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The origin of the words

Roman divination using the liver

Hepatoscopy

Three roots related to Roman divination

Latin
dextr-, lev-, sinistr-

tying together

Greek and Latin
ligament-, desm-, syndesm-

The Greek god of time

Greek
Chronos
Chron-

The Greek god of sleep

Greek
Hypnos
Hypn-

Sharp

Greek
oxys
oxy-

Animal

Greek
zoon
zo-

The Greek goddess of the Earth

Greek
Gaea (or Gaia)
ge-

Tough

Latin
dura
dur-
translated from Arabic

Tender

Latin
pia
pia-

Inner room, bed room

Greek
thalamus
thalam-

little brain

Latin
cerebellum
cerebell-

the thing inside the head

Greek
encephalon
encephal-

tree

Greek
dendron
dendr-

to turn, to twist

Latin
vertere
vertebr-

Macedonian phalanx

Greek
phalang-

brooch

Latin
fibula
fibul-

flute

Latin
tibia
tibi-

a mouse (Greek)

Greek
my-, myos-

a mouse (Latin)

Latin
muscul-

chamber

Latin
atrium
atri-

hair-like

Latin
capillary
capillar-

The Greek goddess of soul

Greek
Psyche
psych-

a taut substance (Latin)

Latin
nervus
nerv-

little belly

Latin
ventricules
ventricul-

a taut substance (Greek)

Greek
neuron
neur-

crab

Greek
karkinos
-carcinoma

bridge of tissue

Latin
pons
pont-

The weaving story of Athena

Greek
Arachne
arachn-

body

Latin
corpus
corpor-

The Greek god of the Sun

Greek
Helios
heli-

The Roman god of the Sun

Latin
Sol
sol-

snail

Greek
cochlea
cochle-

a game board with small hollows

Latin
alveolus
alve-, alveol-

whey, yellowish product of cheese-making process

Latin
serum
ser-

carrying what has been eaten

Greek
oes and phag
oesophag-, esophag-

all fleshy

Greek
pancreas
pancreat-

liver

Greek
hepar
hepat-

The Roman goddess of Thinking Ahead

Latin
Mens
ment-

belly

Latin
venter
ventr-

wine sediment

Latin
feces
fec-, fecal-

young girl or doll

Greek
kore
cor-, core-

The Greek god of Death

Greek
Thanatos
thanat-

corpse

Greek
nekros
necr-, -necrosis

physician

Greek
iatros
iatr-

a goad

Greek
kentron
-centesis

The Roman god of Death

Latin
Mors
mort-

The servant of an Asclepion

Greek
therapeutes
-therapy

sour wine

Latin
acetum
acet-

to hide

Latin
abdodere
abdomin-

shield boss

Latin
umbo
umbilic-

hollow

Latin
coeliacus
cel-, celi-

slack, loose

Greek
laparos
lapar-

The Temple of Apollo

Greek
the Omphalos
omphal-
in Delphi, it is the Navel of the Word
to see the Oracle of Apollo for divination

suffering, experience

Greek
pathos
path-, -pathy, -pathic

to write

Greek
graphein
-gram, -graph, -graphy

The Greek goddess of Health

Greek
Hygeia
hygien-

The Greek goddess of Rainbows

Greek
Iris
ir-, irid-

doll

Latin
pupilla
pupill-

The Myth of Theseus and Minotaur

Greek
labyrinthos
labyrinth-

skin-like

Greek
chorioeides
choroid-

hard

Greek
skleros
scler-

circle

Greek
kyklos
cycl-

The god of Sexual desire

Greek
Eros
erot-

to mould

Greek
plassein
-plasty

net-like

Latin
retina
retin-

a bent thong used for throwing javelin

ankyle
ankyl-

a bowl

Greek and Latin
pelvis (L)
pyelos (G)
pyel-

to stretch

Latin
tendere
ten-, tend-

to set in motion

Greek
hormao
hormon-

purse

Latin
bursa
burs-

sword sheath

Latin
vagina
vagin-

The God of Marriage

Greek
Hymenaios
hymen-

pocket, fold

Greek
kolpos
colp-

seeds

semin-
sperm-
spermat-

trumpet (Greek)

Greek
salpinx
salping-

trumpet (Latin)

Latin
tuba
tub-

column drum

Greek
spondylos
spondyl-

organ of cognition is in the diaphragm

Greek
phren
phren-

middle

Latin
medius
medull-

knot, cyst on a tendon

Greek
ganglion
ganglion-, gangli-
From Galen

mother

Latin
mater

twin

Greek
didymos
didym-

Testicle the flower root shape

Greek
orchis
orch-, orche-, orchi-, orchid-

fold, pocket

Latin
sinus
sin-, sinu-, sinus

widening out

Greek
aneurysm
aneurysm-

connecting together

Latin
conjunctiva
conjunctiv-

brain

Latin
cerebrum
brain

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