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Sophomore Greek Roots 3: Onym, Neo, Derm

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acronym
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
pseudonym
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
anonymous
of an unknown source or unrevealed name
antonym
a word that means the opposite of another word
patronymic
name derived from a paternal ancestor
eponym
a person whose name is, or is thought to be, the source of the name of something
homonym
a word spelled exactly like another word, but having a different meaning
onomatopoeia
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Neolithic
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age,
neolatry
worship of the new
neologism
new word or expression
neophyte
beginner
Neanderthal
Closest extinct human relative.
neonatal
pertaining to newborn
neophobia
fear of new things
neoplasia
the new and abnormal development of cells that may be benign or malignant
dermatologist
skin doctor
epidermis
Outer layer of skin
hypodermic
injected under the skin
dermatitis
inflammation of the skin
taxidermy
stuffing and mounting dead animals
pachyderm
thick-skinned animal
endermic
medicine that is to be rubbed on the skin and absorbed by the body
epidermal
pertaining to upon the skin