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Greek Root 22 (Geo) Vocab

Vocab from Chapter 4 (Words Derived from Greek), Root 22 (Geo) in Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student
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geo
earth, ground
geocentric
measured from the earth's center; having the earth as a center
geodetic
pertaining to geodesy
geodesy
mathematics dealing with the earth's shape and dimensions
geography
study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, people, products, etc.
geology
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
geometry
mathematics dealing with lines, angles, surfaces, and solids
geomorphic
pertaining to the shape of the earth or the form of its surface
geophysics
science treating of the forces that modify the earth
geopolitics
study of government and its policies as affected by physical geography
geoponics
art or science of agriculture
georgic (adjective)
agricultural
georgic (noun)
poem on husbandry (farming)
geotropism
response to earth's gravity, as the growing of roots downward in the ground
apogee
farthest point from the earth in the orbit of a heavenly body; culmination