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metr, meter

Def: measure
Examples: meter, metric, thermometer

3

micro

Def: small
Examples: microscope, microcosm, microphone

5

macro

Def: large
Examples: macrocosm, macrocephalic, macrograph

7

mega

Def: large
Examples: megalopolis, megaphone

9

miso

Def: hatred, wrong
Examples: misogynist, misogamy, misanthrope

11

morph

Def: form, shape
Examples: morphology, metamorphosis, anthropomorphic

13

naus

Def: ship
Examples: nausea, nautical, astronaut

15

necro

Def: dead
Examples: necrology, necropolis, necrophilia

17

neo

Def: new
Examples: neophyte, neoclassical, neon

18

pan

Def: all
Examples: pandemic, pantheism, pancreasl

19

neuro, neuron

Def: nerve, brain
Examples: neural, neurobiologist (Professor Patterson is a neurobiologist), neurosurgery

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nym

Def: word, name
Examples: synonym, antonym, homonym

23

nomo, nomy

Def: law, knowledge of
Examples: autonomous, agronomy, economy

25

ode

Def: song
Examples: melody, parody, rhapsody

27

opt

Def: sight, view
Examples: optics, optometry, synopsis

29

ortho

Def: straight, rule
Examples: orthodox, orthopedic, orthodontist

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osteo

Def: bone
Examples: osteopath, osteoarthritis

33

para

Def: beside, aside
Examples: parallel, paraphrase, paradox

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patheo, patho

Def: suffering, feeling, disease
Examples: pathetic, pathology, apathy

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ped, pedi

Def: child, education
Examples: pedagogue, pediatrics, encyclopedia