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109 terms
Most Common Biology Roots
ploid-
aero-
angio-
auto-
folded, related to a fold... [Greek -ploïs, -ploïdos (-πλοΐς, -π…
related to air or the air... [Greek aēr, aeros (ἀήρ, ἀέρος) m.,…
related to a vessel (most often used for seeds, sperm and blo…
relating to itself, originating in or produced by itself... [Gre…
ploid-
folded, related to a fold... [Greek -ploïs, -ploïdos (-πλοΐς, -π…
aero-
related to air or the air... [Greek aēr, aeros (ἀήρ, ἀέρος) m.,…
41 terms
Common Word Roots in Biology
a-
auto-
carb-
centro-
Lacking; none
Self
Carbon
Center
a-
Lacking; none
auto-
Self
19 terms
Common Biology Root Words
mono
uni
bi
di
one, single (not uni)
one (not mono)
two, twice; life
two, double; through, across apart
mono
one, single (not uni)
uni
one (not mono)
Common Word Roots in Biology
A-
Auto-
Carb-
Centro-
Lacking; none
Self
Carbon
Center
A-
Lacking; none
Auto-
Self
20 terms
Biology common roots 1
A
Ab
Ac
-aceus, aceous
None
Away from
Toward
Of or pertains to
A
None
Ab
Away from
34 terms
Common Biology Root Words
a, an
ante
archae
auto
without
against
ancient
self
a, an
without
ante
against
15 terms
Biology Common Roots
a,an
ab, api
ad, af
aero
without (anemia)
away from, tip (abnormal, apical)
near, toward, (adrenal, afferent)
air (aerobic)
a,an
without (anemia)
ab, api
away from, tip (abnormal, apical)
19 terms
common biology root words
mono
uni
bi
di
one
one
two
two
mono
one
uni
one
8 terms
Biology common root words
A, an
Ab
Ad
Amphi
Not without. Atheist
Away from, abduct
To toward, adhere
Both ends/ all side, amphibian
A, an
Not without. Atheist
Ab
Away from, abduct
41 terms
Common Word Roots in Biology
A
Auto
Carb
Centro
Lacking;none
Self
Carbon
Center
A
Lacking;none
Auto
Self
18 terms
Biology 141 Common Word Roots
Arter/i/o
Arthr/o
Card/i/o
Derm/at/o
Artery
Joint
Heart
Skin
Arter/i/o
Artery
Arthr/o
Joint
412 terms
AP Biology Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes
a-
ab-
ac-
adeno-
no, lacking, none
away from
to, toward
gland
a-
no, lacking, none
ab-
away from
40 terms
Biology (Common Latin and Greek Roots)
a, an
aero
allo
amphi
not
air
other
on both sides
a, an
not
aero
air
197 terms
AP Biology Common Root Words
A
Ab (-s)
Ac
Acet (-o)
not, without; together
off, from, away
to, toward
vinegar
A
not, without; together
Ab (-s)
off, from, away
40 terms
Common Latin & Greek Roots in Biology
a, an
aero
allo
amphi
not
air
other
on both sides
a, an
not
aero
air
160 terms
Common Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes in Biology
a, an
ab, api
ad, af
aero
without
away from
near, toward
air
a, an
without
ab, api
away from
15 terms
Common roots, prefixes, suffixes for biology
Chroma chromo
Chrono
Chrysos
Coccus
Color
Time
Gold
Berry sphere shaped
Chroma chromo
Color
Chrono
Time
30 terms
common roots, prefixes, and suffixes-Biology
tera
giga
mega
kilo
trillion or 10^12
billion or 10^9
million or 10^6
thousand or 10^3
tera
trillion or 10^12
giga
billion or 10^9
113 terms
Biology Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes
-ectomy
electro-
en-
-em
removal of
electric, electricity
in, into
made of
-ectomy
removal of
electro-
electric, electricity
29 terms
Common Roots
-ast(er)-... (asteroid, astronomy)
-audi-... (audible, audience)
-auto-... (automatic, automobile)
-bene-... (benefit, benign)
star
hear
self
good
-ast(er)-... (asteroid, astronomy)
star
-audi-... (audible, audience)
hear
121 terms
Common Roots
hydr
aqua/aqu
mar/mer
vis/vid
water
water
sea
see, look
hydr
water
aqua/aqu
water
112 terms
AP Biology Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes Page 1
a-
ab-
ac-
adeno-
