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prefix: hydro-
example: hydrotherapy
meaning: ?

meaning: treatment with water

2

prefix: lact-
example: lactation
meaning: ?

meaning: formation of milk

3

prefix: sacchar-
example: saccharine
meaning: ?

meaning: like sugar

4

prefix: amyl-
example: amylase
meaning: ?

meaning: enzyme for digesting starch

5

prefix: steat-
example: steatogenous
meaning: ?

meaning: producing fat

6

prefix: adip-
example: adipose
meaning: ?

meaning: contains fat

7

prefix: glyc-
example: glycoside
meaning: ?

meaning: derivative of sugar

8

prefix: natr-
example: hypernatraemia
meaning: ?

meaning: excess sodium in the blood

9

prefix: kal-
example: kaliuresis
meaning: ?

secretion of potassium in urine

10

prefix: calc-
example: calculus
meaning: ?

meaning: a stone

11

suffix: -ose
meaning: a sugar
example: ?

example: glucose, lactose

12

suffix: -ase
meaning: an enzyme
example: ?

example: lactase, enterokinase

13

suffix: -ide
meaning: derivative of sugar
example: ?

example: disaccharide, glycoside

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suffix: -in
meaning: any kind of substance
example: ?

example: pepsin, glycerine

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suffix: -gen
meaning: a precursor
example: ?

example: pepsinogen, trypsinogen