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Medical Terminology

Chapter 2

disease -pathy
producing,originating, causing -genic
epithelium epitheli/o
fiber fibr/o
muscle my/o
flesh,connective tissue sarc/o
internal organs viscer/o
control, stop, standing -stasis
study of -logy
one who studies and treats (specialist, physician) -logist
tissue hist/o
fat lip/o
malignant tumor -sarcoma
new neo-
red erythr/o
black melan/o
above,excessive hyper-
abnormal condition -osis
white leuk/o
green chlor/o
rod-shaped, striated rhabd/o
smooth lei/o
disease path/o
cell -cyte
organ organ/o
body somat/o
nerve neur/o
cause (of disease) eti/o
cell cyt/o
tumor.swelling -oma
through, complete dia-
knowledge gno/o
growth, substance, formation -plasm
substance or agent that produces or causes -gen
condition of formation, development, growth -plasia
after, beyond, change meta-
system system/o
nucleus kary/o
gland aden/o
painful, abnormal, difficult, labored dys-
color chrom/o
tumor, mass onc/o
yellow xanth/o
cancer cancer/o, carcin/o
pertaining to -al, -ic, -ous
blue cyan/o
before pro-
resembling -oid
physician, medicine (treatment) iatr/o
below,incomplete, deficient hypo-
state of -sis
Created by: Jennapost