Bio-Vocab Lesson 13

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Bio-Vocab Lesson 13
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Lesson 13- Greek Purals
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  1. singular: -ma
    plural: -mata


    ex: exanthema--exanthemata
  2. singular: -sis
    plural: -ses


    ex: analysis--analyses
  3. singular: -on
    plural: -a


    ex: phenomenon--phenomena (occasionally phenomenons)
  4. singular: -itis ("inflammation of")
    plural: -itides (this plural only occurs in highly technical usage)

    ex: arthritis--arthritides
  5. singular: -nx
    plural: -nges


    ex: meninx--meninges
  6. singular: -x
    plural: -ces


    ex: helix--helices (but also helixes)
  7. ALL-
    other, different


    ex: parallel
  8. ANKYL-
    bent, stiff, adhesion of parts
  9. CYCL-
    circle, wheel, ciliary body of the eye

    ex: bicycle
  10. ER-, EROT-
    love
  11. 1. GENY-

    2. GENI-
    1. jaw, cheek

    2. chin
  12. HOL-
    whole, entire


    ex: catholic, holocaust
  13. HOM-, HOME-
    same, similar

    ex: homogeneous
  14. HYPN-
    sleep

    ex: hypnosis
  15. IDE-
    idea, mental image

    ex: idea
  16. LEUK- (LEUC-)
    white


    ex: leukotrichia- whiteness of the hair
  17. ONT-
    being, individual
  18. PHYL-
    race, class

    ex: phylum- a group of animals or plants constructed on a similar general plan, a primary division in taxonomic clasification
  19. PYEL-
    pelvis, especially of the kidney
  20. PYG-
    buttocks
  21. STEAR-, STEAT-
    fat, tallow
  22. STREPT-, STROPH-
    turned, twisted


    ex: apostrophe
  23. THALL-
    young shoot
  24. THYM-
    mind, emotions

    ex: euthymia- joyful but tranquil mood
  25. TRIB-, TRIP-
    to rub, to crush


    ex: omphalotripsy-seperation of the umbilical cord by a crushing instument
  26. ZYG-
    yoke

    ex: zygote- cell formed by the union of two gametes or reproductive cells; a fertilized ovum

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