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temperature for an area

hemi-

half

hemisphere: half of a sphere

hetero-

different

heterozygous: different alleles inherited from parents

hist-

tissue

histology: the study of tissues

Prefix, suffix, or word root

Definition

Example

homeo-

the same

homeostasis: maintaining a constant condition

hydro-

water

hydroponics: growing plants in water instead of soil

hyper-

above, over

hypertension: blood pressure higher than normal

hypo-

below, under

hypothalamus: part of the brain located below the thalamus

-ic

of or pertaining to

hypodermic: pertaining to under the skin

inter-

between, among

interbreed: breed within a family or strain

intra-

within

intracellular: inside a cell

iso-

equal

isogenic: having an identical set of genes

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