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 +===== vreemde woordenboek - dictionary of curious words ===== 
 +[[Reading Notes]] 
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 +**'Universiteit voor Zelfstudie'**  from a Dutch dictionary of curious words from the which looks like its from the 50ies. 
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 +Words are in the Dutch spelling, but the English can probably be derived from them and sometimes I already have. 
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 +**agas asellum** **drijf een ezel zoveel ge wilt, het blijft een ezel.**  (L)= how ever much you push a donkey, it will remain a donkey- 
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 +**agonische lijn / agonic line?** //denkbeeldige lijn die alle puten op aarde verbindt waarr de magneetnaal geen afwijking vertoont van het eigenlijke Noorden.//  = imaginary line connecting all points on the earth'surface where the magnet needle does not digress away from the true North- 
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 +**allantiasis** **worstvergiftiging.**  = sausage-poisoning- 
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 +**allotropie** **vormverscheidenheid.**  = diversity of form in the way carbon can take the form of coal or diamond- 
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 +**allopsychose / allospychosis** **geestesziekte, waarbij de voorstellingen omtrent de buitenwereld gestoord zijn.**  = disease of the mind involving disturbed mental image of the world.- 
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 +**allotrioguesie** **stoornis in de smaakgewaarwording, smaakhallucinatie.**  = taste hallucination- 
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 +**allopelagisch / allopelagic** **op alle diepten van de zee kunnen leven.**  = can live at all depths of the sea- 
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 +**allotriophagie** **Het nuttigen van niet tot eten bestemde of geschikte stoffen of voorwerpen bijv. uit krankzinnigheid of uit nood door drenkelingen of op onherbergzame plaatsen terechtgekomen.**  = the eating of substances and objects which are usually not considered food, due to insanity or out of desperation when stranded or otherwise isolated- 
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 +**anagalactisch / anagalactic?**  = situated outside of the Milky Way. 
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 +**anaglyphen / anaglyphs**  = stereoscopic image using a red and green image. 
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 +**androgenese / androgenesis** **ontwikkeling van een levend organisme uitsluitend uit mannelijke cellen.**  = an organism that develops exclusively out off masculine cells- 
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 +**androphaag**  = man-eater. 
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 +**anemophylie**  = pollination by wind. 
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 +**anisophyllie**  = the appearance of two or more different shapes of leaves on a plant. 
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 +**antediluviaal / antediluvian**  = from before the biblical flood, ancient. 
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 +**aphagie** **onvermogen om te slikken.**  = inability to swallow- 
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 +**apogeotropisme** **neiging zich te gedragen in strijd met de zwaartekracht.**  = the inclination to behave contrary to the laws of gravity, in the way a branch or twig bends itself upwards- 
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 +**apotoom** **verschil tussen twee onmeetbare grootheden.**  = mathematics: difference between two immeasurable numbers- 
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 +**aprioristisch / aprioristic?**  = decision made before having gotten to know the facts or before having made a study. 
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 +**aplanaat**  = lens that shows no distortion of picture or color at the edges. 
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 +**aplasie**  = full or partial standstill in growth of tissue or organs. 
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 +**apperceptie / apperception** **bewuste, beoordelende en opzettelijke waarneming.**  = conscious, critical and deliberate observation, 
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 +**astrobolisme**  = the blasting of plants by the summer-sun. 
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 +**astrolith**  = stone originating from the sky. 
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 +**asylum ignoratiae**  (L)= refuge for ignorance. 
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 +**athaumasie** **het zich nergens over verwonderen als voorwaarde voor zielsrust en gelukzaligheid.**  = lack of wonder or indifference as a source of inner peace- 
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 +**augur**  = birddowser, fortuneteller of ancient Rome -_vogelwichelaar, waarzegger, voorspeller._ 
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 +**autopathie** **eigen gewaarwording, zelfervaring.**  = self-perception- 
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 +**autostasie**  = state of balance between the animate and the inanimate in nature. 
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 +**autotrophisch / autotropic** **zichzelf voedend zonder voedsel aan e omgeving te onttrekken.**  = sustains itself without subtracting nourishment from the environment (bacteria and plants) - 
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 +**autotropisme** **neiging van planten om in een rechte lijn of vaste richting te groeien of de oorspronkelijke vorm weer aan te nemen.**  = inclination of -plants to grow in a certain direction or to return to a previous (or is it prior) form- 
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 +**biomantie**  = fortune telling specified to predicting the life-span of a person. 
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 +**bletonisme**  = the art of finding water under ground. 
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 +**bolide**  = kind of meteorite, known also as a fire-ball. 
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 +**bromatologie** **kennis of leer van de voedingsmiddelen.**  = knowledge of victuals- 
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 +**brontologie**  = the study or knowledge of thunder. 
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 +**carnatie / carnation?**  = depiction of human flesh in painting. 
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 +**carpoliet / carpolith?**  = petrified remains of fruit. 
