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Word part Type Origin Definition
centr, centri, centro root Greek center
cephal, cephalo, encephal, encephalo root Greek head, brain
cerebr, cerebro root Latin brain
chlor, chloro root Greek light green; containing chlorine
chrom, chromo, chromato, -chrome root Greek color, pigment; the element chromium or the substance chromatin
chron, chrono root Greek time
chrys, chryso root Greek gold, yellow
cine, kine, kinet, kinemat root Greek motion
circu-, circum- prefix Latin around
cis, cid1, -cide root Latin to cut, to kill
cit, -cite root Latin rouse, set in motion
civ root Latin citizen
clam, claim root Latin to cry out
claus, clos, clud, clus root Latin to close
clin, cline root Greek lean, slope
co- prefix Latin with, together
cogn, cognit, gnor root Latin know, knowledge
col- prefix Latin with, together
com- prefix Latin with, together
con- prefix Latin with, together
cor- prefix Latin with, together