Blood, lymph, and immune system word roots

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Blood, lymph, and immune system word roots
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. agglutin/o
    clumping, gluing
  3. bas/o
    base (alkaline, opposite of acid)
  4. blast/o
    embryonic cell
  5. chrom/o
    color
  6. eosin/o
    dawn (rose-colored)
  7. erthry/o
    red
  8. granul/o
    granule
  9. hem/o
    blood
  10. hemat/o
    blood
  11. immune/o
    immune, immunity, safe
  12. kary/o
    nucleus
  13. nucle/o
    nucleus
  14. leuk/o
    white
  15. lymphaden/o
    lymph gland (node)
  16. lymph/o
    lymph
  17. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  18. myel/o
    bone marrow; spinal cord
  19. neutr/o
    neutral, neither
  20. phag/o
    swallowing, eating
  21. plas/o
    formation, growth
  22. poikil/o
    varied, irregular
  23. reticul/o
    net, mesh
  24. ser/o
    serum
  25. sider/o
    iron
  26. splen/o
    spleen
  27. thromb/o
    blood clot
  28. thym/o
    thymus gland
  29. xen/o
    foreign, strange
  30. -blast
    embryonic cell
  31. -emia
    blood condition
  32. -globin
    protein
  33. -graft
    transplantation
  34. -osis
    abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)
  35. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  36. -phil
    attraction for
  37. -phoresis
    carrying, transmission
  38. -phylaxis
    protection
  39. -poiesis
    formation, production
  40. -stasis
    standing still
  41. a-
    without, not
  42. allo-
    other, differing from the normal
  43. aniso-
    unequal, dissimilar
  44. iso-
    same, equal
  45. macro-
    large
  46. micro-
    small
  47. mono-
    one
  48. poly-
    many, much

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