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Thematic index: Substances

acrylo-

Acrylic.

amylo-

Starch.

aqua-

Water.

calci-

Lime or calcium.

-cide

A person or substance that kills; an act of killing.

fibro-

Fibres.

galacto-

Milk; galactose.

glyco-

Sugar.

granulo-

A granule.

hydro-1

Water.

indo-2

A chemical substance related to indigo or an indole.

lacto-

Milk; lactic acid or lactose.

oeno-

Wine.

oleo-

Relating to or containing oil.

physo-

Air or gas.

pneumo-

The lungs; air or gas; spirit.

saccharo-

Sugar.

sebo-

Oil, fat, or grease.

seric-

Silk.

sito-

Food.

ure-

Urea.

vini-

Wine.

vitro-

Glass; glassy.

xylo-

Wood.

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