Blood, Lymph, Immune System

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Blood, Lymph, Immune System
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Combining Form, Suffix, and Prefixes of Blood, Lymph, and Immune System
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  1. aden/o
    • Combining Form
    • Gland
    • aden/oid - resembling a gland
  2. agglutin/o
    • Combining Form
    • clumping, gluing
    • agglutin/ation - process of clumping
  3. bas/o
    • Combining Form
    • base (alkaline, opposite of acid)
    • bas/o/phil - attraction to base
  4. blast/o
    • Combining Form
    • embryonic cell
    • erythr/o/blast/osis - abnormal increase of embryonic red (cells)
  5. chrom/o
    • Combining Form
    • color
    • hypo/chrom/ic - under coloration
  6. eosin/o
    • Combining Form
    • dawn (rose-colored)
    • eosin/o/phil - attraction for rose colored (dye)
  7. erythr/o
    • Combining Form
    • red
    • erythr/o/cyte - red cell
  8. granul/o
    • Combining Form
    • granule
    • granul/o/cyte - cell (containing) granulocytes (in the cytoplasm)
  9. hem/o
    • Combining Form
    • blood
    • hem/o/phobia - fear of blood
  10. hemat/o
    • Combining Form
    • blood
    • hemat/oma - blood tumor
  11. immun/o
    • Combining Form
    • immune, immunity, safe
    • immun/o/logy - study of immunity
  12. kary/o
    • Combining Form
    • nucleus
    • kary/o/lysis - destruction of the nucleus
  13. nucle/o
    • Combining Form
    • nucleus
    • mono/nucle/ar - pertaining to a singular nucleus
  14. leuk/o
    • Combining Form
    • white
    • leuk/emia - white blood condition; increased # of leukocytes in the blood or tissues
  15. lymphaden/o
    • Combining Form
    • lymph gland (node)
    • lymphaden/o/pathy - disease of lymph nodes
  16. lymph/o
    • Combining Form
    • lymph
    • lymph/oid - resembling lymph
  17. lymphangi/o
    • Combining Form
    • lymph vessel
    • lymphangi/oma - tumor (composed of) lymph vessels
  18. morph/o
    • Combining Form
    • form, shape, structure
    • morph/o/logy - Study of form, shape, and structure
  19. myel/o
    • Combining Form
    • bone marrow; spinal cord
    • myel/o/gen/ic - relating to the origin in bone marrow
  20. neutr/o
    • Combining Form
    • neutral, neither
    • neutr/o/phil/ic - pertaining to an attraction for neutral dyes
  21. phag/o
    • Combining Form
    • swallowing, eating
    • phag/o/cyte - cell that eats (foreign materials)
  22. plas/o
    • Combining Form
    • formation, growth
    • a/plas/tic - pertaining to a failure to form
  23. poikil/o
    • Combining Form
    • varied, irregular
    • poikil/o/cyte - cell that is irregular or varied (in shape)
  24. reticul/o
    • Combining Form
    • net, mesh
    • reticul/o/cyte - cell (that contains a) net or meshwork
  25. ser/o
    • Combining Form
    • serum
    • ser/o/logy - study of serum
  26. sider/o
    • Combining Form
    • iron
    • sider/o/penia - deficiency of iron
  27. splen/o
    • Combining Form
    • spleen
    • splen/o/rrhagia - bursting forth of the spleen
  28. thromb/o
    • Combining Form
    • blood clot
    • thromb/osis - abnormal condition of a blood clot
  29. thym/o
    • Combining Form
    • thymus gland
    • thym/o/pathy - disease of the thymus gland
  30. xen/o
    • Combining Form
    • foreign, strange
    • xen/o/graft - foreign transplantation, also called heterograft
  31. -blast
    • Suffix
    • embryonic cell
    • erythr/o/blast - embryonic red cell
  32. -emia
    • Suffix
    • blood condition
    • an/emia - without blood
  33. -globin
    • Suffix
    • protein
    • hem/o/globin - blood protein
  34. -graft
    • Suffix
    • transplantation
    • auto/graft - self implantation
  35. -osis
    • Suffix
    • abnormal condition; increase
    • leuk/o/cyt/osis - abnormal increase in white (blood) cells
  36. -penia
    • Suffix
    • decrease, deficiency
    • erythr/o/penia - abnormal decrease in red (blood cells)
  37. -phil
    • Suffix
    • attraction for
    • neutr/o/phil - attraction for a neutral (dye)
  38. -phoresis
    • Suffix
    • carrying, transmission
    • electr/o/phoresis - carrying an electric (charge)
  39. -phylaxis
    • Suffix
    • protection
    • ana/phylaxis - against protection
  40. allo-
    • Prefix
    • other, differing from the normal
    • allo/graft - transplantation differing from the normal; also called homograft
  41. anis-
    • Prefix
    • unequal, dissimilar
    • aniso/cyt/osis - abnormal increase in the cells that are unequal
  42. iso-
    • Prefix
    • same, equal
    • iso/chrom/ic - pertaining to the same color

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