4 cells, tissues, and organs

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4 cells, tissues, and organs
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2010-03-01 00:39:31
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roots for cells and tissues, roots for cell activity, suffixes and roots for body chemistry
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  1. morph/o

    amorphous
    form

    without form
  2. cyt/o, -cyte

    cytogenesis
    cell

    formation (-genesis) of cells
  3. nucle/o

    nucleoplasm
    nucleus

    substance that fills the nucleus
  4. kary/o

    karyotype
    nucleus

    picture of a cell's chromosomes organized according to size
  5. hist/o, histi/o

    histologic
    tissue

    pertaining to tissues
  6. fibr/o

    fibrosis
    fiber

    abnormal formation of fibrous tissue
  7. retic/o

    reticulum
    network

    a network
  8. aden/o

    adenoma
    gland

    tumor (-oma) of a gland
  9. papill/o

    papilla
    nipple

    projection that resembles a nipple
  10. myx/o

    myxadenitis
    mucus

    inflammation of mucus-secreting gland
  11. muc/o

    mucorrhea
    mucous, mucous membrane

    increased flow of mucous
  12. somat/o, -some

    chromosome
    body, small body

    small body that takes up color
  13. blast/o, -blast

    blastocyte
    immature cell, productive cell, embryonic cell

    an early embryonic cell
  14. gen

    histogenesis
    origin, formation

    origen or formation of tissues
  15. phag/o

    autophagy
    eat, ingest

    self-distruction of a cell's organelles
  16. phil

    basophillic
    attract, absorb

    attracting basic stain
  17. plas

    hypoplasia
    formation, molding, development

    underdevelopment of an organ or tissue
  18. trop

    chronotropic
    act on, affect

    affecting rate or timing
  19. troph/o

    hypertrophy
    feeding, growth, nourishment

    overdevelopment of tissue
  20. -ase

    lipase
    enzyme

    enzyme that digests fat
  21. -ose

    fructose
    sugar

    fruit sugar
  22. hydr/o

    hydrophillic
    water, fluid

    attracting water
  23. gluc/o

    glucogenesis
    glucose

    production of glucose
  24. glyc/o
    normoglycemia
    sugar, glucose

    normal blood sugar level
  25. sacchar/o

    polysaccharide
    sugar

    compound containing many simple sugars
  26. amyl/o

    amyloid
    starch

    resembling starch
  27. lip/o

    lipogenesis
    lipid, fat

    formation of fat
  28. adip/o

    adiposuria
    fat

    presence of fat in urine
  29. steat/o

    steatorrhea
    fatty

    discharge of fatty stools
  30. prote/o

    protease
    protein

    enzyme that digests protein

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