Prefixes & Suffixes<br />Scientific Vocabulary<br />
a- <br />not, without<br />amoral – not moral<br />abiotic – not living characteristics<br />asexual – not sexual<br />asy...
auto-<br />by itself<br /><ul><li>automatic – weapon that shoots by itself (without reloading)
autotroph – eats what it produces by itself
automobile – moves by itself</li></li></ul><li>bi-<br /><ul><li>bipedal – walks on 2 feet
biracial – born of 2 races
bisexual – sex with 2 sexes
binary fission – bacteria reproduction of dividing into 2 parts
bilateral symmetry – symmetry of dividing into 2 sides
binomial nomenclature – naming of species by using 2 names
two, 2, both</li></li></ul><li>bio-<br /><ul><li>biology – study of living things
biosphere – living things on the Earth
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  1. 1. Prefixes & Suffixes<br />Scientific Vocabulary<br />
  2. 2. a- <br />not, without<br />amoral – not moral<br />abiotic – not living characteristics<br />asexual – not sexual<br />asymmetrical – not symmetrical<br />anaerobic – without oxygen<br />
  3. 3. auto-<br />by itself<br /><ul><li>automatic – weapon that shoots by itself (without reloading)
  4. 4. autotroph – eats what it produces by itself
  5. 5. automobile – moves by itself</li></li></ul><li>bi-<br /><ul><li>bipedal – walks on 2 feet
  6. 6. biracial – born of 2 races
  7. 7. bisexual – sex with 2 sexes
  8. 8. binary fission – bacteria reproduction of dividing into 2 parts
  9. 9. bilateral symmetry – symmetry of dividing into 2 sides
  10. 10. binomial nomenclature – naming of species by using 2 names
  11. 11. two, 2, both</li></li></ul><li>bio-<br /><ul><li>biology – study of living things
  12. 12. biosphere – living things on the Earth
  13. 13. biochemistry – chemistry of living things
  14. 14. biodiversity – diversity of living things
  15. 15. biomolecules – molecules that make up living things
  16. 16. biomass – mass of living things
  17. 17. biome – life zone
  18. 18. biotic – living characteristics
  19. 19. biotechnology – technology dealing with life
  20. 20. life, living</li></li></ul><li>mono-<br />one, 1<br /><ul><li>monomer – made out of only 1 unit
  21. 21. monohybrid – cross only 1 way</li></li></ul><li>-logy<br />study of<br /> archeology – study of old human cultures<br />geology – study of the Earth<br />hydrology – study of water<br />psychology – study of human mind<br />
  22. 22. hetero-<br />heterotroph – eats what others produce<br />heterosexual – sex with the other sex<br />heterozygous – different alleles<br />different, other<br />
  23. 23. homo-<br /><ul><li>same, similar
  24. 24. homosexual – sex with the same sex
  25. 25. homeostasis – same state (equilibrium)
  26. 26. homozygous – same alleles
  27. 27. homologous chromosomes – chromosomes of the same pair
  28. 28. homologous structures – structures similar because of common ancestry</li></li></ul><li>poly-<br />many <br />polymer – made up of many units<br />polygenic inheritance – inheritance dealing with many genes<br />
  29. 29. semi-<br />almost, half-way<br />semiconductor – a very weak conductor<br />semipermeable – somewhat permeable (lets some things through but others)<br />semifinals – almost finals, but not quite finals<br />
  30. 30. Photo-<br />light<br />photosynthesis – synthesis requiring light<br />photography – picture-making requiring light<br />photocell – battery cell requiring light<br />
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