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Glossary of Classical Roots Chapter 12

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Root: Derma
G. Skin
Dermatology
Derma - The scientific study of the skin and its diseases
Epidermis
Derma - The outer protective layer of the skin or outer layer of various organims.
Root: Dorsum
L. The Back
Dorsal
Dorsum- Pertaining to the back, especially of animals
Dossier
Dorsum - A set of documents containing infomation about a person of event; a file
Endorse
Dorsum - Sign a check/document; acknowledge receipt; support actively
Root: Gaster
G. Stomach
Gastric
Gaster - Pertaining to the stomach
Gastronome
Gaster - A person who is knowledgeable about good food and drink; a gourmet
Root: Nervus
L. Nerve
Enervate
Nervus - Deprive of strength/weaken
Root: Sanguis
L. Blood
Sanguine
Sanguis - Cheerful; Hopeful / Reddish
Consanguinity
Sanguis - Blood relationship / Any close relationship
Root: Sedeo
L. Sit / Settle
Assiduous
Sedeo - Attentive; devoted
Dissident
Sedeo - Differing; disagreeing; dissenting
Seance
Sedeo - A meeting at which a spiritualist attempts to communicate with the dead
Sedentary
Sedeo - Characterized by much sitting; remaining in one area (not migratory)
Supersede
Sedeo - Take the place of; replace

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