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DERMA
(G) skin
dermatology
n. the scientific study of the skin and its diseases
epidermis
n. the outer protective layer of skin or outer layer of ____________ in various organisms(in plants,the outer layer of cells)
DORSUM
(L) the back
dorsal
adj. pertaining to the back, especially of animals
dossier
n. a set of documents containing information about a person or event; a file
endorse
v. #1. to write one's signature on the back of a check or other document

#2. to sign a contract

#3. to acknowledge the receipt of a payment

#4. to support actively; to sanction
GASTER
(G) stomach, belly
gastric
adj. pertaining to the stomach
gastronome
n. a person who is knowledgeable about good food and drink; a gourmet
NERVUS
(L) sinew, nerve
enervate
v. to deprive of strength; to weaken
SANGUIS
(L) blood
sanguine
adj. #1. cheerful; hopeful

#2. reddish or ruddy
consanguinity
n. #1. blood relationship

#2. any close relationship
SEDEO
(L) to sit, to settle
assiduous
adj. #1. unceasingly attentive; devoted

#2. persistent; diligent
dissident
adj. differing; disagreeing; dissenting

n. a person who disagrees
seance
n. a meeting at which the spiritualist attempts to communicate with the dead
sedentary
adj. #1. characterized by much sitting

#2. remaining in one area; not migratory
supersede
v. to take the place of; to replace