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37 terms

Lesson 17

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ast, aster
star
ball, bol, ble
to throw
cau, caus
to burn
gen, gon
race, to produce
graph, gram
writing, things written
hem, hemat
blood
lith, lite
stone
mne
to remember
pod
foot
pol, polis
city, state
tact, tax
to arrange, to put in order
tele
distant
paragraph
group of unified sentences
lithograph
print made from a prepared stone
hemorrhage
heavy or uncontrollable bleeding
tactic
method
astrology
study of the influence of stars on the future
holocaust
destruction by fire on a mass scale
telescope
instrument for viewing distant objects
hyperbole
exaggeration
theogony
origin of the gods
podiatrist
foot doctor
cosmopolitan
having a worldwide scope
amnesia
loss of memory
homotaxis
similarity of composition and arrangement in rock strata of different ages or in different regions
lithotomy
surgical removal of a calculus (stone) from the bladder, kidney, or urinary tract
cosmogony
the branch of science that deals with the origin of the universe, esp. the solar system
hematology
the study of the physiology of the blood
phonograph
a record player
neolithic
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age
graphologist
study of handwriting
metropolis
the capital or chief city of a country or region
leukemia
a malignant progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leukocytes
mnemonic
a device such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations that assists in remembering something
telepathy
the supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses
disastrous
causing great damage
polis
polis- city in greek