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Element
Definition
Element
Definition

a-
ab-
ad-
aero-
alveus
arthron-
atrium-
auto-
bacterio-
bi-
bio-
carnis-,carn-
chele-
chloro-
chroma-
-cide
con-
cytis-
-cyte, cyto-
dermis-, derm-
di-
ecto-
endo-
epi-
eu-
exo-
feto-
gastro-
-gen
geo-
gymno-
halo-
hemato-
hemi-
herb-
hetero-
histo-
homo-
hydro-
hyper-
hypo-
inter-
intra-
iso-
-itis
karyo-
leuco-
locus
-logy
lysis
macro-
maxilla
mensis
mesos-
meta-
micro-
mono-
morph-

without
away from
near
air
cavity
joint
entrance room
self
bacteria
two
life
meat
claw
green
color
killer of
with
pouch
cell
skin
two
on the outside
inner, inside
upon
true
outside of
fetus
stomach
producing
earth
naked
salt
blood
half
plant
other
tissue
same, like
water
over
under
between
within
equal
infection
nucleus
white
place
study of
to loosen, break
large
jaw
month
middle
between
small
one
form

multi-
mut-
myco-
neco-
neur-
nomen-
niga-
oculo-
oligo-
-oma
omni-
oo, ovum
osteo-
paleo-
ped, pod
peri-
pestis
phaeo-
phage-
-phore
photo-
-phyll
-phyte, phyto-
pino-
plankto-
poly-
pseudo-
primordis-
pro-
renes-
reptilis-
rhiza, rhizo-
rodere
sacchrum
sapros-
-scopy
soma-
sonus-
sperma-
spirare
-stasis
taxis
telo-
thallus
therm-
thrombos
trans-
tri-
tricho-
troph-
umbilicus
uni-
vasculum
vor-
xero-
zoo-, zoa-
zygon-

many
to change
fungi
corpse
nerve
name
black
eye
few
tumor
all
egg
bone
old
foot
around
plague
brown
to eat
bearer
light
leaf
plant
to drink
drifting
many
false
original
first
kidney
crawling
root
to gnaw
sugar
rotten
observation
body
sound
seed
breathe
position
arrangement
end
green shoot
heat
clot
across
three
hair
feed
navel
one
vessel
to eat, devour
dry
animal
yoke

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