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CLA201 Greek Unit 11


Department
Classics
Course Code
CLA201H1
Professor
Traill

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CLA201 H1S GREEK UNIT 11
M- (mu), N- (nu), & O- (omnikron & omega) pp 187-192
metron = a measure, e.g. metric, barometer,
diameter, dysmetropsia, optometrist
mikron/a/os = small, e.g. microcosm,
microbe, micrometer, microscope
meion = smaller, e.g. miocardia, miosis, meiosis
mimēsis = imitating, mimia = imitation,
e.g. mimic, mimesis
misos = hate (opposite philia), e.g.
misanthrope = misogynist + misandrist = misandrogynist = misogynandrist
mitos = thread, e.g. mitosis, telomitosis
mnaesthai = to remember, mnēme = memory,
mnēmonikos = relating to memory, e.g. mnemonic, amnesia
monon/ē/os = single, alone, e.g. monograph,
mononucleosis, monophobia, monomer, monotonous
moron/ē/os = dull, e.g. moron, oxymoron
morphē = shape, e.g. amorphous,
morphology, metamorphosis, isomorphism
myein = to close, e.g. myopia
myelos = marrow, e.g. poliomyelitis, myeloma
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