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Etymology set 5 list 11

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exoskeleton
hard protective structure developed outside the body, as the shell of a lobster
endosmosis
osmosis inward
exosmosis
osmosis outward
endocarditis
inflammation of the lining of the heart
endoderm
membranelike tissue lining the digestive tract
endoparasite
parasite living on the inside of its host
endophyte
plant growing within another plant
exoteric
known externally (outside a select group; publicly); readily understandable
exotic
1.) introduced from another country; foreign 2.) strikingly unusual; strange
anarchy
total absence of rule or government; confusion; disorder
autarchy
rule by an absolute sovereign
hierarchy
body of rulers or official grouped in ranks, each being subordinate to the rank above it; pecking order
matriarchy
form of social organization in which the mother rules the family or tribe, descent being traced through the mother
monarchy
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
oligarchy
form of government in which a few people have the power
patriarchy
form of social organization in which the father rules the family or tribe, descent being traced through the father
geocentric
measured from the earth's center; having the earth as a center
geodetic
pertaining to mathematics dealing with the earth's shape and dimensions
geography
study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, people, products, etc.
geology
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
geometry
mathematics dealing with lines, angles, surfaces, and solids (literally, "measurement of land")
geomorphic
pertaining to the shape of the earth or the form of its surface
geophysics
science treating of the forces that modify the earth
geopolitics
study of government and its policies as affected by physical geography
geoponics
art or science of agriculture (literally, "working of the earth")