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Bioscientific terminology: Latin

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sept- sep-
to separate, wall
bull- bulli-
bubble, blister, boil
cub- cumb- cubit-
to lie
ced- cess-
to go , to yield
ile-
ilium
ens-
sword
fun-
rope, cord
pend- pens-
to hang, to weigh, to pay
quinque-
5
fact- fac- (-fic-) (-fect-)
to make, to do
frang- frag- fract- (fring-)
to break, to bend
umbr-
shadow, shade
cili-
eyelash, eyelid
sud-
to sweat
orb- orbit-
circle, cavity of the eye
spic-
point, spike
lute-
yellow, corpus luteum
par- part-
to give birth to, to produce
verm-
worm
pur-
pus
sen-
old
fug-
flee, to put to flight
cliv-
slope
vit-
life
palat-
palate, roof of the mouth
capill- (capillus-)
hair
man(u)-
hand
pinn- penn-
feather, wing, fin
cut-
skin
jug-
yoke
al-
wing
cord-
heart
calcar-
spur
os- or-
mouth
dextr-
righthand
nod-
knot
semi-
half, partly
hi- hiat-
to stand open
haust-
to drink, to draw out
jac-
to lie
meat-
to go, to pass
formic-
ant
cori-
skin
faci- (-fici-)
face, surface
pil-
hair
rad- ras-
to scrape
vagin-
sheath
magn-
large, great
oct- octav-
8, eighth
quint- quin-
fifth, five each
rig-
to be stiff
grad- gress-
to step, to go
second- secund-
second, following
fibul-
clasp, outter bone of the leg
lev-
lefthand
fove-
pit
incud-
anvil
sali- salt- (-sili) (-sult-)
to leap, to jump
pred-
prey
unc- uncin-
hook
viscer-
entrails
torqu- tort- tors-
to twist
stercor- sterc-
excrement
prur- prurit-
to itch
press-
to press
teg- tect-
to cover
ret- (rete-)
net, network
alb-
white
fenestr-
opening, window
arc(u)-
bow, arch
tum-
to swell
lign-
wood
apic-
tip, apex, summit
nasc- nat-
to be born
call-
hard skin
radi-
ray, spoke of a wheel
cune- (cuneus-)
wedge
du-
2
sec- seg- sect-
to cut
terti- tern- ter-
third, 3 each, 3 times
eburn-
ivory
bil-
bile
rim-
crack, crink
ungu-
toe-nail, finger-nail, nail
ans-
jug handle, loop
dur-
hard, duramater
corn(u)-
horn
carin-
keel
decem- dec- decim-
10, tenth
tend- tens- tent- tendin-
to stretch, tendon
cav-
hollow
front-
forehead, front
sorb- sorpt-
to suck in
ac(u)-
needle, sharp, sour
mont-
mountian
plant-
sprout, sole of foot
medi-
middle
capit- (-cipit-)
head
aur-
ear
rostr- (rostrum-)
beak
son-
sound
scrib- script-
to write
later-
side
nev- (neus-)
birthmark, mole
vacu-
empty
lingu-
language, tongue
pron-
inclined, facedown
spir-
to breathe
termin-
end, boundary
sax- (saxum-)
rock
loc- locus-
place
bracte-
thin plate
fet- (foet-)
offspring, fetus
cost-
rib
pulmo(n)-
lung
ren-
kidney
ped-
foot
aqu(a)-
water
grav-
heavy
vor-
to eat
junct-
to join
flex- flect-
to bend
osti- (ostium-)
door, opening
noc- nox-
harm
argent-
silver
sens- sent-
to feel, to percieve
cap- capt- (-cip) (-cept)
to take, to sieze
fer-
to bear, to carry, to produce
cent-
100, hundredth
for
to bore, to pierce
gen- genit- gener-
to produce, to beget, race, kind
ventr-
belly
squam- squama-
scale
rot-
wheel
coct-
to cook, to boil
pat-
to spead or lie open
mort-
death
dorm- dormit-
to sleep
sac-
bag, sac
palli-
mantle, covering
mamm-
breast
plex-
to braid, to interweave
ag- act-
to do, to drive, to act
lact-
milk
glomer-
ball of yarn
stip, stipit
stalk
flagell-
whip, whiplike appendage
ov-
egg
vert- vers
to turn
pell-
skin
pet- petit-
to seek
acin-
grapes in a cluster
cal-
to be warm
ego-
I
fasci-
band
vell- vuls-
to tear
pulvin- pulvill-
cusion, little cusion
bi- bin-
2, twice
clud- clus- clos-
to close, to shut
matr- matern-
mother
cern- cret- cre-
to separate, to distinguish, to secret
varic-
swollen, twisted vein
fil-
thread
lob-
lobe
radic- radix-
root
ole-
oil
propri-
one's own
arbor-
tree
racem-
cluster of grapes or berries
ger- gest
to carry, to bear
gutt- (gutta-)
drop
viv-
living
fat- fa-
to speak
dors-
back
reg- rect-
to make straight, to rule, straight, rectum
annul-
ring
rod- ros-
to gnaw
germ- germin-
sprout, bud, germ
palp-
to touch, to stroke
cruc- crux-
cross
pile-
cap
alveol-
cavity, hollow
cing- cinct-
to bind, to gird
err-
to wander, to deviate
fid- fiss-
to split
val-
