Chap 9 Root Words.txt

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Chap 9 Root Words.txt
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Chap 9 Root Words
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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. erythr/o
    red
  8. granul/o
    granule
  9. hem/o; hemat/o
    blood
  10. immun/o
    immune, immunity, safe
  11. kary/o; nucle/o
    nucleus
  12. leuk/o
    white
  13. lymphaden/o
    lymph gland (node)
  14. lymph/o
    lymph
  15. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  16. morph/o
    form, shape, structure
  17. myel/o
    • bone marrow
    • spinal cord
  18. neutr/o
    • neutral
    • neither
  19. phag/o
    • swallowing
    • eating
  20. plas/o
    • formation
    • growth
  21. poikil/o
    • varied
    • irregular
  22. reticul/o
    net, mesh
  23. ser/o
    serum
  24. sider/o
    iron
  25. splen/o
    spleen
  26. thromb/o
    blood clot
  27. thym/o
    thymus gland
  28. xen/o
    foreign; strange
  29. '-blast
    embryonic cell
  30. '-emia
    blood condition
  31. '-globin
    protein
  32. '-graft
    transplantation
  33. '-osis
    • abnormal condition
    • increase (used primarily with blood cells)
  34. '-penia
    • decrease
    • deficiency
  35. '-phil
    attraction for
  36. '-phoresis
    • carrying
    • transmission
  37. '-phylaxis
    protection
  38. '-poiesis
    formation, production
  39. '-stasis
    standing still
  40. a-
    without; not
  41. allo-
    • other
    • differing from the normal
  42. aniso-
    unequal; dissimilar
  43. iso-
    same; equal
  44. macro-
    large
  45. micro-
    small
  46. mono-
    one
  47. poly-
    many; much

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