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BIOL-106 Principles of Biology II Spring 2010 Useful prefixes and suffixes a-, an- = without amb-, ambi- = both andr-, andro- = male angio-, -angium = chamber apo- = away from, setting apart auto- = self; same chron-, chrono- = time coleo- = sheath -derm, -dermis = skin di- = two dys- = ill; difficult; bad -ecious, -oecious = house ecto- = outside; external endo- = within epi- = on; upon; over eu- = true; good ex-, exo- = outside; outer game-, gameto-, -gamous = having to do with gametes or fertilization -geo, -geous = of the earth gym-, gymno- = naked; bare gyn-, gyno-, -gyne = female hem-, hema-, hemo- = blood hetero- = other; different homo- = same hydro- = pertaining to water hyper- = over; above hypo- = below iso- = same; equal
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Unformatted text preview: meso-= middle; intermediate mono-= one-morph,-morphic, -morphy = shape; form myc-, myco-= fungus-oid = similar to; resembling oo-= egg ortho-= straight peri-= around; surrounding-phore = bearer of-phyll = leaf-phyte = plant proto-= first pseudo-= false rhiz-, rhizo-, -rhiza = root schiz-, schizo-= division; split BIOL-106 Principles of Biology II Spring 2010 scler-, sclero-= hard sept-= division; wall-sperm = seed spor-, sporo-= having to do with spores-stome, stom-= mouth; opening syn-, sym-= together, with; fusion or union therm-, thermo-= heat-trophic, -trophy = nutrition; feeding xer-, xero-= dry; arid...
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