can you match these prefixes, suffixes, and word roots with their definitions?

can you match these prefixes, suffixes, and word roots with their definitions?


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a-not, without
abyss-deep, bottomless
acro-tip
adeno-gland
aero-air
agglutinat-glued together
agona contest
aktina ray
-alexito ward off
allo-different
alveol-a cavity
ama-together
amphi-dual
an-without, not
ana-up
analog-proportion
andro-male
aneu-without
-angiovessel
annus, -ennisyear
anth-a flower
anthropman
antiagainst
-aphysuck
apictip
apo-off, away
-apsisjuncture
aquawater
arachnspider
archancient, beginning
arthrojointed
astro-a star
atrioa vestibule
auto-self
aux-grow, enlarge
bacula rod
bentho-the depths of the sea
bitwo
bin-two at a time
bio-, biot-life
-bioslife
-blastbud, sprout
blastoproduce
brachioan arm
bryomoss
calainsert
capsaa box
carb-coal
cardi-heart
-carpfruit
cata-down
-centesisa puncture
centro-center
cephal, cephalohead
chelia claw
chemi-chemical
chemochemical
chiasm-marked crosswise
chloro-green
choanoa funnel
-cholanger
chondro-cartilage
chordstring
chroma-colored
chromcolored
chylojuice
chymojuice
cili-hair
circ-, circacircle
clado-branch
-clinslope
cnidoa nettle
co-together
cocha snail
coelhollow
coenocommon
coita coming together
coleo-a sheath
coll-glue
com-together
con-with, together
conjugtogether
contraagainst
copean oar
cortexshell
-corticothe shell
counter-opposite
cranithe skull
crypto-hidden
-cutaneskin
cutithe skin
-cyclecircle
cyclo-circle
cystsac, bladder
-cytecell
cyto-cell
defrom, down, out
decaten
delvisible
demo-people
dendro-tree
-dermskin
-desmaa band or bond
detrit-wear off
deuterosecond
di-two
-dilatexpanded
dinoterrible
diplodouble
dis-seperate
diureurinate
dorm-sleep
ecdys-an escape
echinospiny
-ecioushouse
eco-house
ecto-outside
ectomycut out
electroelectricity
-ellsmall
encephalbrain
enanti-opposite
-enchymaan infusion
end-, endowithin, inner
entero-intestine, gut
epi-above, over
erythro-red
estuar-the sea
ethocustom, habit
eu-true, good
eurybroad, wide
ex-, exo-out, outside
exterooutside
extraoutside
fertilfruitful
fibrino-a fiber
fibro-fiber
flagell-whip
-formshape
foveaa pit
fusi-a spindle
gam-marriage
gamet-wife or husband
gamyreproduction, marriage
gastrostomache, belly
gen-, gene-produce
genesisorigin, birth
-genicproducing
geno-offspring
-genyorigin
geo-the Earth
gestcarried
gibb-humped
gliaglued together
-globglobe, sphere
glomera ball
glottithe tongue
gluco-sweet
glyco-sweet
gnathojaws
-graphywriting
gustataste
gutt-a drop
gymno-naked
gynoa woman
halinsalt
halo-salt
haplo-single
helic-a spiral
hemo-blood
herbgrass
hermaphrodboth male and female
hetero-other, different
holowhole
homeo-same
hominman
homo-alike
horm-to set in motion, excite
hydro-water
hylmatter
hyper-over, above, excessive
hypo-under, below, lower
ichthyfish
immuno-safe, free
inwithout
inter-between
interoinside
intrainside, within
introwithin
involuwrapped up
-iodoviolet
iso-equal
itero-to repeat
-itisinflammation
juxtanear to
karyo-nucleus
kilo-a thousand
kine, kinet-movement
koilosa hollow
-kytosa vessal
labilip
lactmilk
lamin-sheet, layer
lepidoa scale
leuko-white
liga-bound or tied
limn-a lake
-litefirst
