module 12 roots

Card Set Information

Author:
shyrr11
ID:
119380
Filename:
module 12 roots
Updated:
2011-11-28 13:01:01
Tags:
clst
Folders:

Description:
roots
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user shyrr11 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. acanth-
    thorn; prickle
  2. al- pter- pteryg-
    wing
  3. amygdal-*
    almond[See Mod. 11, amygdal-]
  4. anth- flor-
    flower; blossom
  5. api- meliss-
    bee [no connecting vowel follows api-]
  6. arachn-*
    spider; spider-like; spider web; web-like[See Mod. 5, arachn-]
  7. arbor-
    tree
  8. av- ornith-
    bird [connecting vowel for av- is “i”]
  9. bacc- cocc-
    berry
  10. blast-*
    bud; germ; embryonic cell[See Mod. 7, -blast]
  11. carp-*
    fruit; seed[See Mod. 10, carp-]
  12. clad- ram-
    branch
  13. cortic-*
    bark; outer layer[See Mod. 5, cortic-]
  14. cyn- can-
    dog
  15. flagell-
    whip; whip-like appendage
  16. flocc- floccul-
    tuft of hair
  17. foli- phyll-
    leaf
  18. formic-
    ant[This root will use suffix -iasis, not -osis]
  19. frond-
    leaf; leafy branch; frond
  20. helminth- verm- vermin-
    worm[helminth- will use suffix -iasis, not -osis]
  21. herp- herpet-
    reptile; snake; spreading blister
  22. ichthy- pisc-
    fish[ichthy- can also mean “scaly,” as an adjective root]
  23. lign- hyl- xyl-
    wood
  24. nid-
    nest
  25. nuc-
    nut
  26. onych- onyx- ungu- ungul-
    nail; hoof; claw
  27. phyt-
    plant; growth
  28. saur-
    lizard
  29. set-
    bristle; seta [pl. setae]
  30. spin-*
    thorn; spine[See Mod. 10, spin-]
  31. spor-
    spore
  32. trich-
    hair
  33. zo-
    animal; living organism

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview