Color terms

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tchmura
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93875
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Color terms
Updated:
2011-07-13 09:24:15
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Chp9 Prefix suffixes color
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Chp 9 looks at terms that denote color
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  1. albus (Prefix or Suffix)
    white

    • Medical Term:
    • albino (genetic condition causing lack of color)
  2. chloro (Prefix or Suffix)
    green

    • Medical Term:
    • chlorosis (green look condition brought about by lack
    • of red blood cells)
  3. chrom (Prefix or Suffix)
    color

    • Medical Term:
    • chromatism (abnormal pigmentation)
  4. cirrhos (Prefix or Suffix)
    yellow

    • Medical Term:
    • cirrhosis (yellow condition)
  5. cyano (Prefix or Suffix)
    blue

    • Medical Term:
    • cyanosis (condition of blue skin)
  6. erythr (Prefix)
    red

    • Medical Term:
    • erythema (flush)
  7. leuko (Prefix)
    white

    • Medical Term
    • leukocycte (white blood cell)
  8. melano (Prefix)
    black

    • Medical Term:
    • melanoma (a malignant dark tumor)
  9. polio (Prefix)
    gray

    • Medical Term:
    • poliomyelitis, polio (inflammation of the gray matter of
    • the brain and at the spinal cord)
  10. purpura (Prefix)
    purple; porphyria)

    • Medical Term:
    • purpurinuria (pigment compounds in the urine)
  11. rhodo (Prefix)
    rose

    • Medical Term:
    • rhodococcus (microscopic rose-colored bacteria)
  12. rubeo (Prefix)
    red

    • Medical Term:
    • rubella (German measles)
  13. xantho (Prefix)
    yellow

    • Medical Term:
    • xanthodont (yellow teeth)

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