ISEE Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Prefixes from Greek

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Example Question #163 : Synonyms: Prefixes

Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

PHYSICIAN

Possible Answers:

Lawyer

Politician

Helper

Teacher

Doctor

Correct answer:

Doctor

Explanation:

The Greek prefix phys- means related to nature, the human body, and medicine. So a "physician" is a doctor. Another example of a phys- word is "physical," which means relating to the body or to movement.

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