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What is the prefix that means the opposite of hyper?
What is one suffix that means development?
what does the suffix -graph mean?
instrument to record
What is the word root for head?
What combining form is used for words about epithelial tissue organ cancers?
Oncology is the study of what?
What are atheromata?
fatty material that forms plaques in the arteries
Bone cancer is classified as a what?
How would you form the plural for a singular ending in -oma?
What is an ulcer?
an open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane that fails to heal
What word indicates a low potassium level?
What is the verb that indicates a tumor that spreads?
bone marrow, spinal cord
small elevation of tissue
degeneration or wasting away
excision or removal of a gland
tumor of a lymph gland
cancerous tumor of a glandular-type tissue
resembling (like) fat
lesion that is a sore
cancer of connective tisue
a ___ tumor is not cancerous
dark pigmented cell
study of form and development
the study of tumors (specialty)
____ is secreted by cells by the lining of the nose
new growth (another term for tumor)
herniation of brain tissue
softening of the bones of the skull
process of recording electrical brain activity
incision (cutting into) the skull
inflammation of the brain
treatment of disease (especially cancer) by the use of chemical substances
tumor involving growth of melanocytes, dark pigmented tumor
the tissue of a serous membrane
one who studies tumors
a device for measuring the external dimensions of the skull
softening of brain tissue
relating to the brain and its blood vessels
surgical removal of a portion of the skull
agent that prevents tumor growth
herniation of the meninges
basal cell carcinoma
transient ischemic attack
medical laboratory technician
millimeters of mercury (blood pressure)
cancer, carcinoma, cardiac arrest, chronological age
when pronouncing the term "arthroscopy" the accent goes on which syllable?
what is the word root for bone?
what is a combining form for either bone marrow or the spinal cord?
what is the suffix for surgical repair?
what is the prefix that means between?
periodontal refers to the what?
the tissue around the teeth
the region of the abdomen below the right ribs is what?
what would you call a person who makes artificial limbs?
what is the suffix for softening?
the term aberrant means wandering where?
from the usual or normal
what is the combining form for abdomen?
what is the membrane around the bone called?
a physician is a DO (adjective)
doctor of osteopathic medicine
porous condition of the bone
instrument used to look into a joint
immature bone marrow cell
plural of bursa
complete lack of development
incision into a joint
between the ribs
inflammation of the rib and cartilage
pertaining to teeth or a tooth
inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord
bone and joint physician specialist (they straighten deformities)
artificial body part
pertaining to a location above the pubic bone
measurement of the pelvis
condition of bone loss
movement carrying a body part toward the midline
unusual route or wandering from the normal path
poor or abnormal development
noun for chest or chest cavity
sack-like structure with clear fluid
the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance
the accumulation of serous fluid in a body sac
centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
endoscopy of the urinary bladder via the urethra
the action or process of adhering to a surface or object
surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint
softening of the bone
the study of rheumatism, arthritis, & other such disorders
any disease of both brain & spinal cord