to be strong, to be well
vas-
vessel
luc- (lux-)
light, to shine
sinistr-
left
tuss-
cough
burs-
bag, pouch
sol-
sun
plum-
feather
greg-
flock
cuspid-
point
cortic, cort- (cortex-)
outter, outter layer, bark
nomin- nom-
name
cer-
wax
fibr-
fiber
stri-
furrow, groove
macul-
spot
coron- (corona-) coroll- (corolla-)
crown, little crown
mal-
cheek, cheek bone
clav-
club
fus-
spindle
sex- sext-
6, sixth
flu- flux- fluvi-
to flow, river
cut- cuss-
to shake, to strike
veh- vect-
to carry
vesic-
bladder, blister
ocul- ocell-
eye, little eye
caud-
tail
tri-
3
scut- (scutum-)
shield
un-
1
scand- (-scend-) scans-
to climb
caul-
stem, stalk
pectin-
comb
set- (seta)
bristle
digit-
finger, toes
ili-
flank, hip
pisc-
fish
ject- jacul-
to throw, dart
nigr-
black
lat-
to bear, to carry
lien-
spleen
brev-
short
ment-
mind
foli-
leaf
long-
long
lent-
lentils, lens
corp- corpus- corpor-
body
sulc- (sulcus-)
furrow, groove
novem- non-
nine, ninth
hal- (halit-)
to breathe
nar-
nostril
ter(r)- terra-
earth
tang- tig- tact-
to touch
can-
dog
labi, lapr-
lip
I- it-
to go
plur-
more, many
gemm-
bud
fav-
honeycomb
tempor-
the temples
serr- (serra-)
saw, saw-tooth
crur-
leg
mit(t)- mis(s)-
to send, to let go
ram- (ramus-)
branch
pel(l)- puls-
to push, to drive, to beat
lat-
broad, wide
can- cand-
white, gray, to be glowing white
cre- cresc- cret-
to grow
caps-
box
scind- sciss
to cut, to split
papill-
nipple
cox-
hip, hip joint
pulver- pulv- (pulvus-)
dust
col-
to inhabit
lab- laps-
to slip, to fall, to glide
fec-
excrement, sediment
sicc-
dry
plic- plicit-
to fold
lacrim- (lachrym-)
tear
spin-
thorn, spine
clin-
to slope, to lean
dent-
tooth
inguin-
groin
mal(e)-
bad
cren-
notch
fund- found- fus-
to pour, to melt
lamin- lamell-
thin plate
ten- tent- (-tin-)
to hold
calc- calcane-
heel
foss-
ditch, trench, to dig
rug-
wrinkle
gemin- gemell-
twin, paired
pector-
breast
gingiv-
the gums
sesqui-
one and half times
crist-
crest
pont-
bridge
nid- (nidus-)
nest
nutri- nutrit-
to nourish
nud-
naked
gust-
to taste
malle-
hammer
dol-
to feel pain, to cause pain
are-
space
plan-
flat
lumin-
light
quadr(u)-
four
prim-
first
vel-
veil, covering
equ-
horse
tuber-
swelling
duc- duct-
to lead, to draw
seb-
grease, tallow
lun(a)-
moon
flocc-
tuft, as of wool
her- hes-
to stick
noct-
night
mov- mot-
to move
atri-
entrance hall, room
bucc-
cheek
febr-
fever
uter-
womb
ax-
axis
lev-
light (weight)
cid- cis- cid- cis-
to cut, to kill
glabr-
smooth
gen(u)-
knee
strat-
layer
mil-
thousand, thousandth
flav-
yellow
sept- septem- septim-
seven, seventh
quart- quarter-
fourth, four each
insul-
island
vari-
varied, changing, spotted
lumb-
loin
fornic-
arch
ferr-
iron
string- strict-
to draw tight
pati- pass-
to suffer, to endure
flor-
flower
glutin-
glue
crepit-
to creak, to crackle
semin-
seed
pariet-
wall
aud- audit-
to hear
cervic-
neck
solv- solut-
to loosen, to dissolve
clav-
key, collarbone
sed- sess- (-sid-)
to sit, to settle
lacun-
small pit, gap
stru- struct-
to build, to construct
cerebr-
brain
cur(r)- curs-
to run, to go
moll-
soft
pung- punct-
to prick, to point
volut- volv-
to roll, to turn
pon- posit- pose-
to put, to place
morb-
disease
somm-
sleep
oss-
bone
ambul-
to walk
adip-
fat
ment-
chin
scop-
broom, brush
vitr-
glass
par-
equal
frutic-
shrub
palpebr-
eyelid
lan-
wool
articul-
joint
part-
part, divide
muc-
mucus
nerv-
nerve, vein of an insect wing or a leaf
pot-
to be powerful
fung-
mushroom
liqu-
to be liquid
sta- stat-
to stand
furc-
fork
coll-
neck
proxim-
near, nearest
lig-
to bind
ven-
vein
car(n)-
flesh
rub(r)-
red
rump- rupt-
to break, to burst
tract-
to draw, to drag
nas-
nose
falc- (flax-)
sickle
limin-
threshold
frug- fruct-
fruit
foll-
bag
barb-
beard
fren-
rein, bridle
vitell-
yolk of an egg
mur-
wall
nuc-
nut
multi-
many
cad- cas-
to fall, befall
fla- flat-
to blow
fusc-
dark, brown, tawny
sin(u)-
curve, hollow, cavity
line-
line
calc-
limestone, calcium, pebble
trud- trus-
to push, to thrust
camer-
chamber

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