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exo
outer
ex. exoskeleton - animal w/ skeleton outside body
fertile
to bear
Ex. fertilizer - chemicals that help soil bear better plants; fertilization - process that occurs before bearing young.
flagellum
whip
a cell part that resembles a whip which is used for moving
gen
create
ex. genetics - how life traits are created.
genos
race
ex. genus - classification group
hemo
blood
ex. hemophilia - disease in which blood does not clot properly; can cause death.
herb
grass
ex. herb - small grass-like plant;
hemoglobin - protein in red blood cells
hydr
water
ex. hydroponics - growing plants in water
hypo
below
ex. hypothesis - to put under or suppose
hypothyroid - below the normal output of thyroxin hormone
logy
study of
ex. biology - the study of life
ecology - the study of where life forms live.
micro
small
ex. microscope - instrument used to look at small thread-like parts in cytoplasm
morph
shape
ex. metamorphosis - changes in body shape.
multi
many
ex. multicellular - having many cells.
nephros
kidney
ex. nephron - filter unit of kidney
mito
thread
ex. mitochondrion - threadlike parts in cytoplasm;
mitosis - changes in cell chromosomes (threads) during reproduction
Covering
What is Dermis?
Ex. dermis = skin ; epidermis= outer skin covering
Through
What is Dia?
Ex. diaphram = through middle of body;
Inside
What is Endo?
Ex. exhaling = skeleton inside body; endospore = spore formed inside bacteria
Upon
What is Epi?
Ex. epidermis = outer skin covering; epiglottis = upon the glottis/throat.
Out of
What is Ex?
Ex. exhaling = push air out of lungs; extinct = life forms no longer on Earth