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: the part of the body that lies between the thorax and thepelvis and encloses the stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, and pancreas
one that prepares and sells drugs and other medicines; apharmacist
constitutional predisposition to a particular disease orabnormality
the surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead tothe base of the chin and from ear to ear; a person; a person'scountenance; facial cosmetics; the most significant or prominent surface of an object.
an artificial device used to replace a missing body part, suchas a limb, tooth, eye, or heart valve
to cause to decay and have a foul odor; to make gangrenous.
producing redness, as of the skin
the act or process of puffing or swelling; a swollencondition
to give or bring life to; animate:
descends from the root
which means “to shine”
and from which descend the words
(Greek mythology:the winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology; daughter of Hyperion) and
a red fluorescent dye…used in cosmetics and as a
biological stain for studying cell structures).
Clearly from the first three keywords
we get several others that are medical and anatomical innature with a clear emphasis on
. Recallthat the paronyms of
catarrh, diarrhea, hemorrhoid,and rheumatism.
The paronyms of
. Theparonyms of facing include
diathesis, prosthesis, putrefy,
A second theme concerns the
. Recall that one of the paronyms of
, a red die used in cosmetics which are defined as
lotion, lipstick, rouge, or other preparation for beautifying the face,
skin, hair, nails, etc.” Recall that the words
Watkins, C. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo European Roots, p. 6