MT chapter 5

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MT chapter 5
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2012-02-25 21:17:15
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circulatory system
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  1. anti-
    against, opposite
  2. dys-
    • poor, painful, difficult
    • ex. DYSlexic - difficult to read
  3. a-, an-
    not, without
  4. BF:
    cardi-
    heart
  5. BF:
    atri-
    atrium
  6. BF:
    ventricul-
    ventricle
  7. BF:
    aort-
    aorta
  8. BF:
    arteri-
    artery
  9. BF:
    capillar-
    capillary
  10. BF:
    phleb-
    vein
  11. BF:
    ven-
    vein
  12. BF:
    angi-
    vessel
  13. BF:
    vascul-
    vessel
  14. BF:
    hemat-, hem-
    blood
  15. BF:
    blast-
    • embryonic cell
    • ex. BLASTocyte
  16. BF:
    kary-
    • nucleus
    • ex. proKARYote
  17. BF:
    cyt-
    • cell
    • ex. phagoCYte
  18. BF:
    thromb-
    • clot
    • ex. THROMBosis
  19. BF:
    sphygm-
    pulse
  20. BF:
    crot-
    pulse beat
  21. BF:
    lymph-
    lymph
  22. BF:
    splen-
    spleen
  23. BF:
    path-
    disease
  24. BF:
    phil-
    • love, affinity
    • ex. hydroPHILic
  25. BF:
    phob-
    • fear, aversion
    • ex. hydroPHOBic
  26. BF adj:
    erythr-
    red
  27. BF adj:
    leuk-
    • white
    • ex. LEUKemia
  28. BF adj:
    cyan-
    • blue
    • ex. cyan like the color
  29. BF verb:
    plas-, plast-
    to form, to shape
  30. BF verb:
    sta-
    • to stop, to control
    • ex. STAsis
  31. Suffix adj:
    -ac
    • pertaining to
    • ex. cardiAC - pertaining to the heart
  32. Suffix nouns:
    -t
    • instrument, agent, device
    • ex. hemostaT
  33. Terminations Noun:
    -emia (em/ia)
    blood condition
  34. Terminations Noun:
    -kinesis, -kinesia, -cinesia
    (kine/sis, kene/sia, cine/sia)
    • movement
    • ex. kinetic movement
  35. Terminations Noun:
    -sclerosis (scler/o/sis)
    hardening
  36. Terminations Noun:
    -megaly (megal/y)
    enlargement
  37. Terminations Noun:
    -cele (cel/e)
    swelling, herniation
  38. Terminations Noun:
    -penia (pen/ia)
    deficiency
  39. Terminations Noun:
    -plegia (pleg/ia)
    paralysis, stroke
  40. Terminations Noun:
    -ptosis (pto/sis)
    prolapse, sagging
  41. Terminations Noun:
    -rrhexis (rrhex/is)
    rupture
  42. Terminations Noun:
    -rrhagia (rrhag/ia)
    • discharge
    • ex. remember RAG - blood discharge
  43. Terminations Noun:
    -sepsis (sep/sis)
    infection
  44. Terminations Noun:
    -centesis (cente/sis)
    surgical puncture
  45. Terminations Noun:
    -clysis (cly/sis)
    irrigation, washing
  46. Terminations Noun:
    -pexy (pex/y)
    fixation, attachment
  47. Terminations Noun:
    -piesis (pie/sis)
    pressure
  48. Terminations Noun:
    -plasty (plast/y)
    surgical repair
  49. Terminations Noun:
    -rrhapy (rrhap/y)
    suture
  50. Terminations Noun:
    -trophy, -trophia
    (troph/y, troph/ia)
    development

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