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Flashcards in Greek Derivatives Deck (100):
1

What's the element?
Cu

copper

2

What's the element?
He

helium

3

What's the element?
Hg

mercury

4

What's the element?
I

iodine

5

What's the element?
Mg

magnesium

6

Which direction is indicated?
Anatolia

east

7

Which direction is indicated?
Arcturus

north

8

Which direction is indicated?
Australia

south

9

Which direction is indicated?
Boreas

north

10

Which direction is indicated?
zephyr

west

11

What is studied?
aetiology

causes

12

What is studied?
cardiology

heart

13

What is studied?
dermatology

skin

14

What is studied?
gerontology

old

15

What is studied?
herpetology

snakes

16

Who rules?
androcracy

male

17

Who rules?
aristocracy

best

18

Who rules?
oligarchy

few

19

Who rules?
patriarchy

father

20

Who rules?
tetrarchy

four

21

-algia

pain

22

ana-

up

23

apo-

away from

24

-itis

inflammation

25

kata-

down

26

What animal is indicated?
ailurophile

cat

27

What animal is indicated?
alopecia

fox

28

What animal is indicated?
cynic

dog

29

What animal is indicated?
lycanthropy

wolf

30

What animal is indicated?
myiasis

fly

31

What is the meaning of the root of Agatha?

good

32

What is the meaning of the root of Aphrodite?

foam

33

What is the meaning of the root of Daphne?

laurel

34

What is the meaning of the root of Eros?

love

35

What is the meaning of the root of Felipe?

horse

36

What is the meaning of the root of Galanthis?

weasel

37

What is the meaning of the root of Heracles?

famous

38

What is the meaning of the root of Irene?

peace

39

What is the meaning of the root of Galatea?

milk

40

What is the meaning of the root of Iris?

rainbow

41

What is the meaning of the root of Melissa?

honey

42

What is the meaning of the root of Morpheus?

form

43

What is the meaning of the root of Psyche?

soul

44

What is the meaning of the root of Sophia?

wisdom

45

What is the meaning of the root of Thanatos?

death

46

What color is indicated by chlorophyll?

green

47

What color is indicated by glaucoma?

gray

48

What color is indicated by leukemia?

white

49

What color is indicated by melancholy?

black

50

What color is indicated by porphyry?

purple

51

What body part is indicated by the word bra?

arm

52

What body part is indicated by the word polyglot?

tongue

53

What body part is indicated by the word cranium?

skull

54

What body part is indicated by the word dactylic?

finger

55

What body part is indicated by the word odontologist?

tooth

56

What body part is indicated by the word podiatrist?

foot

57

What body part is indicated by the word rhinoceros?

nose

58

What body part is indicated by the word ophthalmology?

eye

59

What body part is indicated by the word orchid?

testicle

60

What body part is indicated by the word blepharitis?

eyelid

61

What number is contained in the word chiliad?

1000

62

What number is contained in the word dyad?

2

63

What number is contained in the word henotheism?

1

64

What number is contained in the word hexagon?

6

65

What number is contained in the word tetrahedron?

4

66

Give the opposite of anthrop-

zoo-

67

Give the opposite of gyn-

andr-

68

Give the opposite of homo-

hetero-

69

Give the opposite of macro-

micro-

70

Give the opposite of uran-

ge-

71

Give a synonym of austere

strict

72

Give a synonym of banausic

mechanical

73

Give a synonym of cataclysm

deluge

74

Give a synonym of catharsis

cleansing

75

Give a synonym of ephebe

youth

76

Give a synonym of ephemeral

fleeting

77

Give a synonym of eulogy

praise

78

Give a synonym of heretic

nonconformist

79

Give a synonym of homily

sermon

80

Give a synonym of icon

image

81

Give a synonym of idiosyncrasy

peculiarity

82

Give a synonym of panacea

cure all

83

Give a synonym of pyromaniac

arsonist

84

Give a synonym of threnody

dirge

85

Give a synonym of trichoid

hairy

86

What is the meaning of the root of autopsy?

sight

87

What is the meaning of the root of bacteria?

rod

88

What is the meaning of the root of bathysphere?

deep

89

What is the meaning of the root of bigamy?

marriage

90

What is the meaning of the root of carcinogen?

crab

91

What is the meaning of the root of comrade?

chamber

92

What is the meaning of the root of devil?

throw

93

What is the meaning of the root of disaster?

star

94

What is the meaning of the root of diabetes?

walk

95

What is the meaning of the root of encephalitis?

head

96

What is the meaning of the root of liturgy?

work

97

What is the meaning of the root of microbe?

life

98

What is the meaning of the root of pentathlon?

prize

99

What is the meaning of the root of strategy?

lead

100

What is the meaning of the root of syzygy?

yoke