Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

Thematic index of Biological classes

-aceaGroups of animals.
-aceaeFamilies of seed-bearing plants.
-alesOrders of plants.
-bacterA genus of bacteria.
cet(o)-A whale.
clad(o)-A branch or branching.
-coccusA spherical bacterium.
dino-Terrible, frightful; dinosaur.
-ellaGenera of bacteria and algae.
-feraAnimal orders or phyla.
-florousHaving flowers of a certain type.
-formesOrders of animals.
-idaTaxonomic groups.
-idaeTaxonomic groups.
-idesPlant and animal genera.
-inaForming nouns.
-inaeAnimal subfamilies.
-lecithalHaving an egg yolk of a given kind.
lecith(o)-Egg yolk.
lepid(o)-Scales.
lys(o)-Disintegration of cells.
-monasSimple microorganisms.
-morphaAnimal groupings.
-mycesBacteria or fungi.
-ontAn individual or cell of a specified type.
-pithecusGenera of fossil apes.
-pteraWinged animals.
sterco(r)-Faeces; dung.
taxo-Order, arrangement, classification.
-theriumAn animal genus.
-zoonTypes of animal.

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