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 Living world

acar(o)-A mite or tick.
angi(o)-Blood or seed vessels.
-angiumA container.
anth(o)-A flower or flowers.
anthrop(o)-Human, or of a human being.
-anthropyHuman, or humankind.
arachn(o)-A spider or spiders.
arbor(i)-A tree or trees.
aux(o)-Growth or increase.
avi-A bird or birds; flight.
bacill-A bacillus.
bacteri(o)-Bacteria.
basidio-A basidium.
bio-Life; living things.
-biosisA mode of life.
blasto-Germination.
botry(o)-A bunch of grapes.
branchio-Gills.
bryo-Moss.
-carpA fruit or fruiting body.
-chaeteA bristle or seta.
chel(i)-A claw.
cirr(o)-A tuft, curl, or tendril.
cocci-A small spherical body.
-colousLiving in or preferring a given environment.
copro-Dung or faeces.
cyno-A dog.
-cyteA cell.
cyto-A cell.
dendro-A tree or trees.
-dendronA shrub or tree.
eco-Ecology; the natural environment.
entom(o)-An insect or insects.
flor(i)-A flower or flowers.
franken-Genetically modified.
fruct(i)-Fruit; fructose.
fung(i)-Fungus.
gam(o)-Marriage or union, fertilization or reproduction.
-gamyMarriage, fertilization or reproduction.
hipp(o)-Horse.
hylo-Woodlands or wood; matter.
ichthyo-Fish; fishlike.
-idiumA structure in a plant or animal.
ligno-Wood.
limn(o)-Fresh water.
myc(o)-Fungi or fungal.
myrmeco-An ant or ants.
myx(o)-Mucus.
-nastyNastic movement.
nuci-A nut.
oo-An egg or ovum.
ophi(o)-A snake.
ornith(o)-A bird or birds.
ovi-Eggs, ova.
-parousBearing; producing.
partheno-Without fertilization.
-pedHaving feet of a given type or number.
pedi-Foot.
-petalSeeking; moving towards.
phag(o)-Feeding, eating.
-phagyFeeding or subsisting on a specified food.
-phyceaeAlga.
phyco-Seaweeds and algae.
-phyllLeaf.
phyll(o)-Leaf.
-phyteA plant or plant-like organism.
phyto-A plant.
pinn(i)-Wings, fins, or feathers.
pisc(i)-Fish.
-plasmGrowth or development; living substance; tissue.
-podFoot or feet.
pterido-A fern.
ptero-A wing.
pteryg(o)-Wing-like.
rhizo-A root or roots.
rhyncho-Snout or beak.
sapro-Putrefaction or decay.
-saurReptiles, especially extinct ones.
saur(o)-Lizard.
scato-Dung or excrement.
-sepalousHaving sepals of a given type.
seti-A bristle.
siphon(o)-Siphon.
-spermSeed.
spongio-A sponge; sponge-like.
-sporeA spore.
spor(o)-A spore.
squam(o)-A scale.
stomat(o)-The mouth; a opening.
-stomeA mouth.
taeni-Ribbon; tapeworm.
tauro-Ox or bull.
-taxisArrangement or order; movement in response to an external stimulus.
-teneStages in cell division.
thall(o)-A thallus; thallium.
theri(o)-An animal.
-trichousHairy; having hair.
-trophicNutrition; feeding.
troph(o)-Nourishment.
-tropismPreferential growth or movement of an organism.
uro-1The tail or the tail part of the body.
vermi-A worm.
vivi-Alive; living.
-voreAn organism living on a given type of food.
zoo-Animal; animal life.
zygo-Joining or pairing.

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