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Stem List 15

Word StemMeaningExample Word
tropo turn heliotrope
gastro stomach gastroscope
arthro joint arthritis, arthropod
ventri belly ventriloquist
dors back dorsal fin
macro large macrocosm
dextro right or clockwise dextrose, dexterity
brachy short brachycephalic
brachio arm brachiopod
branchio gills branchiopod
kin motion kinetic
phylo kind phylum
blasto embryo blastocyst
dactylo finger pterodactyl
phos light phosphorus
gon angle pentagon
lite mineral or fossil halite
vore eating carnivore
holo whole holocaust, hologram
haplo single or simple haploid
opia sight myopia
lent full of turbulent, excellent
ef out effusive
ium an element radium
dicho in two parts dichotomy
Created by: DJLee