Greek and Latin Roots By: Aamariah
Table Of Contents Title Ichnos Pro Mucus Galea Terrere Ling Therme Mini Vibrare Honest Venti Vespertilionis Tomos Tardum Uxoris Vivum Xiphos
ICHNOS • Ichnos-to track, trace, footprints • Ichnology-the scientific study of the fossilized traces past animal activity • The ichnologist studied the animal footprint.
Phagein • Phagein- To eat • Pharynx- a place located near the mouth • (You use your mouth to EAT!)
PRO • Pronucleus-the nucleus of sperm, eggs, pollen grain • Prognosis-prediction of how a disease will affect a patient • The doctor’s prognosis was that my disease will cause me to lose memory.
Mucus • Mucus- snot • Mucous- pertaining to snot • Frogs that live in the bayou have mucus on their skin.
GALEA • Galea-helmet • Galactagogue-A stimulant of milk flow. • You should were a galea when riding a bike.
TERRERE • Terrere-frighten, terrify • Terrestrial-living on land • We were terrified of the ghost.
THERME • Therme-heat • Temperature-the temperature is when its hot or cold • The temperature is very hot .
LING • limbus-the border of an organ or other body part. • Limestone-sedimentary rock containing more then 50 percent calcium carbonate • A limestone is a sedimentary rock
MINI • Mini-tiny, small, little • Minimize-to make smaller • I will minimize this cup.
VIBRARE • Vibrate-to shake • My phone vibrates sometimes.
HONEST Honest –to tell the truth I’m always honest to my mom.
VENTI • Venti — Windy • It was very ventilated outside so it shook the flag.
vespertilionis • Vespertilionis — Bat. • There are different types of vespertilionis.
Tomos • Tomos — Cutting, sharp • A knife can be tomos.
Tardum • Tardum — Slow, tardy • I have 3 tardies on my report card.
uxoris UXORIS-WIFE My mom is going to get married and become a uxoris.
VIVUM • vivum — Alive, living. • I’m vibrant because I’m living.
XIPHOS • XIPHOS-SWORD • The Greek god and goddess use xiphons