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54 terms
Greek/Latin Roots
lithos
verbum
bios
digitus
stone
word
life
finger, toe, inch
lithos
stone
verbum
word
11 terms
Greek and Latin Root - spec
circumspect
inspect
introspection
perspective
careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious;…
to look at carefully in search of flaws
the act of looking into one's own thoughts and feelings
one way of looking at things
circumspect
careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious;…
inspect
to look at carefully in search of flaws
20 terms
Greek and Latin Roots U
un
sub
urb, urbis
uni, unum
not, opposite of
near, below
city
one
un
not, opposite of
sub
near, below
21 terms
Greek and Latin roots F
fix
flor/i
con
fid
fasten, attach
flower
together
faith
fix
fasten, attach
flor/i
flower
24 terms
Greek and Latin Roots G
geo
geography
geographer
geology
earth
the science that tells about the earth
one who writes and makes maps about the earth
study of the earth's structure and formations, rocks and mine…
geo
earth
geography
the science that tells about the earth
21 terms
Greek and Latin roots J
jur, jus
jury
juror
justice
law
a group of 12 who are sworn to give a just verdict in a court…
one who serves on a jury in a court of law
a just judgment
jur, jus
law
jury
a group of 12 who are sworn to give a just verdict in a court…
20 terms
Greek and Latin Roots T
trans
transport
transportation
transmit
across, change
to carry across
a system of carrying passengers or goods from one place to an…
to send across, to broadcast
trans
across, change
transport
to carry across
23 terms
Greek and Latin Roots E
e
eject
erupt
emigrate
out
to throw out with force
to break or burst out violently
to move out of a country and settle in another
e
out
eject
to throw out with force
23 terms
Greek and Latin Roots I
il, ig, in, im, ir
inter
illegal
ignorant
not, without
between, among
not legal, prohibited by law
without knowledge or training
il, ig, in, im, ir
not, without
inter
between, among
17 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 11
vet
veteran
inveterate
freq
old
someone very experience in something; expert
having done something for a long time; habitual
frequent, numerous
vet
old
veteran
someone very experience in something; expert
19 terms
Greek and Latin roots C
cent
circum
chron
century
hundred, hundredth
around
time
a period of 100 years
cent
hundred, hundredth
circum
around
22 terms
Greek and Latin Roots V
re
e
viv,vit
verb
back
out
alive, life
word
re
back
e
out
24 terms
Greek and Latin Roots B
bio
biology
biography
autobiography
life, living things
the study of life
the story of one's life written by another
the story of one's life written by oneself
bio
life, living things
biology
the study of life
18 terms
Greek and Latin Roots S
scribble
script
describe
prescription
to write carelessly
writing, the written text of a play or motion picture
to write down, to give a word picture
something written ahead
scribble
to write carelessly
script
writing, the written text of a play or motion picture
18 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 17
fund
found
fundamental
founder
bottom
bottom
basic and important
to completely fail
fund
bottom
found
bottom
20 terms
Greek and Latin Roots A
aster
asterisk
astronomy
asteroid
Star
Star shaped mark
Scientific study of stars, moon, etc.
Planets in the shape of a star
aster
Star
asterisk
Star shaped mark
23 terms
Greek and Latin Roots L
less
careless
fearless
hopeless
without
without care
without fear, unafraid
without hope or expectation
less
without
careless
without care
22 terms
Greek and Latin Roots D
dem/o
epi
dec
dict
people
among
ten, tenths
speak, say, word
dem/o
people
epi
among
21 terms
Greek and Latin Roots H
hydr/o
nym
de
hom/o
water
word
down, remove
same
hydr/o
water
nym
word
16 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 14
miss
admission
submissive
omission
send
confession; entrance
tending to obey or yield
the act of leaving out or neglecting
miss
send
admission
confession; entrance
13 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 18
sist
desist
persistent
subsist
stand, stop
to stop doing something; cease
not giving up or stopping
to support life; to survive
sist
stand, stop
desist
to stop doing something; cease
11 terms
Greek and Latin Roots - ped
biped
centipede
impediment
millipede
(n)- a creature with two feet
(n)- a creature with 100 feet
(n)- something that stands in ones way;an obstacle
(n)- a creature with 1,000 feet
biped
(n)- a creature with two feet
centipede
(n)- a creature with 100 feet
17 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 12
ter
terrorize
deter
horr
to frighten, to scare
to repeatedly frighten
to prevent; to discourage
to shudder, to be afraid
ter
to frighten, to scare
terrorize
to repeatedly frighten
14 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 16
minister (root word)
administer
minister
arbiter / arbitra (root words)
to tend, minister, manage
to give to; to apply
to take care of; tend to
judge
minister (root word)
to tend, minister, manage
administer
to give to; to apply
16 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 10
juris
jurisprudence
jurisdiction
perjure
law
study or science of law
area of influence
to lie under oath
juris
law
jurisprudence
study or science of law
10 terms
Greek & Latin Roots: bio
antibiotic
autobiography
biography
biologist
a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmful bac…
a piece of writing written by a person about his or her own l…
a piece of writing about a person's life written by someone e…
a person who studies living things
antibiotic
a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmful bac…
autobiography
a piece of writing written by a person about his or her own l…
16 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 3
cept / cip / ceive
intercept
participant
conceive
to take, seize
to catch or block
one who takes part in
to come up with, imagine
cept / cip / ceive
to take, seize
intercept
to catch or block
15 terms
Greek and Latin Roots: Unit 15
fin
confines
refine
finite
end, limit, boundary
limits or boundaries
to make more pure or precise
having an end or limit
fin
end, limit, boundary
confines
limits or boundaries
35 terms
Greek and Latin Root Words
tel-
micro-
cosm-
cardi-
far, distant, complete (telephone, television)
very small, short, minute (microscope, microchip)
universe (cosmos, microcosm)
heart (cardiac, cardiologist)
tel-
far, distant, complete (telephone, television)
micro-
very small, short, minute (microscope, microchip)
11 terms
11 Greek & Latin Roots - cred
cred
accreditation (n)
credential (n)
credible (adj)
believe
granting approval or belief in a school
a document that proves a person is believable
believable;reliable
cred
believe
accreditation (n)
granting approval or belief in a school
23 terms
Greek and Latin Roots
biography
bio
biology
ology
a book or piece of writing about someone's life;... Mrs. Drake r…
life
the study of life;... Mrs. Gregory loved biology in high school.
