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Biology prefixes, root words, and suffixes Mrs. Harris 2015 Biology prefixes, root words, and suffixes Mrs. Harris 2015

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What Makes Biology So Hard? Vocabulary – If you knew the prefixes and suffixes, What Makes Biology So Hard? Vocabulary – If you knew the prefixes and suffixes, you can tackle the tough words!!! Have you ever heard of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolc anoconiosis?

Yes, this is an actual word. What does it mean? It is an obscure Yes, this is an actual word. What does it mean? It is an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language.

What do these terms mean? Ursus maritimus Odocoileus virginianus nocturnal enuresis borborygmi. gustatory rhinitis What do these terms mean? Ursus maritimus Odocoileus virginianus nocturnal enuresis borborygmi. gustatory rhinitis horripilation. crepitus

Biology can be filled with words that sometime seem incomprehensible. By Biology can be filled with words that sometime seem incomprehensible. By "dissecting" these words into discrete units, even the most complex terms can be understood. The following pages are designed to give you the tools needed to understand the most common prefixes and suffixes in biology. By using these prefixes and suffixes, even the most difficult words like the one above can be easily understood.

Means - A or An – Not or without Examples – asexual, abiotic Means - A or An – Not or without Examples – asexual, abiotic

Anti Means – Against or opposite Example - Antibiotic Anti Means – Against or opposite Example - Antibiotic

Aqua - water Aqua - water

-ase meaning – enzymes Example - Lactase -ase meaning – enzymes Example - Lactase

Auto – meaning: self Examples - autotroph Auto – meaning: self Examples - autotroph

Bacter – bacteria Examples: Bacteria Bacter – bacteria Examples: Bacteria

Bi Means – two, twice, double Example - biceps Bi Means – two, twice, double Example - biceps

Bio Means – life Example - biotechnology Bio Means – life Example - biotechnology

Carcin- meaning: cancer causing Examples - carcinogen Carcin- meaning: cancer causing Examples - carcinogen

Carn Means – meat or flesh Example - Carnivore Carn Means – meat or flesh Example - Carnivore

Cholor. Means - green Example - chlorophyll Cholor. Means - green Example - chlorophyll

- cid(e) Means - kill Example – suicide, pesticide - cid(e) Means - kill Example – suicide, pesticide

Cilia Means – hair like Example - ciliates Cilia Means – hair like Example - ciliates

Co Means – together or with Example - coevolution Co Means – together or with Example - coevolution

Cyt. Means - cell Example - cytoplasm Cyt. Means - cell Example - cytoplasm

Di Means –two Example – diurnal & dichotomous Di Means –two Example – diurnal & dichotomous

Eco Means – house Example – ecosystem Eco Means – house Example – ecosystem

Endo Means – inner Example - endoderm Endo Means – inner Example - endoderm

Eu. Means – true or good Example – eukaryotic cells Eu. Means – true or good Example – eukaryotic cells

Epi. Means –above or upon Example - epidermis Epi. Means –above or upon Example - epidermis

Ex(o) Means – out or from Example - exocytosis Ex(o) Means – out or from Example - exocytosis

gene Means – origin or birth Example - biogenesis gene Means – origin or birth Example - biogenesis

Glyco() Means – sugar Example - glycogen Glyco() Means – sugar Example - glycogen

Gluc. Means – sugar Example - glucose Gluc. Means – sugar Example - glucose

Herb Means – plant Example - herbivore Herb Means – plant Example - herbivore

Hetero Means – other or different Example - heterosexual Mr. & Mrs. Forman July Hetero Means – other or different Example - heterosexual Mr. & Mrs. Forman July 2004

Hibern – Means – Sleep Example - Hibernate Hibern – Means – Sleep Example - Hibernate

Homo or Homeo Means – same Example - homocercal Homo or Homeo Means – same Example - homocercal

Hyper. Means – above, greater than normal Example – hypertension Hyper. Means – above, greater than normal Example – hypertension

Hydr Means – water Example - hydrology Hydr Means – water Example - hydrology

Hypo. Means – below or less than normal Example - hypotonic Hypo. Means – below or less than normal Example - hypotonic

-ist Means – person who studies Example - cytologist -ist Means – person who studies Example - cytologist

-itis Means – inflammation Example - arthitis -itis Means – inflammation Example - arthitis

Karyo. Means – cell nucleus Example – prokaryotic cell Karyo. Means – cell nucleus Example – prokaryotic cell

-lys Means – decompose, split, dissolve Example – analysis or cell lysis -lys Means – decompose, split, dissolve Example – analysis or cell lysis

Macr(o)Means – large Example Macromolecule Macr(o)Means – large Example Macromolecule

Micro. Means – small Example – microscope Micro. Means – small Example – microscope

Multi. Means – many Example – multicellular Multi. Means – many Example – multicellular

ology Means – study of Example – paleontology ology Means – study of Example – paleontology

-phil Means – love Example – hydophilia or hemophilia -phil Means – love Example – hydophilia or hemophilia

phob Means – fear Example – arachnophobia phob Means – fear Example – arachnophobia

photo Means – light Example – photosynthesis or phototropism photo Means – light Example – photosynthesis or phototropism

-phyll Means –leaf Example – chlorophyll -phyll Means –leaf Example – chlorophyll

-plasm Means – jelly or formative substance Example -cytoplasm -plasm Means – jelly or formative substance Example -cytoplasm

-pod Means – foot Example - arthopod -pod Means – foot Example - arthopod

Poly. Means – many Example – polymers usually used in chemistry Poly. Means – many Example – polymers usually used in chemistry

Pseudo. Means – false Example – pseudopod Pseudo. Means – false Example – pseudopod

sacchar Means – sugar Example - polysaccaride sacchar Means – sugar Example - polysaccaride

syn Means – to put together Example - photosynthesis syn Means – to put together Example - photosynthesis

Troph Means – nourishment or one who feeds Example - Autotroph Troph Means – nourishment or one who feeds Example - Autotroph

-therm Means – heat Example – endothermic or exothermic -therm Means – heat Example – endothermic or exothermic

uni. Means – one or single Example - unicellular uni. Means – one or single Example - unicellular

-vor- means- devour or eat Examples - carnivore -vor- means- devour or eat Examples - carnivore

Zo/zoa Means – animal Example – protozoa – protist that are animal like - Zo/zoa Means – animal Example – protozoa – protist that are animal like - consumer

Zyg- Means – union or to form Example - zygote Zyg- Means – union or to form Example - zygote

Homework Monday 8/18 There will be a matching quiz on these words. Create at Homework Monday 8/18 There will be a matching quiz on these words. Create at least 20 flash cards to study – due day of quiz Practice!