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acro-

heights, extreme

2

agora-

marketplace

3

an-

without

4

bi-

two

5

dys-

difficult, abnormal

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para-

abnormal

7

-ia

condition

8

-mania

condition of madness

9

-phobia

condition of fear

10

-thymia

condition of mind

11

anthrop/o

man

12

claustr/o

a closing

13

cycl/o

recurring

14

hedon/o

pleasure

15

iatr/o

treatment

16

klept/o

steal

17

nymph/o

woman

18

orex/o

appetite

19

ped/o

child

20

phil/o

attraction

21

phor/o

to carry, to bear

22

pol/o

pole

23

psych/o

mind

24

pyr/o

fire

25

somat/o

body

26

somn/o

sleep

27

the fear of heights is _____

acrophobia

28

Loss of memory caused by brain damage or severe emotional trauma is _____

amnesia

29

What is the absence of the ability to experience either pleasure or joy, even in the face of causative events?

anhedonia

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Prolonged refusal to eat adequate amounts of food and an altered perception of what constitutes a normal minimum body weight caused by intense fear of becoming obese is _____

anorexia nervosa