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Word part Type Origin Definition
morph, morpho root Greek shape, form
mort root Latin death
mos, mor-, mores root Latin custom, morals
multi- prefix Latin many
mut root Latin change, interchange
my, myo root Greek muscle
myri root Greek a large number
nano root Greek dwarf
narr root Latin tell, give an account of
nat, nas root Latin birth; born
naut root Greek ship; sailor
nav root Latin ship
necr, necro root Greek dead; death
neg root Latin no
neo root Greek new, recent
nephr, nephro root Greek kidney
-ness noun-forming suffix Old English state or quality of
neur, neuro root Greek nerve
nom1, nomin, nomen root Latin name
nom2, nomo, -nomy root Greek law, system of laws
non- prefix Latin not