stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist

(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)

establishmentarianism
estate
exist
existence
existent
existential (adjective), more existential, most existential
Relating to human existence and experiences: The existential threat of climate change has given rise to many bad environmental conditions.
existentialism (s) (noun), existentialisms (pl)
existentialist (s) (noun), existentialists (pl)
extant (adjective), more extant, most extant
Relating to something that is still currently existing and not having disappeared: In her inheritance, Becky found some extant diaries and journals written by her grandfather dating back to 1888!
Pertaining to still being in existence.
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frigostable (adjective)
Resistant to cold or low temperatures.
fungistasis
Inhibition of fungal growth.
fungistat
A chemical that keeps fungi from growing.
galactostasis
geodesist
Someone who specializes in the field of geodesy or the branch of geology that studies the shape of the earth and the determination of the exact position of geographical points.
gyrostabilizer
1. A device for stabilizing a seagoing vessel by counteracting its rolling motion from side to side, consisting essentially of a rotating gyroscope weighing about one percent of the displacement of the vessel.
2. An instrument having a heavy gyroscope whose axis spins in a vertical plane to reduce the side-to-side rolling of a ship or aircraft.

Related word families intertwined with "to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach" word units: fix-; pon-; prosth-; the-, thes-.