
 94.   gestare                        to bare          progesterone, gestation
 95.   glene                          eyeball                     euglena
 96.   globus                         sphere                   hemoglobin
 97.   glotta, glosso                 tongue                     epiglottis
 98.   glu                             sweet                      glucose
 99.   gnathos                            jaw                    agnathos
100.   gonos, gon            reproductive, sexual               gonorrhea
101.   gradus                            step             graduated cylinder
102.   gravis                          heavy                       gravity
103.   gymno                       bare, naked                gymnosperm
104.   gyne                           female                  gynecologist
105.   halo                               salt                   halophile
106.   helmis                          worm                 platyhelminthes
107.   helix                            spiral                       helix
108.   hem, hema                       blood             hemoglobin, anemia
109.   hemi                               half                 hemisphere
110.   hepat                             liver                   hepatitis
111.   herba                           grass                    herbivore
112.   hermaphrotitos            combining both             hermaphrodites
113.   hetero                    other, different              heterotroph
114.   hippos                          horse                 hippopotamus
115.   histos                          tissue                    histology
116.   hom                               man                      hominid
               PREFIX            MEANING              WORD EXAMPLE
116.   homo                          same                homologous
117.   hydro                         water                   drolysis
118.   hyper                    over, above               hyperactive
119.   hypo                   under, beneath              hypodermic
120.   ic, tic                 pertaining to            gastric, cardiac
121.   ichthys                        fish               osteichthyes
122.   inter                       between           interlude, interstate
123.   intra                         within       intracellular, intrastate
124.   iso                           equal            isotonic, isometric
125.   itis                    inflammation                  arthritis
126.   jugare                  join together                conjugate
127.   kryptos                      hidden                    cryptic
128.   lactic, lactos                 milk         galactose, lactic acid
129.   lagos                          hare                 lagomorph
130.   lateral                        side                 equilateral
131.   leukos                        white          leukemia, leukocyte
132.   lutea                        yellow          leukemia, leukocyte
133.   libra                       balance                equilibrium
134.   ology                       study of                   biology
135.   luminesce                give off light         bioluminescence
136.   lympha                        water                lymphocyte
137.   lysis                    to split open      lysosome, hydrolysis
138.   mal                            bad                malformation
139.   macro                         large              macromolecule
140.   mandere, mandibulum     to chew, jaw                  mandible
141.   marsupium                    pouch                   marsupial
142.   masso                     bulky, body                 massive
143.   mega                          large                megaspore
144.   mela                          black          melanin, melanoma
145.   meros                          part                   polymer
146.   meso                         middle                 mesoderm
147.   meta                   after, following            metaphase
148.   meter                       measure               thermometer
149.   micro                         small                microscope
150.   molluscus                 soft bodied                 mollusk
151.   mono                      single, one           monosaccharide
152.   morph                    form, shape               morphology
153.   mort                          death                   mortality
154.   mucus                         slime                    mucus
155.   mutare                     to change                  mutation
156.   mykes, muc                   fungus                mycorrhiza
157.   myria                         many                     myriad
158.   nema                         thread                  nematode
159.   neo                            new                    Neolithic
160.   nephro                        nerve                   nephron
161.   neuro                         nerve                  neurology
162.   nomy                        ordered                  taxonomy
163.   noton                         back                   notochord
164.   oligo                          few                 oligochaeta
165.   omni                            all                  omnivore
166.   ophthalmos                     eye              ophthalmologist
167.   orni                           bird                ornithology
168.   orthos                correct (straight)           orthodontist
169.   osis                          state               osteoporosis
170.   osteo                         bone                osteoporosis
171.   oto                             ear                    otology
172.   ovum, ov                       egg                oviduct, oval
173.   pachy                         thick                pachyderm
               PREFIX        MEANING         WORD EXAMPLE
174.   paleo                    ancient          paleontology
175.   para                 alongside of             parasite
176.   parthenos                  virgin      parthenogenesis
177.   pathos                  disease             parthogen
178.   per                   throughout            permeable
179.   peri                     around              periscope
180.   phage                devour, eat            phagocyte
181.   phainein                to show             phenotype
181.   phobic                    fear of         hydrophobic
183.   phil                         love           hydrophilic
184.   phos, photos                 light       phototropism
185.   phyllon                       leaf          chlorophyll
186.   phos, photos                 light       phototropism
187.   phyton                      plant        phytoplankton
188.   phylon              related group           phylogeny
189.   pihein                  to drink           pihocytosis
190.   pinna                    feather              pinniped
191.   plasma                mold, form          plasmodium
192.   platys                         flat    platyhelminthes
193.   pneutes                breather            pneumonia
194.   pod, podia, ped              foot     podiatrist, bipedal
195.   poly                       many               polymer
196.   post                        after             posterior
197.   pre                       before          Precambrian
198.   primus                        first            primary
199.   pro                  before, first          prokaryote
200.   proboscis                  trunk         proboscidean
201.   procta, proktos             anus           proctologist
202.   pseudo                      false        pseudopodia
203.   pteron                      wing           pterodactyl
204.   puntus                      point          punctuated
205.   quad                         four           quadraped
206.   raptor            plunderer, robber        velociraptor
207.   re                         again          reproduction
208.   renal                     kidney               adrenal
209.   rhino                       nose            rhinoceros
210.   rhiza                        root          mycorrhiza
211.   rota                      wheel                 rotifer
212.   seta                      bristle                 seta
213.   sapros                    rotten              saprobe
214.   sauros                     lizard             dinosaur
215.   scop                    too look           microscope
216.   scribere                 to write         transcription
217.   semi                          half          semicircle
218.   ses, sedere                 to sit          sedentary
219.   sinistro                       left            sinister
220.   soma                        body      somatic, lysosome
221.   sperma                      seed           angiosperm
222.   sporos                      seed           microspore
223.   staphylo          bunch of grapes       staphylococcus
224.   stasis                   staying          homeostasis
225.   sternon                    chest              sternum
226.   stoma                     mouth                 stoma
227.   strepto             twisted chain        streptococcus
228.   tachy                         fast         tachycardia
229.   tardus                      slow                 tardy
230.   taxis, taxo           to arrange             taxonomy
231.   telos                        end             telophase
             PREFIX        MEANING            WORD EXAMPLE
232.   terra                    land              terrestrial
233.   thele             cover a surface          epithelium
234.   therma                   heat            endothermic
235.   tome                   cutting              anatomy
236.   trachia        rough pipe, windpipe          trachea
237.   trans                  across            transcription
238.   tri                     three                 tripod
239.   trich                     hair             trichocyst
240.   trope                    turn            autotropism
241.   troph              nourishment            autotrophy
242.   turbo                   whirl              turbeliaria
243.   tympanon                drum                tympanic
244.   typos                  model                genotype
245.   uni                       one              unicellular
246.   uterus                 womb                   uterus
247.   vacca                    cow                 vaccine
248.   vasculum           small vessel              vascular
249.   venter                  belly                ventricle
250.   ventus                  wind            hyperventilate
251.   villus              shaggy hair             microvilli
252.   virus            poisonous liquid              virus
253.   vovar                to devour              carnivore
254.   xanthos                yellow             xanthophill
255.   zoo, zoan              animal                zoology
256.   zyg             union, join together          zygote

				
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