macro- large, long mega-, megalo

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Transcript macro- large, long mega-, megalo

macro- means
large, long
mega-, megalomeans great, large
Macrobiotic
• That which prolongs life, used to refer to
foods, diet
macrocephaly
• A condition in which the head is
abnormally large
macrocosm
The whole universe or
world; a large system
regarded as a whole
(example:
The Death Star in
Star Wars)
macromolecule
• A giant molecule, as a rubber or protein
molecule, composed of hundreds of
thousands of atoms (amino acids and
DNA pictured here)
macron
• A straight line over a vowel letter to show
a long sound, such as
ā in made
megalomania
• A mental disorder in which
the person thinks he or
she is of extreme
importance
megalopolis
• An urban complex including several major
cities (Bangkok and Tokyo below)
megaphone
• A funnel-shaped
device to amplify
sound
Part B
look up these words:
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macroscopic
megahertz
megalith
megalosaur
megaton
megavitamin
Part C
• notice the directions:
use a word from part B!