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Glossary of Lesson 5 Building Greek Vocabulary II

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Acou(s)-, Acu(s)-
combining form

hear
amni-
combining form

fetal membrane, amniotic sac, amnion
asc-, ascit-
combining form

[leather bag] bladder, sac, bag
bary-
combining form

heavy, dull, hard
cente-
combining form

pierce
chrom-, chroma-, chromat-
combining form

color, pigment
dips-
combining form

thirst
echo-
combining form

reverberating sound, echo
edema, edemat-
combining form

swelling
eme-
combining form

vomit
gno(s)-
combining form

know
lal-
combining form

talk
lapar-
combining form

abdomen, abdominal wall
lex-
combining form

read
mne-
combining form

remember
ne-
combining form

new
no-
combining form

mind, mental activity, comprehension
orec-, orex-
combining form

have an appetite
ox(y)-
combining form

acute, pointed; rapid; acid; oxygen
pha-
combining form

speak, communicate
phag-
combining form

swallow, eat
pharmac(eu)-
combining form

medicine, drug
phem-
combining form

speech
phob-
combining form

(abnormal) fear
phon-
combining form

voice, sound
phrac-, phrag-
combining form

enclose, obstruct
phras-
combining form

speak
phren-
combining form

mind; diaphragm
phylac-
combining form

protection (against disease)
phys(i)-
combining form

nature, appearance
phyt-
combining form

plant (organism), growth
poie-
combining form

produce, make
sapr-
combining form

rotten, putrid, decaying
stear-, steat-
combining form

fat, sebum, sebaceous glands
ox-
combining form

indicates the presence of oxygen
oxy-
combining form

sharp

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