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Word Roots 23 and 24

words, prefixes,suffixes

TermDefinition
center (Root) center
chron (Root) time
gen (Root) cause, birth, race, produce
geo (Root) earth, ground
graph (Root) write, written
therm (Root) heat
-ai (Suffix) like, related to; an action or process
-er (Suffix) one who, that which
-ic (Suffix) like, related to
-logy (Suffix) study of, science
-ous (Suffix) having the quality of
-y (Suffix) state of, quality, act; body, group
geochrony (Word) system of time divisions used in the study of earth
geology (Word) study of the earths structure
geocentric (Word) related to the earth's center; earth-centered
geothermal (Word) related to the heat of the earth's interior
geogenous (Word) growing on or in the ground
geographer (Word) one who writes about the earth's features
crac (Root) government, rule
derm (Root) skin
meso (Root) middle
phil (Root) love, loving
somat (Root) body
mesodermic (Word) related to the middle layer of skin (Biology)
mesocracy (Word) government by the middle classes
mesotherm (Word) plant that requires a moderate degree of heat (Botany)
mesophilic (Word) thriving in a moderate environment (Biology)
mesosomatic (Word) related to the middle region of the body of various invertebrates (Zoology)
Created by: sircruz9