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Coach Nutt's AP Bio Roots

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away from
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next to, at, toward
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white
algesi
sensitivity to pain
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pain
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other
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double
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upon, upward
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before
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front
anti
opposite, against
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away from
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to begin
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yellow
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self, same
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two
bio
life
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heat
carcin
cancer
cardiac
heart
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kernel
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down from
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catalyst
to loosen, to untie
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head
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surgical puncture
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hundred
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brain
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string
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color
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with, together
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against
corpus
body
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outer rind, bark
crin/crine
secrete
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blue
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container
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ten
demos
population
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skin
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two
distal
to stand apart
dorsal
back
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two
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hard
dys
bad, difficult
ecosystem
habitation
ecto
outside, external
ectomy
removal
edema
swelling
endo
inside
endocrine
to separate
enzyme
to leaven
epi
on, upon, outer
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work
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good
evolution
unrolling
ex/exo
out of, outside
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stomach
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birth, race
genesis
source
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old
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sugar
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a record
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instrument for recording
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process of recording
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blood
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tissue
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whole
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alike, similar
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water
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condition
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medicine
infra
below
in situ
in place
inter
between
intra
within
in vitro
in glass
in vivo
in the living
iso
equal
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
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bad
mega
great, large
melon
black
mere
part
meso
middle
meta
after, later
metabole
change
micro
small
microbe, bios
life
mono
one
morphe, morpho
form, shape
myo, mys
mouse, muscle
nano
dwarf
nema
thread
neo
new
nephro
kidney
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eight
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few
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tumor
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all
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tumor
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condition, disease, increase
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bone
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egg
pan
all
para
near, beside
path/-pathy
suffering, disease
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five
per
through
peri
round, surrounding
phagein
to eat
photo
light
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surgical repair
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little foot
poly
many
post
after
pre
before
pro
before
proxi
nearest
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false
quat
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back, again
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kidneys
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seven
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body
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below, under
super
above
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ankle
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far off, at a distance
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slice
topos
place
tot, toti
whole
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across
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three
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