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Word part Type Origin Definition
hemi- prefix Greek half, partly
hepat, hepato root Greek liver
hept, hepta root Greek seven
her, hes root Latin stick
hetero root Greek different, other
hexa, hex root Greek six
hom root Latin man, human
homo, homeo, omal root Greek one, same
-hood noun-forming suffix Old English 1. state, condition; 2.the whole group of
horr, hor root Latin tremble, bristle (as with fear)
hosp, host1 root Latin host, guest
host2 root Latin stranger, enemy
hydr, hydro root Greek water, hydrogen, liquid
hyp-, hypo- prefix Greek under, below, less
hyper- prefix Greek over, beyond, excessive
hypn, hypno root Greek sleep
i- prefix Latin not, without
iatr, iatri, iatro, -iatry root Greek medical care, healing
-ic adjective-forming suffix Latin and Greek like, pertaining to
-ice noun-forming suffix French state, condition, or quality.
-ician noun-forming suffix Latin practictioner of or expert in