MedTerm Ch. 2

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MedTerm Ch. 2
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  1. -pathy
    disease
  2. -plasia
    condition of formation, development, growth
  3. -al
    pertaining to
  4. -ic
    pertaining to
  5. -ous
    pertaining to
  6. -logist
    one who studies and treats (specialist, physician)
  7. -stasis
    control, stop, standing
  8. -sis
    state of
  9. -logy
    study of
  10. -oma
    tumor, swelling
  11. -cyte
    cell
  12. -plasm
    growth, substance, formation
  13. -genic
    causing, originating, producing
  14. -gen
    substance/agent that causes or produces
  15. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  16. -oid
    resembling
  17. -osis
    abnormal condition
  18. pro-
    before
  19. neo-
    new
  20. dys-
    painful, abnormal, difficult, labored
  21. chrom/o
    color
  22. erythr/o
    red
  23. leuk/o
    white
  24. melan/o
    black
  25. cyan/o
    blue
  26. chlor/o
    green
  27. xanth/o
    yellow
  28. eti/o
    cause (of disease)
  29. gno/o
    knowledge
  30. cancer/o, carcin/o
    cancer
  31. rhabd/o
    rod shaped, striated
  32. sarc/o
    flesh, connective tissue
  33. lei/o
    smooth
  34. somat/o
    body
  35. kary/o
    nucleus
  36. aden/o
    gland
  37. fibr/o
    fiber
  38. system/o
    system
  39. viscer/o
    internal organs
  40. lip/o
    fat
  41. my/o
    muscle
  42. neur/o
    nerve
  43. hist/o
    tissue
  44. cyt/o
    cell
  45. organ/o
    organ
  46. epitheli/o
    epithelium
  47. meta-
    after, beyond, change
  48. hypo-
    below, incomplete, deficient
  49. path/o
    disease
  50. iatr/o
    physician, medicine (also means treatment)
  51. onc/o
    tumor, mass
  52. hyper- 
    above, excessive
  53. dia-
    thorough, complete
  54. singular -a
    vertebra
    • plural -ae
    • vertebrae
  55. singular -ax
    thorax
    • plural -aces
    • thoraces
  56. singular -is
    testis
    • plural -es
    • testes
  57. singular -ix
    appendix
    • plural -ices
    • appendices
  58. singular -ma
    carcinoma
    • plural -mata
    • carcinomata
  59. singular -on
    ganglion
    • plural - a
    • ganglia
  60. singular -sis
    metastasis
    • plural -ses
    • metastases
  61. singular -um
    ovum
    • plural -a
    • ova
  62. singular -us
    fungus
    • plural -i
    • fungi
  63. singular -nx
    larynx
    • plural -nges
    • larynges
  64. singular -y
    biopsy
    • plural -ies
    • biopsies

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