16A Stems

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16A Stems
ORANGE
ANGLO
English
• Anglo-Saxon - a person
whose ancestors were
English.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/who_were_the_anglo-saxons/
Anglican Church http://www.stjohnsroslyn.org.nz/guide_to_the_anglican_church.html
IST
One who
• Atheist – one who believes
there is no God.
SAUR
lizard
• Saurian - any reptiles,
including extinct forms (as
the dinosaurs) that look
like lizards.
PITHEC
ape
• Dryopithecus - a treedwelling ape
CALLI
beautiful
• Calligraphy - beautiful
handwriting
AUSTRO
south
• Australia - the world’s
smallest continent,
southeast of Asia
CEPHALO
head
• Encephalitis –
inflammation of the brain,
caused by infection or an
allergic reaction.
CHIRO
hand
• Chiropractor - someone
that realigns the spinal
column by pressing their
hands on the back near the
spinal column
CAUST
burn
• Cauterize – to burn a wound
in order to stop bleeding or
destroy infected tissue
What does the stem HOLO mean?
Holocaust Gas Chamber
TERR
land
• Terrain - the surface
features of an area of land
CATA
down
• Catapult - an ancient
military device for hurling
missiles
JUR
swear
• Perjury - an act of swearing
to what one knows is
untrue

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