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Word part Type Origin Definition
cred, credit root Latin believe
crim, crimin root Latin crime; accuse
cryo root Greek cold
crypt, crypto, cryph root Greek secret, hidden
cumul root Latin heap
cur2 root Latin to care
cur1, curr, cor1, corr, curs, cour1, cours root Latin to run
-cy noun-forming suffix Latin and Greek state of or quality of
cyan, cyano root Greek blue
cycl, cyclo root Greek wheel, circle
cyt, cyto, -cyte root Greek cell
dactyl root Greek finger
de- prefix Latin from; away from; down from; reverse, negate.
deb root Latin owe
deca, dec, deci, deka root Greek ten, tenth
dei, div root Latin god
dem, demo root Greek people, populace
dendr, dendro, dendri, -dendron root Greek tree
dent, denti root Latin tooth, teeth
derm, derma, dermat, dermato root Greek skin
dextr, dextro root Latin on the righthand side; skilful