Word Root Exercise: Gen/o, Gene, and Genesis

Here’s a worksheet on the Greek word roots gen/o, gene, and genesis. They mean–get ready for a list–production, formation, generation, origin, cause, birth, kind, and race. These are very productive roots in English, and you’ll find them at the basis of a vast number of words–e.g. genetics–in the life sciences.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.

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