pseudo-, pseud-

(Greek: false, deception, lying, untrue, counterfeit; used as a prefix)

pseudoapoplexy (s) (noun), pseudoapoplexies (pl)
A condition resembling apoplexy, but without cerebral hemorrhage.
Not aquatic but indigenous to moist regions.
pseudo-archaeology, pseudoarchaeology; pseudoarcheology
The use of selective archeological evidence, real or imagined, to promulgate nonscientific, fictional accounts of the past.
pseudobenthos, pseudobenthonic
The assemblage of pelagic organisms that live attached to solid bodies; such as, driftwood, other organisms, etc.
1. A visual disorder in which objects appear distorted or unreal.
2. False or imaginary vision, or visual hallucination; especially, those in which objects appear different or unreal.
A false dating, an error in date.
pseudocide, pseudocidal
A pretended attempt at suicide, undertaken with the intention of failure; one who makes such an attempt.
A condition in which the testes descend to the scrotum but continue to move up and down, rising high in the inguinal canal at one time and descending to the scrotum at another.
1. A false impression of pregnancy.
2. A physiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant.
3. A usually psychosomatic condition, occurring in both males and females, in which physical symptoms of pregnancy are manifested without conception; also called false pregnancy, pseudopregnancy.
4. A psychosomatic state that occurs in a woman without conception and is marked by some of the physical symptoms (as cessation of menses, enlargement of the abdomen, and apparent fetal movements) and changes in hormonal balance of pregnancy.