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Glossary of Lesson 1- Greek Nouns and Adjectives

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akantha
thorn, spine
algos
pain
algesis
sensitivity to pain
allos
other, divergence, difference from
angeion
(blood) vessel, duct
arteria
[air passage] artery
arthron
joint
bios
life
bradys
slow
cardia
heart
cephale
head
cranion
skull
cytos
[hollow container] cell
encephalon
brain
erythros
red, red blood cell
leptos
thin, fine, slight
leukos
white, white blood cell
lithos
stone, calculus
logos
word, study
malakos
soft
mesos
middle, secondary, partial, mesentery
metron
measure, measuring device
nephros
kidney
neuron
[tendon] nerve, nervous system
osteon
bone
prosopon
face
protos
first, primitive, early
skleros
hard
stenos
narrow
stereos
solid, having three dimensions
tachys
rapid
toxon
poison
log-
study, science, the study or science of
malac-
the softening of
scler-
the hardening of
sten-
the narrowing of
tox-
poisonous

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