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Greek and latin roots

Greek and Latin Roots

Unit 5: Science


Root bank
Root Bank:

  • Scope

  • Photo

  • Cosm

  • Hydr

  • Miss/Mit

  • Mem/Ment




We ll cover
We’ll Cover:

  • telescope

  • kaleidoscope

  • horoscope

  • arthroscopy


Telescope
Telescope

  • Definition: Optical device to make distant things appear nearer.

  • Tele-


Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope

  • Definition: Constantly changing patterns

  • Came from “watcher of beautiful things”

  • http://youtu.be/u0-zCwSfkOo


Horoscope
Horoscope

  • Definition: forecast of a person’s future based on the position of the stars and planets at the time of a person’s birth

  • Hora=


Arthroscopy
Arthroscopy

  • Definition: Procedure used to look inside joints

  • Arthro- pertaining to joints



Phot light
Phot: Light


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Words We’ll Cover:

Photograph

Photobiotic

Photogenic


Photograph
Photograph

Definition: A picture made by a camera, using light.

Graph: write or draw


Photobiotic
Photobiotic

Definition:

Bio:


Photogenic
Photogenic

GEN: Produced or categorized by (such as genes, genus, generation, etc.

Definition:


Three definitions
THREE Definitions

  • Caused by light.

    The sunbather developed a photogenic melanoma on her back.

  • Producing orgiving off light.

    The photogenic bacteria were visible in the dark room.

  • Looking good when photographed.

    The company hired the spokesperson for his photogenic face.




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We’ll Cover:

Cosmos

Cosmopolitan

Microcosm

Macrocosm


Cosmos
Cosmos

Definition: The world or universe as an orderly, harmonious system.


Cosmopolitan
Cosmopolitan

Definition: Belonging to all the world. Sophisticated/worldly.


Microcosm
Microcosm

Micro:

Definition: Examples: Some fraternities are considered microcosms of society. Think of a specific event that symbolizes the way things always seems to go, like the way a kind act by your mom can represent the caring relationship you have with her. That weekend with your partner that started with laughter but ended in tears? That's a microcosm of the whole lousy relationship. The dance where you regretted your outfit, giggled with friends, annoyed a teacher, and missed your chance at dancing with your crush? A microcosm of high school.


Macrocosm
Macrocosm

Macro:

Definition:

Example: Our study of the local environment is a microcosm of the macrocosm of the larger world. He failed to see how his actions within his own world affected the macrocosm of the school and community.


Word tower hyd and hydr
Word Tower: Hyd- and Hydr-



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We’ll Cover

Hydrophone

Hydrogeology

Hydropathy

Hydrophilic

Take a guess!


Hydrophone
Hydrophone

Definition: a microphone designed to record and transmit sound underwater.


Hydrogeology
Hydrogeology

Definition: Study of the movement of water through rocks.


Hydropathy
Hydropathy

Now often called hydrotherapy.

Definition: The use of water to ease or treat pain.


Hydrophilic
Hydrophilic

PHIL=LOVE

Definition:Absorbs water or dissolves in water easily.



Miss mit
MISS-/MIT-

DEFINITION: TO SEND


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WORDS WE’LL COVER:

DISMISS

COMMIT

OMIT

INTERMITTENT AND INTERMISSION


Dismiss
DISMISS

DEFINITION: TO SEND AWAY

DIS: AWAY/APART


Committee
COMMITTEE

DEFINITION: A GROUP THAT HAS BEEN UNITED TOGETHER (SENT TOGETHER).

COM- WITH/TOGETHER


OMIT

DEFINITION: TO LEAVE OUT OR LET GO


Intermission and intermittent
INTERMISSION AND INTERMITTENT

INTER: BETWEEN

NOUN: THE TIME WHEN _____________________________

ADJECTIVE: HAVING THE QUALITY OF ________________




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Words We’ll Cover:

Memoir

Memento

Memorabilia

Commemorate


Memoir
MEMOIR

DEFINITION: WRITTEN ACCOUNT OF A PERSON’S LIFE.


Memento
MEMENTO

DEFINITION: a souvenir or article used for remembrance.


Memorabilia
MEMORABILIA

DEFINITION: Collections/ groups of souvenirs/ objects kept for historical interest.


Commemorate
COMMEMORATE

DEFINITION: To remember and show respect for someone or something.


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