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CATABASIS CATABIOSIS CATABOLIC CATABOLISM CATACHRESIS CATACLYSM
CATACOMB CATAGENESIS CATAGLOTTISM CATALASE CATALEPSY CATALOG
CATALOGUE CATALYSIS CATALYST CATAMENIA CATAMITE CATAPLEXY
CATAPULT CATARACT CATARRH CATARRHAL CATARRHIN CATASTROPHE
CATATONIA CATA
~ CATA~  id+ | FALL DROP |
^u       note STROKE STRIKE | from
     gr  KATA  = DOWN
     ukr KAT     EXECUTIONER
         KATAI   TRAVEL implicitly SEPARATION
         ply> | CATASTROPHE is when an
                EXECUTIONERS CUTS or STRIKES or when
                see> CATABOLISM exceeds see> ANABLOLISM |
~ CATABASIS    gr CATA and BAINEIN implies
                  DOWN     TO GO   = DECLINE
               med> DECLINING STAGE OF A DISEASE
                    as in HEALING  RECOVERY
~ CATABIOSIS   SENESCENCE             sug> EMERITUS EMETIC
               med> AGING in a normal average sense
~ CATABOLIC    or
~ CATABOLISM   med> BREAKDOWN from             sug> CUT
                    root CAT plus
               gr BALEEIN = TO THROW as in
               DESTRUCTIVE DEGRADING or
               ENERGY RELEASING METABOLISM
               id+ | SEPARATION OF COMPONENTS | as in
                   "TO FALL APART"
                   "TO CUT DOWN"
               note CATALYSIS
               see> words starting with prefix CATA
~ CATACHRESIS  gr KATHACRESIS = MISUSE OF WORDS from
               gr KATA          AGAINST
~ CATACLYSM    gr KATA          DOWN and
                  KYZEIN        TO WASH
               id+ A DELUGE  as in WASHING DOWN
               sug> CATALYSIS
               med> note ukr KLYSMA = ENEMA
~ CATACOMB     gr KATA KYMBE = DOWN and HOLLOW or
                               A CAVITY
               BURIAL CAVE
               id+ | HOLLOW PLACE |
~ CATAGENESIS  INVOLUTION  RETROGRESS  opp of PROGRESS
               med> MANY EMBRYONIC TISSUES INVOLUTE BY
                    APOPTOSIS
               note APOPLEXY APOCALYPSE APOLOGY
               implies NATURAL CELL DEATH or
                       NORMAL or EXPECTED
~ CATAGLOTTISM  id+ | THRUSTING OUT OF THE TONGUE IN KISSING |
                vern> "FRENCH" KISSING
~ CATALASE  sc> ENZYME THAT LIBERATES OXYGEN FROM
                HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
     from gr KATA and
             LEGEIN = TO LEAVE OFF or TO CEASE
     med> ACATALASIA IS INHERITED AS AN AUTOSOMAL
          RECESSIVE DISORDER MOSTLY IN JAPAN AND
          INBRED GROUPS AND CAUSES PROPENSITY TOWARD
             GINGIVAL AND OTHER ORAL INFECTIONS
~ CATALEPSY  ABSENCE SEIZURES or EPILEPSY
             gr KATA and LAMBANEIN = TO TAKE
~ CATALOG    or CATALOGUE <see next
~ CATALOGUE  gr KATA = DOWN and LEGEIN = TO SAY
                ENUMERATION IN SOME ORDER
             MOSTLY A LISTING IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
             id+ COUNTING AND CLASSIFYING
~ CATALYSIS  gr KATA and LYEIN = LOOSE or DISSOLVE
             sug> LIQUIDATE
             med> also TO ARREST or COUNTERACT
                       A PATHOGENIC PROCESS
~ CATALYST   INCREASES RATE OF REACTIONS
             biol> ENZYMES ARE CATALYSTS
             id+ CATALYZE IS TO EXPEDITE WITH
                 MINIMAL SELF CONSUMPTION
