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Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ G ]

Prefix: A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning. Pre means "before." Prefixes may also indicate a location, number, or time. 
Root
: central part of a word.     
Suffix
:  The ending part of a word that modifies the meaning of the word. Example: homeless. Root = 'home' and the suffix is 'less'. It can also refer to a condition, disease, disorder, or procedure.    

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Term
[ Meaning ]
galact/o [ milk ]
ganglion/o [ ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies  ]
gastr/o [ stomach ]
gel/o [ to freeze, congeal  ]
gemell/o [ twins  ]
-gen [ substance that produces  ]
-genesis [ producing; forming  ]
-genic [ produced by or in  ]
geni/o [ chin  ]
genit/o [ reproduction  ]
ge/o [ earth, soil  ]
ger/o [ old age  ]
geront/o [ old age  ]
gest/o [ pregnancy ]
gester/o [ pregnancy ]
gigant/o [ huge ]
gingiv/o [ gum ]
glauc/o [ gray ]
gli/o [ glial cells; neuroglial cells  ]
-globin [ protein ]
-globulin [ protein ]
glomerul/o [ glomerulus ]
gloss/o [ tongue ]
gluc/o [ glucose; sugar  ]
glyc/o [ glucose; sugar  ]
glycogen/o [ glycogen; animal starch v
glycos/o [ glucose; sugar v
gnath/o [ jaw ]
gnos/o [ knowledge ]
gon/o [ seed ]
gonad/o [ sex glands  ]
goni/o [ angle ]
-grade [ to go  ]
-gram [ record ]
granul/o [ granule(s) ]
-graph [ instrument for recording  ]
graph/o [ writing  ]
-graphy [ process of recording  ]
gravid/o [ pregnancy ]
-gravida [ pregnant woman  ]
gynec/o [ woman; female  ]
gyr/o [ circle, spiral  ]
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