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34 terms

Greek VI

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tom
cut
ton, ten
stretch; tone
chir
hand
pod
foot
cephal
head
dactyl
finger; toe
gloss, glott, glot
tongue; language
osteo
bone
derm, dermat
skin
plas, plasm, plast
mold; shape; form; substance
pachy-
thick
tauto-
same
-algia, -algy
pain
-algaic
one who suffers pain
-algic, -algetic
pertaining to or causing pain
-itis
inflammation
-itic
one who has inflammation; characterized by inflammation
-machy, -machia
war; fight
-machist
one who fights
-machic, -machical, -machal
pertaining to fighting
atom
the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
monotone
a single tone without harmony or variation in pitch.
chirography
handwriting; penmanship
chiromancy
palmistry
cephalopod
any mollusk of the class Cephalopoda, having tentacles attached to the head, including the cuttlefish, squid, and octopus.
cephaloagia
headache
dactylology
the technique of communicating by signs made with the fingers, esp. in the manual alphabets used by the deaf.
polyglot
able to speak or write several languages; multilingual.
osteotomy
the dividing of a bone, or the excision of part of it.
dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin.
hypodermic
introduced under the skin
plastic
any of a group of synthetic or natural organic materials that may be shaped when soft and then hardened
pachyderm
any of the thick-skinned, nonruminant ungulates, as the elephant, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros.
tautology
needless repetition of an idea