The Language of Science
Tennessee Vocabulary

Tennessee’s Vocabulary Project--Do you know these words?
a or an not or non
meso middle
endo inner, inside
aero needing oxygen or air
anti against
amphi both, doubly
aqua water
arthro joint
auto self
bi two, twice, double
bio life, living
carne flesh
cephal head
chloro green
chromo color
cide killer, kill, killing
cyto cell
derma skin
di two, double
ecto (exo) outer, external
endo internal
epi above
gastro stomach
genesis origin, beginning
herba plants
hetero different
homo alike, similar
hydro water
hemo blood
hyper above
hypo below
intra within, inside
itis disease, inflammation
lateral side
logy study of
lys break down
meter measurement
mono one, single
morph form
micro small
macro large
multi many
pod foot
phage to eat
phobia dislike, fear
philia like
plasm form
proto first
photo light
poly many
synthesis to make
sub lesser, below
troph eat, consume
thermo heat
vore swallow, devour
zoo, zoa animal