Roots of Common Terms in Infectious Diseases
G = Greek, L = Latin
anti = against (G); bacterion = small staff (G)
anti = against (G); bio = life (G)
bac = rod-shaped (L)
bio = life (G); terror = great fear (L)
resistentia = opposition (L)
epi = upon (G); dem = people (G)
fungus = a mushroom (L)
infectus = to spoil, stain (L)
lateo = lie hidden(L)
mort = death (L)
mykes = fungus(G)
pan = all (G); dem = people (g)
Para = beside (G); sitos = food (G)
path = hurt (G); gen = birth (G)
pro = before (G); karyon = nut (G)
vac = empty (L)
vect = to carry (L)
virus = poison (L)
zoion = animal (G); nosos = disease (G)
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