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Biology Prefixes

Biology Prefixes and Suffixes

TermDefinition
A- not, without lacking
Ab- away from
Amyl- starch
An- not, without
Ana- backward, against
Angio- vessel
Ante- before
Anti- against
Apo- off, from
Auto- self
Bi- bisect
Bio- life
Brachy- short
Chrom- color
-cyte, cyto- cell
Di- ten
Dia- twice double
Dys- bad difficult
Glyc- sugar
-graph to write
Hemo- blood
Hetero- different, other
Homo- same
Hydro- water
Hyper- over, more than
Hypo- under, less than
Inter- used as an intensifier
Intra- between, among
Ir- over, above
lysin, -lysis, -lytic- dissolve, destroy
Macro- large
Micro- small
Mono- one
Myo- muscle
Neur- relating to nerves
Oo- egg
Ovi- egg
Para- near, by
Peri- around, near
Phago- to eat
phil- loving
plasm- substance
ped- foot
Poly- many
Post- after, behind
Pro- before, giving rise to
Pseudo- false
rrhea- flow
-tome,-tomy to cut
-trophic feeding
Created by: brianamitchell
 

 



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