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Greek Roots Final Review

Terms

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neurology
scientific study of the nervous system and its diseases
microbe
microscopic organism
macrocosm
large system
geology
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
euphemism
way of making something sound better
autobiography
life story of a person written by that person
atheism
denial of the existence of a supreme being
dyslexia
difficult in reading
bacteriology
science dealing with the study of bacteria
misogyny
someone who dislikes women
bibliophile
lover of books
psychology
science of the mind
hydrophobia
rabies
philology
love of language or literature
micrometer
instrument for measuring very small distances
xenophobia
fear of foreigners
biopsy
diagnostic examination of tissue from living body
amoral
without moral responsibility
philogyny
love of women
polytechnic
dealing with many arts and sciences
abiogenesis
belief that life comes from lifeless matter
Anglophile
lover or supporter of British
claustrophobia
fear of enclosed spaces
eugenics
perfecting something through genes
antibiotic
antibacterial substance from a living organism
pathology
study of the nature and causes of disease
polyarchy
ruled by many
dystrophy
bad nourishment
philanthropy
love of humanity especially shown by donations to charity
polyglot
speaking several languages
anthropology
science dealing with the origin, race, customs, and beliefs of humankind
monosyllabic
having one syllable
dysentery
inflammation of large intestine
dyspepsia
indigestion
mythology
account or study of myths
amorphous
without definite shape or form
dysphagia
difficulty swallowing
eulogize
praising someone
genealogy
account of the descent of a person or family from on ancestor
microscopic
invisible to the eye
cardiology
study of the actions and diseases of the heart
meteorology
science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
monophobia
fear of being alone
criminology
scientific study of crimes and criminals
biota
living plants and animals of a region
microfiche
card based data storage system that uses a magnifier
biometry
calculation of probable duration of human life
dermatology
science dealing with the skin and its diseases
hydrophobia
fear of water
euthanasia
killing someone to end pain for better
polymorphic
having many forms
dysphasia
difficulty in speech
macroscopic
visible to the eye
atrophy
lack of growth
monochromatic
having a single color
polysyllabic
having more than three syllables
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
necrology
record of people who have died
morphology
study of the forms of plants and animals
philately
love or collection of stamps
microcosm
small system representing a larger system
misanthrope
someone who dislikes people
polygamy
having more than one mate at time
monarchy
ruled by one
monotheism
belief that their is one God
eupepsia
good digestion
physiology
study of the functions of living things and their organs
technology
industrial science
ecology
science dealing with the relation of living things to their environment and to each other
monograph
piece of writing on a single subject
paleontology
study of fossils
euphonious
pleasing in sound
monogamy
having one mate at a time
sociology
study of the evolution, development, and functioning of human society
misoneism
dislike of change
philharmonic
pertaining to a musical organization
monogram
letters interwoven to represent a name
acrophobia
fear of heights
symbiosis
mutually beneficial relationship between 2 dissimilar organisms
biology
study of life
anomaly
deviation from tradition
euthenics
science dealing with improving living
amphibious
able to live both on land and in water
theology
study of religion and religious ideas
polytheism
belief that their is more than one god
monocle
eyeglass for one eye
biography
life story of a person written by another person
ethnology
study of human races
monolith
single large stone
polychromatic
having many colors
petrology
scientific study of rocks
dysfunction
something that isn't functioning

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