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Deca-, Deci-

10, Dekameter- 10 meters, Deciliter- 10 liters

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Meter

Measurement, Ex. Spirometer- Measures inhalation & exhalation Sphygmomanometer -Measures blood pressure

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Centi-

100, Ex. Centigrams- 100 grams

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Kilo-, Mili-

1000, Ex. Kilogram- 1000 grams, Milliliter- 1000th of a liter

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Re-

Again, Ex. Reproduce-Produce again

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Micro-

Small, Ex. Microsporangia- Small spore carriers (male), Microbiology- Study of microbes (bacteria, viruses, etc)

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-logy

Study of science of, Ex. Mycology- Study of fungi, Virology- Study of viruses

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Stas, stat

Unchanging, Ex. Homeostasis- Unchanging chemical conditions in healthy organisms

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Pseudo-

False, Ex. Pseudocoelomate- False body cavity (between ecto- & endoderm, Pseudopodium- False foot (found in amoeba's)

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Zo

Animal, Ex. Zoology- Study of animals

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Stom-,Ora

Mouth, Ex. Stomata- Hole of mouth in leaves allowing gas exchange (O2 & CO2,) Oral Cavity- Mouth space

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-cide

Kill, Ex. Her acid

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Ectomo-, Insect

Insect, Ex. Entomologist- Insect studier, Insectivore- Insect eater

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Hem-

Blood, Ex. Hemorrhage- Bleed heavily

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Hepato-

Liver, Ex. Hepatitis- Inflammation of the liver