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Word part Type Origin Definition
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
ple, plen, plet root Latin fill up, fulfill
plic, plex, ply root Latin fold, plait
plu, plur root Latin more
pneum, pneumo, pneumon, pneumat, -pnea root Greek air, breath, wind, spirit
pod, pode root Greek foot
pol, polit, polis root Greek city, citizen
poly root Greek many
popul root Latin the people
port root Latin carry
pos, -pose, pon, -pone, -pound root Latin put, place
poss, pot root Latin able; power
post- prefix Latin after, behind
pre- prefix Latin before
prim, princ root Latin first
pris, -prise, prehens, -prehend root Latin take, grasp