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

neutr(o)-

Neutral.

[English neutral.]

Examples include neutrophil (Greek philos, loving), a type of white blood cell that is neutrophilic, which can be readily stained only by neutral dyes; neutropenia (Greek penia, poverty), a lack of neutrophils in the blood. A neutron is a subatomic particle of about the same mass as a proton but without an electric charge; a neutrino (see -ino) is another neutral particle with a mass close to zero.

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