Word Elements from Chapter XI

Identify the correct meaning for each word element, or vice versa. Then click "Proceed" to check your answer. Click "Proceed" again to move to the next entry. If you know an entry so well that you would like it removed from the stack for the remainder of your study session, perform a term-ectomy and proceed to the next one. All cards are returned to the stack and randomized upon each visit to this page.
alumna, alumnaenursling, pupil
antenna, antennaeantenna, feeler
aqua, aquaewater
formula, formulaeformula, pattern
larva, larvaelarva
lingua, linguaetongue
medulla, medullaemarrow
spina, spinaespine
tibia, tibiaeshin-bone ("pipe, flute")
vertebra, vertebraevertebra
vita, vitaelife
alumnus, alumninursling, pupil
cactus, cacticactus, prickly plant
focus, focicenter, focus ("hearth")
fungus, fungimushroom, fungus
locus, lociplace
musculus, musculimuscle
nasus, nasinose
nervus, nervinerve
radius, radiispoke (of a wheel), ray
stimulus, stimuligoad, incentive
terminus, terminiend, endpoint
addendum, addendia thing to be added
cavum, cavihollow space, cavity
curriculum, curriculicourse of study ("running, race")
datum, datiitem of information ("thing given")
exemplum, exempliexample
medium, mediitransmitter ("middle thing")
cursus, cursuscourse, running
fetus, fetusfetus, offspring
manus, manushand
facies, facieiface, appearance
series, --series, sequence
species, --species, type