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Greek Root Lists 1-4
Terms in this set (159)
Hem, Hemat (Em)
Viv, Vita, Vivi
Tom, Tome, Tomy
Animal with thick skin
Inflammation of skin
breaking of blood vessels
Study of blood
Cancer of the blood
Doctor concerned with the study of the mind
Doctor concerned with the study of feet
Doctor concerned with studying the health of kids
Doctor concerned with the study of the nerves
concerning the nerves
mild mental illness dealing with nerves and stress
relating to the eye or vision
doctor who examines the eyes for defects and prescribes corrective lenses
relating to the branch of medicine dealing with the correction of deformities of bones or muscles.
relating to the branch of dentistry dealing with correction of deformities of the teeth.
conforming to what is generally considered to be right or true
long musical piece or a type of orchestra
a system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio.
one who eats meat
embodied in flesh
the rebirth of a soul in a new body
the state of being strong and active
attractively lively and animated
enliven or animate
study of the body by cutting it open
removal of tonsils
removal of appendix
of, on, or relating to earth
an area of land
dog that burrows under land
study of the constellations, their movements and their influence over the natural world
someone who is trained to travel in a spacecraft
star shaped symbol
the origin or formation of something
a toxin or other foreign substance that induces an immune response in the body, especially the production of antibodies.
relating to genes or heredity
the study of color
relating to or produced by color
the separation of a mixture by passing it in solution or suspension or as a vapor (as in gas chromatography) through a medium in which the components move at different rates.
the chemical element of atomic number 2, an inert gas that is the lightest member of the noble gas series.
a telegraphic apparatus for photographing the sun
a plant of the genus Helianthus in the daisy family, especially (in gardening) a sunflower.
a fixture in a street or other public place with a nozzle by which a hose may be attached to a water main.
denoting, relating to, or operated by a liquid moving in a confined space under pressure.
cause to absorb water
a large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument.
the process of printing from a flat surface treated so as to repel the ink except where it is required for printing.
relating to or denoting the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed.
an unbroken view of the whole region surrounding an observer.
Pain involving the entire body.
a heap of combustible material
belonging to or deriving from heaven
someone who is obsessed with starting fires
a device used to measure heat
accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat.
is the property of substances to change color due to a change in temperature.
the attribution of human characteristics or behavior to a god, animal, or object.
having both male and female qualities
a robot with a human appearance
government run by the people
a ruler who has absolute power
a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.
a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument.
a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.
regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.
a mature haploid male or female germ cell that is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote.
the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.
hatred of marriage
hatred of women
study of women's health
rule by women or a woman.
relating to a mother, especially during pregnancy or shortly after childbirth.
a system of society or government ruled by a woman or women.
the killing of one's mother
a system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line.
love for one's country
of or appropriate to a father
study of religion
all the gods of a people or religion collectively
having or showing the weaknesses or diseases of old age, especially a loss of mental faculties.
fear of foreigners
love of foreigners
relating to or denoting a culture that is free from living organisms other than the species required.
period before war
hostile and aggressive
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.
a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned.
persisting for a long time or constantly recurring.
cause to occur or operate at the same time or rate
having knowledge or being aware of.
having one's true identity concealed.
knowing something before it happens
something or someone against what is established to be normal or traditional
something that is seemingly both true and false at the same time.
contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted; not orthodox.
10 sided object
8 sided object
a plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles, and typically five or more.
change or cause to change completely in form or nature.
the branch of philosophy that deals with the first principles of things, including abstract concepts such as being, knowing, substance, cause, identity, time, and space.
a thing regarded as representative or symbolic of something else, especially something abstract.
a partial or total loss of memory.
an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses.
a device such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations that assists in remembering something.
an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word
a proper noun used to denote the natives or inhabitants of a particular country, state, city, etc.
a fake name
a book or set of books giving information on many subjects or on many aspects of one subject and typically arranged alphabetically.
the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept.
to act in a way that is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct
a fallacious argument, especially one used deliberately to deceive.
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