Arbor: Tree Abor: Tree Aboreal: Arbor (tree) eal (related to) Aboretum: Arbor (tree) etum(place)
Bath/Bathy: Deep Bathos: Deep Bathymetry: Bath (deep) metry (measure) Bathysphere: Bath (deep) sphere (circle) –a strongly built steel diving sphere for deep-sea observation
Cad (cid, cas): Fall, Happen, Accident Decadent: De (down) Cad (fall) –Marked by decay or decline. The book condemns some of society's wealthiest members as decadent fools. Casualty: Cas (Fall) Recidivism: Re (again) cid (fall) ism (doctrine) –a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior; especially : relapse into criminal behavior
Chloro: Green Chlorine: Chloro (green) ine (having the nature of) highly irritating, greenish-yellow gaseous halogen, capable of combining with nearly all other elements, used widely to purify water, as a disinfectant and bleaching agent. Chloroform: Chloro (green) form (having the form of) A chlorine compound Chlorophyll: Chloro (green) phyll (leaf)
Chrys: Gold/Yellow Chrysanthemum: Chrys (yellow) Antho (flower) Chrysalis: Gold/Yellow pupa of a butterfly Chrysophyte: Chryso (yellow) phyte (plant)-Gold Brown Algea
Cre (creas, cret): Grow Increase: In (towards) crease (grow) Crescendo: A gradual increase Accretion: Ac (to) cre (grow) tion (act of) The process of growth by a gradual build-up.
Cur: Care for Curator: Cur (care for) ator (one who) Curious: Cur (care for) ious (full of) Sinecure: Sine (without) cure (care for) –An office that requires little or not responsibility.
Cyan: Blue Anthocyanin: Antho (flower) cyan (blue) –water-soluble pigments that may appear red, purple, or blue according to pH Cyanosis: Cyan (blue) osis (disease) –A blueish color of the skin due to insufficient oxygen
Cyto: Cell Astrocyte: Astro (star) cyte (cell) Cytogensis: Cyto (cell) Gensis (start/begin) Cytotoxin: Cyto (cell) toxin (poison) –Chemical substances and most types of venom
Domin: Lord, Master Dominate: Domin (master) ate (make) Predominate: Pre (before) domin (master) ate (make) –To have or exert control or power Anno Domini: Anno (year) domin (lord) ate –“year of our lord”-A.D.
Erythro: Red Erythema: Eryth (red) ema (swelling) –Erythema is a skin condition characterized by redness or rash Erythrocytometer: Erythro (red) cyto (cell) meter (measure) Erythrophobia: Erythro (red) phobia (fear of) –A fear of facial blushing
-ish: Like Childish: Child Like Feverish: Fever Like Dwarfish: Dwarf (Small) Like
-it is: Inflammation Meningitis: Menin (membrane) itis (inflammation) –Meningitis is swelling and irritation (inflammation) of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Arthritis: Arthr (joints) itis (inflammation) Heptatitis: Hepat (Liver) itis (inflammation)
Liber: Free Liberal: Liber (free) al (related to) Liberty: Liber (free) y (state of) Liberate: Liber (free) ate (make)
Meter: Measure Perimeter: Peri (around) meter (measure) Isometric: Iso (same) metric (measure) Odometer: Odo (mile) meter (measure)
Moll: Soft Mollify: Moll (soft) y (make) Mollusk: Soft-bodied marine animal Emollient: E (out) moll (soft) ent (to cause) –Substances that soothe and soften the skin
Orni (ornith): Bird Ornithology: Ornith (bird) ology (study of) Ornithivorous: Ornith (bird) vor (eat) ous (full of) Orniscopy: Orni (bird) scop (look) –Ancient Greek practice of reading omens from the actions of birds