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62 terms

Module 12

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acanth-
thorn; prickle
al-, pter-, pteryg-
wing
amygdal-*
almond
annul-
ring
anth-, flor-
flower; blossom
api-, meliss-
bee
[no CV follows api-]
arachn-*
spider; spider-like; spider web; web-like
arbor-
tree
av-
bird
[CV is "i"]
bacc-, cocc-
berry
blast-*
bud; germ; embryonic cell
carp-*
fruit; seed
clad-, ram-
branch
cortic-*
bark; outer layer
cyn-, can-
dog
flagell-
whip; ship-like appendage
flocc-, floccul-
tuft of hair
foli-
leaf
formic-
ant
[This root will use suffix -iasis, NOT -osis]
frond-
leaf; leafy branch; frond
helminth-, verm-, vermin-
worm
[helminth- will use suffix -iasis, NOT -osis]
herp-, herpet-
reptile; snake; spreading blister
ichthy-, pisc-
fish
[ichthy- can also mean "scaly," as an adjective root]
lign-, hyl-, xyl-
wood
nid-
nest
nuc-
nut
onych-, onyx-, ungu-, ungul-
nail; hoof; claw
phyt-
plant; growth
set-
bristle; seta [pl. setae]
spin-*
thorn; spine
spor-
spore
trich-
hair
zo-
animal; living organism
anthrac-*
coal
argent-*
silver
carbon-
carbon
chrys-, aur-
gold
cupr-
copper
petr-
rock
plumb-
lead
sider-, ferr-
iron
thi-
sulphur
chem-
chemical
corpor-
body; corpus
cry-
extreme cold; extremely cold [adj. root]
electr-
electricity; electrical [adj. root]
erg-, ergasi-
work
hum-
soil; earth
loc-, top-
place; location
meteor-
weather; atmosphere
nos-, morb-
disease
nyct-, nyctal-, noct-
night; during the night
phot-, luc-, lumen-
light
phyl-
group; tribe; race
psychr-
cold
[always followed by a CV, even if attachment to termination which begins with vowel of h]
pyr-
heat; fire
pyret-
fever
sol-, heli-
sun
ge-, terr-
the earth; land
therm-
heat; temperature
trop-
a turning; change
-ergasia, -ergia, -urgy
work
(termination)