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1

BIBLI-

book

2

CANON-

rule, list, standard list, roll

3

CRYPT-, CRYPH-

hidden, secret

4

CYCL-

circle, wheel

5

GLOSS-, GLOT(T)-

tongue, language

6

ICON-,

image

7

MIM-

to imitate

8

OD-

song, poem

do not confuse with (H)OD-

9

PRY-

fire

10

TOM-

cut

11

CRYO-

ice

12

ALG-

pain

nostalgia

13

BI-

life

biology

14

CHRON-

time

chronic

15

D(A)EMON-

spirit, evil spirit

demon

16

GE-

earth

geology

17

LOG-

speech, word, proportion, reasoning, thought, study of, theory of, gathering of

epilogue

18

LY-, LYS-

to loosen, destroy

paralysis

19

MNE-

to remember

amnesia

20

PAN(T)-

all, every

Pan-America

21

POD-, PUS-

foot

tripod

22

THE-

god

theology

23

TROPH-

to nourish, grow

atrophy

24

AGON-

struggle, contest

agony

25

ANGEL-

messenger, message

angelic

26

CENTR-, CENTER-

center

concentric

27

DEM-

people

democracy

28

GAM-, GAMET-

marriage, reproduction

polygamy

29

HEM(AT)-, HAEM(AT)- (British Spelling)

blood

hematology

30

HEMER-

day

ephemeral

31

OD-, HOD-

way, road, journey

odometer

32

STOL-, STAL-, STEL-

to send, draw

epistle

33

TAPH-

tomb, bury

epitaph

34

THANAT-, THANAS-, THAN-

death

thanatopsis

35

EC-

house, home

ecology, economics

36

BALL-, BOL-, BLE-

to throw, put

ballistics

37

DERM(AT)-

skin

dermatologist

38

DOX-, DOG-

opinion, teaching, learning (observation)

dogma

39

GNO(S)

to know

diagnosis

40

(H)OM(E)-

same, similar, regular

homoginized

41

MORPH-

form, shape

metamorphosis

42

ONYM-, ONOM-, ONOMAT-

name, word

synonym

43

PHER-, PHOR-

to bear, go

semaphore

44

TACT-, TAX-

to arrange, put in order

taxonomy

45

AESTHE-, ESTHE-

to feel, perceive

aesthete, anesthetic

46

ANTHROP-

human being

anthropology

47

ARCHA(E)-, ARCHE-

ancient, primitive, beginning

archaeology, Archeozoic

48

AST(E)R-

star

astronomy, asterisk, disaster

49

GEN(E)-, GON-

to produce, originate

hydrogen, genesis, gene, theogeny

50

GER(ONT)-

old age, old poeple

geriatric, gerontology

51

HOL-

whole

holocaust

52

IATR-

physician, medicine

psychiatric, pediatric

53

PEP(T)-

to digest

peptic, pepsin

54

TECHN-

art, skill, craft

technical, polytechnic

55

CHROM(AT)-

color, colorful, eye-catching

chromatic

56

CRI-

to judge, decide, separate

critic

57

ETHN-

race, distinct cultural group, foreigners

ethnicity

58

LECT-

to speak, choose

dialect

59

PHA(N)-

to show, appear

phantom

60

PHIL-

to love, scientific need

philosophy

61

PHON-

sound, voice

telephone

62

POLY-

many, much

polygamy

63

TAUT-

the same

tautology

64

THERM-

heat

thermometer

65

AGOG-

to lead

demagogic

66

CH(E)IR-

hand

chiropractor

67

COSM-

universe, order, well-ordered thing

cosmic

68

HETER-

other, different

heterosexual

69

NE-

new, new and different form of, latest form, young

neoclassic

70

ODONT-

tooth

orthodontics

71

OP(T)-

eye; to see

optician

72

ORTH-

straight, correct

orthodox

73

P(A)ED-

child, grow

pediatrician

74

PEDIA-

education

encylopedia

75

POL(IS)-

city, state

politician

76

ALLEL-

one or the other

allele

77

ALL-

another

parallel

78

CAC-

bad, evil

cacophony

79

CAU(S)-

to burn

cauterize

80

CLA-

to break, bend

iconoclast

81

DO-

give

dose

82

DYN(AM)-

force, power

dynamic

83

ERG-, URG-

work

energy

84

LAT(E)R-

to worship excessively, be fanatically devoted to

idolatry

85

PATH-

to feel, suffer; disease; disordered condition

pathology

86

PHY(T)-

to grow (plant)

neophyte

87

PHYSI-

nature

physics

88

STA-, STE-

to stand, stop, regulate

static

89

THE-

to place, put, set

thesis