the study of
biography
a book or piece of writing about someone's life;... Mrs. Drake r…
bio
life
11 terms
15 Greek & Latin Roots - bio
bio
antibiotic (n)
autobiography (n)
biography (n)
life
a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmful bac…
a piece of writing written by a person about his or her own l…
a piece of writing about a person's life written by someone e…
bio
life
antibiotic (n)
a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmful bac…
17 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 7
valiant
valor
avail
fortitude
brave; courageous
noble courage
to help; to be of use
strength of mind; bravery
valiant
brave; courageous
valor
noble courage
16 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 8
insul
insular
insulate
idiosyncrasy
island
limited in knowledge or perspective
to protect from outside influence
a peculiar quality; a quirk
insul
island
insular
limited in knowledge or perspective
13 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 2
pos / pon
composure
exponential
imposition
to place, to put
control over expression and action
steadily increasing
an unwelcome demand; a burden
pos / pon
to place, to put
composure
control over expression and action
15 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 6
curs / course
excursion
discourse
celer
to run
a brief pleasure outing
exchange of words; conversation
fast, swift, quick
curs / course
to run
excursion
a brief pleasure outing
11 terms
04 Greek and Latin Roots - dict
dict
contradict (v)
dictation (n)
dictator (n)
speak
to speak against; to say the opposite
what is written down as someone says it
a leader who speaks and rules with power
dict
speak
contradict (v)
to speak against; to say the opposite
14 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 1
Erg / Urg
surgical
energetic
ergonomic
work
very precise; clear and accurate
active and lively
intended to decrease discomfort and maximize work
Erg / Urg
work
surgical
very precise; clear and accurate
6 terms
Latin & Greek Roots 19
mono/uni
bi, du/di
tri
quad/tetra
one
two
three
four
mono/uni
one
bi, du/di
two
16 terms
Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 9
ment
demented
mentality
mne
mind
out of one's mind; insane
state of mind
to remember... remembering
ment
mind
demented
out of one's mind; insane
6 terms
Latin & Greek Roots 1
somat, corp
derm(at)
cephal(o), cap
hem(o)(a)(at)
body
skin
head, brain
blood
somat, corp
body
derm(at)
skin
11 terms
07 Greek and Latin Roots - port
port
deport (v)
export (v)
import (v)
carry
to carry or send away from a country; to banish
to carry out of the country
to carry into the country
port
carry
deport (v)
to carry or send away from a country; to banish
6 terms
Latin & Greek Roots 12
act
klept(o)
frac, frag, rupt
simil
to do, make
to steal
to break
to resemble
act
to do, make
klept(o)
to steal
6 terms
Latin & Greek Roots 2
odont(o), dent(o)
bronch(o)
digit
manu
tooth, teeth
windpipe
toe, finger
hand
odont(o), dent(o)
tooth, teeth
bronch(o)
windpipe
11 terms
05 Greek and Latin Roots - ject
ject
dejected (adj)
eject (v)
injection (n)
throw
to feel sad; to feel thrown down in spirit
to throw out
a shot; the "throwing" of medicine into the body by a needle
ject
throw
dejected (adj)
to feel sad; to feel thrown down in spirit
6 terms
Latin & Greek Roots 21
ant(i)/contra, contro
dis
mal
a, an, in
against, opposite
not, reverse of, apart, away
bad, evil
not, without
ant(i)/contra, contro
against, opposite
dis
not, reverse of, apart, away
10 terms
09 Greek and Latin Roots - graph
graph
autobiography (n)
autograph (n)
bibliography (n)
writing
writing about a person's life written by that person
the writing of one's own name
the written list of all the books used in a report or book
graph
writing
autobiography (n)
writing about a person's life written by that person
11 terms
06 Greek and Latin Roots - sect
sect
bisect (v)
dissect (v)
insect (n)
cut; separate
to cut into two pieces
to cut apart for the purpose of investigation
a class of small arthropod animals that has three separate se…
sect
cut; separate
bisect (v)
to cut into two pieces
6 terms
Latin & Greek Roots 4
dorm(i)
ten, tin, tain
audi(o)
phob(ia)
to sleep
to hold, grasp, have
to hear, listen
fear of
dorm(i)
to sleep
ten, tin, tain
to hold, grasp, have
11 terms
03 Greek and Latin Roots - Spec
spec
circumspect
inspect
introspection
see, look
(adj) careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cau…
(v) to look carefully in search of flaws
(n) the act of looking into one's own thoughts and feelings
spec
see, look
circumspect
(adj) careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cau…
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