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Psychologist
doctor of human behavior
psychoanalyst
Freud. Helps deal with past events and fears conflicts etc
optometrist
measures vision and proscribes glasses
optician
grinds lenses according to prescription
osteopath
curing diseases by massage
psyche
spirit soul or mind
iatria
medical healing
logos
science or study
psyche
self image or mental life
psychic
pertaining to the mind, extrasensory
psychology
study of human mind or behavior
psychopathy
mental or emotional disturbance
psychosomatic
describing interaction of mind and body
psychogenic
originating in the mind or emotions
psychopath
person lacking in social conscience or inner censor
orthos
straight correct
odontos
tooth
paidos
child
pedodontist
specializing in care of children's teeth
periodontist
gum specialist
peri
around, surrounding
endodontist
specializing in work on the pulp of the tooth and in root-canal therepy
endo/endon
inner within
ex
out
opsis/optikos
view vision
metron
measurement
thermometer
measures heat
therme
heat
baros
weight
barometer
measures atmospheric pressure
sphygmomanometer
measures blood pressure
sphygmos
pulse
osteon
bone
pathos
suffering
pous/podos
foot
okto
octopus
8
8 armed sea creatre
platys
platypus
broad, flat
flatfoot water mammal. duck bill web feet and beaver tail
podium
speakers platform
ium
place where
tri
tripod
3
3 legged stand
chiropodist
earlier title for podiatrist
cheir, chiro
hand
chiropractors
heal with their hands
manipulates spine mostly to heal ailments
chirography
handwriting
mancy
foretelling/prediction
chiromancy
palm reading
soma
body
genesis
birth, origin
graphologist
analyzes handwriting to determine character and more
gerontologist
deals with non-medical problems of the elderly.
podiatrist
treats minor foot ailments
egoist
Selfish. Believes in self advancement and helping self.
egotist
Constantly talks about accomplishments.
altruist
Interested in welfare of others.
introvert
Turns thoughts inward.
extrovert
Turns thoughts outward.
ambivert
Turns thoughts both inward and outward.
misanthrope
hates people
misogynist
hates women
misogamist
hates marriage
ascetic
does not believe in pleasures of the flesh
ego
I
egocentric
Consider yourself the center of the universe
egomaniac
Obsessed with own needs. dangerous and slightly mad
mania
obsession
alter
other
alternate
to choose one over the other
alternative
Other choice
altercation
heated dispute
alterego
someone who is close to you and does the same things
alter
to change
intro
inside
extro
outside
ambi
both inside and outside
dexterous
skillful
ambidexterous
able to use both hands with equal skill
dexterity
skill
dexter
Latin for right hand
sinister in english
dangerous or evil
sinister
Latin for left hand
gauche
French for left hand
droit
French for right hand
gaucherie
awkward clumsy tactless embarrassing way of saying things or handling situations
gauche
without finesse. tactless. socially clumsy
adroit
skillful. Quickwitted
misein
to hate
gamos
marriage
gyne
woman
anthropos
mankind
anthropos
mankind
anthropology
study of the development of the human race
philanthropist
one who loves mankind
gynecologist
medical specialist who treats female disorders
monogamy
system of only one marriage
bigamy
illegal plurality of marriages
polygamy
custom in which one man has many wives
monos...bi
one...two
polygyny
man with two or more wives
polyandry
woman with two or more husbands
polys
many
gyne
woman
asketes
monk
centrum
center
mania
madness
andros
male
ist
person who
y
practice/custom
ous
adj. suffix
ity
quality
internist
doctor of insides
obstetrician
doctor that delivers babies
ophthalmologist/oculist
doctor of eyes, may perform surgery and give perscriptions
orthopedist
deals with skeletal structure of the body
cardiologist
heart doctor
neuroplogist
doctor of the nervous system
psychiatrist
mental health doctor
logos
science
obstetrrix
midwife
ician
expert
iatria
medical healing
agogos
leading
pedagogue
narrow minded teacher
demagogue
corrupt leader
demos
people
derma
skin
hypodermic
needle under the skin
hypo
under
taxidermist
mounts skins of animals
dermatitis
skin infection
pachyderm
animal wtih thick skin
opthalmos
eye
ocular
refers to eye
inoculate
hole is made in you skin and serum is injected
geras
old age
anthropologist
someone who studies all of mankind's development
astronomer
scientist of the heavens (planets, galaxies, stars, and more). Studies celestial phenomena
geologist
scientist of the earth. What it is made of, mountains oceans rivers plains etc
biologist
studies of all living organisms
botanist
Scientist of plant life
zoologist
scientist of animal life
entomologist
scientist of insects
philologist
Scientist studying language
semanticist
Scientist studying the connection between language and thinking, and the psychological effects of words
sociologist
Scientist studying social relationships such as community and family life (the ways in which people live together)
astron
star
nomos
law or order
astrology
influence of planets and stars on human events
nautes
sailor
kosmos
universe
naus
shi
aster
star shaped flower
asterisk
star shaped symbol
astrophysics
branch of physics dealing with heavenly bodies
disaster/disastrous
misfortune
autonomy
independence
autos
self
metronome
helps musicians with timing
geo
earth
geometry
branch of mathematics dealing with measurement originally used with regard to land
geography
mapping the earth
ergon
work
bios
life
biography
writing about someones life
autobiography
story of someones life written by the person themself
biopsy
medical examination of living tissue (often performed to check for cancer)
autopsy
medical examination of a corpse to determine cause of death
botane
plant
zoion
animal
zodiac
diagram used in astrology with the paths of the sun moon and planets
scorpio
scorpion
leo
lion
cancer
crab
taurus
bull
aries
ram
pisces
fish
nautes
sailor
naus
ship
dis
against
astronaut
sailor among the stars
cosmonaut
sailor of the universe
en/in
in
sectus
to cut
tome
a cutting
ec/ek
out
tonsillectomy
surgical procedure to remove tonsils
appendectomy
surgical procedure to remove the appendix
mastectomy
surgical procedure to remove the breast
hysterectomy
surgical procedure to remove the uterus
prostatectomy
the prostate
kentron
center
eccentric
not normal in behavior or attitudes
prefix a
makes a root negative
atom
particle of an element
ana
up
anatomy
originally the cutting up of a plant or animal to determine its structure
tome
exceptionally large book
dicha
in two
dichotomy
splitting in two
epi
on
epitome
the essence of something
logos
can also mean word or speech
philology
love of words
philein
to love
linguistics
the science of language
philander
to play around sexually
philosophy
love of wisdom
sophos
wise
adelphos
brother
philharmonic
love of music or harmony
harmonia
harmony
philter
love potion
aphrodesiac
whatever arouses sexual desire
bibliophile
someone who loves books and collect them
biblion
book
anglophile
someone who admires British people and their customs
anglus
english
socium
companion
asocial
withdrawn self centered