evolution etymology

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evolution etymology
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  1. poly
    many
  2. morph
    form
  3. polymorphism
    one of several forms of alleles
  4. micro
    small
  5. macro
    large
  6. microevolution
    small changees within a species
  7. macroevolution
    large, significant changes that produce a new species in a population
  8. exo
    outside
  9. bio
    life
  10. logy
    study or writing
  11. exobiology
    study of possible life outside of earth
  12. stroma
    bed or layer
  13. litho
    rock
  14. stromatolite
    kind of layered rock produced by bacteria that deposit minerals they collect from sea water
  15. gen
    to produce
  16. hydro
    water
  17. thermal
    hot
  18. methanogens
    methane producers
  19. hydrothermal vents
    volcanic openings in sea floor
  20. sym
    together
  21. endo
    inside
  22. on
    thing
  23. symbiosis
    relationship in which different types of organisms live together
  24. endosymbiont
    organism that lives in its symbiotic partner
  25. paleo
    ancient
  26. onto
    thing or being
  27. paleontology
    study of ancient things
  28. co
    with
  29. coevolution
    evolution of interacting species in response to one another
  30. pseudo
    false
  31. pseudogenes
    unexpressed copies of functional genes
  32. tetra
    four
  33. ploidy
    number of chromosome sets
  34. polyploid
    cells that contain more than two copies of each chromosome
  35. tetraploid
    cells have four copies of each chromosome
  36. stasis
    standstill

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