Oncology

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Oncology
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  1. ana-




    prefix
    up




    prefix
  2. apo-



    prefix
    away from




    prefix
  3. brachy-



    prefix
    short distance




    prefix
  4. cata-




    prefix
    down




    prefix
  5. dis- (3)




    prefix
    separation




    prefix
  6. dis-  (3)




    prefix
    duplication




    prefix
  7. dis-  (3)




    prefix
    reversal




    prefix
  8. meso-




    prefix
    middle




    prefix
  9. meta-   (2)




    prefix
    change




    prefix
  10. meta-  (2)




    prefix
    beyond  




    prefix
  11. -blast




    suffix
    developing cell




    suffix
  12. -blastoma




    suffix
    tumor of developing (embryonic=immature) cells-malignant



    suffix
  13. -carcinoma




    suffix
    cancerous tumor




    suffix
  14. -gen




    suffix
    substance or agent that produces or causes




    suffix
  15. -genic   (3)




    suffix
    pertaining to producing




    suffix
  16. -genic  (3)




    suffix
    pertaining to causing (the production of)




    suffix
  17. -genic   (3)




    suffix
    originating in




    suffix
  18. -genesis




    suffix
    formation of, development of




    suffix
  19. -plasm




    suffix
    growth, formation   (noun)




    suffix
  20. -sarcoma




    suffix
    malignant tumor




    suffix
  21. blast/o




    cf
    developing, immature, embryonic




    cf
  22. carcin/o




    cf
    cancer




    cf
  23. chem/o   (2)




    cf
    chemicals




    cf
  24. chem/o   (2)




    cf
    drugs




    cf
  25. mut/o




    cf
    change




    cf
  26. myx/o




    cf
    mucus




    cf
  27. onc/o




    cf
    tumor




    cf
  28. radi/o   (4)




    cf
    radiation




    cf
  29. radi/o   (4)




    cf
    emission of radiant energy




    cf
  30. radi/o   (4)




    cf
    radius (lower arm bone)




    cf
  31. radi/o    (4)




    cf
    radium (an element)




    cf
  32. sarc/o




    cf
    connective tissue (flesh)




    cf
  33. terat/o




    cf
    malformation (monster)




    cf
  34. anaplasia




    non decod. vocab
    dedifferentiation (reverse differentiation of tissue to a more primitive state)




    non decod. vocab
  35. apoptosis




    non decod. vocab
    normal function to keep cell growth in check




    non decod. vocab
  36. cachexia  (2)




    non decad.vocab
    wasting syndrome; general ill-health an malnutrition



    non decod. vocab
  37. carcinoma




    non decod. vocab
    cancerous tumor of epithelial origin




    non decod. vocab
  38. differentiation




    non decod. vocab
    maturing and specializing of cells




    non decod. vocab
  39. in situ   (2)




    non decod. vocab
    confined to a site; in natural or normal place




    non decodab. vocab
  40. metastasis




    non decod. vocab
    cancer cells spreading to other organs or tissue; secondary- not primary



    non decod. vocab
  41. sarcoma




    non decodable vocabulary
    malignant tumor of connective tissue




    non decodable vocabulary

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