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Photos
Light
Phototropic
Turning towards light
Graph
To write or draw
Photograph
Picture drawn by light
Autograph
To write one's own name
Holos
Complete
Hologram
A three-dimensional photograph of a whole object
Tele
Far away, distant
Pathos
Feeling
Vision
See
Television
Seeing distant things
Telephoto
Light from far away
Metron
Measure
Geo
Earth
Geometry
Measurement of the earth
Thermos
Heat
Thermometer
Measures heat
Dia
Across, through
Diameter
Measuring across
Tropos
Turning
Phototropic
Turning towards light as leaves and flowers do
Helios
Sun
Heliotrope
A flower named for its tendency to turn towards the sun
Philia
Love, friendship
Logos
Words
Philologist
One who loves words
Anthropos
Man
Philanthropist
One who cares about his fellow man
Sophia
Wisdom
Philosopher
One who loves wisdom
Phobos
Fear
Phobia
Fear that doesn't make sense, irrational fear
Hydro
Water
Hydrophobia
Disease that makes it hard to swallow, thought to be fear of water
Zoon
Animal
Zoophobia
Fear of animals
Pyro
Fire
Pyrotechnics
Fireworks
Pyromaniac
A crazy person who plays with fire
Pyrometer
Instrument to measure hot temperatures
Helios
Sun
Heliotrope
Plant that turns toward the sun
Helium
Light gas used in balloons
Perihelion
Closest point to the sun
Helioscope
Telescope for looking at the sun
Dia
Through,between, across
Diagnosis
Thorough knowledge
diabolical (adj)
Shot through, possessed (devil)
Diagram
A cross-section drawing
Graph
Write, draw
Helios
Sun
Tropos
Turn
Heliotrope
Plant which turns towards the sun
Helioscope
Telescope for looking at the sun
Scopeo
Look
Hypnos
Sleep
Hypnology
Study of sleep
Hypnotic
Tending to induce sleep