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  1. ana
    up toward apart
  2. dys-
    bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
  3. epi-
    upon, over, above, on top
  4. hyper-
    excessive, abnormally high, above
  5. meta-
    after, change
  6. neo-
    new
  7. aden/o
    gland
  8. carcin/o
    cancer
  9. chem/o
    chemistry
  10. chrom/o
    color
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. fibr/o
    fiber
  13. gen/o, gene/o
    formation, cause, produce
  14. hist/o
    tissue
  15. lei o
    smooth
  16. lip o
    fat, lipid
  17. lymph o
    clera water or fluid
  18. mal o
    bad
  19. melan o
    dark, black
  20. my o
    muscle
  21. neur o
    sinew or cord nerve, fascia
  22. nucle o,
    nucle o
    kernel, nucleus
  23. onc o
    tumor
  24. organ o
    tool
  25. oste o
    bone
  26. radi o
    • light energy
    • radiation
    • spke of a wheel
    • radius
  27. rhadb o
    rod
  28. sacr o
    flesh, meat
  29. thel i
    nipple
  30. -al
    pertaining to
  31. -elle
    small
  32. -gen
    producing, formation, causing
  33. -genesis
    orgin, cause
  34. -genic
    pertaining to producing, formation, causing
  35. -ic
    pertaining to
  36. -logist
    one hwo studies
  37. -logy
    study of
  38. -oid
    resembling
  39. -oma
    abnormal swelling, tumor
  40. -osis
    condition of
  41. -plasia
    shape, formation (its most common us is as a suffic, although the term incluses a word root, plas, and a suffic, -ia)
  42. -plasm
    somthing shaped (may also be used as a word root)
  43. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  44. -sis
    state of
  45. -some
    body
  46. -statis
    standing still
  47. -therapy
    treatment
  48. -um
    pertaining to
  49. chrom
    an x shaped structure in a cells nucleus that bears DNA
  50. anaplasia
    a loss of structural organization in a tissue that is permanent
  51. displasia
    abormal tissue developement
  52. hyperplasia
    an increase in the number of cells in a tissue, other than by tumor development
  53. metastasis
    the spreading of cancer cells from the primary tumor
  54. remission
    improvement or absense of signs of disease
  55. adenocarcinoma
    a malignant tumor of glandular epithelial tissue
  56. adenoma
    a benign tumor of glanular epithelial tissue
  57. benign
    • adjective that describes a noninvasive, slow growing tumor;
    • nonmalignant
  58. cancer
    a disease characterized by the aggressive, unregulated growth of abnormal cells and their spreading to other tissues
  59. cancer in situ
    cancer in the eary stages prior to metastasis
  60. carcinogen
    • a substance that causes cancer
  61. carcinoma
    a canceer, a malignant tumor
  62. epithelioma
    a tumor that originates from epithelium, usually from the skin
  63. fibroma
    a benign tumor of fibrous connective tissue
  64. fibrosarcoma
    a malignant tumor that originates from fibrous connective tissue
  65. leiomyoma
    a benign tumor of smooth muscle
  66. leiomyosarcoma
    a malignant tumor that originates form smooth muscle
  67. lipoma
    a benign tumor of fat tissue
  68. lymphoma
    a malignant solid tumor of lymphoid tissue
  69. malignant
    an adjective that describes an aggressive, life threatening, invasive tumor
  70. melanoma
    a cancer that bears a dark pigment, usually arising from pigment producing cells of the skin
  71. myoma
    a benign tumor of muscle tissue

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