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1) Epi-zoot'ic. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...is epi-zoon (upon the herds and flocks). Zoology is used to signify a treatise on animals, but we generally except man; so epi-zootic is used, demos (man) not being...

2) epi-. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. On; upon: epiphyte. 2. Over; above: epicenter. 3. Around: epicarp. 4. Close to; near: epicalyx. 5. Besides: epiphenomenon. 6. After: epilogue. Greek, from epi,...

3) Epi-dem'ic. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...is from the two Greek words epi-de mos (upon the people), a disease that attacks a number of people at once, either from bad air, bad drainage, or other similar cause....

4) Epirus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Epirus, (epi´rs) (KEY) , ancient country of Greece, on the Ionian Sea and W of Macedon and Thessaly, a region now occupied by NW Greece and S Albania. At the time...

5) Dodo'na. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A famous oracle in Epi ros, and the most ancient of Greece. It was dedicated to Zeus (Jupiter), and situate in the village of Dod na. 1 The tale is, that Jupiter...

6) epidermis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...layer of cells covering the leaves and young parts of a plant. Late Latin, from Greek : epi-, epi- + derma, skin; see der- in Appendix I.epiˇdermal (-ml) , epiˇdermic...

7) epiphysis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...later becomes united to the main bone through ossification. 2. See pineal gland. Greek epiphusis, an excrescence : epi-, epi- + phusis, growth; see bheu- in Appendix...

8) epistyle. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See architrave (sense 1). Latin epistlium, from Greek epistlion : epi-, epi- + stlos, pillar; see st- in Appendix I....

9) epistasis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...specimen. 3. The suppression of a bodily discharge or secretion. Greek, stoppage, from epistanai, to stop, check : ep-, epi-, epi- + histanai, to place; see st- in...

10) epigastrium. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...pl. epˇiˇgasˇtriˇa (-tr-) The upper middle region of the abdomen. New Latin, from Greek epigastrion, from neuter of epigastrios, over the belly : epi-, epi- + gastr,...

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