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Lesson 4

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path
feeling; disease
apathy
without feeling; emotionless
antipathy
feeling of anger and hatred
sympathy
feelings of pity; compassion
empathy
understanding how someone feels because you experienced the same thing
pathology -ical -ist
the science that studies the causes of disease
pathogenesis
the origin of disease
telepathy
communication between the mind
pathos
emotion
pathetic
pitiful
batho, bathy
depth
bathometer
a device that measures depth
bathos
letdown, disappointment
therap
cure
heliotherapy
sun cure
therapy
to cure
therapeutic,
used to cure
(c)hemotherapy
type of cancer treatment that sends chemicals through the blood
haem, hem
blood
hematology
study of blood
anemia
lack of iron in the blood
hemorrhage
profuse/ severe bleeding
hemophilia
disease where your blood won't clot
hemostatic
something that stops bleeding (caustic agent)
(c)hemotherapy
type of cancer treatment that sends chemicals through the blood
rhea, rheo, rrh, rhag
flow; gush; burst
hemorrhage
gushing blood
logorrhea
someone who won't stop talking (diarrhea of the mouth)
stat, stas
stand; stop
static
lacking in movement; changeless
apostasy
the abandonment of a religious or political belief
hemostatic
something that stops bleeding- ( caustic agent)
ecstasy
euphoria; extreme feelings of happiness
stasis
a period or state of inactivity
erg, urg
work
energy
the strength/ power required for sustained physical or mental
ergophobiac
a person who fears work (don't even think about it!)
urgent
requiring immediate action ; critical; important
synergism
two or more things working together
gno, gnos
know
prognosis
educated guess/prediction about an outcome
prognosticate
to predict a future event
diagnosis
the identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms/ determine; identify
agnosticism
the belief that god can neither be proven or disproven; They are more inclined to believe in science
hemi-
half
hemicycle
a semicircular shape or structure
hemisphere
a half of a sphere. a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by imaginary line passing through the poles.
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