Useful Biology Word Roots

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cyto

cell , cytology, cytokinesis,cytoplasm

sym

together sympathethic, sympatric

hydr

water, hydrogen, hydrate

aqu

water aquatic, aqueous

phyta

plant, cholorphyta,

pro

before or with

meta

next, later, change,metastatis

gen

become, produce, originate

plasm

molded, formed,matrix, cytoplasm,protoplasm

chlor

green chorophyll

chrom

color. panchromatic, chromosome

de

without , un.. desperate, destarch, dehydrate,deemphasise

uni, mono

one

poly,multi

many polypod

proto

first, prototype, protozoan

a (an)

no, not, asexual, apathethic,acellular

soma

body, liposome,chromosome

phyll

leaf

troph

feed

sub

below, under

hypo

below, under

hyper

above, over

super (supra) opposite infra

above, over opposite infra

epi

above, over, on

mega

large

macr

large

mes (med)

middle

e (ex), ecto

out

endo

inside

eu

good, true

kary

nut, nucleus

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