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Flashcards in Greek Roots 5 petro-soph Deck (19):
1

petro

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Def: rock

Examples: peter, petrify, petroleum

2

philo

Def: love

Examples: Philadelphia, philharmonic, philanthropist

3

phobia, phobe

Def: fear

Examples: hydrophobia, arachnaphobia, agoraphobia

4

phone

Def: sound, voice

Examples: phonetics, phonograph, telephone

5

paleo

Def: old, ancient

Examples: paleolithic, paleontology, paleozoic

6

phase

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Def: stage, appearance, trace

Examples: phase, metaphase, phasor

7

phos, photo

Def: light

Examples: phosphorous, photography, photoelectric

8

phys

Def: nature, body

Examples: physics, physical, physician

9

plasm

Def: forming substrance

Examples: plasma, protoplasm, ectoplasm

10

pneuma

Def: wind, breath, breathe, lung

Examples: pneumonia, pneumatic

11

polis

Def: city, state

Examples: police, metropolitan, politics

12

poly

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Def: many

Examples: polyglot, polyhedron, polygon

13

pod

Def: foot

Examples: podiatrist, podium, tripod

14

proto

Def: first

Examples: prototype, protoplasm

15

pseudo

Def: false

Examples: pseudointellectual, pseudonym, pseudoscience

16

pyro

Def: fire

Examples: pyrotechnics, pyromania, pyre

17

rheo

Def: flow, stream

Examples: rheostat, rhetoric, rhythm

18

scope

Def: look, view

Examples: microscope, horoscope, skeptical

19

soph

Def: wise, wisdom

Examples: philosophy, sophomore, sophisticated