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eco/oeco
house
ecology - branch of biology dealing with living things & their environment(house/habitat)
ergo
work
energy - capacity for doing work
geo
earth
geology -science of earth's crust, rocks, & fossils.
homo (1)
man
homo sapiens - human being
homo erectus - man who walks upright(standing up)
homo (2)
same
homozygous - having two like genes (TT,tt)for same trait;
homosexual - sexual desire for the same sex
iso
equal
isogamete - iso=equal & (Grk)gamos = marriage or uniting reproductive cells forming a new individual
lyso, -lysis, -lyte
dissolve, loosen
paralysis - (Gr/paralyein meaning weaken/loosen at side)
a lack of voluntary motion/sensation of body parts
meta
with, after, beyond,change
metamorphosis - change of form
metacarpus -hand part beyond the wrist
de
down, away from, negative

This is Latin. The Greek for de is cata (kata), as in catastrophe, catalyst
decomposer - organism that causes rotting/breaking down of dead matter

auto
self
autotroph - organism making its food by itself (green plants)
hormono
excite
hormone - a substance entering bloodstream that stimulates/excites a part of body to function by chemical activity
latero
side
lateral - at or moving to the side
morpho
form
morphogenesis - evolutionary development of an organism
morphous - (Gk) specific form
-itis
inflamed condition
arthritis - inflamation of joints
hetero
other
heterosexual - sexual attraction for opposite sex
eco/oeco
house
ecology - branch of biology dealing with living things & their environment(house/habitat)
ergo
work
energy - capacity for doing work
geo
earth
geology -science of earth's crust, rocks, & fossils.
homo (1)
man
homo sapiens - human being
homo erectus - man who walks upright(standing up)
homo (2)
same
homozygous - having two like genes (TT,tt)for same trait;
homosexual - sexual desire for the same sex
iso
equal
isogamete - iso=equal & (Grk)gamos = marriage or uniting reproductive cells forming a new individual
lyso, -lysis, -lyte
dissolve, loosen
paralysis - (Gr/paralyein meaning weaken/loosen at side)
a lack of voluntary motion/sensation of body parts
meta
with, after, beyond,change
metamorphosis - change of form
metacarpus -hand part beyond the wrist
de
down, away from, negative
decomposer - organism that causes rotting/breaking down of dead matter

auto
self
autotroph - organism making its food by itself (green plants)
hormono
excite
hormone - a substance entering bloodstream that stimulates/excites a part of body to function by chemical activity
latero
side

This is also Latin.
lateral - at or moving to the side
morpho
form
morphogenesis - evolutionary development of an organism
morphous - (Gk) specific form
-itis
inflamed condition
arthritis - inflamation of joints
hetero
other
heterosexual - sexual attraction for opposite sex