Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration
Roots of Common Terms in Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration
(L = Latin, G = Greek, F = French, Ge = German, U = Unknown Origin)
acetum = vinegar (L)
aero = air (L); bios = life (G)
an = without; aero = air (L); bios = life (G)
endon = within (G); sumbion = living together (G)
fermentum = yeast (L)
glycol = relating to sugar, from glukus = sweet (G); lysis = splitting, from lusis = loosening (G)
kilo = thousand, from khilioi (G); calor = heat (L)
lac = milk (L)
metaballein = to change (G)
mitos = thread (G); khondrian = granule (G)
oxalo = derived from oxalic acid, from oxus = sour (G)
pyruvicum, from pyro (acid) and uva = grape (L)
sun = with (G)
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