Biology Root Word Vocabulary Group 1

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Biology Root Word Vocabulary Group 1
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2010-09-24 21:14:10
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The prefixes used in biology and in daily life
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  1. A-
    Not, without

    Example: Asymmetrical
  2. Auto-
    self, same

    Example: automobile
  3. Bio-
    life

    Example: Biology
  4. Chloro-
    green

    Example: Chlorophyll
  5. Endo-
    Inner, inside

    Example: Exoskeleton
  6. Ex, exo-
    Outer, outside

    Example: exterior
  7. hyper-
    over, above

    example: hyperactive
  8. hypo-
    below, under

    Example: hypothermia
  9. iso-
    Equal

    Example: Isogenic
  10. -logy
    study of

    Example: psychology
  11. micro-
    small

    Example: microscope
  12. semi-
    partially

    Example: semi-formal
  13. meso-
    in the middle

    Example: mesopotamia
  14. -ist
    someone who practices or deals with something

    Example: geologist
  15. mito-
    thread

    Example: mitochondria
  16. phag-
    eat

    Example: phagocyte
  17. troph-
    food

    Example: atrophy
  18. syn (m)-
    Together

    Example: sympathy

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