Greek/Latin Review

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Greek/Latin Review
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Greek/Latin Review test 1
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  1. (Latin) thousand
    Mille
  2. a thousand paces (1 pace = 2 steps – one with each foot
    Mile
  3. (metron - measure) one thousandth of a meter
    Millimeter
  4. (ped, pedis – foot) thousand footed bug
    Millipede
  5. (Latin) name
    Nomen – nominis
  6. (calo,calatum – call) – system of names used to classify knowledge; what we call
    things
    Nomenclature
  7. part of a fraction below line
    Denominator
  8. (Greek) turning
    Tropos
  9. (photo– light) turning toward the light as leaves and flowers do.
    Phototropic
  10. (thermos– heat) turning toward heat
    Thermotropism
  11. (Latin) – hundred
    Centum
  12. (metron– measure) one hundredth of a meter
    Centimeter
  13. (Pes, pedid – foot) - hundred footed bug
    Centipede
  14. (gradus– step, degree) – temperature scale with one hundred degrees between freezing
    and boiling
    Centigrade
  15. (Greek) light
    Photos
  16. (graph – write, draw) picture drawn by light
    Photograph
  17. (tele– distant)- light from far away
    Telephoto
  18. (syn– together, thesis – putting) a process of putting things together by using
    light
    Photosynthesis
  19. (Greek) graph
    Graph
  20. pictured information
    Graph
  21. black carbon used for drawing and writing
    Graphite
  22. ( Greek) far away, distant
    Tele
  23. (skopeo – look at) device for looking at distant objects
    Telescope
  24. (pathos– feeling) knowing how someone far away is feeling
    Telepathy
  25. (Greek) – measure
    Metron
  26. (geo – earth) measurement of the Earth
    Geometery
  27. (sym – same. equal) measuring the same
    Symmetry
  28. (baros– weight, pressure) – device to measure air pressure
    Barometer
  29. (thermos– heat) measures heat or lack of it
    Thermometer
  30. (dia– through, across) measuring across
    Diameter
  31. (anemos – wind) measures windspeed
    Anemometer
  32. (Greek) word, study
    Logos
  33. reasoning to gain knowledge and wisdom
    Logic
  34. (geo- earth) study of the Earth
    Geology
  35. (bios– life) study of physical life
    Biology
  36. (anthropos – man) study of mankind
    Anthropology

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