CLST 301 Module 12

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CLST 301 Module 12
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Roots for Animals and Plants
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  1. acanth-
    thorn; prickle
  2. al-
    wing
  3. pter-
    wing
  4. pteryg-
    wing
  5. amygdal-
    almond
  6. anth-
    flower; blossom
  7. flor-
    flower; blossom
  8. api-
    bee [no connecting vowel]
  9. meliss-
    bee
  10. arachn-
    spider; spider-like; spider web; web-like
  11. arbor-
    tree
  12. av-
    bird [connecting vowel is 'i']
  13. ornith-
    bird
  14. bacc-
    berry
  15. cocc-
    berry
  16. blast-
    bud; germ; embryonic cell
  17. carp-
    fruit; seed
  18. clad-
    branch
  19. ram-
    branch
  20. cortic-
    bark; outer layer
  21. cyn-
    dog
  22. can-
    dog
  23. entom-
    insect
  24. insect-
    insect
  25. felin-
    cat
  26. ailur-
    cat
  27. flagell-
    whip; whip-like appendage
  28. flocc-
    tuft of hair
  29. floccul-
    tuft of hair
  30. foli-
    leaf
  31. phyll-
    leaf
  32. formic-
    ant [this root uses suffix -iasis, not -osis]
  33. frond-
    leaf; leafy branch; frond
  34. helminth-
    worm [this root uses suffix -iasis, no -osis]
  35. verm-
    worm
  36. vermin-
    worm
  37. herp-
    reptile; snake; spreading blister
  38. herpet-
    reptile; snake; spreading blister
  39. hipp-
    horse
  40. ichthy-
    • fish;
    • scaly [adj]
  41. pisc-
    fish
  42. lign-
    wood
  43. hyl-
    wood
  44. xyl-
    wood
  45. nid-
    nest
  46. nuc-
    nut
  47. onych-
    nail; hoof; claw
  48. onyx-
    nail; hoof; claw
  49. ungu-
    nail; hoof; claw
  50. ungul-
    nail; hoof; claw
  51. phyt-
    plant; growth
  52. saur-
    lizard
  53. set-
    bristle; seta [pl. setae]
  54. spin-
    thorn; spine
  55. spor-
    spore
  56. trich-
    hair
  57. zo-
    animal; living organism
  58. anthrac-
    coal
  59. argent-
    silver
  60. carbon-
    carbon
  61. chrys-
    gold
  62. aur-
    gold
  63. cupr-
    copper
  64. lith-
    rock; stone
  65. petr-
    rock; stone
  66. plumb-
    lead
  67. sider-
    iron
  68. ferr-
    iron
  69. thi-
    sulphur
  70. bacter-
    bacteria
  71. carn-
    flesh
  72. chem-
    chemical
  73. corpor-
    body; corpus
  74. cry-
    • extreme cold; 
    • extremely cold [adj]
  75. hum-
    soil; earth
  76. loc-
    place; location
  77. top-
    place; location
  78. meteor-
    weather; atmosphere
  79. nos-
    disease
  80. morb-
    disease
  81. nyct-
    night; during the night
  82. nyctal-
    night; during the night
  83. noct-
    night; during the night
  84. phot-
    light
  85. luc-
    light
  86. lumen-
    light
  87. physi-
    nature
  88. psychr-
    cold [either a noun or adj; always followed by a connecting vowel, even if attached to a termination which begins with a vowel or h]
  89. pyr-
    heat; fire
  90. pyret-
    fever
  91. sol-
    sun
  92. heli-
    sun
  93. ge-
    the earth; land
  94. terr-
    the earth; land
  95. therm-
    heat; temperature
  96. trop-
    a turning; change
  97. -seta
    [pl. setae]; bristle
  98. -vore
    one which feeds on (something) [preceeded by connecting vowel 'i']
  99. -vorous
    feeding on (something) [preceeded by connecting vowel 'i']

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