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Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ N ]

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 ]
narc/o [ numbness; stupor; sleep ]
nas/o [ nose ]
nat/i [ birth ]
natr/o [ sodium ]
necr/o [ death ]
nect/o [ to bind, tie, connect  ]
neo- [ new ]
nephr/o [ kidney ]
neur/o [ nerve ]
neutr/o [ neither; neutral; neutrophil  ]
nid/o [ nest ]
nine [ noni- ]
noci- [ to cause harm, injury or pain ]
noct/o [ night ]
nod/o [ knot  ]
-noia [ mind, will  ]
nom/o [ custom, law  ]
nomen- [ name  ]
norm/o [ rule; order  ]
nos/o [ disease ]
nucle/o [ nucleus ]
nulli- [ none ]
nutri/o, nutrit/o [ to nourish ]
nyct/o [ night ]
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