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puer

L. a male child

puerile

childish; immature

pais, paidos

G. child, boy

orthopedics

branch of medicine treating disorders of the skeletal system and tissues related to movement

pedagogue

a teacher

pedant

a person who pays excessive attention to learning rules rather than to understanding; a scholarly show-off

sum, esse, fui, futurum

L. to be

entity

something that has a real or independent existence

nonentity

a person or thing of no importance; something that does not exist or exists only in imagination

essence

the basic element; the identifying characteristic; a substance in concentrated form obtained from a plant or drug; a perfume

morior, mori, mortuum

L. to die

moribund

about to die or end

mortify

to shame; to discipline oneself by denial

postmortem

an examination to determine the cause of death; an autopsy; (informal) an analysis of something that is over

thanatos

G. death

euthanasia

the act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing

nascor, nasci, natum

L. to be born

innate

possessed at birth; inborn

naive

childlike; unsophisticated; gullible

nascent

emerging; coming into existence

renaissance

a rebirth; a renewal; (capitalized) a revival of humanism in fourteenth-century to sixteenth-century Europe.

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