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chapter 5


psychologist an expert or specialist in psychology
psychoanalyst a person who practices psychoanalysis.
orthodontist dentist who specializes in straightening crooked teeth.
optometrist a person who practices optometry
optician grinds lenses for glasses
ophthalmologist medical doctor on eyes
osteopath a physician who practices osteopathy.(disease of bone)
chiropractor one whose occupation is the practice of chiropractic. (a system of complementary medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints)
podiatrist a person qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders.
graphologist the study of systems of writing; grammatology.
gerontologist study of the biological, psychological, and sociological phenomena associated with old age and aging.
periodontist dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants
endodontist a dentist who specializ in the injuries of the pulp and periapical tissues of the teeth.
platypus egg-laying mammal that frequents lakes and streams in eastern Australia
sphygmomanometer an instrument for measuring blood pressure
chiromancy the supposed prediction of a person's future from interpreting the lines on the palms of their hands; palmistry.
cacography bad handwriting or spelling
cacophony a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
senescent growing old
senility the condition of being senile
chiropodist doctor who specializes in feet
barometer an instrument measuring atmospheric pressure,
podium a small platform on which a person may stand to be seen by an audience
senate any of various legislative or governing bodies, in particular.
octogenarian a person who is from 80 to 89 years old.
psyche mind, soul
iatreia medical healing
pyge butthurt
kakos bad
soma body
kardia heart
photos light writing
genesis the origin of something.
pathos appeal to emotion
tele- distant
bios life
orthos straight
odontos tooth
peri- about, around
-escent show, do
opt choose
endo- within
ex- out of, from
opsis likeness
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