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suffix

comes after root

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prn

as needed

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ACL

anterior cruciate ligament

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prefix

comes before root

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mono-

one

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uni-

one

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quad-

four

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poly-

many

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tri-

three

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what is the plural for words ending in -A

-AE

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-oid

in the form of/pertaining to

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-oma

tumor

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4 suffixes meaning CONDITION OF

-ia -ism -sis -y

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-y

condition of

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-ism

condition of

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-sis

condition of

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-ia

condition of

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-ian

specialist

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-iatrics

specialty

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-iatry

specialty

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-ics

specialty

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-ist

specialist

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-logy

study of

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11 suffices meaning PERTAINING TO/LIKE/RESEMBLING

-ac -al -ar -ary -form -ic -ical -ile -oid -ory -ous

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what is the plural for words ending in -EN

-INA

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what is the plural for words ending in -EX -IX -YX

-ICES

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what is the plural for words ending in -IS

-ES

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what is the plural for words ending in -MA

-MATA

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what is the plural for words ending in -NX (ANX, INX, YNX)

-NGES

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what is the plural for words ending in -ON

-A

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what is the plural for words ending in -UM

-A

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what is the plural for words ending in -US

-I

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prim/i-

first

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mon/o-

one

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uni-

one

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hemi-

half / one side

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semi-

half / partial

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bi-

twice, two

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di-

two, twice

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dipl/o-

double

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tri-

three

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quadr/i-

four

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tetra-

four

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multi-

many

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poly-

many, much

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cyan/o-

blue

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erythr/o-

red

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leuk/o-

white, colorless

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melan/o-

black / dark

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xanth/o-

yellow

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a- / an-

not without absence lack of

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anti-

against

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contra-

against opposite opposed

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de-

down without removal loss

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dis-

absence removal separation

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in- im- (before b, m, p)

not

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non-

not

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un-

not

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ab-

away from

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ad-

toward / near

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dia-

through

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per-

through

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trans-

through

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3 prefixes that mean THROUGH

dia- per- trans-

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hyper-

over, excess, abnormally high, increased

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hypo-

under, below, abnormally low, decreased

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olig/o-

few, scanty

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pan-

all

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super-

above, excess

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equi-

equal, same

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eu-

true, good, easy, normal

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hetero-

other, different, unequal

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homo-, homeo-

same, unchanging

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iso-

equal, same

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macro-

large, abnormally large

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mega-, megalo-

large, abnormally large

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micro-

small

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neo-

new

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normo-

normal

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ortho-

straight, upright, correct

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poiki/o-

varied, irregular

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pseudo-

false

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re-

again, back

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ante-

before

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pre-

before

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pro-

before, in front of

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post-

after, behind

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dextr/o-

right (direction)

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sinistr/o-

left (direction)

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ec-, ecto-

out, outside

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ex/o-

away from, outside

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end/o-

in, within

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mes/o-

middle

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syn- sym- (before b, m, p)

together

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tel/e-, tel/o-

end