med term chap 3

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med term chap 3
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  1. pathology
    study of disease
  2. cytology
    study of cells
  3. histology
    study of tissue
  4. oncology
    study of abnormal growths, tumars, cancer
  5. morpho
    form,shape, structure
  6. metamorphosis
    process of changing from one form to another
  7. hpyer-
    above or more than normal
  8. hypo-
    below or less than normal
  9. hypotrophy
    progressive degeneration
  10. hypertrophy
    overdevelopment
  11. hypertension
    abnomally high blood pressure
  12. adeno
    glands
  13. -itis
    inflamation
  14. adenectomy
    removal of the glands
  15. -oma
    tumer
  16. tumor
    abnormal growth of cells
  17. -pathy
    disease
  18. lip/o
    fat
  19. lymphoma
    tumor composed of lymph tissue
  20. lymph/o
    lymphatic tissue
  21. carcin/o
    cancer
  22. metastasis
    transfer of a disease from one organ to another not connected to it
  23. oste/o
    bone
  24. papill/o
    small elevation of tissue
  25. fibr/o
    fibrous tissue
  26. chondr/o
    cartilage
  27. neur/o
    nerve
  28. -trophy
    nourishment
  29. onc/o-
    tumor
  30. -oid
    like or resembling
  31. ather/o-
    fatty
  32. arthr/o-
    joint
  33. arteri/o-
    arteries
  34. neo
    new
  35. neogenesis
    generation of new tissue
  36. neoplasm
    any kind of tumor or abnormal growth
  37. anti-
    against
  38. radiotherapy
    use of radiation for cancer treatment
  39. chemotherapy
    chemical or drug agents used for treating cancer
  40. mucoid
    resembling mucus
  41. cephal/o
    head
  42. crani/o
    skull
  43. encephal/o
    brain
  44. -cele
    hernia
  45. malacia
    softening of a tissue
  46. electroencephalography
    process of recording electrical brain activity
  47. -plasty
    surgical repair

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