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AP Bio Word Roots #6

Quiz #6 Roots and Meanings

per- through
permea- pass; go
phag- eat
pheno- show
phil- living; fond of
phon-; -phone sound
-phore bearer
photo- light
phycc- seaweed; algae
-phyll leaf
physi- nature; natural qualities
-phte; phyt- plant
plan- roaming; wandering
plasm-; -plast form; formed into
pleur- rib; lung
pneumo- lungs; air
-pod foot
poly- many; several
por- opening
port- carry
post- after; behind
pom- fruit
pre- before; ahead of time
pro- foward; favoring
procto- rectum; anus
proto- first; primary
pseud- false; deceptive
pter- having wings or fins
pulmo- lung
puls- drive; push
pyr- heat; fire
quadr- four; four-fold
quin- five
radi- ray; spoke of a wheel; energy in rays
re- again; back
rect- correct; right
ren- kidney
ret- net; made like a net
rhin- nose
rhiz- root
rubr- red
saccharo- sugar
sapr- rotten
saur- lizard
scler- hard
sci- know
scope look; observe
-scribe; script write
semi- half; partly
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