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PUER
L. a male child
puerile
adj. childish; immature
PAIS, PAIDOS
G. child, boy
orthopedics
n. branch of medicine treating disorders of the skeletal system and tissues related to movement
pedagogue
n. a teacher
pedant
n.

1)a person who pays excessive attention to learning rules rather than to understanding
2) a scholarly show-off
SUM, ESSE, FUI, FUTURUM
L. to be
entity
n. something that has a real or independent existence
nonentity
n.
1) a person or thing of no importance
2) something that does not exist or exists only in the imagination
essence
n.
1) the basic element; the identifying characteristic
2) a substance in concentrated form obtained from a plant or drug
3) a perfume
MORIOR, MORI, MORTUUM
L. to die
mortify
tr. v.
1) to shame
2) to discipline oneself by denial
postmortem
n.
1) an examination to determine the cause of death; an autopsy
2) (informal) an analysis of something that is over
THANATOS
G. death
euthanasia
n. the act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing
NASCOR, NASCI, NATUM
L. to be born
innate
adj. possessed at birth, inborn
naive
adj.
1) childlike; unsophisticated
2) gullible
nascent
adj. emerging; coming into existence
renaissance
n.
1) a rebirth; a renewal
2) [capitalized] a revival of humanism in the fourteenth-century to sixteenth-century Europe