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Morpheme

Minimal unit of meaning

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{morph/morpho}

Form, shape

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French suffix {eme}

Irreducible unit

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Morphology

Study of the smallest pieces of words that convey meaning.

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{log}

Study of

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{anthropo}

Man

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{bio}

Life

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{entomo}

Notched animal, insect

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{ethno}

A race or nation of people

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{etymo}

Basic meaning of a word

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{geo}

Land, earth

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{horo}

Hour, time

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{neuro}

Nerve

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{patho}

Suffering, disease, feeling

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{psycho}

Soul, mind

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Horology

Science of measuring time, and art of manufacturing clocks.

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Horoscope

Based on the position of the planets and stars at a persons hour of birth, looks into the person’s future.

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Greek {ichthyo}

Fish

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Greek {Sapro}

Rotten

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Greek {rhizo/rhiz}

Root

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Greek {iatr/iatro}

Doctor or treatment

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Greek {hipp}

Horse

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Greek {pus/pod}

Foot

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Greek {ger}

Old

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Greek {carcin/carcino}

Cancer

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Greek {partheno}

Virgin

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Iatrogenic

Disease caused by medical treatment.

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{carni}

Meat or flesh

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{cide}

Kill

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{febri}

Fever