pali-; palim-, palin-

(Greek > Latin: recurrence, repetitious; back, backward, again; returning, repeating)

palindromically (adverb), more palindromically, most palindromically
Characteristic of something that that reads the same forwards or backwards.
palindromist (s) (noun), palindromists (pl)
A writer or inventor of words, phrases, or sequences that read the same backward as they do when normally read forward.
palinesthesia, palinaesthesia (s) (noun); palinesthesias; palinaesthesias (pl)
The return of a patient's normal consciousness and awareness: After the surgery, the surgeon waited until Mrs. Jones recovered from the anesthesia and had palinesthesia so he could to speak directly with her.
palingenesis (s) (noun), palingeneses (pl)
1. in religion, the spiritual rebirth of a person by means of baptism.
2. Regeneration, birth over again; revival, re-animation, resuscitation.
3. In medicine, the regeneration or restoration of a lost body part.
4. The appearances of ancestral characteristics in successive generations.
palingenesy (s) (noun), palingenesies (pl)
That form of evolution or re-creation in which the truly ancestral characteristics of a species are reproduced as they were in their original existence.
palingenetic (adjective), more palingenetic, most palingenetic
Relating to, belonging to, or of the nature of the reproduction of ancestral characteristics of an organism from its embryo stage to an adult level.
palingraphia (s) (noun), palingraphias (pl)
A pathologic or an abnormal medical condition that involves the repetition of letters, words, or parts of words in writing.
palinmnesia (s) (noun) (no plural)
A memory for past events or experiences: Most people are able to use their palinmnesia for remembering important facts, names, places, and occurrences from former times in their lives.
palinode (s) (noun), palinodes (pl)
1. A poem in which the author retracts something said in a former poem; hence generally a recantation.
2. A formal statement declaring a retraction of what was said previously.
3. Etymology: from Latin palinodiaand from Greek palinoidia; from palin, "again" + oide, "song".
palinodial (adjective), more palinodial, most palinodial
A reference to a formal statement declaring that what was said previously is no longer considered valid.
palinodist (s) (noun), palinodists (pl)
The poet who changes his or her formerly expressed view which was in a previously compiled poem.
palinoia (s) (noun), palinoias (pl)
A neurosis marked by the repetition of some action without a reason or purpose.
palinopsia (s) (noun), palinopsias (pl)
In medicine, the pathologic continuance or recurrence of a visual sensation after the stimulus is gone: A palinopsia involves the abnormal repetitions of visual hallucinations.
palinphrasia, paliphrasia (s) (noun); palinphrasia, paliphrasias (pl)
In speech, an involuntary repetition of words, phrases, or sentences.
palinspastic (adjective), more palinspastic, most palinspastic
Pertaining to an illustration or something similar that represents layers of rock which have returned to their supposed former positions.