-lithestone
littor-seashore
lobia lobe
lophocrest, tuft
-lunamoon
lut-yellow
-lysebreak
-lysissplit
lyso-loosen
lyto-loosen
macro-large
magnet-magnetic
majorlarger
mal-bad or evil
mamm-breast or teat
marsupia bag or pouch
mechanoan instrument
mega-large, great
meio-less
melan-black
menstrumonth
merepart
meristo-divided
mero-part
meso-middle
meta-boundary, turning, point; charge; with; between
-metronmeasure
micro-small
minorsmaller
missisend
mito-a thread
mono-one
morph, morpho-form
morula little mulberry
muta-change
mutu-reciprocal
mycofungus
myomuscle
-nemathread
nematoa thread
nephrikidney
neuro-nerve
neutr-, neutro-neutral
nociharm
nom-name
non-not
notoback
nucle-, nucleonucleus
-oidlike, form
olfactsmell
oligo-small, scant
ologythe study of
ommathe eye
omniall
oncotumor
ooegg
opercula covering, lid
oscula little mouth
osisa conditioning of
osmo-pushing
osteo-bone
ostracoa shell
ovian egg
oxy-sharp, acid
paedo-child
paleo-ancient
para-beside, near
-parityto beget
parousbearing
parsi-few
parthenowithout fertilization, virgin
parturgiving birth
-patrifather
pedi-a child
pelag-the sea
pellucidtransparent
perfora-bore through
periabound
perman-remaining
-phageto eat
phago-to eat
pheno-appear
-philloving
-philialoving
-philosloving
phloe-the bark of a tree
-phobosfearing
phorato carry
-phorebearer
photolight
phragmo-a partition
-phyllleaf
phylo-tribe
-phyteplant
phyto-plant
pino-drink
placoa plate
planflat or wandering
plasm- , plasmomolded
-plastformed, molded
pleio-more
pluri-more, several
-pod, -podiumfoot
podo-foot
-poietproduce
polymany
-pomofruit
porea passage
-porismall opening
-portgate, door
post-after
potentpowerful
pre-before
pro-before
profund-deep
protofirst
pseudofalse
pter-a wing, a feather, a fin
pteroa wing
pterygia fin
pulmo-a lung
quadr-four
radiaa spoke, ray
ratitflatbottomed
re-again
rectastraight
regularegular
renia kidney
retrobackward
rhizo-root
rhodored
sacca sack
-saccharsugar
salta-leap
sarcoflesh
saurlizard
schizosplit
sclerohard
scriptwrite
scutell-a little shield
semel-once
semi-half
simian ape
socioa companion
somabody
-spermseed
sporo-seed
stalsisconstriction
stam-standing upright
-stasisstanding, staying
stato-standing, placed
stenonarrow
stomamouth
stromatosomething spread out
sulf-sulfur
supra-above, over
sym-with, together
-symmetrsymmetrical
syn-together
taxo-arrange
telos-an end
tensstretched
tetanrigid, tense
tetra-four
thallos-sprout
thecaa cup, case
therm-heat
thermo-heat, temperature
thigmo-a touch
thio-sulfur
thrombo-a clot
thylaco-sac or pouch
tono-stretched
-tonustension
-topoplace
totiall
trachei-the windpipe
trans-across
trithree
trochowheel
-tropturn
-trophfood, nourishment
trophofood, nourishment
-tropicto turn or change
tropoturn, change
trypsiwearing out
-tubula little pipe
tunica covering
turg-swollen
tympana drum
ultra-beyond
uni-one
urotail
utrica leather bag
vacu-empty
vagina sheath
-valentstrength
vasavessel
vascula-little vessel
-vectcarried
-ventriculoventricle, hallow organ
vestigi-trace
villishaggy hair
virulpoisonious
vitreglass
vivialive
voraeat
-xanthoyellow
xero-dry
xyl-wood
-ylsubstance or matter
zea-a grain
zoa, zoananimal
zonaa belt
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