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a(n)

without

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ab

away from

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abduc

lead from

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acanth

prickle

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acer

without horns

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acetabul

vinegar cup

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aceto

acid

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acin

cluster of grapes

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acri

acrid, sharp

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acro

summit, top

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actin

ray

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acust

of hearing

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ad

towards

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adipo

fat

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adventit

coming to

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aegopod

goat-foot

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aestiv

summer

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affer

carrying to

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agrest

rural, wild

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agro(st)

field

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al(i)

wing

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alb

white

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allant

sausage

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allium

garlic

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alopec

fox

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altissim

tall

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alve

pit, socket

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ambly

blunt

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ambul

walk

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ammo

sand

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amnio

fetal envelope

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amoeb

change

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amphi

both

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amplex

clasping

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ampulla

flask

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amygdala

almond shaped organ

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amyl

starch

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an

without

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baca

small berry

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baccatus

berried

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baena

walking

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balan

acorn

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barb

beard

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basi

at the bottom

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bat(is)

skate, ray

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bdella

sucker

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bell

pretty

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bi

two

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bi(ola)

life

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blast

germ

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bore

north

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botry

small bunch of grapes

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bov

ox

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brachi

arm

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brachy

short

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brady

slow

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branch

gill

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brevi

short

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brizo

to nod

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bromo

oats, broom, shadow

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bronch

windpipe

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bucca

mouth cavity

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bulbos

bulbous

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bulla

bubble, flask

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bullant

wrinkled

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buno

hill

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bursa

pouch, purse

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caduci

temporary

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caec

blind

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caerul

skyblue

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caespit

tufted

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calam

reed, aspen

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calc

stone

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calli

beautiful

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callos

callous

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calor

heat

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calyx

cup, chalice

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camp

field

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campanula

bell

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cani

dog

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cap(it)

head

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capill

hair

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capsella

small box

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card

heart

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carin

keel

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cam

flesh

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cartoid

producing stupor

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carp

seed, wrist

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cary

nut

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cata

down

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cauda

tail

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cav

hollow

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centi

hundred

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ceph(al)

head

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cera(s)(t)

horn

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cerc

horns, lobes, short tail

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cerebro

brain

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cerv

neck

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ch(e)ir

hand

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chaero

to please

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chaet

bristle

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chamae

on ground

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chel

turtle

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cheno

goose

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chiasm

crossing

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chil

lip

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ana

up, back, again

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amatol

east

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anagallis

delightful

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anchus

bend, day

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andr

male

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anemo

wind

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angi

vessel

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angul

angle

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angusti

narrow

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ankylo

stiff jointed

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annu

annual

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anomo

lawless, irregular

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anser

geese

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ante

before

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ancho

flower

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anthro

human

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anti

against, opposite

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antr

cave

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apo

separate, from

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aqua

water

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aguilin

eagle-beaked

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arach

spider

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arbor

tree

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arc

arch

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arch(ae/i)

ancient

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arct(i/o)

north, bear

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are

space

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areni

sandy

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arg(en/lyr)

silver

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arthro

joint

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artic

jointed

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artio

even-numbers

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arundin

reed-like

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asc

sac

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asper

rough

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aspid

shield

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ast(e)r

star

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astrag

dice(originally a knuckle bone)

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ater, atra

black

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atlas

a titan (mythical giant) who supported the world on his shoulders

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atr(ium)

one of the Fates who cut the thread of life

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chlamy

outer garment

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chlor

green

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choan

funnel

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chondr

cartilage

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chord

cord

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chorion

membrane

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chrom

colour

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chrys

golden

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chyl

fluid

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chym

juice

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cili

eyelash

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ciner

ashen, grey

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cipit

head

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circum

around

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cirr

tentacle (originally curl)

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cl(e)ist

closed

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clad

branch

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clast

broken

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clav

key

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cleid

key

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cleithr

bar, key

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clin

bed, recline

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cloaca

sewer

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coccus

berry, grain

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cochl

shell

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coel

hollow

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col(on)

large intestine

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coll

neck

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collat

borne together

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columella

little column

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com

with

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commis

sent out

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communis

colonial

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commutat

changed

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compact

compact

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compress

flattened

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con

with

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conch

shell

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condyl

knuckle

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cono

cone

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contra

opposite

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convolvo

to entwine

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copro

dung

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cora(xlg)

raven

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corb

basket

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cord

heart

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aur

ear, gold

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austral

southern

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auto

self

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aux

grow

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avi

bird

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axi

axis

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azyg

unpaired

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corium

lether

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corn

horn

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coron

crown

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corp

body

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cort

bark

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cost

rib

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cotyl

cup

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crani

skull

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crass

thick

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crep

shoe

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cribi

sieve

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cric

ring

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crispus

curled

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crist

crest

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crosso

fringe, tassel

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cru(rals)

shank

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cruci

cross-like

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crypt

hidden

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cten

comb

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cune

wedge

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cusp

lance, point

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cuti

skin

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cycl

circular

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cyan

blue

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cyno

dog

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cyst

capsule

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cyt

cell

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dactyl

finger

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dasy

shaggy

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deci

ten

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decid

falling off

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decuss

cross banding

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deka

ten

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delph

womb

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delphis

dolphin

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demi

half

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dendr

tree

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derm

skin

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dero

persisting

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desmo

band

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deut

second

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echino

spiny

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echis

viper

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eco

house

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ecto

outside

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effer

carrying away

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effusus

loosely spreading

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elasmo

plate, flat

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ejacul

throw out

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elat

tall

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-ell

diminutive

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embio

living

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embol

thrown in

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endo

inside

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engy

narrow

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ensi

sword

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fab

bean

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falc

sickle-shaped

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fallax

false

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fasci(ic)

bundle

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fatuus

foolish, useless

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feli

cat

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fer

carry

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fil

thread

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fistul

hollow, tube

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flacc

flabby

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flav

yellow

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flexu

wavy

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flocculus

lock of wool

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fluitans

floating

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dextro

right

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di(a)

two

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dia

through

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didym

twin

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digit

finger

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dino

terrible

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diplo

double

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dipso

thirst

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dissect

deeply cut

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dodeca

twelve

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don't

tooth

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dors

back

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drom

quick running

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dubi

doubtful

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dulci

sweet

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duo

two

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dur

hard

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entolenter

inside

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eo

dawn, east

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epi

upon

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equi

horse, equal

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erect

upright

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erythr

red

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esculent

edible

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ethm

sieve

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eu

well, very

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eury

wide

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ex

out of

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exiguus

slender

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exo

outside

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extens

draw out

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extra

beyond

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extrins

coming out

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foen

hay

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foetid

foul-smelling

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foli

leaf

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fontan

fountain

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foramen

opening

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fornix

vault

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fovea

shallow round depression

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fruticans

shrubby

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fund

to pour

313

furc(ul)

fork

314

gal

milk