Roots, Prefixes & Suffixes

tachy- fast, rapid [prefix]
tal/o talus (ankle)
tars/o tarsus (ankle)
-taxia coordination [suffix]
tele distant
tempor/o temple; period of time
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
tens tight, tension
tera- trillion [prefix]
terat/o monster, deformed
test/o testis
testicul/o testis
tetra- four [prefix]
thalam/o thalamus
thel/o nipple
-therapy treatment [suffix]
therm/o heat
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
tibi/o tibia
-tic pertaining to [suffix]
toc/o birth, labor
tom/o cut
-tome cutting instrument [suffix]
-tomy incision [suffix]
ton/o tone, tension, pressure
tonsill/o tonsil
top/o put, place
tors/o twisted
tort/i twisted
tox/o poison, toxin
toxic/o poison
trache/o trachea
trachel/o neck
tract/o draw
trans- across, through [prefix]
tri- three [prefix]
trich/o hair
trigon/o trigone
-tripsy crushing [suffix]
trop- turn
-troph(y) nourishment, growth [suffix]
troph/o nourishment, growth
-trophic growth, development [suffix]
-tropic turning to, affinity for [suffix]
tub/o tube
tuber swelling
tuss/i cough
tympan/o middle ear, eardrum
-type class, grouping, type [suffix]

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