Coach Nutt's AP Bio Roots

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a

not, without

ab

away from

ad

next to, at, toward

algesi

sensitivity to pain

algia

pain

allo

other

amphi

double

amylum

starch

ana

upon, upward

ante

before

anter

front

anti

opposite, against

po

away from

arch

to begin

athero

yellow

auto

self, same

calor

heat

carcin

cancer

cardiac

heart

caryo

kernel

cata

down from

catabolism

a throwing down

catalyst

to loosen, to untie

cephalo

head

centesis

surgical puncture

centi

hundred

centri

center

cerebr

brain

chorde

string

chlor

green

chrom

color

cidal

killing

circum

around

com

with, together

contra

against

corpus

body

cortex

outer rind, bark

crin/crine

secrete

cyto/cyte

container

demos

population

derma

skin

distal

to stand apart

dorsal

back

dys

bad, difficult

ecosystem

habitation

ecto

outside, external

ectomy

removal

edema

swelling

endo

inside

endocrine

to separate

enzyme

to leaven

epi

on, upon, outer

ergon

work

erythro

red

evolution

unrolling

ex/exo

out of, outside

gastr

stomach

gen

birth, race

genesis

source

glyc

sugar

gram

to record

-gram

a record

-graph

instrument for recording

-graphy

process of recording

hem-/-emia

blood

hist

tissue

holo

whole

homo/homeo

alike, similar

hydr

water

-ia/-iasis

condition

-iatrics/-iatry

medicine

infra

below

in situ

in place

inter

between

intra

within

in vitro

in glass

in vivo

in the living

itis

inflammation

kary

nucleus

karyon

kernel

lepsy

seizure

leuko

white

lip, lipos

fat

logist

one who studies

logos

word, study

logy

study or science

lysis

loosing

macro

large

mega

great, large

melon

black

meso

middle

meta

after, later

metabole

change

micro

small

microbe, bios

life

morphe, morpho

form, shape

myo, mys

mouse, muscle

nano

dwarf

nema

thread

nephro

kidney

-oma

tumor

-osis

condition, disease, increase

osteo-

bone

para

near, beside

path/-pathy

suffering, disease

per

through

peri

round, surrounding

phagein

to eat

photo

light

-plasty

surgical repair

-pod, pod

little foot

post

after

pre

before

pro

before

proxi

nearest

psuedo

false

re

back, again

renes

kidneys

sept

seven

sub

below, under

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