The Cell Cycle, Cellular Growth, and Cancer
Roots of Common Terms in The Cell Cycle, Cellular Growth, and Cancer
(L = Latin, G = Greek, F = French, Ge = German, U = Unknown Origin)
centro = center (L); some = body (G)
cyto = cell (G); kinesis = motion (G)
dipl = double (G); oid = form (G)
hapl = single (G); oid = form (G)
homo = same (G); –logous = relation (G)
inter = between (L); phase =period (L)
mei = to lessen, diminish (G)
mito = thread (G)
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