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Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ H ]

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 ]
half [ demi, hemi, semi ]
hallucin/o [ hallucination ]
hapl/o [ simple, single ]
helc/o [ ulcer ]
heli/o [ sun ]
-helminth [ worm ]
hem/o [ blood ]
hemat/o [ blood ]
hemi- [ half ]
hemoglobin/o [ hemoglobin ]
hepat/o [ liver ]
heredo- [ heredity ]
herni/o [ hernia ]
-hexia [ habit ]
hidr/o [ sweat ]
hirsut/o [ hairy ]
hirund/i [ leech ]
hist/o [ tissue ]
histi/o [ tissue ]
holo- [ entire, complete  ]
home/o [ sameness; unchanging; constant  ]
hormon/o [ hormone ]
hymen/o [ hymen ]
humer/o [ humerus ]
hydr/o [ water ]
hygr/o [ moisture  ]
hyper- [ above; excessive  ]
hypn/o [ sleep ]
hypo- [ deficient; below; under; less than normal  ]
hypophys/o [ pituitary gland  ]
hypothalam/o [ hypothalamus  ]
hypsi- [ high ]
hyster/o [ uterus; womb ]
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