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Sophomore Greek Roots 2: Typ, Glos/Glot,Petr

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typology
the study and interpretation of types and symbols, originally especially in the Bible.
typography
The style and appearance of printed matter.
prototype
an original model on which later versions are patterned
phenotype
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
stereotype
A generalized belief about a group of people
atypical
unlike the typical
archetype
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth and is thought to appeal in a universal way to the unconscious and to evoke a response
serotype
Representatives of a species that stimulate a distinct pattern of antibody responses
polyglot
a speaker of many languages
glossary
A place in the back of the book that gives the definitions or tell the meaning of certain words in the book.
epiglottis
A flap of tissue that seals off the windpipe and prevents food from entering.
glottal
vocal folds
monoglot
knowing only one language
gloss
try to conceal or disguise (something embarrassing or unfavorable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.
aglossia
absence of a tongue
glossectomy
removal of the tongue
petracide
destruction of ancient stone buildings or monuments
petrified
so frightened as to be unable to move
petrography
the description and systematic classification of rocks
petroleum
a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata
petroglyph
a carving on a rock
Petrichor
The smell of earth after rain.
petrous
like a rock, hard, stony
petrogram
a drawing or painting on a rock