Ch 5,8 terms

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  1. ana-
    upward, excessive or again
  2. -plasia
    development or formation of tissue
  3. anter/o                                  anterior
    nearer to or toward the front; ventral
  4. poster/o                                                posterior               
    nearer to or toward the back; dorsal; situated behind
  5. ventr/o                                  ventral   
    belly side; same as anterior surface in humans
  6. dors/o                                    dorsal
    directed toward or situated on the back side;same as posterior surface
  7. medi/o                                   medial, median     
    middle or nearer the middle
  8. later/o      lateral
    toward the side; position farther from the midline or body or structure
  9. super/o                                  superior
    uppermost or above
  10. infer/o                                   inferior  
    lowermost or below
  11. proxim/o                               proximal                
    nearer the origin or point of attachment
  12. dist/o                                      distal
    far or distant from the origin or point of attachment
  13. cephal/o                                                cephalad                
    toward the tail or in an inferior direction in humans
  14. caud/o                                   caudad                   
    toward the tail or in an inferior direction in humans
  15. intern/o                                 internal  
    inside, within
  16. extern/o                                                external
    outside
  17. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  18. acr/o      
    extremities (arms and legs)
  19. blephar/o
    eyelid
  20. cyst/o
    cyst, bladder, or sac
  21. dactyl/o
    digit (toes, fingers or both)
  22. lapar/o
    abdominal wall
  23. omphal/o, umbilic/o
    umbilicus (navel)
  24. onych/o
    nail
  25. pelv/i
    pelvis
  26. periton/o
    peritoneum
  27. som/a, somat/o    
    body
  28. thorac/o                
    chest (thorax)
  29. crin/o, -crine
    secrete
  30. dacry/o, lacrim/o
    tear, tearing, crying
  31. -emia
    condition of the blood
  32. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  33. hidr/o     
    sweat or perspiration
  34. hydr/o
    water
  35. lymph/o
    lymph (sometimes refers to the lymphatics)
  36. muc/o
    mucus
  37. -poiesis  
    production
  38. -poietin  
    substances that causes production
  39. py/o
    pus
  40. sial/o
    saliva (sometimes referred to as salivary glands)
  41. ur/o
    urine (sometimes refers to the urinary tract)
  42. coagul/o
    coagulation
  43. cyt/o
    cell
  44. erythr/o
    red
  45. hem/a, hemat/o
    blood
  46. immune/o
    immune
  47. leuk/o
    white
  48. thromb/o
    clot (thrombus)
  49. -cyte
    cell
  50. -osis
    increased or abnormal when describing cellular components
  51. -penia
    deficiency
  52. -poiesis  
    production
  53. alveol/o
    alveolus (pl. alveoli)
  54. bronch/o, bronchi/o
    bronchus (pl. bronchi)
  55. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole
  56. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  57. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  58. lob/o      
    lobe
  59. nas/o, rhin/o
    nose
  60. phren/o
    diaphragm
  61. pleur/o  
    pleura
  62. pharyng/o
    pharynx (throat)
  63. pneum/o, pneumon/o, pulm/o, pulmon/o
    lung
  64. trache/o                
    trachea (windpipe)
  65. atel/o     
    imperfect
  66. coni/o    
    a relationship to dust
  67. embol/o
    embolus
  68. home/o  
    sameness
  69. -ole
    little
  70. ox/o        
    oxygen
  71. -pnea
    breathing
  72. silic/o
    silica
  73. spir/o     
    to breathe (sometimes, spiral)

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