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 +**cataphorie** **ongelijke stand inhoogte van de ogen.**  = varied position in height of the eyes- 
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 +**clinomanie**  = pathological compulsion to lie in bed-  _ziekelijke zucht om in bed te liggen.- 
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 +**cochenille** **scharlakenluis, schildluis die een rode verfstof oplevert.**  = 'scarlet-louse', coccus that is the source of a red pigment- 
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 +**cognitie**  = nice dutch translation: kenvermogen, which means the ability to know or 'know-capacity'
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 +**cononten / conodonts?**  = petrified remains of teeth and jaws of worms in very old layers of earth. 
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 +**couldrofobie / couldrophobia**  = irrational fear of clowns. 
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 +**cybernetica / cybernetics**  = in this book from the 50-ies it is described as 'stuurmanskunst'= steersmanship. 
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 +**cyanthropie**  = delusion causing the sufferer to believe he is a dog. 
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 +**deipnosophist**  = a person killed in dinner-table conversation. 
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 +**diamonelix**  = man-sized open sandstone spiral found in certain West-Nebraska regions, thought to be the petrified remains of the fillings of the boroughs of prehistoric rodents. 
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 +**dermatorragie**  = skinbleed, sweat of blood. (sound like something hagiographic.) 
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 +**dilettant** **kunstzinnige of wetenschappelijke beunhaas.**  (F)= artistic or scientific bungler- 
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 +**dirigeable** **bestuurbaar luchtschip.**  (F)= controllable airship- 
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 +**drapetomanie / drapetomania?** **ziekelijke zucht to zwerven of weglopen.**  = pathological compulsion to roam or wander or run away- 
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 +**dysteleologie** **leer van de doelloosheid in de natuur.**  = study of uselessness in nature- 
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 +**echokinesie ,echomatisme, echomimie**  = pathological compulsion to mimic movements. 
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 +**echolalie**  = pathological compulsion to repeat ones own words or words spoken by others. 
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 +**entomologie**  = knowledge of insects. 
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 +**entomoliet / entomolith?**  = petrified insect. 
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 +**epagogisch / epagogic?** **gaande van het bijzondere naar het algemene.**  = moving from the particular to the common- 
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 +**epeolartie /epeolatry**  = worshipping of words. 
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 +**epheliden / ephelids**  = summer-freckles. 
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 +**epicantus**  = mongolian fold in the eye-lid. 
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 +**epizoisch / epizoic?**  = living on the body of an animal. 
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 +**erratica**  = wandering-stones. 
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 +**fucologie / fucology?**  = knowledge of seaweeds. 
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 +**fumigatie / fumigation?**  = smoking-out an enclosure on a ship or in a hospital to disinfect. 
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 +**fungilore**  = knowledge of legends and folklore about fungi. 
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 +**galantisme**  = pretending to be science, superficial science. 
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 +**galeanthropie**  = delusion causing the sufferer to believe he is a cat. 
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 +**geonomie / geonomy?**  = knowledge of earth and its potential for farming. 
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 +**geostropische wind / geostropic wind?**  = wind that gets its energy fro the axial rotation of the earth. 
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 +**geotropisme**  = the inclination to conform to the laws of gravity, in the way a branch or twig hangs down. 
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 +**glytognosie**  = knowledge of stone cutting. 
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 +**haruspex**  = religious official in ancient Rome who interpreted omens by inspecting the entrails of sacrificial animals. 
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 +**entzauberung** **onttovering**  (G)= 'de-magic-fication' of nature, enlightenment- 
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 +**hamartologie**  = knowledge of sins. 
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 +**heteromorphisme**  = the ability of some crystals to take several different crystalline forms. 
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 +**hydrometeoren / hydrometeorites**  = everything that falls from clouds. 
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 +**hypnagotische hallucinatie**  = dreamlike image seen shortly before dosing-off, that is connected to the subject of thought of that moment. 
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 +**iconolatrie**  = veneration of statues or images (beelden in dutch.) 
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 +**ideoplasie** **verandering of vervoming van de organische stof onder invloed van geestelijke werking.**  = changing or deforming of organic tissue due to mental influence- 
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 +**immanentie / immanence?** **inwonen van de goddelijke geest in de natuur of de stof.**  = the being present of the holy ghost in nature or matter- 
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 +**indicatoridae**  = type of bird that alerts man to the presence of a bees-nest by the use of sound and wing-movement, in-order to get bee-larvae to eat. 
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 +**in silico**  (L)= by means of a computer simulation. 
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 +**isopsefie**  = number magic. 
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 +**kerauneurose / kerauneurosis?**  = neurological disorder due to thunderstorms. 
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 +**kinetogenese** **de leer dat de dierlijke lichaamsbouw voortgekomen is uit hun bewegingen.**  = the notion that animal stature originates from the way they move- 
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 +**kjökken mödding**  (D)= hill of kitchen-garbage left by prehistoric inhabitants of the Danish coast. 
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 +**kurassier / cuirassier**  = a cavalry soldier that wears a helmet and a chest harness. 
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 +**lagopthalmus**  = hare-eye- hazenoog. 
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 +**lycanthropie**  = delusion causing the sufferer to believe he is a wolf. 
