Terminology Ch 10

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Terminology Ch 10
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2013-02-13 00:57:39
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  1. Suffix: -emia, -hemia
    • condition of blood
    • erythmia - increase in red cells in the blood
  2. Suffix : -penia
    • decrease in, deficiency of 
    • cytopenia  - deficiency of cells in the blood
  3. Suffix: -poiesis
    • formation, production
    • hemopoiesis - production of blood cells
  4. Root: myel/o
    • bone marrow
    • myelogenous - originating in the bone marrow 
  5. Root: hemo/o hemat/o
    • blood
    • hematology - study of the blood
  6. Root: erythro 
    • red blood cells
    • erythropoiesis - formation of blood cells 
  7. Root - leuk/o
    • white blood cells 
    • leukoblast - immature white blood cells 
  8. Root: thromb/o
    • blood clot
    • thrombosis : formation of blood clot
  9. Root: Thrombocyt
    • platelet, thrombocyte
    • thrombocytopenia - deficiency of platelets in the blood
  10. Root: immuno/o
    • immunity, immune system
    • immnisation production of immunity
  11. Root: azot/o
    • nitrogenous 
    • azoturia - increased nitrogenous compounds in the urine
  12. Root: calc/i
    • calcium
    • calcification - deposition of calcium salts 
  13. Root: ferr/o ferr/i
    • Iron
    • ferrous -  pertaining to or containing iron
  14. Root: sider/o
    • Iron
    • sideroderma deposition of iron into the skin
  15. Root: kali
    • potassium 
    • hypokalemia - decrease of potassium in the blood
  16. Root: natri
    • sodium
    • natriuresis - excretion of sodium in the urine
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