regi-, reg-, rec-, rex-
(Latin: to direct, to rule, to lead straight, to keep straight; to guide, to govern)
Although it does not appear to be correct, all of the words in this unit etymologically come from this family group. Some words; such as, surge and its related formats, may be presented as separate units; however, they originally evolved from this family unit.
2. The front side of something that is flat and which is examined: Sherry had to use a magnifying glass in order to see the very fine print on the recto surface of the old coin which she found in the garden behind her house.
2. A Roman Catholic priest appointed to be a manager as well as a spiritual head of a church or other institution; such as, a seminary or university: The rector, or religious official, conducts certain rituals and sacraments in his place of worship.. 3. Those people who are in charge as the primary administrator of certain educational institutions, colleges, and universities: The chief manager of some European schools are known as rectors.
2. A tool consisting of a thin tube with a light source, used to examine the inside of the rectum.
It is used to locate, identify, and photograph pathologic alterations, to obtain biopsy material, and to perform other surgical interventions, and for the delivery of medication.