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Glossary of Lesson 6: Building Greek Vocabulary III

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andr-
Combining form

man, male
ankyl-, ancyl-
Combining form

fused, stiffened; hooked, crooked
aphrodis(i)-
Combining form

(of or pertaining to Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love) sexual desire
brachy-
Combining form

short
crypt-
Combining form

hidden, latent
dem-
Combining form

people, population
dolich-
Combining form

long, narrow, slender
Drom-
Combining form

a running
er-, erot-
Combining form

(Eros, son of Aphrodite, Greek goddes of love) sexual desire
gyn(ec)-
Combining form

woman, female
helmint(h)-
Combining form

(intestinal) worm
nemat-
Combining form

thread (worm)
nos-
Combining form

disease, illness
odont-
Combining form

tooth
pali(n)-
Combining form

back, again
pan(t)-
Combining form

all, entire, every
phor-
Combining form

bearing, carrying
phos-, phot-
Combining form

light, daylight
plec-, pleg-
Combining form

strike, paralyze
r(h)achi-
Combining form

spine
schiz-, schist-, schisis
Combining form

split, cleft, fissure
spondyl-
Combining form

vertebra
-staxis, -staxia
Combining form

dripping, oozing (of blood)
than(at)-
Combining form

death
the-
Combining form

place, put
trich-
Combining form

hair
troph-
Combining form

nourishment

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