Bio-Vocab Lesson 15

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Bio-Vocab Lesson 15
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Lesson 15- Bioscientific Words and the History of Science
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  1. BRANCHY-
    short

    ex: branchysm- dwarfism in plants
  2. CAC-, (KAK-)
    bad

    ex: cacophony
  3. CAU-, CAUS-
    to burn

    ex: caustic
  4. 1. CLI-, CLEI-

    2. CLEIST-
    1. to close

    2. closed
  5. CLY(S)-
    to wash
  6. CROT-
    pulse beat
  7. DOLICH-
    long

    ex: dolichoplatycephalus- a person having a long skull which is unusually broad
  8. EDE-
    to swell

    ex: edema- excessive accumilation of fluid in tissue spaces
  9. LEPT-
    thin, delicate

    ex: leptosome- tall and slender body type
  10. LOG-
    word, speech, reason

    ex: analogy
  11. MES-
    middle

    ex: mesopotamia- an ancient region in W Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates
  12. MYX-
    mucus, slime
  13. OXY-, OX-
    sharp, acid, oxygen
  14. PETR-
    rock

    ex: petrify
  15. PHON-
    sound, voice


    ex: telephone
  16. PHOT-
    light

    ex: photograph
  17. POIE-
    to make

    ex: onomatopoeia - the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
  18. PRESBY-
    old

    ex: presbyatrics- the branch of medicine dealing with the diseases of old age
  19. 1. PYR-, PYRET-

    2. PYREX-
    1. fire, fever

    2. fever

    ex: pyretolysis- reduction of fever
  20. RHIZ-, -RRHIZ
    root

    ex: polyrrhizal- having many roots

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