Semester Two Latin and Greek Roots Final
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a duplicating machine that uses a type of stencil to reproduce written material
a person who does imitations; (v.) to imitate; to make fun of
A plant, or animal, resembling in many respects another one from which it is systematically distinct
pertaining to the nerves
A physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the nervous system.
suffering from a nervous disorder
pain as a result of damage to or dysfunction of nervous system
chemical messengers that cross the synaptic gaps between neurons
puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic
a hidden tomb or vault
a secret ruler
Having poisons whose actions are unknown/hidden
a secret name
specialist in writing and deciphering codes
of questionable authority or authenticity
a process of encoding messages to keep them secret, so only "authorized" parties can read it.
a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating defects, injuries, and diseases of the eye
specialist who fills prescriptions for lenses
pertaining to vision
specialized cell involved in sexual reproduction
One who has two spouses at the same time.
having more than one spouse at a time
Absence or nonrecognition of the marriage relation or no marriage
marriage between people with the same social characteristics
Someone who hates marriage
The marriage of a woman to several (more than two) men at the same time
Free interbreeding between organisms
in agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things
specialty of tooth straightening
Having or determined by right angles; perpendicular
the view of an object when you look at the top, front, back, left, right.
the conventional spelling system of a language
branch of medicine dealing with the muscular and skeletal systems and their problems
The art of correct articulation, voice training
Retraining of muscles that control vision.
lack of muscle coordination
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.
The scientific study of how living things are classified
a condition of weak or imperfect coordination
a random avoiding reaction in response to a distasteful stimulus
a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
Abnormally placed or arranged
biting in wit
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
to burn with a hot iron or a chemical to destroy abnormal tissue and/or to stop infection and/or bleeding
persistent, severe burning pain that usually follows an injury to a sensory nerve
A hot iron for searing
A combustible organic rock, such as coal peat
Any material that is caustic or destructive of viable tissue
A procedure in which tissue is destroyed by using a light beam; such as, a laser
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle.
The process or method of printing from a metal or stone surface
Worship of stones
In engraving, an etched stone surface for printing.
A large uniform block of a single building material; such as, concrete pieced together with others to form a building or other stone-like structure
An animal fossil
a silver-white metallic element
relating to politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors
Not wise or expedient; not politic
A cemetery; especially a large, elaborate, or ancient one; literally, "city of the dead
The form of government of a nation, state, church, or organization
having to do with a city and its surrounding communities
a city that is over-developed and economically non-productive
A society dominated by technology
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
of an unknown source or unrevealed name
a word that means the opposite of another word
name derived from a paternal ancestor
a person whose name is, or is thought to be, the source of the name of something
a word spelled exactly like another word, but having a different meaning
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age,
worship of the new
new word or expression
Closest extinct human relative.
pertaining to newborn
fear of new things
the new and abnormal development of cells that may be benign or malignant
Outer layer of skin
injected under the skin
inflammation of the skin
stuffing and mounting dead animals
medicine that is to be rubbed on the skin and absorbed by the body
pertaining to upon the skin
the study and interpretation of types and symbols, originally especially in the Bible.
The style and appearance of printed matter.
an original model on which later versions are patterned
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
A generalized belief about a group of people
unlike the typical
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
Representatives of a species that stimulate a distinct pattern of antibody responses
a speaker of many languages
A place in the back of the book that gives the definitions or tell the meaning of certain words in the book.
A flap of tissue that seals off the windpipe and prevents food from entering.
knowing only one language
try to conceal or disguise (something embarrassing or unfavorable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.
absence of a tongue
removal of the tongue
destruction of ancient stone buildings or monuments
so frightened as to be unable to move
the description and systematic classification of rocks
a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata
a carving on a rock
The smell of earth after rain.
like a rock, hard, stony
a drawing or painting on a rock
generator for producing electricity; energetic person
The study of forces and the resulting motion of objects through the air.
a powerful explosive
A series of rulers from the same family
The study of energy transformations that occur in a collection of matter.
active, energetic, forceful
how behavior springs from unconscious drives and conflicts
act of power
A government ruled by a few powerful people
relating to a society in which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority
a group of persons or things arranged in order, rank, or grade
female head of the family
king or queen
a person who maintains and is in charge of archives.
a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it.
public records; place where public records are kept
The study of body structure
device for converting a liquid to a fine spray
surgical removal of part or all of the stomach
surgery to remove a portion of the brain
an incision in the windpipe made to relieve an obstruction to breathing
a division into two parts
surgical removal of the tonsils
a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues.
something required beforehand
an investigation; an inquiry
Capture or taking of something by force
To gain possession of
having great variety; numerous and diverse
a corporation that has manufacturing or service operations in a number of different countries
made up of people from several ethnic groups
too numerous to be counted
speaking several languages
having many aspects
using or involving several forms of communication or expression
having many sides
outside or originating outside the limits of the earth's atmosphere
a broad platform of flat land cut into a slope
of or relating to territory
a clear container housing plants and small land animals
small dog which hunts for burrowing game
to dig up
to breathe out
rasing up; praise
a drug that is inhaled as a vapor
fear of bad breath
instrument for measurement of the level of volatile sulfur compounds in the mouth
to breathe in
an instrument to administer medications by inhalation
the right not to be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime
Place where an organism lives
established by long use
to return to normal life
to become used to
a repetitive act performed by a particular individual
to hold back
of or like a mother
like a married woman; dignified, stately
a female head of a family or tribe
a form of social organization in which males dominate females
to return to one's country of origin
the quality of being believable or trustworthy
unwilling or unable to believe something
to authorize; to certify; to believe
the necessary qualifications
a person who believes that he will be paid back the money that he loaned
statement of belief or principle; creed
to move permanently to a new country
To leave one country or region and settle in another
traveler who moves from one region or country to another
moving from place to place
person who flees his or her country for political reasons
covering many things
An animal that eats both plants and animals
present in all places at all times
to make universal
(adj.) using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible
A negative attitude toward an entire category of people, often an ethnic or racial minority.
The use of available evidence or facts to formulate a rational opinion
That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice.
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