herpeto-, herpet-, herp-

(Greek: creeping thing, reptile; snake)

herpetogeny
herpetography
1. A description of serpents; such as, snakes.
2. A description of the herpes disease.
herpetoid
herpetologic
herpetological
herpetologist
herpetology (hur" pi TAHL uh jee) (s) (noun), herpetologies (pl)
The branch of zoology concerned with the study of reptiles and amphibians.
herpetophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
A pathologic or abnormal abhorrence of reptiles: People who have a herpetophobia cannot stand the sight of snakes, lizards, and even amphibians, and, when this does happen, it can lead to severe reactions like anxiety or nausea.
A boy is running away from a man who has a snake in his hands.
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herpetophobiac (noun) herpetophobiacs (pl)
Someone who has an extreme horror of reptiles: Manfred was a herpetophobiac who thought that all snakes were poisonous, slimy like worms, or generally dangerous.
herpetotomy
herpism
herpobenthos, herpobenthic
Those organisms growing or moving through muddy sediments.
herpon

A cross reference of other word family units that are related directly, or indirectly, with: "snakes or other reptiles": angui-; coluber-; ophio-; reptil-; sauro-.