© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

CHECK OUT SHMOOP'S FREE STUDY TOOLS:

Essay Lab | Math Shack | Videos

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

CHECK OUT SHMOOP'S FREE STUDY TOOLS:

Essay Lab | Math Shack | Videos

Roots of Common Terms in Photosynthesis

L = Latin, G = Greek

Autotroph

auto = self (G); troph = feed (G)

Chlorophyll

chloro = green (G, L); phyll = leaf (G)

Chloroplast

chloro = green (G, L); plast = form (G)

Endosymbiosis

 endo = inside; sym = with; biosis = life (G)

Heterotroph

hetero = different (G); troph = feed (G)

Lumen

lumen = cavity (L)

Photosynthesis

photo = light (G); synthesis = putting together (G)

Stomata

stom = mouth (G)

Thylakoid

thylakos = sac (G)

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement