What does the prefix “bio” mean?

What does the prefix “bio” mean?

death

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life

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  • 1 decade ago
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    life

    PREFIX: bio- Prefix: A word part that is attached in front of a word bio-: Greek prefix meaning "life"

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  • 4 years ago

    Bio Prefix

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  • 5 years ago

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    What does the prefix “bio” mean?

    What does the prefix “bio” mean?

    death

    both

    write

    life

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Life.

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  • 1 decade ago

    bio-

    combining form 1 of or relating to life: biosynthesis. 2 biological; relating to biology: biohazard. 3 of living beings: biogenesis.

    — ORIGIN from Greek bios ‘human life’, the sense being extended in modern scientific usage to mean organic life.

    http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/bio?view=uk

    prefix - connected with life and living things:

    bioethics, biodiversity

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=753...

    a combining form meaning “life” occurring in loanwords from Greek (biography); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (bioluminescence).

    Also, especially before a vowel, bi-.

    [Origin: comb. form of Gk bíos life; akin to L vīvus living, Skt jīvas. See quick]

    http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=bio-&r=66

    http://myword.info/sendword.php?bio_1-a

    Prefix indicating living plants or creatures, as in biology, the study of living organisms.

    http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articl...

    http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/...

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  • 1 decade ago

    It means Life.

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  • Linda
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    4 years ago

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    Anything that is related to living organisms. even in the word biodegradable, the "bio" in this case means it can be broken down by bacteria and fungus, so basically it can rot.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Life

    Biography- story of a life

    Biology- study of life

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  • 1 decade ago

    life

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  • 1 decade ago

    It means life if im not mistaken

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