no, lacking, none
away from
to, toward
gland
a-
no, lacking, none
ab-
away from
Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes in Biology (Part 2)
blast
bryo
cardi
carn
sprout, embryo, germinate
moss
heart
flesh
blast
sprout, embryo, germinate
bryo
moss
Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes in Biology (Part 1)
a,an
ab
ad
aero
without
away
toward
air
a,an
without
ab
away
Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes in Biology (Part 3)
contra, counter
cyst
cyto, cyte
de
against, opposite
capsule
cell
not, away from
contra, counter
against, opposite
cyst
capsule
412 terms
AP Biology Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes
a-
ab-
ac-
adeno-
no, lacking, none
away from
to, toward
gland
a-
no, lacking, none
ab-
away from
31 terms
Common Roots
astro/astro
aud/audit
bene
bio
star
hear
Good, well
life
astro/astro
star
aud/audit
hear
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 6
cyan-
-cyte-
de-
-dent-, -dont
dark blue... ex. cyanobacteria, cyanosis, cyan
cell... ex. leucocyte, lymphocyte
from, down, out... ex. detach, deject, degenerate
tooth... ex. orthodontist, dentist, denture
cyan-
dark blue... ex. cyanobacteria, cyanosis, cyan
-cyte-
cell... ex. leucocyte, lymphocyte
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 7
dorm-
echin-
eco-
ecto-
sleep... ex. dormitory, dorm, dormant
spiny... ex. echinoderm
house, home... ex. ecology, ecosystem
outside... ex. ectoderm, tonsillectomy
dorm-
sleep... ex. dormitory, dorm, dormant
echin-
spiny... ex. echinoderm
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 5
chron-
-cide
cili-
circum-
time... ex. chronological, chronic
to kill... ex. suicide, fratricide, homicide
little hair... ex. cilia, ciliate, ciliary
around... ex. circumcise, circumstance
chron-
time... ex. chronological, chronic
-cide
to kill... ex. suicide, fratricide, homicide
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words- Week 1
a-, an-
ab-
ad-
amphi-
not, without... ex. atheist, anarchy
away from... ex. abduct, abduction
to, toward... ex. adhere, adhesive
both ends, all sides... ex. amphibian, amphibious
a-, an-
not, without... ex. atheist, anarchy
ab-
away from... ex. abduct, abduction
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 10
hypo-
intra-
iso-
-itis
under, beneath... ex. hypotonic, hypochondriac
Within, Inside... ex. intramuscular, intramural
Equal... ex. isometric, isosceles, isotonic
Inflammation ... ex. rhinitis, bronchitis
hypo-
under, beneath... ex. hypotonic, hypochondriac
intra-
Within, Inside... ex. intramuscular, intramural
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 9
gymn-
halo-
hem-, hemo-, hema-
hemi-
naked, bare... ex. gymnosperm, gymnosophist
salt... ex. halogen, haloid, halophile, halophyte
blood... ex. hemoglobin, hematoma, hemorrhage, hematology
half... ex. hemisphere, hemiplegia
gymn-
naked, bare... ex. gymnosperm, gymnosophist
halo-
salt... ex. halogen, haloid, halophile, halophyte
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 3
auto-
bene-
bi-
-bio-
self... ex. automatic, autofocus, autobiography
good, well... ex. benediction, beneficiary
two, twice, double... ex. bilateral, biaxial, bipolar
life ... ex. biodegradable, biology
auto-
self... ex. automatic, autofocus, autobiography
bene-
good, well... ex. benediction, beneficiary
30 terms
Common Roots
Auto-
Pop-
Cycl-
Bene-
Self
People
Circle or Ring
Well
Auto-
Self
Pop-
People
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 13
-phyte, phyto-
-plast, -plasm
poly-
pre-, pro-
Plant... ex. epiphyte, phytoplankton
Form, Mold... ex. chloroplast, endoplasm, plasma, cytoplasm
Many... ex. polytheistic, polynomial, polygenic
Before, For, Instead of... ex. predispose, prearrange, protect
-phyte, phyto-
Plant... ex. epiphyte, phytoplankton
-plast, -plasm
Form, Mold... ex. chloroplast, endoplasm, plasma, cytoplasm
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 12
ortho-
osteo-
-patho-
ped-, pod-
straight, upright... ex. orthopedic, orthodox
a bone... ex. osteoporosis, osteology
suffering, disease, feeling... ex. empathy, psychopath, pathetic
foot... ex. pseudopod, podium, pedal
ortho-
straight, upright... ex. orthopedic, orthodox
osteo-
a bone... ex. osteoporosis, osteology
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 2
anti-
apic-
aqua-
-arthr-
against, opposite... ex. antibacterial, antibiotic
tip, summit... ex. apical, apices
water... ex. aquatic, aquarium
joint... ex. arthritis, arthropod
anti-
against, opposite... ex. antibacterial, antibiotic
apic-
tip, summit... ex. apical, apices
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 8
ex, exo-
-fer
frater-
gast-
out, outside, from... ex. exit, exoskeleton
carry... ex. transfer, confer
brother... ex. fraternity, fraternize
the stomach... ex. The Stomach, Belly
ex, exo-
out, outside, from... ex. exit, exoskeleton
-fer
carry... ex. transfer, confer
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 11
mater-
mega-
micro-
-morph-
Mother... ex. maternal, maternity
Large... ex. megaphone, megapode
Small... ex. microorganism, microphone, micropipette
Form... ex. metamorphosis, morphology
mater-
Mother... ex. maternal, maternity
mega-
Large... ex. megaphone, megapode
8 terms
Honors Biology Common Root Words Week 4
cauda-
-cephal-
cerebr-
chaet-
tail... ex. caudal, caudate
the head... ex. cephalopod, encephalitis
The Brain... ex. cerebrum, cerebral, cerebellum
bristle, hair... ex. chaetopod, chaeta
cauda-
tail... ex. caudal, caudate
-cephal-
the head... ex. cephalopod, encephalitis
10 terms
Biology common roots, prefixes, & suffixes # 6
Contra-
Corp-
Cosmo
Coty
Against
Body
World, order,form
Cup
Contra-
Against
Corp-
Body
11 terms
AP Biology Common Roots T-Z
tachy
tarso
tax
trich
quick; swift
ankle
arrangment
hair
tachy
quick; swift
tarso
ankle
113 terms
AP Biology Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes Page 2
-ectomy
electro-
en-
-em
removal of
electric, electricity
in, into
made of
-ectomy
removal of
electro-
electric, electricity
16 terms
Common Roots
root: act
root: aud
root: cred
root: dic
meaning: do... action, actor, react, transact, enact
meaning: hear... audience, auditorium, audible, audition
meaning: believe... credit, discredit, incredible, credulous
meaning: speak... dictate, predict, contradict, verdict, diction
root: act
meaning: do... action, actor, react, transact, enact
root: aud
meaning: hear... audience, auditorium, audible, audition
Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes in Biology (Part 4)
erythro
eu
e,ex,exo
gameto
red
true
out or outer
married
erythro
red
eu
true
115 terms
AP Biology Common Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes Page 3
med-
meg-
mela-
melan-
middle
great, million
black, dark
black, dark
med-
middle
meg-
great, million
31 terms
Common Roots
astro/astro
aud/audit
bene
bio
star
hear
Good, well
life
astro/astro
star
aud/audit
hear
30 terms
Biology: Common Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes Group 1
tera
giga
mega
kilo
trillion
billion
million
thousand
tera
trillion
giga
billion
30 terms
Biology: Common Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes Group 2
ameb
ana
angio
anti
change/alteration
up
vessel
against/opposed to
ameb
change/alteration
ana
up
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