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CHIRAGRA CHIROGRAPHUM CHIRONOMIA CHIROGYMNAST CHIROMANCY CHIRON
CHIROPODIST CHIROPODY CHIROPRATIC CHIROPRACTOR CHIROPTERA CHIRURGEON
CHIRURGIA CHIRURGUS
~ CHIR~         cont> from see> CHEIRON
~ CHIRO~        id+ | prefix for HAND | from
^u              gr CHEIRO = HAND   see> CHEIRO
~ CHIRAGRA      lat for HAND GOUT
~ CHIROGRAPHUM  id+ | A BOND |
                id+ | A BILL | from
                lat for HANDWRITING
~ CHIRONOMIA    id+ | NAMING BY HAND GESTURE |
                id+ | HAND TALKING |
    note see> CHEIRON as found in
    sp  QUIROFANO  = SURGICAL ROOM
    ukr CHIRURG      SURGEON
    sp  CIRUJANO     same
                see> CHIRURGIA for see> SURGERY
~ CHIROGYMNAST  gr GYMNAZEIN = TO TRAIN   sug> GYMNAST
                hx> A DEVICE USED BY PIANISTS
                    TO TRAIN THEIR HANDS
~ CHIROMANCY    A BELIEF IN PALMISTRY
                A BELIEF IN THE ABILITY
       TO FORETELL EVENTS FROM THE INSPECTION OF
       THE LINES OF THE PALMS
       sc> biol> med> THE SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINE TO
                      INTERPRET FEATURES
       OF THE PALM AND OTHER RIDGED SKIN IS KNOWN AS
           DERMATOGLYPHICS        <see
~ CHIRON   for details see> CHEIRON
           myth> CHIEF CENTAUR AND TEACHER
       also see> MEDICINE
       biol> name for pl and animals
             eg reptile HYDROPS CHIRONIUS
       sc> astr THE OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM APPEARED TO BE
                LARGELY AN EMPTY PLACE INHABITED BY
       TRANSIENT COMETS AND THE GIANT PLANETS
       SATURN  or CRONUS CHRONUS KRONUS  sug> CHRONIC
       NEPTURN    POSEIDON               sug> TRIDENT
       URANUS     URANOS OURANUS         sug> URANIUM
       PLUTO      PLUTON HADES           sug> HELL
                  until in 1977 the discovery of
       CHIRON     CHEIRON                sug> MAN MANUAL
                  and in 1992 many other icy bodies were
                  orbiting between the giant planets
                  named collectively as
       CENTAURS   KENTAUROS              sug> JASON
                  THE CENTAURS ORIGINATED FROM THE
                  KUIPER BELT LOCATED BEYOND NEPTUNE
~ CHIROPODIST   WHO TREATS DISORDERS OF THE FOOT or FEET
~ CHIROPODY     or TREATMENT OF FEET  see> PODOS
~ CHIROPRATIC   TREATMENT BY HAND MANIPULATIONS
~ CHIROPRACTOR  HEALING BY HAND MANIPULATION
                see> CHEIROPORACTOR  see> SURGEON
                gr PRAKTICOS = BY HAND or " HANDY "
~ CHIROPTERA    gr CHIRO = HAND and PTEROS = WING or WING LIKE HAND
                biol> mamm  ORDER OF BATS  THEIR ELONGATED THUMB
                      SUPPORTS A WING LIKE STRUCTURE
~ CHIRURGEON    alt for SURGEON
~ CHIRURGIA     lat for see> SURGERY
~ CHIRURGUS     lat for SURGEON
                id+ | HAND OPERATOR |
                id+ | implies HAND and ENERGY or WORK |
                id+ | OPERATOR |  sug> HANDYMAN
  gr   CHEIROURGOS  SURGEON or VULNERUM MEDICUS or
                    VULNERARIUM    see> VULNERAGLE
  ukr  KHIRURG      same
  sp   CIRUJA       vern> for BEGGAR
                    implies HAND OUT or HANDOUT
       CIRUJANO     SURGEON
  gr   CHEIR        HAND and
            ERGOS   WORK    sug> ERGONOMIC
            ERG     ENERGY
       CHIROPHANO   or
  sp   QUIROFANO    OPERATING or SURGICAL ROOM as in old
  ply> | THE USE OF THE HAND SUGGESTS LINKS IN SPANISH
         OF SURGEON and BEGGAR and IN ENGLISH
         OF CHIROPRACTOR and CHIROMANCY |
  art> A FRESCO IN THE HERCULANEUM IN POMPEII SHOWS
       CHIRON THE TEACHER OF ACHILLES
  hx> note how FOR CENTURIES
           SURGEONS WERE EXCLUDED FROM
  MEDICAL PROFESSIONS AND BELONGED TO
  THE GUILD OF BARBERS BECAUSE
  THEY WERE CONSIDERED " MANUAL " WORKERS and not
  " MENTAL " WORKERS
        

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