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8th Grade Greek & La

Week 23

HOLOS whole, entire, complete (G)
RHINOS nose; snout (G)
CORNU horn (L)
DERMA skin, hide, shell (G)
CUTIS skin, hide, (L)
COR/CORDIS heart (L)
DORSUM back (L)
ATHLON prize, award (G)
whole healthy, unhurt, entire, total
holy sacred; dedicated to the service of God, the church, or religion
holiday a day fixed by law or custom to commemorate an event or to honor a person; day to honor religious saints or sacred events
holocaust complete devastation or destruction by fire
rhinoceros large animal with one or two horns on its snout
rhinology branch of medicine concerned with the nose
rhinoscope instrument for examining the interior of the nose
cornet horn, a brass instrument like a trumpet
cornucopia horn of plenty
unicorn a mythical horse with one horn on its forehead
cornea the relatively hard, transparent coating of the eyeball that covers the iris and pupil and admits lights to the interior of the eye
dermis layer of skin just under the epidermis
epidermis outer layer of skin
dermatologist skin specialist in medicine
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
cutis the layer of skin beneath the epidermis; derma
cuticle thin, outermost thin layer of skin; the epidermis
sub-cutaneous being used or introduced beneath the skin
core the central or innermost part; the "heart"of anything
courage facing danger in spite of fear
encourage to give confidence to; to inspire with courage
record to preserve the heart of a message
dorsal fin the fin on the back of sharks, dolphins, orca, and some fish
endorse to sign on the back of a document or check; support
dossier [F] a bundle of documents labeled on the back
athlete a person trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina
athletics exercises, sports, or games engaged in by athletes
pentathlon athletic contests of five separate sports
decathlon athletic contests of ten separate sports
Created by: LiseBrinkley
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