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Scientific Root Words, Prefixes,And Suffixes Exam Review Term 1 2010

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ambi-example, ambiguous
both
-saur example, dinosaur
lizard
audi-example, audio
hear
bi-example biography
two, twice
auto-example,automobile
self
Di- or dip-,example diploid cells
two, double
bacter- or bactr-,example bacteria
bacterium, stick, club
alb-,example albino
white
ante-,example antivirus
before; ahead of time
-logist,example biologist
one who studies
Chrom or Chrome,example chromosome
color
Chron-example chronic
time
Agri-example agriculture
field, soil
Dent-example dentist
tooth
Hort-example horticulture
garden
Ferro-example ferro matals
Iron
Gastro-example gastropod
Stomach
Hydr-example hydrosphere
Water
Crypt-example cryptic
Hidden
Deca-example decagon
Ten
Chlor- example chlorophyl
Green
Coni-example conifer
Cone
Dendr-example dendrite
Tree
Dors-example dorsal
Back
Herb- example herbivore
Grass; plants
Atmo-example atmosphere
Vapor
Grav-example gravity
Heavy
Halo example halite
Salt
Ign-example igneous rock
Fire
Milli- example millimeter
Thousand
Acu-example acoustics
Hear
Anti- example antibiotic
Against, opposite
Chity-itchyosis
Fish
Caud-example caudal
Tail
Cell-example cellulitis
Chamber, small room
-Ic,example seismic
Like, related to
Ab-,example abnormal
Away from,out from
Capill-,example capillaries
Hair
Noct-,nov- example ,nocturnal
Night
Phren-, example phrenology
Mind,
Branchi- example branchiopod
Fin
Port-example portable
Carry
Tele-example telescope
Far off; distant
Terr-example terra ferma
Earth, land
Stell example stellar
Stars
Turb-example turbulence
Whirl
Toxico-example toxicology
Poison
Hem- example hemoglobin
Blood
Demi-example demigod
Half
Sub-example submarine
Under, below
Co-,example codominance
With, together
Chem-,example chemistry
Dealing with chemicals
Phil-,example philosophy
Loving, fond of
Iso-,example isostacy
Equal, same
-Sis,example paralysis
Condition; state
Gluc-,glyc- example glucose
Sweet, sweet
Card-,example cardiac arrest
Heart
Cuti-,example cuticle
Skin
Pneumo-example pheumonia
Air, lung
Mut-,example Mutation
Change
Platy-,example platypus
Flat
Trop-,example tropical
Turning,change
Pre-example prefix
Before, ahead of time
Rhin-,example rhinorrhea
Nose
Sterreo-,example stereotype
Solid, 3-dimensional
Omni-,example omnivore
All
-Pod,example podiatrist
Foot
Tax-,example taxonomy
Arrange, put in order
-Vore,example carnivore
Eat
Contra-,example contrast
Against
-Ation,example habitation
The act of
Bene-,example benefit
Well, good
Post-,example postgraduate
After, behind
Ana-,example analogy
Up, back, again
Anter-,example anterior
Front
Carp -,example carple
Fruit
Fract-example fracture
Break
Neur-,example neuron
Nerve
Peri-,example pericranium
Around
Pro-, example professional
Forward, in favor of,before
Calor,example calorie
Heat
Flor,example flower
Flower
Quadr-, example quadrilateral
Four
Pseudo-,example pseudoscience
False; deceptive
Photo-,example photosynthesis
Light
Carpal-,example carpal tunnel
Wrist
Gyr-,example gyration
Ring, circle, spiral
Neo-,example neonatal
New, recent
Node-,example lymp nodes
Knot
Pyr-,example pyrotechnics
Heat, fire
Ac-,example academic
To; toward
Amyl-,example amyloid
Starch
Deci-,example decimeter
Tenth
Mis-,example mistake
Wrong, incorrect
Re-,example reboot
Back, again
Anthrop-,example anthropology
Man,human
Auto-,example automobile
Self
eco-,example ecologist
House
-flect or flex,example reflex
Bend
Gloss-,example glossary
Tongue

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