What Are Some Important Scientific Prefixes?

Scientific prefixes are words which are added to the beginning of other words. Some common scientific prefixes are:

Prefix

Meaning

Bio-

Life

Micro-

Small

Ornitho-

Bird

Zoo-

Animal

Gen-

Beginning

Acantho-

Spine

Angio-

Vessel

Ante-

In front of; before

Auto-

Self

Cerebro-

Brain

Chrom-

Colour

Entero-

Intestine

Erythro-

Red

Glyc-

Glucose

Hypo-

Less

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