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 +**malacologie**  = knowledge of mollusks. 
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 +**manisme**  = veneration of forefathers. 
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 +**mesosideriet / mesosiderite?**  = partially metallic meteor-stone. 
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 +**matemerisme**  = the division of body of an animal into somewhat similar parts. 
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 +**metaplasie** **verandering van een lichaamsweefsel in een andere.**  = the changing of one body tissue into an other- 
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 +**myrmecologie**  = knowledge of ants. 
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 +**nadir**  = astronomy the point on the celestial sphere directly below an observer, the opposite of the zenith. 
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 +**naturaliën**  = very rare produces of nature. 
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 +**noumenon**  (L)= something that exists only in the realm of ideas and cannot be perceived through the senses. 
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 +**obscurantisme**  = the aim to corrupt the march of progress or the enlightenment of the people. 
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 +**oneirologie**  = study of dreams. 
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 +**oxiopie / oxyopy**  = possessing extremely acute eyesight. 
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 +**palynologie**  = study of pollen. 
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 +**paraesthesie** **verkeerde lichamelijke gewaarwording.**  = incorrect bodily perception- 
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 +**paramorf**  = strange form, differing in form. 
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 +**philosophaster, sciolist**  = a superficial pretender to knowledge. 
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 +**photisme**  = sensations of color or light caused by sound vibrations. 
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 +**phytonomie**  = the laws that govern the coming into existance and growth of plants. 
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 +**phytopharmacie**  = described in dutch as; 'plantenatrsenybereidkunde', so 'plantmedicationpreparationknowledge'
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 +**plenus venter non studet liberter**  (L)= a full stomach doesn't like to study. 
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 +**plutocratie**  = cultural dominance of the rich, wealth or money. 
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 +**potamologie**  = study of rivers. 
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 +**protistologie**  = study of the earliest life-forms. 
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 +**pseudaesthesie** **onechte of verkeerde gevoelsgewaarwording.**  = unreal or incorrect tactile awareness- 
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 +**pseudakusis** **onechte of verkeerde gehoorsgewaarwording.**  = unreal or incorrect auditory awareness- 
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 +**pseudo blepsie** **gezichtsbedrog.**  = unreal or incorrect visual awareness- 
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 +**psuedosmie** **onechte of verkeerde reukgewaarwording.**  = unreal or incorrect smell awareness- 
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 +**Pytthia**  = the priestess at the oracle of Delphi who was seated on a tripod over a hole in the earth where the body of a 'slain dragon'(a vulcano) was buried that excreted methane. The largely unintelligable utterings of this woman were interpreted by a priest and would hold informaion about future events. 
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 +**quidditeit / quiddity** **het eigenlijke wezen van iets, het wezenlijke deel van iets.**  = the elementary or truly essential part of something - 
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 +**sarcosoma**  = the part of the body that is meat as opposed to the skeleton. 
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 +**sciamantie / sciamantia**  = fortune-telling by shadows. 
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 +**scototropisme**  = influence of the dark or shaduws on the behavour of organisms, movement towards the shadow or darkness by organisms. 
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 +**selenotropisch/ selenotropic?**  = the tendency of a plant to aim itself towards the moon. 
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 +**sensiblerie (F)**  = exaggerated display of emotional sensitivity. 
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 +**Sint Vitus dans / Dance of Saint Vitus?**  = neurological disease that brings with it all kinds of sudden and involuntary movements of the limbs, face and muscles. 
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 +**spintherisme**  = seeing sparkles. 
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 +**statuomanie**  = exaggerated ambition to erect statues. 
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 +**stereognosie**  = perceiving an object by the sense of touch. 
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 +**stoechiometrie** **leer van de verhoudingen wat betreft gewicht, ruimte en andere grootheden in scheikundige stoffen en hun verbindingen.**  = study of relations of weight, size and other measurements of chemical substances and compounds- 
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 +**stratificatie**  = layered order of stone, sediment, body-tissue etc. 
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 +**styliet / stylite**  = pillar-saint. 
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 +**sylphe / sylphide**  = air-phantom, air-god or a nice girl. 
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 +**teleologie** **leer van het doel en de doelmatigheid in de Schepping en in de verschijnselen.**  = study of the purpose and determination in Creation and phenomena- 
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 +**thaumatologie / taumatology**  = study of miracles. 
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 +**theophanie**  = sudden appearance of God. 
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 +**trophotaxis**  = the adaptaion of an organism to a substance that can serve as food. 
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 +**ultracrepidarian (person)**  = of somebody who gives opinions on matters beyond his knowledge. 
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 +**umami**  = the fifth taste. 
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 +**xanthopsie**  = seeing everything yellow. 
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 +**xerophagie**  = fasting, eating very soberly. 
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 +**xylologie**  = study of types of wood. 
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 +**zoölatrie**  = veneration of animals. 
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 +**zoöliet**  = petrified animal. 
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 +**zoöpsie**  = delusion of the mind causing a person to see heaps of crawling animals everywhere.
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