|Word root/ prefix||Root Meaning||Words based on the Root|
|Homo, homeo||like, alike, same||Homogeneous - of the same nature or kind
Homonym - sounding alike
Homeopathy - a therapy that is based on treating "same with same"
|Hyp/o||under||Hypoglycemia - an abnormally low level of sugar in the blood
Hypothermia - abnormally low body temperature
Hypothesis - a theory that is unproven but used under the assumption that it is true.
|Hyper||too much, over, excessive, beyond||Hyperactive - very restless
Hypercritical - too critical
Hypertension - above normal pressure.
|Icon/o||image||Icon - an (often religious) image, in modern usage a simplified graphic of high symbolic content
Iconology - science of symbols and icons
Iconoclast - someone who destroys religious images and traditional beliefs.
|Idio||peculiar, personal, distinct||Idiomatic - Peculiar to a particular language.
Idiosyncrasy - a physical or mental characteristic typical or a particular person
Idiot - someone who is distinctly foolish or stupid.