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A (an)

WITHOUT

1

Acer

MAPLE

2

Adip

FAT

3

-aceae

FAMILY

4

Aer-

AIR

5

Alb- (alba)

WHITE

6

Arbor

TREE-LIKE

7

Arachnid

SPIDER

8

Amin (Amino)

NH2

9

Amyl

STARCH

10

An-

WITHOUT

11

Ana-

UP

12

Angio-

A VESSEL

13

-angium

CONTAINER

14

ante

BEFORE

15

Anti

AGAINST

16

Apical

TIP

17

append

TO HANG SOMETHING

18

Arche

OLD

19

-ase

AN ENZYME

20

Aud

TO HEAR

21

Ax-

AN AXIS

22

Bi

TWO

23

Bio

LIFE

24

blast

TO FORM

25

Brady

SLOW

26

Bryo

MOSS-LIKE

27

Carbo

CONTAINING CARBON

28

Cardi

HEART

29

Carp

LAYER OF FRUIT

30

Cata-

DOWN

31

-cele

TUMOR (CYST)

32

Centr-

A POINT

33

cephal

HEAD

34

chiasm

A CROSS

35

Chrom (Chromo)

COLOR

36

chond

CARTILAGE

37

chromo

COLOR

38

-cide

CAUSING DEATH

39

clast

BREAK DOWN

40

Cleav-

TO DIVIDE

41

Co (Com) (Con)

WITH

42

contra

AGAINST

43

Cortex

OUTER PORTION

44

Cotyl (Cotyledeon)

SEED

45

-crin

TO SECRETE

46

Cut-

SKIN

47

cyst

BAG (BLADDER)

48

-cyan

A BLUE-GREEN COLOR

49

cycl

IN A CIRCLE

50

Cyt- (-cyte) (Cyto-)

CELL

51

De-

UNDOING (SEPARATION)

52

Deca

TEN

53

Dendri-

TREE

54

Derm-

SKIN

55

Di- (Diplo) (Dipla)

TWO

56

Eco

ENVIRONMENT

57

-enchyma

FUNCTIONAL TISSUE

58

Endo-

WITHIN

59

Epi-

UPON

60

Ex- (Exo)

OUTSIDE

61

Extra-

OUTSIDE

62

Flor

FLOWER

63

Fol

LEAF

64

Fore-

BEFORE (IN FRONT OF)

65

Game (Gamet) (Gamete)

SEX CELL

66

Gen- ( -genesis)

TO PRODUCE (TO MAKE)

67

gilia

GLUE

68

Gluco (glu)

GLUCOSE

69

Glyc-

SWEET

70

Hemi

HALF

71

Hetero-

DIFFERENT

72

Hemo

BLOOD

73

Homeo-

THE SAME

74

Homo-

SAME

75

Hybrid

DIFFERENT

76

Hydrate

WITH WATER ADDED

77

Hydro (Hygro) (Hydra)

WATER

78

Hyper

OVER, MORE

79

Hypo

BELOW

80

ichthy

FISH

81

Im- ( in- )

NOT

82

Immun-

FREE

83

Integ

SKIN

84

inter

BETWEEN

85

Intra- (intro)

WITHIN

86

Iso

EQUAL

87

itis

INFLAMMATION

88

Karyo

NUCLEUS

89

Kera

INDICATES HARDNESS

90

-kinesis

TO MOVE APART

91

Lact

MILK

92

Leuco

WHITE

93

lingo

TONGUE

94

Lip-

FAT

95

-lys (lysis) (lytic)

TO BREAK UP

96

Macro

LARGE

97

Mal-

BAD

98

Mega

BIGG

99

Meristem

GROWTH TISSUE

100

Meso (Mes)

MIDDLE

101

Meta

A CHANGE

102

Meter-

A MEASURE

103

Micro

SMALL

104

Micro

SMALL

105

Mit-

THREAD

106

Mono-

ONE

107

Multi

MANY

108

Neo

NEW

109

Neuro

NERVE

110

Nigra

BLACK

111

Nitri-

NITROGEN

112

Node

STEM SWELLING

113

Nucleo

NUCLEUS

114

Nutri-

NOURISHING

115

O-

EGG

116

-ol

ALCOHOL

117

-ology

THE STUDY OF

118

-ose

SUGAR

119

-osis

A STATE OF

120

Osteo

BONE

121

Palm

SPREAD LIKE FINGERS

122

Para-

BESIDE

123

Patho- (Path) (Pathy)

DISEASE

124

Peptide

REFERRING TO AMINO SACIDS

125

Peri-

AROUND

126

Phae

BROWN

127

Phag-

TO EAT

128

Pheno-

VISIBLE

129

-phobia

A FEAR

130

-phore

STALK

131

Phos

PHOSPHORUS

132

Photo

USING LIGHT

133

-phyll

LEAF

134

-phyte (phyto)

PLANT

135

Pinnate

ARRANGED ALONG AN AXIS

136

Pino-

TO DRINK

137

Pinus

PINE

138

-plasm

FLUID

139

Pneu (Pneumo)

AIR OR LUNGS

140

-pod (-poda)

FEET

141

poly

MANY

142

Por

CHANNEL

143

Post

AFTER

144

Pre

BEFORE

145

Pro (Proto)

FIRST (TO PROMOTE)

146

Pseudo-

FALSE

147

-ptera

WING

148

Pyrr

FIRE

149

Retro

BACKWARD

150

Rhiz

THREAD-LIKE

151

Rhodo

RED

152

Rosa

ROSE

153

Rubra (rubrum)

RED

154

Sacchar

SUGAR

155

Salix

WILLOW

156

Scler

HARD

157

-scope (-scopic)

BRING CLOSE

158

Semi

HALF

159

-som

BODY

160

-sperm

SEED

161

Strat- (Stratum-)

LAYER

162

-strat

SPREAD OUT

163

Stom (stome)

AN OPENING

164

Sub-

UNDER

165

Syn (Synthesis)

PUT TOGETHER

166

-taxis

ARRANGEMENT

167

Tele (Telo)

DISTANT (FAR)

168

Tetra

FOUR

169

Thallus (Thallo)

LEAF-LIKE STRUCTURE

170

Therm-

HEAT

171

Trach

TUBE

172

Tri-

THREE

173

-troph

TO FEED

174

-trophism

MOVEMENT

175

Un

NOT (REMOVED)

176

Uni

ONE

177

Vascular

VESSEL

178

Ventr (Ventro)

BELLY

179

Zyg

ZYGOTE

180

Zym-

CAUSING TO FERMENT