Roots of Common Terms in Microorganisms: Viruses
(L = Latin, G = Greek, F = French, Ge = German, I = Italian, U = Unknown Origin)
bakterion = stick (G); phagein = to eat (G)
viluppo = tuft, bundle (I)
glykys = sweet (G); prote = primary (G)
eikosi = twenty (G); hedron = face (G)
lysis = loosening (G)
temperare = exercise restraint (L)
virus = slime, ooze (L)
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