chp 3 bacteria, color, and some medical terms

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chp 3 bacteria, color, and some medical terms
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  1. bacillus
    bacteria that are rod-shaped(plural is bacilli)
  2. coccus
    bacteria that re round in shape(plural is cocci, pronounced 'coc'-seye)
  3. dipl/o
    pairs; bacteria that grow in pairs
  4. staphyl/o
    bunches, like grapes; bacteria that grow in clusters
  5. strept/o
    twisted; bacteria that grow in twisted chains
  6. alb-
    white
  7. chlor/o-
    green
  8. chrom/o-
    orange-yellow
  9. cyan/o-
    blue
  10. erythr/o-
    red
  11. leuk/o-
    white
  12. lutein/o-
    saffron yellow
  13. melan/o-
    black
  14. poli/o-
    gray
  15. rhod/o-
    red
  16. rubi/o-
    reddish, redness
  17. xanth/o-
    yellowish
  18. a-, an-
    without, not
  19. acro-
    extremities; top or extreme point
  20. aero-
    air
  21. aniso-
    unequal
  22. brady-
    slow
  23. de-
    take away, remove
  24. dia-
    through(as in running through)
  25. dif-, dis-
    apart, free from, separate
  26. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  27. ec-, ecto-
    out, outside, outer
  28. emia-
    blood: condition of
  29. end-, endo-
    within, inner
  30. eu-
    good, easy
  31. extra-
    outside, beyond
  32. hemi-
    one side, half
  33. hemo-
    blood
  34. hetero-
    different
  35. homo-
    same/resembling each other
  36. hydro-
    water
  37. hyper-
    above normal, excessive, beyond
  38. hypo-
    under, below, normal
  39. in-
    in, into, not
  40. iso-
    equal, same
  41. lip-
    fat
  42. mal-
    bad, poor
  43. mega-
    large, great
  44. megalo-
    large(enlarged)
  45. meno-
    menses(menstruation)
  46. noct-
    night
  47. nyct-
    night
  48. pan-
    all, every
  49. para-
    beside, beyond, accessory to
  50. per-
    through
  51. peri-
    around
  52. poly-
    many, much
  53. post-
    following, after
  54. pre-
    before
  55. pro-
    preceding, coming before
  56. pyo-
    pus
  57. re-
    put back
  58. super-
    above, beyond
  59. supra-
    above, beyond
  60. syn-
    going together, united
  61. tachy-
    fast

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