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10 th grade Vocabulary. Greek Word Roots Part VIII (8). The Greek Root Bio: “life”. a bio genesis ( n ): spontaneous generation (development of life from lifeless matter). VIDEO Some people believe in “The Big Bang Theory” w hich is based on a bio genesis . .

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10 th grade vocabulary

10th grade Vocabulary

Greek Word Roots Part VIII (8)


10 th grade vocabulary

The Greek Root

Bio: “life”


10 th grade vocabulary

abiogenesis(n):

spontaneous generation (development of life from lifeless matter). VIDEO

Some people believe in “The Big Bang Theory”

which is based on abiogenesis.


10 th grade vocabulary

Amphibious (adj):

Able to live on both land and water.

Many people wonder what is the difference between amphibians and reptiles. VIDEO


10 th grade vocabulary

Biocidal (adj):

Products that are destructive to life or living things.

Examples: Lysol®, Pinesol®, Mr. Clean®, Clorox® Bleach

.


10 th grade vocabulary

biodegradable(adj):

Capable of being readily decomposed into harmless substances by microorganisms.

VIDEO


10 th grade vocabulary

symbiosis(n):

Living together in mutually helpful association of two dissimilar organisms.

Examples: rhinos and white birds; sharks and pilot fish

VIDEO


10 th grade vocabulary

biota(n):

Plants or animals living in a specific region or a specific time period.

Example: plant life during the Mesolithic era.


10 th grade vocabulary

Biopsy (n):

Diagnostic examination of a piece of tissue from the living body.

  • Example: liver, lung, lymph nodes all may require a biopsy to determine the spread of cancer.


Auto bio graphy n

autobiography(n)

Story of a person’s life written by that person.


B io graphy n

Biography(n):

Story of a person’s life written by someone other than themselves. VIDEO

The Biography Channel is an excellent source to learn about famous people’s lives.


Greek roots review

Greek Roots Review

  • Phobia- fear, dislike, aversion

  • Phil- loving, fond of

  • Mis-Hate

  • Dys- bad, ill, difficult

  • Eu- good, well, advantageous

  • Macro-large/long

  • Micro-small/ minute

  • A(n)- not, without

  • Mono-one, single, alone

  • Poly- many

  • Logy- science, study, account


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