CLAS 205-2

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CLAS 205-2
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Bioscientific Terminology by Ayers Lesson 2: The Greek Alphabet
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  1. dys-
    • bad
    • disordered
    • difficult

    (dysfunction, dysentery, dystrophy)
  2. es-
    eis-
    • inward
    • into

    (esoteric, esodic, eisodic)
  3. ec-
    ex-
    • out
    • out of
    • outside

    (eccentric, ecstasy, eclipse, exodus, exodontist)
  4. en-
    em-
    el-
    • in
    • into
    • inward

    (energy, enthusiasm, embryo, emphatic, elliptical)
  5. en- + anti-
    opposite

    (enantiopathic, enantolalia)
  6. endo-
    ento-
    end-
    ent-
    • within
    • inner

    (endocrine, endoderm, endoparasite, entophyte, entozoa, endamoeba, endarteritis, entoptic)
  7. epi-
    ep-
    • upon
    • on
    • to
    • in addition to

    (epidemic, epidermis, epitaph, eponym, ephemeral)
  8. eu-
    • well
    • good
    • normal

    (eugenics, eulogy)
  9. exo-
    ecto-
    • outside
    • external

    (exotic, exoskeleton, ectoparasite, ectoderm)
  10. BUL-
    BOUL-
    will

    (paraboulia, abulia or aboulia, hyperbulia)
  11. CARDI-
    heart

    (acardiacus, cardioblast, diplocardiac, hydropericardium, myocardial, orthocardiac)
  12. CEPHAL-
    enCEPHAL-
    • CEPHAL- = head
    • enCEPHAL- brain

    (acanthocephaliasis, acrocephaly, cephalopod, cynocephalous, encephalodysplasia, prosencephalon)
  13. CHONDR-
    CHONDRI-
    • cartilage
    • granule

    (hypochondriac, chondriosome or mitochondria, chondriokinesis, perichondrium, synchondrosis)
  14. DEM-
    • people
    • country

    (democracy, demagogue, demographer, epidemic, apodemialgia, ecdemic, pandemic)
  15. DERM-
    DERMAT-
    skin

    (taxidermy, pachyderm, dermatophyte, dermographia, mesoderm, pododerm)
  16. GAM-
    • marriage
    • union

    (bigamy, monogamy, misogamy, polygamy, agamogenesis, gamete, aplanogamete, autogamy, cytogamy, gamophyllous, gamostele, oogamy)
  17. LECITH-
    yok

    (centrolecithal, lecithin, lecithocoel, lysolecithin)
  18. OPHTHALM-
    eye

    (megalophthalmus or megophthalmus, ophthalmogyric, photophthalmia, podophthalmite, xerophthalmia)
  19. OST(E)-
    bone

    (osteopath, actinost, angiosteosis, dysostosis, heteroosteoplasty, osteanagenesis, osteodermia, periosteophyte, synostosis)
  20. PHYLL-
    leaf

    (adenophyllous, autophyllogeny, lithophyll, phylloclade, phyllopodous, phyllotaxy)
  21. PHYT-
    • plant
    • growth

    (neophyte, autophyte, entophyte or endophyte, epidermophytosis, gametophyte, hematophyte, zoophyte)
  22. PLAST(T)-
    • to form
    • to mold

    (plastic, plaster, alloplasty, amyloplast or amyloplastic, cytoplasm, hyperplasia, metaplasia, ooplasm, protoplasm, somatoplasm)
  23. SOM-
    SOMAT-
    body

    (acrosome, dermatosome, gymnosomatous, karyomicrosome, meromicrosomia, somatotopagnosia, somesthesia, somite)
  24. THEC(A)-
    • case
    • sheath

    (apothecary, bibliotheca, apothecium, cephalotheca, exotheca, hydrotheca, podotheca, theca, thecaphore, tehcium, thecodont)
  25. THERM-
    heat

    (thermometer, thermite, thermal, thermostat, adiathermacncy, hyperthermalgesia, hypothermia, thermophagy, thermophyte, thermotropism)
  26. TOM-
    enTOM-
    • TOM- = to cut, section
    • enTOM-= insect

    (anatomy, tome, atom, appendectomy, epitome, diatoaceous, dermatome, lithotomous, myotome, somatome)
  27. TOP-
    place

    (topography, topical, isotope, atopognosia, ostectopy, topotype)
  28. TROPH-
    • nourishment
    • development

    (autotroph, hypertrophy, metatrophic, monotrophic, trophobiotic, trophonemata, trophoneurosis, trophotropism)
  29. ZO-
    • animal
    • living being

    (zoology, zodiac, cryptozoic, epizootic, hemocytozoon, metazoan, phyllozooid, protozoon, zoogamy)

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