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Flashcards in Adjectival Roots and Combining Forms Deck (35):
1

brachy-

short

2

brady-

slow

3

brev/i-

short

4

cry/o-

cold

5

crypt/o-

hidden

6

dextr/o-

right, right side

7

dipl/o-

double, long

8

dolich/o-

long

9

glyc/o-, gluc/o-

sugar, sweet

10

heter/o-

other, different

11

hom/eo-, hom/o-

same, alike

12

hydr/o-

wet, water, fluid

13

is/o-

equal, alike

14

lept/o-

slender, small, thin

15

lev/o-

left, to the left

16

macr/o-

large

17

mal-

ill, bad

18

malac/o-

soft, softening

19

meg/a-, meg/alo-, meg/aly-

large, oversized

20

necr/o-

death

21

olig/o-

few, little

22

orth/o-

straight, normal, correct

23

pachy-

thick

24

pale/o-

old, primitive

25

platy-

flat, wide

26

ple/o-

more, many

27

poikil/o-

irregular, varied

28

-scler/o-

hardness

29

sinistr/o-

left, to the left

30

sten/o-

narrow, contracted

31

stere/o-

solid, three-dimensional

32

tachy-

rapid, fast

33

tel/e-, tel/o-

distant, end

34

therm/o-

heat

35

xer/o-

dry