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dyslogistic
expressing disapproval or censure
polygon
closed plane figure having many angles and many sides
microbe
microscopic living animal or plant; micro-organism
symbiosis
the living together in mutually helpful association of 2 dissimilar organisms
monograph
written account of a single thing or class of things
monomorphic
having a single form
pathology
study of nature and causes of disease; something abnormal
biota
the living plants (flora) and living animals (fauna) of a region
anhydrous
without water
euthenics
science dealing with improving living conditions
abiogenesis
spontaneous generation (life from lifeless matter)
biometrics
statistical analysis of biologic data
amoral
not moral
apnea
temporary cessation of breath
monogamy
marriage with one mate at a time
dysphoria
sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction
micrometer
millionth of a meter
euthanasia
merciful death of someone with an incurable disease
microorganism
microcopic living animal or plant
atheism
denial of a supreme being
anoxia
without oxygen
anarchy
absence of a government, disorder
monomania
excessive concentration on one idea or subject
euphemism
substitution of a "good" expression for an unpleasant one
euphoria
sense of great happiness or well-being
xenophobia
aversion to foreigners
philosopher
lover of or searcher for wisdom or knowledge, person who regulates like by reason
dermatology
study of skin and related diseases
macron
horizontal mark indicating that the vowel over which it is placed is long
macrocosm
great world; universe
microvolt
millionth of a volt
asymptomatic
no sign of disease
macroscopic
large enough to be visible to the naked eye
photophobia
aversion to light
monologue
long speech by one person in a group
monophobia
fear of being alone
atypical
unlike the typical
Germanophobia
dislike of Germany or the Germans
microbicide
agent that destroys microbes
neurology
study of nervous system and related diseases
philanthropist
lover of humanity
monochromatic
of one color
dysphasia
speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
genealogy
account of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor
philharmonic
musical organization, symphony orchestra
euphonious
pleaing in sound
mythology
study of myths
microgram
millionth of a gram
microfilm
film of small size
dyslexia
impairment of ability to read
polygamy
marriage to several mates at one time
monosyllabic
having one syllable
microdont
having small teeth
philately
collection and study of stamps
philatelist
stamp collector
polychromatic
multicolored
dysentary
inflammation of the large intestine
geology
study of earth's history in rocks
atrophy
lack of growth from disuse or want of nourishment
eupepsia
good digestion
morphology
study of forms and structures of plants and animals; form and structure of an organism or any of its parts
monotonous
continuing in an unchanging tone
technology
use of sceince to achieve a practical purpose, applied science
anonymous
nameless, unknown origin
polyarchy
rule by many
polytheism
belief that there are many gods
dyspepsia
indigestion
biocidal
destructive to life or living things
polytechnic
dealing with many technical arts or sciences
paleontology
study of past in fossils
microwave
very short electromagnetic wave; microwave oven
antibiotic
antibacterial substance produced by a living organism
dystopia
imaginary place where living conditions are terrible
monogram
two or more letters interwoven to represent a name
microwatt
millionth of a watt
philology
love of language and literature
anthropology
science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and beliefs of human kind
amphibious
able to live on land and in water
polysyllabic
more than three syllables
meteorology
study of atmosphere and weather
microsecond
millionth of a second
microsurgery
surgery with the aid of microscopes and minute instruments or laser beams
polyphonic
having many sounds or voices
eulogize
write or speak in praise of someone
autobiography
story of a person's life writing by that person
biology
study of living organisms
sociology
study of evolution, development, and functioning of human society
petrology
study of rocks
anemia
lack of normal red blood cells
biochemistry
chemistry dealing with chemical compounds and processes in living plants and animals
acrophobia
fear of being at a great height
necrology
list of persons who died recently
amorphous
without having definite form or shape
physiology
study of functions of living things and their organs
anesthesia
loss of feeling or sensation resulting from ether, chloroform, novocaine, etc.
psychology
science of mind
misoneism
hatred of anything new
anesthetics
drug that produces anesthesia
polymorphic
having many forms
cardiology
study of heart and related diseases
biopsy
diagnostic examination of a piece of tissue from the living body
eugenics
science dealing with the hereditary qualities of human race
misology
hatred of reason, discussion, and argumen
biodegradable
capable of being readily decomposed into harmless substances by living microorganisms
philogyny
love of women
audiophile
one enthusistic about high-fidelity sound reproduction on records and tapes
biogenesis
development of life from preexisting life
claustrophobia
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
anomalous
abnormal
biography
story of a person's life written by another person
misandry
hatred of males
bibliophile
lover of books
misogyny
hatred of women
aseptic
free from disease-causing microorganisms
misanthrope
hater of humanity
ethnology
branch of anthropology dealing with human races, origin and culture
misogamy
hatred of marriage
biology
study of living organisms
theology
study of religion and religious idea
bacteriology
study of bacteria
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
Angoraphobia
dislike of England or the English
biometry
statistical calculation of the probably duration of human life
hydrophobia
fear of water; rabies
phobia
fear, aversion
philanthropy
love of humanity
phillhellenism
support of Greece or Greeks
Anglophile
supporter of England or the English
Francophile
supporter of France/French
misanthropy
hatred of humanity
dysfunction
absnormal functioning of an organ
dysphagia
difficulty in swallowing
dystrophy
faulty nutrition
monarchy
rule by a single person
monocle
eyeglass for one eye
monolith
single stone of large size
monotheism
belief that there is one god
polyglot
speaking several languages
criminology
scientific study of crimes and criminals
ecology
study of relation of living things to their environment and eachother