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OSANE BIO PREFIXES

OSANE BIOLOGY PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES

TermDefinition
PERI- (example: PERIMETER) AROUND
BIO- (EXAMPLE: BIOLOGY) LIFE
A- (ABIOTIC, ASEXUAL, ATYPICAL) WITHOUT OR NOT
AN- (ANAEROBIC, ANHYDROUS) WITHOUT, NOT
AB- (abnormal, ABSTRACT) AWAY, FROM
-AD - (ADVANCE , ADHERE) TO, TOWARD
ANTI- (ANTIBOBY, ANTIBACTERIOCIDAL) AGAINST, OPPOSED TO
AUTO- (AUTOMATIC, AUTOSOME, AUTOMOBILE) SELF
AMYL- (AMYLOPSIN, AMYLASE) STARCH
ANTE- (ANTERIOR, ANTEBELLUM) BEFORE, IN FRONT OF
POST- (POSTERIOR, POST-SECONDARY) AFTER, BEHIND, BACK OF
AQUA- (AQUATIC) WATER
ANGIO- (ANGIOMER, ANGIOCARDITIS) VESSEL (BLOOD VESSEL)
ANA- (ANABOLISM) UP, UPON
APO-- ( APOPLEXY, APOGEE, APOSCOPE) OFF, FROM, AWAY FROM
-ASE (AMYLASE, PROTEASE) DESIGNATING AN ENZYME
-ALGIA ( NEURALGIA) PAIN
ALBI- (ALBICANS, ALBINOS) WHITE
BRADY-- ( BRADYCARDIA) SLOW
CALOR- (CALORIMETER) HEAT
CARDIA- (CARDIOLOGIST, CARDIAC) HEART
CEPHAL- ( CEPHALIC) HEAD
CEREBRO- ( CEREBROSPINAL, CEREBRAL) BRAIN
CHROM- (CHROMOSOME, CHROMATIC) COLOR
CIDAL- (BACTERIOCIDAL, SUICIDAL) KILLING
CORPUS- (CORPUS CHRISTIE, CORPUSCLE) BODY
-CYST (OOCYST, CYSTICFIBROCYST) BLADDEER
-CYTE, CYTO- ( CYTOPLASM) CELL
DERM- (DERMATITIS, HYPODERMAL) SKIN
HYPO- ( HYPODERMIC, HYPOTONIC) BELOW, UNDER, LESS THAN
HYPER- HYPERACTIVE, HYPERTONIC) OVER, MORE THAN
DI- ( DIAMETER, DICHROMIC, DIALOGUE, DIOXIDE) TWO, TWICE
DIA- (DIAMETER, DIAPHRAGM) THROUGH, ACCROSS
DYS- (DYSPIA, DYSFUNCTION) BAD, DIFFICULT
-ECTOMY ( APPENDECTOMY) TO CUT OUT
EM-, EN-, ENDO- (ENDOCYTOSIS, ENDOSKELETON, EMBOLISM) IN , INTO
-EMIA (ANEMIA, HYPOCYTEMIA, SICKLE CELL ANEMIA) BLOOD
ENTERO- (ENTERIC, ENTEROKINASE) INTESTINE
EPI- (EPIDERMIC, EPIGLOTTIS) ON, UPON, ABOVE
ERYTHRO- (ERYTHROCYTE) RED
-FER (TRANSFER, AFFERANT, EFFERENT) TO CARRY
-FRACT (FRACTURE, REFRACTION) TO BREAK
GASTRO- (GASTRIC, GASTROINTESTINAL, PNEUMOGASTRIC) STOMACH
-GRAPH (CARDIOGRAPH) TO WRITE
-GEN (GENESIS, GENETICS, GLYCOGEN, GENERATE) TO BEGIN, TO PRODUCE
-GLOSSAL- (HYPGLYC-OGLOSSAL) TONGUE
GLYC- (GLYCOSUREIA, DIGLYCERIDE, GLYCOGENESIS) GLUCOSE, SUGAR
-GNATH (GNATHNOSTOMA JAW, CHEEK
-GNOSIS (DIAGNOSIS) TO KNOW, KNOWLEDGE
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