Biology Prefixes, suffixes, and Roots- PSR Words

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1st six weeks parts of word definitions to help with understanding words.

a/an

Without
- Antidote

ab

away/off
- Abstract

alb

white
- Albino

andro

male
- androgens (Male hormone)

aero

air
- aerodynamic

ameb

change, alteration
- Ameba

amphi

on both sides
- amphitheatre

antho/anth

case/capsule
- anthology

Anthropo

Man/human
- Anthropology

anti

against
- Antithesis (Opposite)

arthro

Joint
_ arthritis

Aster

Star
- Astronaut

auto

Self
- autotrophic

bi

two
-biconditional

bio

life
- Biology

blast

embryo
- blastocyte

bry

Grow
- Embryo

Caudal

tail

calor

heat
- Calories

capilli

hair
- capilliculture (the cure to baldness)

carni

Flesh
- carnivore

centi

hundred
- Century

centro/centrum

center
-centroid

cerebro

brain
- cerebrovascular disease (A stroke due to loss of blood to the head)

chemo

Chemical
-Chemotherapy

Chromo

Color
-Chromosome

cide

kill
- suicide

cocco

berry/grain

coel

Hollow/cavity
- coelacanth ("hollow spine")

Contra

against
- Contra-positive.

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