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Epicanthus Epidemic Epidemiology Epigone Epiphany Epiphysis Epistaxis Epistemology Epistle Epitaph Epistasis Epithet Epitome
Engraved before 1811 from an original in the then Museum Pio Clemens in Rome (Click for details)
Esculapius (Medicine) between Mercury (Merchants) and the Graces (Medicine, Hygiene and Panacea)
Esculapius dealt with Patients - Merchants make deals with Clients

~ EPI~   gr prefix for
            id + | OVER  AMONG  or  UP TO |
~ EPICANTHI id+ | OVER THE CANTHUS or EYE ANGLE |
                  gr CANTHUS = ANGLE     sug> ANGLO
~ EPICANTHUS  biol> med> SKIN FOLD COVERING
                         THE INNER OR OUTER
              ANGLE OF THE EYE
~ EPICASTE    myth> see> JOCASTA
~ EPIDEMIC    id+ | AMONG THE PEOPLE or POPULATION |
              gr    DEMOS  = PEOPLE
                 EPIDEMIOS   PREVALENCE AMONG PEOPLE
              med> EXCESSIVE NUMBER OF INSTANCES
                   IN A POPULATION FORMERLY MOSTLY
                INFECTIONS BUT INCREASINGLY OF
                CANCER  BIRTH DEFECTS  INTOXICATIONS
~ EPIDEMIOLOGY  id+ | STUDY OF POPULATIONS |
                med> SCIENCE CONCERNED WITH FACTORS
                     DETERMINING DISEASES INCLUDING
                POSSIBLE CAUSES AND PATTERNS AMONG
                POPULATIONS
              sc> EPIDEMIOLOGY IS THE SCIENCE TO
                  COLLECT ANALYZE AND INTERPRET
              DATA ABOUT POPULATIONS HUMAN OR OTHERWISE
~ EPIGONE     id+ | DESCENDANT |   sug> HEIR
              gr EPI
                 GONE = SEED   sug> GONAD
~ EPIPHANY    id+ | SEE THE LIGHT or ENLIGHTEN |
              gr PHAINEIN = TO SHOW
     ply> | EPIPHANY IS A PHENOMENON |
     hx> APPARITION OF A GOD or
         THEOPHANY
     EPIPHANY IS A CHRISTIAN FESTIVAL ON THE
     6th OF JANUARY or 12 DAYS AFTER CHRISTMAS
     TO COMMEMORATE JESUS CHRIST SHOWING HIMSELF TO
     THE GENTILES                 see> LUPERCALIA
               id+ AN INSPIRATION or REALIZATION or INSIGHT
~ EPIPHYSIS  id+ | in med> A BONE SPUR |
             gr PHYEIN = TO GROW
                         A SPUR
                         TALON in sp = HEEL
             med> GROWTH PLATE AT THE END OF BONES also
~ EPITHYTE   see> EPIPHYSIS
~ EPISODE    id+ | EVENT |
             gr EISODOS = ENTRANCE from
                EIS       INTO and
                  HODOS   WAY
~ EPISTAXIS  gr STAZEIN = TO FALL IN DROPS
             med> NOSE BLEED or
                  NASAL BLEEDING
~ EPISTEME   id+ | TRUE KNOWLEDGE |
             opp of DOXA  or DOGMA  see> DOGMATIC
                ply> | TOXA DOXA as if TOXIC DOGMA |
~ EPISTEMOLOGY  id+ | THEORY AND SCIENCE THAT
                      INVESTIGATES THE ORIGIN AND
                      NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE |
~ EPISTLE  gr EPISTELLEIN = TO SEND TO as in
              LETTER or MESSAGE
~ EPITAPH  id+ | END  CONCLUSION |  sug> CLOSURE
           AN INSCRIPTION ON A TOMB
     gr TAPHOS or TAPHTEIN = TOMB
     lit+ B FRANKLIN [#] 1706-1790
          WHEN 22 YEARS OLD WROTE
     HIS OWN HUMOROUS EPITAPH [73]
     " THE BODY OF B FRANKLIN
     PRINTER
     LIKE A COVER OF AN OLD BOOK
     ITS CONTENTS TORN OUT
     AND STRIPT OF ITS LETTERING AND GILDING
     LIES HERE     FOOD FOR WORMS
     BUT THE WORK SHALL NOT BE WHOLLY LOST
     FOR IT WILL   AS HE BELIEV'D
     APPEAR ONCE MORE
     IN A NEW AND MORE PERFECT EDITION
     CORRECTED AND AMENDED    BY THE AUTHOR ..."
             see> SAKHAROV for another great epitaph
~ EPISTASIS  med> THE KEY STAGE or PERIOD
                  OF AN ILLNESS or
           MAIN PART
           gr EPITEINEIN = TO STRETCH UPON OR OVER
           gr STASIS       TO STAND
           biol> in GENETICS denotes INTERACTION OF GENES
~ EPITHET  gr TITHENAI = TO PUT or ADJECTIVE or
           ATTRIBUTIVE or EXPRESSION
           note MODERN USE ADDED A DEROGATORY TONE TO IT
           MAKING EPITHET = ABUSIVE TERM
~ EPITOME  id+ | SUMMARY |
           A BRIEF TO FACILITATE MEMORIZATION
  gr TEMENEIN = TO CUT into ABRIDGEMENT  SUMMARY

  ~! altseq
     EPICURUS after EPITOME  
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