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micro
small
mega
great
macro
large
baro
weight
cyclo
circle
morph
form
techno
art/skills/craft
mechano
machine
aesthet/esthet
perception, sensation
patho
suffering, disease,passion
mania
madness
phobia
fear
miso
hatred
phil
love
iatry/iatric
medical treatment
Micrometer
A device for measuring very small distances,objects, or angles.
Microfilm
A film bearing a miniature photographic copy of printed or other graphic matter, usually of a document, newspaper, or book pages.
Megalomania
An obsession with doing great or extravagant things.
Megaphone
A tool that magnify and projects the voice.
Macron
A diacritical mark placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound or phonetic value in pronunciation
such as (ā) in the word make.
Macroscopic
Visible to the human eye.
Baritone
A male voice between tenor and baritone.
Barograph
A recording barometer
Cyclops
Beast from the Odyssey with a circular eye.
Encyclopedia
a book or set of books containing articles on various topics, usually in alphabetical arrangement, covering all branches of knowledge or, less commonly, all aspects of one subject.
Amorphous
No defined shape
Metamorphosis
a profound change in form from one stage to the next in the life history of an organism
caterpillar to the pupa and from the pupa to the adult butterfly
Polytechnic
school or other institution in which instruction in technical subjects is given
Technocracy
A government or social system controlled by technicians, especially scientists and technical experts.
Mechanize
to equip with machinery
Mechanism
an assembly of moving parts performing a complete functional motion, often being part of a large machine
Aesthetic
concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste;
Anesthesia
general or local insensibility, as to pain and other sensation, induced by certain interventions or drugs to permit the performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
Pathos
A quality in literature or actual life that evokes pity or compassion.
Empathy
Identification with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and motives
Pyromania
Compulsion to set things on fire
Anglomaniac
an intense admiration of, interest in, or tendency to imitate English institutions, manners, customs
Claustrophobia
an abnormal fear of being in enclosed or narrow places.
Agoraphobia
an abnormal fear of being in crowds, public places, or open areas, sometimes accompanied by anxiety attacks.
Triskaidekaphobia
fear of the number 13
Misogamy
Hatred of marriage
Misandry
Hatred of males
Philosophy
Love and pursuit of wisdom by intellectual means and moral self-discipline
Philanderer
Carrying on a sexual affair with a woman with no intent, or no chance of becoming married.
Geriatrics
the branch of medicine dealing with the diseases, debilities, and care of aged persons.
Podiatry
the care of the human foot