40 terms

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bio
life
phys
nature; growth
psych
mind; soul; spirit
soma, somat
body
lith, -lite
stone
petr, peter
rock
glyph, plypt
carving
icon
image; idol
astr
star
nom
arrangement; law
onoma, onym
name
ec, oec
house, environment
ethn
nation
palco-
ancient
neo-
new
hier-
sacred
-clasm
breakage; destruction
-clast
one who shatters or destroys
-clastic
breaking; destructive
-lysis
a loosening; solution
-lyst
one who solves
-lytic, -lytical
loosening; dissolving
-iatry, -iatrics
a healing; science of healing
-iatrist
one who heals
-iatric
promoting healing
biography
a written account of another person's life
physiology
the branch of biology that deals with the normal functions of living organisms and their parts
psychiatry
the study and treatment of mental illness, emotional disturbance, and abnormal behavior
psychosomatic
caused or aggravated by a mental factor
paleolithic
of or relating to the early phase of the Stone Age
petrology
the branch of geology that studies the origin, composition, distribution and structure of rocks
hieroglyphics
a formal writing system used by the ancient Egyptians
iconoclast
a person who attacks cherished beliefs or institutions
misoneism
hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change
astronomy
the study that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole
anonymous
not identified by name; of unknown name
economics
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth
anomaly
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected
analysis
the process of breaking down something into its parts to learn what they do and how they relate to one another
ethnologist
a branch of anthropology that analyzes cultures, especially in regard to their historical development and the similarities and dissimilarities between them