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Word part Type Origin Definition
bar, baro root Greek pressure, weight
bat root Latin beat
be- prefix Old English to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
bell, belli root Latin war
ben, bene, bon root Latin good, well
bi-, bin- prefix Latin two, twice, double
bibl, bibli, biblio root Greek book
bio, bi, -be root Greek life, living, living things
blast, blasto root Greek bud, generative cell
cad, cas, cid2 root Latin to fall
cap2, capit root Latin head
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit root Latin to take, catch
cardi, cardio root Greek heart
carn, carni root Latin flesh, body
carp root Greek fruit
cata- prefix Greek down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to
caust, caut root Greek burn
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess root Latin to go; to go back or yield
celer root Latin swift
cent, centi root Latin hundred, hundreth
centr, centri, centro root Greek center