Medical Termonology: Chapter 2

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Medical Termonology: Chapter 2
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Medical Terms for chapter 2, body sturcture, color and oncology
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. cyt/o
    cell
  3. epitheli/o
    epithelium
  4. fibr/o
    fiber
  5. hist/o
    tissue
  6. kary/o
    nucleus
  7. lip/o
    fat
  8. my/o
    muscle
  9. neur/o
    nerve
  10. organ/o
    organ
  11. sarc/o
    flesh, connective tissue
  12. system/o
    system
  13. viscer/o
    internal organs
  14. cancer/o, carcin/o
    cancer
  15. eti/o
    cause (of disease)
  16. gno/o
    knowledge
  17. iatr/o
    physician, medicine, treatment
  18. lei/o
    smooth
  19. onc/o
    tumor, mass
  20. path/o
    disease
  21. rhabd/o
    rod-shaped, striated
  22. somat/o
    body
  23. chlor/o
    green
  24. chrom/o
    color
  25. cyan/o
    blue
  26. erythr/o
    red
  27. leuk/o
    white
  28. melan/o
    black
  29. xanth/o
    yellow
  30. dia-
    through, complete
  31. dys-
    difficult, painful, abnormal, bad
  32. hyper-
    above, excessive
  33. hypo-
    below, incomplete, dficient
  34. meta-
    after, beyond, change
  35. neo-
    new
  36. pro-
    before
  37. -al, -ic, -ous
    pertaining to
  38. -cyte
    cell
  39. -gen
    substance or agent that produces or causes
  40. -genesis
    origin, cause
  41. -genic
    producing, originating, causing
  42. -logist
    one who studies and treats
  43. -logy
    study of
  44. -oid
    resembling
  45. -oma
    tumor, swelling
  46. -osis
    abnormal condition
  47. -pathy
    disease
  48. -plasia
    condition of formation development growth
  49. -plasm
    growth, substance, formation
  50. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  51. -sis
    state of
  52. -stasis
    control, stop, standing
  53. -gen
    sustance that produces or causes
  54. -genic
    producing, originating, causing
  55. benign
    not malignant
  56. carcinoma in situ
    cancer in early stage before invading tisue
  57. chemotherapy (chemo)
    treatment of cancer with drugs
  58. encapsulated
    enclosed in a capsule, usually benign tumors
  59. exacerbation
    increase of severity of disease or its symptoms
  60. idiopathic
    pertaining to disease of unknown origin
  61. inflammation
    response to injury or destruction of tissues
  62. in vitro
    within a glass or test tube
  63. in vivo
    within the living body
  64. malignant
    tending to become increasingly worse and to cause death
  65. radiation therapy
    treatment of cancer with radioactive substance, x-ray or radiation
  66. remission
    imporvement or absence of signs of disease
  67. CA
    carcinoma
  68. chemo
    chemotherapy
  69. Dx
    diagnosis
  70. mets
    metastasis
  71. Px
    prognosis
  72. RBC
    red blood cell
  73. XRT
    radiation therapy
  74. WBC
    white blood cell

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