BIO 2113 Part 3

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BIO 2113 Part 3
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  1. pleo-
    More than one

    Pleomorphism (having more than one form)
  2. -pne-
    Breathe

    Apnea (lack of breathing)
  3. pneumo-
    Air, gas, or lungs

    Pneumothorax (air in the thorax)
  4. pod-
    Foot

    Podiatry (treatment of foot disorders)
  5. -poie-
    Make

    Hematopoiesis (make blood cells)
  6. poly-
    Many, much

    polycythemia (excess red blood cells)
  7. post-
    After, behind

    Postpartum (after childbirth)
  8. pre-
    Before, in front of

    Prenatal (before birth)
  9. pro-
    Before, in front of

    Prosect (to cut before-for demonstration)
  10. procto-
    Anus, rectum

    Proctoscope (instrument for examining the rectum)
  11. pseudo-
    False

    Pseudostratified (falsely layered)
  12. psycho-
    Mind, soul

    Psychosomatic (effect of the mind on the body)
  13. pyo-
    Pus

    Pyoderma (pus in the skin)
  14. quasi-
    Almost, resembling

    Quasidominance (mimicking dominant inheritance)
  15. re-
    Back, again, contrary

    Reflect (bend back)
  16. reno-
    Kidney

    Renocortical (cortex of kidney)
  17. retro-
    Backward, located behind

    Retroperitoneal (behind the peritoneum)
  18. rhino-
    Nose

    Rhinodynia (pain in nose)
  19. -rrhagia
    Burst forth, pour

    Hemorrhage (bleed)
  20. -rrhea
    Flow, discharge

    Rhinorrhea (nasal discharge)
  21. sarco-
    Flesh or fleshy

    Sarcoma (connective tissue tumor)
  22. sclero-
    Hard

    Arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)
  23. -scope
    Examine

    Endoscope (instrument)
  24. semi-
    Half

    Semilunar (shaped like half a moon)
  25. somato-
    Body

    Somatotropin (hormone causing body growth)
  26. -stasis
    Stop, stand still

    Hemostasis (stop bleeding)
  27. -stat
    Inhibit

    Bacteriostat (inhibiting growth of
  28. steno-
    Narrow

    Stenosis (narrow canal)
  29. -stomy
    Make artificial opening

    Tracheostomy (make an opening into the trachea)
  30. sub-
    Under

    Subcutaneous (under skin)
  31. super-
    Above, upper, excessive

    Supercilia (upper brows)
  32. supra-
    Above, upon

    Suprarenal (above kidney)
  33. sym-
    Together, with

    Symphysis (growing together)
  34. syn-
    Together, with

    Synapsis (joining together)
  35. tachy-
    Fast, swift

    Tachycardia (rapid heart rate)
  36. tetra-
    Four

    Tetracetate (four acetic acid molecules)
  37. therm-
    Heat

    Thermometer (device for measuring heat)
  38. toco-
    Labor

    Tocophobia (dread of childbirth)
  39. -tomy
    Cut, incise

    Phlebotomy (incision of a vein)
  40. tox-
    Poison

    Antitoxin (substance effective against poison)
  41. trans-
    Across, through, beyond

    Transection (cut across)
  42. tri-
    Three

    Triceps (three-headed muscle)
  43. -troph-
    Nourish

    Hypertrophy (enlargement or overnourishment)
  44. -tropic
    Changing, influencing

    Gonadotropic (influencing the gonads)
  45. ultra-
    Excess, beyond

    Ultraviolet (beyond violet end of spectrum)
  46. uni-
    One

    Unilateral (one side)
  47. -uria
    Urine

    Polyuria (excess urine)
  48. vaso-
    Vessel

    Vasoactive (affecting caliber of blood vessels)
  49. vene-
    Vein

    Venesection (phlebotomy)
  50. viscer-
    Internal organ

    Visceromotor (movement of internal organs)
  51. vivi-
    Alive

    Vivisection (surgery on living animals)
  52. xeno-
    Foreign

    Xenograft (graft of tissue to another species)
  53. zoo-
    Animal

    Zoogenous (acquired from animals)

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