Diseases

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Diseases
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2010-04-17 20:31:08
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prefixes, roots for diseases
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  1. Alg/o, algi/o, algesi/o

    Algesia
    Pain

    Condition of having pain
  2. Carcin/o

    Carcinoid
    Cancer, carcinoma

    Resembling a carcinoma
  3. Cyst/o, cyst/i

    Cystic
    Filled sac or pouch, cyst, bladder

    Pertaining to having a cyst
  4. Lith

    Lithiasis
    Calculus, stone

    Stone formation
  5. Onc/o

    Oncogenic
    Tumor

    Causing a tumor
  6. Path/o

    Pathogen
    Disease

    Organism that produces disease
  7. Py/o

    Pyoderma
    Pus

    Pus-containing skin disease
  8. Pyr/o, pyret/o

    Pyrexia
    Fever, fire

    Fever
  9. Scler/o

    Sclerosis
    Hard

    Hardening of tissue
  10. Tox/o, toxic/o

    Endotoxin
    Poison

    Toxin within bacterial cells
  11. Dys-

    Dystrophy
    Abnormal, painful, difficult

    Abnormal nourishment (troph/o) of tissue
  12. Mal-

    Malabsorption
    Bad, poor

    Poor absorption of nutrients
  13. Pachy-

    Pachycephaly
    Thick

    Abnormal thickness of the skull
  14. Xero-

    Xeroderma
    Dry

    Dryness of the skin
  15. Staphyl/o

    Staphylococcus
    Grapelike cluster

    A round bacterium that forms clusters
  16. Strept/o

    Streptobacillus
    Twisted chain

    A rod shaped bacterium that forms chains
  17. Bacill/i, bacill/o

    Bacilluria
    Bacillus

    Bacilli in the urine
  18. Bacteri/o

    Bacteriostatic
    Bacterium

    Stopping the growth of bacteria
  19. Myc/o

    Mycotic
    Fungus, mold

    Pertaining to a fungus
  20. Vir/o

    Viremia
    Virus

    Presence of viruses in the blood

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