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9thGrade Word Roots6

des- from, away, down, apart, not
in- in, into, not
re- back, again
cant song
-ation an action or process
-cle small
-trice feminine
incantation the chanting pf supposedly magic words
recant to withdraw something preciously said
cantillation the action of unaccompanied chanting in free rhythm
canticle a hymn derived from the Bible; literally a "little" song
cantatrice female professional singer
descant high melody above the main melody
a- away, from; not, without
di- two
en- in, into
meta- beyond, change
cephal head, brain
morph form
thorax chest
-ic like, related to
-itis inflammation
-ology study of, science
-osis condition
-ous having the quality of
dimorphic occurring or existing in two different forms
cephalic of, or relating to the head
morphology the study of the form and structure of organisms
metamorphosis a complete change of character, appearance, condition, etc.
amorphous without definite form, shapeless
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
cephalothorax fused head and thorax of an arachnid or higher crustacean
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