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Glossary of Ch. 4.5-4.7 Vocabulary (English)

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eugenics
science dealing with improving hereditary qualities
eulogize
write or speak in praise of someone
eupepsia
good digestion
euphemism
substitution of a "good" expression for an unpleasant one
euphonious
pleasing in sound
euphoria
sense of great happiness or well-being
euthanasia
controversial practice of mercifully putting to death a person suffering from an incurable, painfully distressing disease
euthenics
science dealing with improving living conditions
macro
computer instruction standing for a series of steps
macrocosm
great world; universe
macron
horizontal mark indicating that the vowel over which it is placed is long
macroscopic
large enough to be visible to the naked eye
microbe
microscopic life form; microogranism
microbicide
agent that destroys microbes
microdont
having small teeth
microfilm
film of very small size
microgram
millionth of a gram
micrometer
millionth of a meter
instrument for measuring small lengths
microorganism
microscopic animal or plant
microsecond
millionth of a second
microsurgery
surgery w/ the aid of microscopes and minute instruments or laser beams
microvolt
millionth of a volt
microwatt
millionth of a watt
microwave
very short electromagnetic wave
microwave ocean (oven that cooks quickly by using microwaves)

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