chapter 3

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
6299
Filename:
chapter 3
Updated:
2010-02-07 20:14:16
Tags:
chapter 3
Folders:

Description:
medical terminology chapter 3
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. bacillus
    bacteria that are rod-shaped (plural is bacilli)
  2. coccus
    bacteria that are round in shape (plural is cocci)
  3. dipl/o
    pairs, bacteria that grow in pairs
  4. staphyl/o
    bunches, like grapes; bacteria that grow in clusters
  5. strepto/o
    twisted; bacteria that grow in twisted chains
  6. alb-
    white
  7. chlor/o-
    green
  8. chrom/o-
    color
  9. cirrh/o
    orange-yellow
  10. cyan/o
    blue
  11. erythr/o-
    red
  12. leuk/o-
    whtie
  13. lutein/o-
    saffron yellow
  14. melan/o-
    black
  15. poli/o-
    gray
  16. rhod/o-
    red
  17. rubi/o-
    reddish, redness
  18. xanth/o-
    yellowish
  19. a-, an-
    without, not
  20. acro-
    extremities; top or extreme point
  21. aero-
    air
  22. aniso-
    unequal
  23. brady-
    slow
  24. de-
    take away from, remove
  25. dia-
    through (as in running through)
  26. dif-, dis-
    apart, free from, seperate
  27. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  28. hemi-
    one side, half
  29. hetero-
    different
  30. homo-
    same
  31. hydro-
    water
  32. hyper-
    above normal, excessive, beyond
  33. hypo-
    under, below normal
  34. in-
    in, into, not
  35. iso-
    equal, same
  36. lip-
    fat
  37. mal-
    bad. poor
  38. megalo-
    large (enlarged)
  39. meno-
    menses (menstration)
  40. noct-
    night
  41. nyct-
    night
  42. pan-
    all, every
  43. para-
    beside, beyond, accessory to
  44. per-
    through
  45. peri-
    around
  46. poly-
    many, much
  47. post-
    following, after
  48. pre-
    before
  49. pro-
    preceding, coming before
  50. pyo-
    pus
  51. re-
    put back
  52. super-
    above, beyond
  53. supra-
    above, beyond
  54. syn-
    going together, united
  55. tachy-
    fast

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview