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Flashcards in GreekRoots3 glyph - metro Deck (20):
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glyph

Def: carving
Examples: petroglyph, hieroglyphics, glyphodont

2

gnosis

Def: recognition
Examples: prognosis, diagnosis

3

gram

Def: writing, written character, letter
Examples: Anagram, Grammar, Telegram, Epigram

4

graph

Def: write
Examples: graphite, photograph, cryptograph, geography

5

gyn

Def: woman
Examples: gynecology, misogyny, gynecologist

6

helio

Def: sun
Examples: helioscope, heliocentric, heliotrope

7

hemo

Def: blood
Examples: hemophilia, hemoglobin, hemophobia

8

herb

Def: pertaining to plants
Examples: herbalist, herbivorous, herbal

9

hetero

Def: other, different
Examples: heterogeneous, heterosexual, heterodox

10

hiero

Def: sacred
Examples: hierarchy, hieroglyphic, hierogram

11

homo, homeo

Def: the same
Examples: homogeneity, homogenize, homonym

12

hydro

Def: water
Examples: hydraulic, hydroelectric, hydrogen

13

iatry, iatric

Def: medical treatment
Examples: psychiatry, pediatrics, geriatrics

14

idio

Def: person, personal, one's own
Examples: idiot, idiom, idiosyncrasy

15

isos

Def: equal
Examples: isotherm, isolated, isosceles

16

itis

Def: inflammation
Examples: arthritis, laryngitis, bronchitis

17

litho

Def: stone
Example: lithograph, monolith, neolithic

18

logo

Def: word, speech, reason
Examples: logic, dialogue, epilogue

19

mania

Def: madness
Examples: kleptomania, maniac, maniacal

20

metro

Def: mother
Examples: metropolitan, metropolis