Chapter 2 - Exploring Medical Language

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  1. state of
    • -sis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: pro/gno/sis
  2. control, stop, standing
    • -stasis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: meta/stasis
  3. malignant tumor (suffix)
    • -sarcoma
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: aden/o/sarcoma
  4. condition of formation, development, growth
    • -plasia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: neo/plasia
  5. abnormal condition
    • -osis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: cyan/osis
  6. resembling
    • -oid
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: neur/oid
  7. one who studies and treats (specialist physician)
    • -logist
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: onc/o/logist
  8. disease
    • -pathy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: neur/o/pathy
  9. growth, substance, formation
    • -plasm
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: neo/plasm
  10. tumor, swelling (suffix)
    • -oma
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: fibr/oma
  11. study of
    • -logy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE:onc/o/logy
  12. red
    • erythr/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: erythr/o/cyte
  13. black
    • melan/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: melan/oma
  14. through, complete
    • dia-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: dia/gno/sis
  15. above, excessive
    • hyper-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: hyper/plasia
  16. blue
    • cyan/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: cyan/osis
  17. white
    • leuk/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: leuk/o/cyte
  18. painful, abnormal, difficult, labored
    • dys-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: dys/plasia
  19. yellow
    • xanth/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: xanth/o/chrom/ic
  20. physician, medicine (also means treatment)
    • iatr/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: iatr/o/genic
  21. tumor, mass (combining form)
    • onc/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: onc/o/logist
  22. rod-shaped, striated
    • rhabd/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: rhabd/o/my/oma
  23. green
    • chlor/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: chlor/oma
  24. smooth
    • lei/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: lei/o/my/oma
  25. disease (combining form)
    • path/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: path/o/genic
  26. body
    • somat/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: somat/o/plasm
  27. color
    • chrom/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: chrom/ic
  28. organ
    • organ/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: organ/oid
  29. system
    • system/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: system/ic
  30. cancer
    • cancer/o, carcin/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: cancer/ous
  31. knowledge
    • gno/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: pro/gno/sis
  32. cause (of disease)
    • eti/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: eti/o/logy
  33. internal organs
    • viscer/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: viscer/al
  34. nerve
    • neur/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: neur/o/pathy
  35. flesh, connective tissue
    • sarc/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: sarc/oma
  36. fiber
    • fibr/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: fibr/o/sarcoma
  37. cell (combining form)
    • cyt/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: cyt/oid
  38. nucleus
    • kary/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: kary/o/plasm
  39. muscle
    • my/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: my/o/pathy
  40. fat
    • lip/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: lip/oma
  41. tissue
    • hist/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: hist/o/logy
  42. epithelium
    • epitheli/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: epitheli/oma
  43. gland
    • aden/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: aden/oma
  44. new
    • neo-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: neo/plasm
  45. below, incomplete, deficient
    • hypo-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: hypo/plasia
  46. pertaining to
    (3 answers)
    • -al, -ic, -ous
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: epitheli/al
  47. substance or agent that produces or causes
    • -gen
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: carcin/o/gen
  48. after, beyond, change
    • meta-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: meta/stasis
  49. before
    • pro-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: pro/gno/sis
  50. cell (suffix)
    • -cyte
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: erythr/o/cyte
  51. producing, originating, causing
    • -genic
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: carcin/o/genic

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