Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

Index of letter L

L-See laevo-
labi(o)-The lips.
lact(o)-Milk; lactic acid or lactose.
laevo-On or to the left.
-lagniaMorbid sexual arousal.
-laliaA speech condition or disorder.
lamelli-A thin scale, plate, or layer.
lamin(o)-A thin layer.
lapar(o)-The abdominal wall.
laryng(o)-The larynx.
latero-Lateral; to one side.
-latryWorship of a specified thing.
-le1Forming nouns.
-le2Apt to; liable to.
-le3Forming verbs.
-lecithalHaving an egg yolk of a given kind.
lecith(o)-Egg yolk.
-lectA variety within a language.
leio-Smooth.
-lentFull of; characterized by.
lepid(o)-Scales.
-lepsisA figure of speech.
-lepsyA seizure.
lept(o)-Small; narrow.
-lessWithout; unaffected by; failure or inability.
-letA thing of a smaller or lesser kind.
leuc(o)-White; whiteness.
levo-See laevo-
ligno-Wood.
limn(o)-Fresh water.
-lingForming nouns, often with diminutive or depreciatory implications.
lip(o)-Fat.
-liteA mineral or fossil.
-lithA stone or stony structure.
lith-See litho-
-lithicStone.
lith(o)-Stone.
-logSee -logue
-logerSee -logist
-logicalRelating to a branch of knowledge or experience.
-logistA person skilled in, or involved in, a branch of study.
logo-Words or speech.
-logueA type of communication or debate.
-logyA subject of study or interest; speech or language.
lopho-Crested.
lumbo-The lower back or loin.
lute(o)-Yellow; the corpus luteum.
-lyForming adjectives and adverbs.
lymph(o)-Lymph.
lyo-Dispersion; dissolution.
lys-See lyso-
-lysisDisintegration or decomposition.
lys(o)-Disintegration of cells.

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