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Chap 9 Elem & Mean

IU Term Chap 9 Elements & Meanings

Chap 9 ElementsChap Elements & Meaning
aden/o gland
agglutin/o clumping, gluing
bas/o base (alkaline, opposite of acid)
blast/o embryonic cell
chrom/o color
eosin/o dawn (rose-colored)
erythr/o red
granul/o granule
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
immun/o immune, immunity, safe
kary/o nucleus
nucle/o nucleus
leuk/o white
lymphaden/o lymph gland (node)
lymph/o lymph
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
morph/o form, shape, structure
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
neutr/o neutral, neither
phag/o swallowing, eating
plas/o formation, growth
poikil/o varied, irregular
reticul/o net, mesh
sider/o iron
ser/o serum
splen/o spleen
thromb/o blood clot
thym/o thymus gland
xen/o foreign, strange
-blast embryonic cell
-emia blood condition
-globin protein
-graft transplantation
-osis abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phil attraction for
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-phylaxis protection
-poiesis formation
-stasis standing still
a- without, not
allo- other, differing from the normal
aniso- unequal, dissimilar
iso- same, equal
macro- large
micro- small
mono- one
poly- many, much
Created by: khandoggy