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ch. 4

verbal roots and combining forms

audio hearing
bio life
caus caut burn
clas clast break
duct lead
ectas dilate
edem swelling
esthes sensation
gen producing
latr treatment
kin movement
lysis lys lytic breaking down
morph form, structure, shape
op ops opsy vision
path pathy disease
phage phag eating
phas speech
phil affinity love for
plegia paralysis
poiesis formation production
schist schiz split, cleft, division
spasm spasm
stasis standing still, stoppage
troph nourishment, food
brachy short
brady slow
brev short
cry cold
crypt hidden
dextr right, right side
dipl double twice
dolich long
glyc gluc sugar, sweet
heter other, different
hom/eo hom/o same, alike
hydr wet, water, fluid
is equal, alike
lept slender, small, thin
lev left, to the left
macr large
mal ill, bad
malac soft, softening
meg large, oversized
necr death
olig few, little
orth straight, normal correct
pachy thick
pale old, primitive
platy flat, wide
ple more, many
poikil irregular, varied
scler hardness
sinister left, to the left
sten narrow, contracted
stere solid, three dimensional
tachy rapid, fast
tel distance
therm heat
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