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MASK: We have to establish, first of all, that mask is a word of Latin origin. Specifically, it is the result of the sum of two clearly differentiated parts: ANTIVIRUS: The first thing we have to establish around the term that concerns us is that it is a neologism that has been formed from the sum of two parts: ANTREAR: The Greek concept of antron derived from the Latin antrum and came to our language as antrum. The first meaning mentioned in the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) refers to a grotto or a cave.
ANTONYM: A term is antonym to another when it states a concept that is contrary to or opposed to it. It is an idea that is used in the field of linguistics when classifying words. ANTONOMASIA: The concept of antonomasia comes from the Latin word antonomasĭa, which in turn derives from the Greek antonomasía. An antonomasia is a kind of synecdoche that involves ... ANTITHESIS: The etymological journey of the term antithesis begins in late Latin (antithĕsis) and then goes into Greek (antithesis) before reaching our language.
ANTISEPSIS: The French word antisepsie came to our language as antisepsis. The concept refers to the process that allows the elimination of microorganisms that can cause different kinds of infections or prevent their appearance. ANTIQUITY: The Latin term antiquĭtas came to Castilian as antiquity. The concept refers to the condition or property of ancient: that it took place in a past and distant time or that belongs to it. ANTIPYRETIC: The first thing that we are going to do before entering into the establishment of the meaning of the antipyretic term is to discover its etymological origin.


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