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Bio root words

"Bio" means life. These are vocabulary words that come from that root.
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Life
antibiotic
a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmful bacteria and cures infections
autobiography
a piece of writing written by a person about his or her own life
biography
a piece of writing about a person's life written by someone else
biologist
a person who studies living things
biology
the study of living things
biopsy
the removal of living tissue from the body for diagnostic examination
biosphere
the zone of planet Earth where there is life (between the deep crust and the lower atmosphere)
macrobiotic diet
a diet thought to help people live longer because it focuses on natural foods.
neurobiology
the study of the nervous system of living things and how it helps the living things learn and react
symbiosis
how two different living organisms live together and depend on each other