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Word part Type Origin Definition
ped1, pedi, -pede root Latin foot, feet
ped2, pedo root Greek child
pel, puls root Latin drive, push
pend, pens root Latin hang; weigh; spend
penta, pent root Greek five
pept, peps root Greek digestion
per- prefix Latin through, throughout; very
peri root Greek around, surrounding
petr, petro root Latin and Greek rock, stone
phag, -phage, -phagy root Greek eat
phil, philo, -philia, -phile root Greek love, fondness
phobia, -phobe, -phobic root Greek fear, dread
phon, phono, -phone, -phony root Greek sound, voice
phor, -phore root Greek carry, bear
phot, photo root Greek light
phyl root Greek race, type
phyll, phyllo root Greek leaf
phys, physio root Greek nature, physical
phyt, phyto, -phyte root Greek plant; plant growth
plac root Latin calm; please
plas, plast, plasm, -plasty root Greek mold, form; growth