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English Vocabulary March 2nd

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Logy
study of
Dermatology
science dealing with the skin and its diseases
Meteorology
Science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
Neurology
scientific study of the nervous system and its diseases
Bio
life
Amphibious
able to live both on land and in water
Biography
story of a person's life written by another person
Biology
the science that studies living organisms
Tomy
incision, cutting into
Anatomy
the study of the structure of an organism
Atom
smallest particle of an element
Dichotomy
a division into two parts
Pod
foot or leg
Podium
raised platform
Tripod
utensil, stool, or caldron having three legs
Unipod
one-legged support
Homo
same, alike
Homochromatic
having the same color; monochromatic; unicolor
Homogeneous
of the same kind; similar; uniform
Homonym
word that sounds like another but differs in meaning and spelling
Hetero
different
Heterochromatic
having different colors
Heterogeneous
differing in kind; dissimilar; varied
Heteronym
word spelled like another, but differing in sound and meaning
Hyper
over, above
Hyperacidity
excessive acidity
Hyperactive
overactive
Hypercritical
overcritical
Hypo
under, below
Hypoacidity
weak acidity
Hypoglycemia
low sugar in the blood
Hypotension
low blood pressure
Endo
within
Endocrine
secreting internally
Endoskeleton
internal skeleton or supporting framework in an animal
Endoparasite
a parasite that lives within a host.
Exo
out of, outside
Exocrine
secreting externally
Exoskeleton
hard protective structure developed outside the body, as the shell of a lobster
Exotic
introduced from another country; foreign; strikingly unusual; strange