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Hydrophobia
Abnormal fear of water
hydro - water

phobia - fear
Acrophobia
Abnormal fear of heights
acro - height

phobia - fear
Arachnophobia
Abnormal fear of spiders
arachni - spiders

phobia - fear
Claustrophobia
Abnormal fear of being enclosed
clus -

phobia - fear
Anthropocentric
Views mankind as the most significant entity in the universe
or
interprets the world in terms of human values and experiences
anthropo - mankind or humankind

centr - located in or at a center
anthropomorphism
Ascribe human attributes to nonhumans
anthropo - mankind or humankind

morph - form or structure
Philanthropist
Someone who actively tries to promote human welfare especially by donating money
phil - love

anthropo - mankind or humankind
Anthropology
the study of human beings and their ancestors in relation to physical character, environmental and social relations, and culture and development
anthropo - mankind or humankind

ology - to study
Geocentric
Theory of having or relating to the earth as center of universe
geo - earth

centr - located in or at a center
Heliocentric
Having or relating to the sun as center of universe
helio - sun

centr - located in or at a center
Eccentric
Different from conventional ways
Ex (changes to ec) - out of

centr - located in or at a center
Epicenter
The center of something (for example: epicenter of the world of finance) but usually refers to the part of the earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
epi - on or at

centr - located in or at a center
Centrosome
A region near or adjacent to a cell's nucleus
centr - located in or at a center

some - cell
Centromere
the point or region on a chromosome to which the spindle attaches during mitosis and meiosis
centr - located in or at a center

mere - part
Amorphous
Having no particular shape
an (changes to am) -

morph - form or structure
Metamorphosis
change of physical form, structure, or substance
meta - with

morph - form or structure

osis -