Wordstems for Microbiology 2081

Wordstems for Microbiology 2081

Second Half of Course

These are grouped according to lecture topic. Be certain to add new word stems as given in class and compile them at the back of your notebook. Here is a page with meanings for these and other wordstems relevant to Microbiology.

ANTISEPTICS GROWTH CONTROL
Ag
-cide
cuvette
dessicate
EMB
hal-
Hg
HTST
lact-
lys-
-ol
thio-

BACTERIAL GENETICS
cis-
ex-
gen
lig-
muta-
-script
-trophic
ultra-

BACTERIAL DISEASES
-algia
arthro-
aureus
axillary
campylo-
chlamyd-
clappoir
coli
dys-
edema
-emia
enter-
eu-
GI
GU
Hemophilus
inguinal
inter-
intra-
-itis
lepto-
media
meninx
-monas
my-
-nema
nephri-
NGU
-nomy
ornitho-
oto-
pharynx
pneumo-
PPNG
pruritis
pseudo-
psittaci
purul-
rhizo-
STD
trachoma
-tussis
typhi-
venereal
Vibrio
vulgaris
zoo-

VIRUSES
agglutin-
AIDS
arborvirus
cephalo-
corona
ECHO
-gnomic
herpes
HIV
mnem-
mumps
myxo-
ortho-
para-
pico-
rhabdo-
retro-
rhino-
Rubella
toga
TORCH

FUNGI
actin-
asco-
basidio-
capitis
conidia
cruris
dermato-
-drome
erythro-
fil-
gono-
hemo-
hypha
myc-
necro-
nigri-
pedis
-phtheria
-phytic
ptom-
pus
rheum-
sapro-
tinea
tubercle
zygo

PARASITES
adeno-
dina-
flu
mastigo-
phore
pleio-
sarco-
schiz-
-tomes
trich-
virus

PATHOGENICITY
coll-
CPE
homeo-
LD50
megaly
parenteral
per-

EPIDEMIOLOGY
-drome
spect-
kerat-
MMWR
morbidity
mort-
placebo
portal
spect-
sym-
IMMUNITY
attenuate
glob-
glut-
hapt-
HCG
-kine
-phylaxis
serum

ANTIBIOTICS
allo-
analog
blast-
cyst-
hepat-
poie-
terato-

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