Medical Term - Ch. 2

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Medical Term - Ch. 2
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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/0
    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 (Also means treatment)
  18. Lei/o
    Smooth
  19. Onc/o
    Tumor, mass
  20. Path/o
    Disease
  21. Rhabd/0
    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
    painful, abnormal, difficult, labored
  32. hyper
    above, excessive
  33. hypo
    below, incomplete, deficient
  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 treat
  43. -logy
    study of
  44. -oid
    resembling
  45. -oma
    tumor, swelling
  46. -osis
    abnormal condition
  47. -pathy
    disease
  48. -plasia
    condition of formation, developmentm growth
  49. -plasm
    growth, substance, formation
  50. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  51. -sis
    state of
  52. -stasis
    control, stop, standing
  53. adenocarcinoma
    cancerous tumor composed of glandular tissue
  54. adenoma
    tumor composed of glandular tissue
  55. carcinoma
    cancerous tumor
  56. chloroma
    tumor of green color
  57. epithelioma
    tumor composed of epithelium
  58. fibroma
    tumor composed of fiber
  59. fibrosarcoma
    malignant tumor composed of fiber tissue
  60. leiomyoma
    tumor of smooth muscle
  61. leiomyosarcoma
    malignant tumor of smooth tissue
  62. lipoma
    tumor composed of fat
  63. liposarcoma
    malignant tumor composed of fat
  64. melanocarcinoma
    cancerous black tumor
  65. melanoma
    black tumor (primarily of the skin)
  66. myoma
    tumor composed of muscle
  67. neoplasm
    new growth
  68. neuroma
    tumor composed of nerve
  69. rhabdomyoma
    tumor of striated muscle
  70. rhabdomyosarcoma
    malignant tumor of striated muscle
  71. sarcoma
    tumor composed of connective tissue
  72. cancerous
    pertaining to cancer
  73. carcinogen
    substance that causes cancer
  74. carcinogenic
    producing cancer
  75. cyanosis
    abnormal condition of blue
  76. cytogenic
    producing cells
  77. cytoid
    resembling a cell
  78. cytology
    study of cells
  79. cytoplasm
    cell substance
  80. diagnosis
    state of complete knowledge
  81. dysplasia
    abnormal development
  82. epithelial
    pertaining to epithelium
  83. erythrocyte
    red blood cell
  84. erythrocytosis
    increase in the number of red blood cells
  85. etiology
    study of causes (of diseases)
  86. histology
    study of tissue
  87. hyperplasia
    excessive development
  88. hypoplasia
    incomplete development
  89. iatrogenic
    produced by a physician
  90. iatrology
    study of medicine
  91. karyocyte
    cell with a nucleus
  92. karyoplasm
    substance of a nucleus
  93. leukocyte
    white blood cells
  94. leukocytosis
    increase in the number of white blood cells
  95. lipoid
    resembling fat
  96. metastasis (mets)
    beyond control (transfer of disease from one organ to another, as in the transfer of malignant tumors)
  97. myopathy
    disease of the muscle
  98. neopathy
    new disease
  99. neuroid
    resembling a nerve
  100. oncogenic
    causing tumors
  101. oncologist
    a physician who studies and treats tumors
  102. oncology
    study of tumors
  103. pathogenic
    producing disease
  104. pathologist
    a physician who studies diseases
  105. pathology
    study of disease
  106. prognosis
    state of before knowledge (prediction of the outcome of the disease)
  107. somatic
    pertaining to the body
  108. somatogenic
    originating in the body
  109. somatopathy
    disease of the body
  110. somatoplasm
    body substance
  111. systemic
    pertaining to a (body) system (or the body as a whole)
  112. visceral
    pertaining to the internal organs
  113. xanthochromic
    pertaining to yellow color
  114. xanthosis
    abnormal condition of yellow

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