~ CATAMENIA  med> MENSES or MENSTRUAL FLOW
~ CATAMITE   id+ BREAKDOWN OF THE NATURAL ORDER
                 from lat CATAMITUS or gr GANYMEDES
     or  GANYMEDE
     id+ A BOY AS AN OBJECT FOR
         A MALE HOMOSEXUAL or PEDERAST
     myth> A YOUNG TROJAN PRINCE SAID
           TO HAVE BEEN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY
     ZEUS FELL IN LOVE WITH HIM AND
     KIDNAPPED HIM TO OLYMPUS
     PERHAPS AS A LOVER BUT CERTAINLY TO SERVE
     AS A CUP BEARER FOR THE GODS
     hx> IN ROME BOY LOVERS OF ADULT MALES
         WERE KNOWN AS GANYMEDES or CATAMITE
     id+ PEDERAST PEDERASTY or
         MALE HOMOSEXUAL RELATION
     sug> PERHAPS "CATA" in CATAMITE DENOTES THE
          KIDNAPPING or SEPARATION OF GANYMEDES FROM A
          NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
               see> CATA  CATAPLEXY  CATAPULT  etc
~ CATAPLEXY    gr KATA and PLESSEIN = TO STRIKE
               A SUDDEN SHOCK PRODUCING MUSCULAR RIGIDITY
~ CATAPULT     gr KATA and PALLEIN = TO TOSS or WHIRL
~ CATARACT     id+ | WATERFALL and OCULAR LENS OPACITY |
               gr  KATARRAKTES = WATERFALL
               gr  KATA          FALL and
               lat CATARATA      WATERFALL
               med> CATARACT     OBSTRUCTED VISION
     THE RESULT OF OPACITY OF THE CRYSTALLINE LENS
     ply> | BLURRED VISION as if impeded by
            a sheet of WATER |
     med> CATARACTS ARE CLASSFIED IN A VARIETY OF WAYS
          ONE WAY IS TO GROUP CATARACTS AS
     CONGENITAL  SENILE  or due to
     PRENATAL RUBELLA or RATIATION EFFECTS
     METABOLIC ERRORS incl DIABETES  AMINOACIDURIA
     hx> CATARACT IS AMONG THE MAJOR CAUSES OF
             BLINDNESS    see> BLIND
~ CATARRH    from KATA and RHEIN = TO FLOW
~ CATARRHAL  from CATARRH    in ukr KATAR
             for expanded etymology
     see> CATHAR
     med> CATARRHAL SECRETION
          CORIZA or CORYZA from
     gr KORYZA  = CATARRH for
     INFLAMED NOSAL MUCOSA or
     "COLD" or "RUNNY NOSE" CAUSING A
     CLEAR or "PURE" NASAL DISCHARGE or
     sp    MOCO        = MUCUS
           MOCOSO        CHILD
     ukr  SMARKATCH      CHILD
          SMARK          MUCUS  SNOT
               see> KID
~ CATARRHIN    gr KATARRHIS
               from KATA and RHIS RHINOS =
                    DOWN     NOSE
~ CATASTROPHE  gr KATASTROPHE = TO OVERTURN
               from KATA = DOWN and STREPHEIN or
     TO TURN OVER TO THROW  TO RUIN  A CALAMITY
     A DISASTER  A CATACLYSM  A TRAGEDY
     note main etymology under see> TREMOR
     hx> OLD DRAMAS WERE DIVIDED
         INTO SEVERAL PARTS
     PROSTASIS   = PRO or BEFORE or PROPOSITION
     EPISTASIS     EPI or ABOVE     SCENARIO
     CATASTASIS    CATA or DOWN     EVENTS
     CATASTROPHE   CULMINATION
     CATHARSIS     RESOLUTION
               ply> | FROM GOOD DRAMAS WE LEARN CATHARSIS |
~ CATATONIA    gr KATA and TONOS = DOWN and TENSION
               med> in EPILEPTIC CONVULSIONS leading to
               FALL RIGIDITY STUPOR  <sug> STUPID
~ CATAVASIA    in ukr CONFUSION as TO FALL INTO A DISORDER 
  note>        cont> see> CATHETER CATHEDRA CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC 

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