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Word Roots pg. 21-22

mrs. stephens 6th period reading class

peri around, sourounding
cardi heart
heli sun
meter measure
opt eye, vision
scope look at, view, examine
-al like,related to,; an action or process
-ic like, related to
-on quality, state
sym- with,together
gen cause, birth, race, produce
homo same
path feeling, disease
phob fear of
phon/ sound
poly many
tele from afar
perimeter the border or outer boundary of a two-dimensional figure
pericardinal of or pertaining to the pericardium
periscop an optical instrument for viewing objects that are above the level of direct sight or in an otherwise obstructed field of vision
perihelion the point in the orbit of a planet or comet at which it is nearest to the sun.
perioptic of or pertaining to the eye or sight
phonic of or pertaining to speech sounds
phonology the study of the distribution and patterning of speech sounds in a language and of the tacit rules governing pronunciation.
phonopathy Any of various diseases of the vocal organs that affect speech
phonophobia morbid fear of sounds including your own voice
homophonic having the same sound
polyphonic consisting of many voices or sounds.
telephonic of, pertaining to, or happening by means of a telephone system
symphonic of or pertaining to symphony or harmony of sounds
Created by: 82josmac