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14.1 CF Hemat/Immuno

Combining forms for the Hematology/Immunology unit.

acr/o- extremity
aden/o- gland
agglutin/o- clumping;sticking
aggreg/o- crowding together
all/o- other;strange
angi/o- blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
anis/o- unequal
apher/o- withdrawal
aspir/o- to breathe in; to suck in
attenu/o- weakened
aut/o- self
bas/o- base of a thing; basic (alkaline)
bi/o- life; living organisms; living tissue
calc/o- calcium
chondr/o- cartilage
chrom/o- color
coagul/o- clotting
compromise/o- exposed to danger
cortic/o- cortex (outer region)
cyt/o- cell
defici/o- lacking; inadequate
different/o- different; being distinct
dissemin/o- widely scattered throughout the body
donat/o- give as a gift
electr/o- electricity
embol/o- embolus(occluding plug)
eosin/o- eosin (red acidic dye)
erythr/o- red
excis/o- to cut out
ferrit/o- iron
ferr/o- iron
fibrin/o- fibrin
fibr/o- fiber
fus/o- pouring
gene/o- gene
gen/o- arising from; produced by
glob/o- shaped like a globe; comprehensive
globul/o- shaped like a globe
granul/o- granule
hemat/o- blood
hem/o- blood
heter/o- other
idi/o- unknown;individual
immun/o- immune response
inhibit/o- block; hold back
kary/o- nucleus
leuk/o- white
log/o- work; the study of
lymph/o- lymph; lymphatic system
ly/o- break down; destroy
macr/o- large
meg/a- large
megal/o- large
micro/o- one millionth; small
mon/o- one; single
morph/o- shape
myel/o- bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
nuetr/o- not taking part
norm/o- normal; usual
nucle/o- nucleus (of a cell)
opportun/o- well timed; taking advantage of an opportunity
ox/y- oxygen; quick
path/o- disease; suffering
peripher/o- outer aspects
phag/o- eating; swallowing
phil/o- attraction to; fondness for
phleb/o- vein
phor/o- to bear; to carry; range
plasm/o- plasma
poikil/o- irregular
prote/o- protein
punct/o- hole; perforation
reticul/o- small network
retr/o- behind; backward
septic/o- infection
son/o- sound
splen/o- spleen
suppres/o- press down
thromb/o- thrombus (blood clot)
thym/o- thymus; rage
tom/o- cut; slice; layer
tox/o- poison
transplant/o- move something to another place
vaccin/o- giving a vaccine
vascul/o- blood vessel
ven/i- vein
vir/o- virus
plast/o growth; formation
Created by: vikingmedterm