Thursday, July 29, 2021

Frequently used root words in biology - 6 (Organisms & their parts)

FREQUENTLY USED ROOT WORDS RELATED TO ORGANISMS & THEIR PARTS


Learning root words and their meaning help you to understand and remember biology terms very easily. Given below is the table showing frequently used root words related to Organisms & their parts. Try to memorize them and practice the problems below.

Root words

Meaning

1.      angio-

Vessel

2.      antho-

Flower, flower bud

3.      api-

honeybee

4.      arachno-

spider

5.      bio-

life

6.      bryo-

moss, liverwort

7.      dendro-

Tree

8.      entomo-

insect

9.      floro-

Flower

10.  gymno-

Naked

11.  helminth

worm

12.  herpeto-

creeping

13.  hippo-

horse

14.  ichthyo-, -pisci

fish

15.  mammo-

Breast, mammals

16.  myco-

fungus

17.  ophidio-, serpento-

snake

18.  ornitho-

bird

19.  phyco-

alga

20.  phyllo-, -phyll

leaf

21.  phyto-, -phyta

plant

22.  pterido-

Fern

23.  rhizo-

root

24.  sapro-

dead, decaying

25.  sauro-

lizard

26.  -sperm

Seed

27.  zoo-

Animal


Practice yourself

Choose the correct option:

1. The rearing of honeybees is known as
A. Moriculture
B. Apiculture
C. Pisciculture
D. Sericulture

2. Study of insects is called

A. Entomology
B. Phycology
C. Ornithology
D. Helminthology

3. The arrangement of leaves in a plant is termed as

A. Inflorescence
B. Venation
C. Placentation
D. Phyllotaxy

4. The symbiotic bacteria living in the root nodules of leguminous plants are

A. Acetobacter
B. Azotobacter
C. Rhizobium
D. Clostridium

5. Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae belongs to 

A. Algae
B. Fungi
C. Protists
D. Bacteria

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2 comments:

  1. Mr/Mrs,Thank you so much for huge help😊

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  2. Mr/Mrs,Thank you so much for your huge help 😊

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