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Cer Cera Ceraceous Ceramic Ceramion Cerat
Cerato Ceratoid Cerberus
~ CER~       id+ | prefix for SOFT or WAX like |
~ CERA       id+ | like WAX or VOSK in ukr |
~ CERACEOUS  id+ | SOFT in biol> WAX LIKE  see> CERES |
^u           id+ | HARD in biol> KERATIN   see> KER~  |
~ CERAMIC    id+ | HARD CLAY like PORCELAIN |
~ CERAMION   id+ | SOFT POTTERS CLAY |
             gr KERAMOS = POTTER'S CLAY
~ CERAT      or KERAT or CERATO   see> KER~
             biol> note CERATIN CERATOPHYLLUS
~ CERATO     id+ | HORN like | see> KER~
~ CERATOID   id+ | HORN like |
             id+ | HORNY or SCALE like |
~ CERBERUS   or KERBERUS
             id+ | GUARDIAN OF THE UNDERWORLD |
             id+ | REPLICATED BODY PARTS |
  note tendency in eng spelling with
       K for HARD and
       C for SOFT
  sp CERA   = WAX
  gr KERAS    HORN
     CERBERA  SERPENT LIKE
  note for etymology see> CERES and see> KER~
  med> KERATOSIS  or ROUGH HORN LIKE SKIN
       also THICKENING OF A TISSUE
  biol> a family of RNA or mRNA MOLECULES that are
        messengers capable of inducing
  REPLICATION of STRUCTURES critical in
  NORMAL development as in SNAKES  RIBS  VERTEBRA or
  biol> also for "INFERNAL or HELL LIKE" as in
        LYTTA STYGICA or a common BLISTER BEETLE
  mostly containing CANTHARIDINE
  med> note that CAUSES or ETIOLOGY of DUPLICATION and
       other HUMAN MALFORMATIONS is shared with those
  of other SPECIES who may have less or greater number
  of REPLICATIONS as per VERTEBRA  RIBS  DIGITS  etc
  myth> CERBERUS had the task to guard the
        UNDERWORLD or HADES or HELL or the
  STYGIAN  FIELDS for a territory beyond the river
  STYX which included the ELYSIUM or ELYSIAN FIELDS
  reserved for the HUMAN HEROES
  CERBERUS was depicted as a GUARDIAN MONSTER
  HE COULD HAVE FROM THREE OR FIFTY DOG LIKE HEADS or
  BE LIKE A SERPENT
  note a more forbidding EGYPTIAN version of a
  SPHINX with a TRUNK and LEGS of a HIPPOPOTAMUS and a
  HEAD of a CROCODILE
  CERBERUS was the SYMBOL of the
  id+ | ETERNAL DARKNESS and total silence in HADES |
  CERBERUS WELCOMED THE DECEASED INTO THE UNDERWORLD BUT
  ONCE WITHIN MORTALS COULD NOT LEAVE
  CERBERUS ENGENDERED
  TYPHAON sug> TYPHOON and
  ECHIDNA represented as a SERPENT WOMAN
  note THE 12th TASK OF HERAKLES or HERACLES HERCULES
       WAS TO BRING CERBERUS TO THE UPPER WORLD
  RULED BY ZEUS
  PLUTO THE GOD OF THE UNDERWORLD AND WEALTH
  AGREED THAT HERCULES MIGHT TAKE CERBERUS
  PROVIDED HERCULES DID NOT USE FORCE
  CERBERUS HAD A SIBLING see> ORTHUS
  ALSO A MULTIHEADED DOG LIKE MONSTER
  art> MANY AMPHORAS SHOW HERCULES
       STEALING CERBERUS FROM HADES
  hx>  TO THIS DAY THE HABIT TO APPEASE CERBERUS
       WITH CAKE SOAKED IN HONEY
  PERSISTS IN MANY CULTURES    see> HADES
  A CAKE IS PLACED IN THE MOUTH OF A DECEASED
  ALONG WITH A COIN FOR THE FERRYMAN CHARON
  maxim> lit " GIVE A SOP TO CERBERUS " refers to
         " APPEASE SOMEONE WITH A GIFT "
  note collateral points
  eng STYGIAN = HELL or HADES  as in
  ukr HADES     THE UNDERWORLD
      HAD       VIPER  EVIL  REPTILE
      HADKO     REPULSIVE
      HADY      REFLECTION
      HADKA     THOUGHT  IDEA  OPINION  SUPPOSITION  PUZZLE
      HADAI     THINK
  note STIGIAN WATER is used to imply 
       FATAL WATER REFLECTIONS as was with in the
  NARCISSISM of NARCISSUS and note that the legend
  persists in MANY CULTURES upholding that it is
  BAD LUCK TO GAZE AT A SELF REFLECTION
  IN A BODY OF WATER
  ply> | CROSSING THE STYX IS
         TO ENTER THE OBLIVION OF HADES |
  cont> see> KER~ and see> CERES        

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