18 terms

Derivational Vocal List 2

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ITIS
"inflammation"
dermatitis
inflammation of the skin
hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
meningitis
inflammation of the meninges, the membranes that line the skull
PASS/PATH/PAT
greek for "suffering" or "feeling"
pathology
science of the causes and effects of diseases
pathos
a quality that evokes pity or sadness; an appeal to emotions
compassion
pity and concern for the suffering of others
pathetic
arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness; miserable inadequate
compatible
able to exist together without conflict; matching; well suited; agreeable
dispassionate
unaffected by emotions or bias
PATHY
greek for "suffering" or "feeling"
telepathy
the supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the know senses
osteopathy
a branch of medical practice that emphasizes the treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the bones, joints, and muscles
homeopathy
the treatment of disease by minute doses of natural substances that in a healthy person would produce symptoms of disease
apathy
lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern
sympathy
feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune, acknowledging someone's feelings based on kindness but may not fully understand or be able to put self in others situation
empathy
the ability to understand and share the feelings of another; may imply a shared experience and a deeper level of understanding; actually being able to feel the pain or joy of others