10 terms

Root Words Set 2

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helio
sun
Helios, heliotropic, heliocentric
thermo
heat
thermometer, thermostat, thermos
hyper
over
hyperactive, hyperventilate, hyperbole
luna
moon
lunar, luna moth, lunatic
octa
eight
octagon, octave, octopus
gyro
twist, turn
gyration, gyroscope, gyrate
contra
against
contradict, contrary, contrast, contraband
geo
earth
geography, geology, geometry, geologist
tetra
four
tetrameter, tetrahedron,
meter
measure
thermometer, millimeter, odometer
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