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Etiology

The origin of the words
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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