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LOFM Chapter 13

The Language of Medicine Ninth Edition

bas/o base (alkaline, the opposite of acid0
chrom/o color
coagul/o clotting
cyt/o cell
eosin/o red, dawn, rosy
erythr/o red
granul/o granules
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hemoglonbin/o hemoglobin (blood protein containing iron; carries oxygen in red blood cells)
is/o same, equal
kary/o nucleus
leuk/o white
mon/o one, single
morph/o shape, form
myel/o bone marrow
neutr/o neutral (neither base nor acid)
nucle/o nucleus
phag/o eat, swallow
poikil/o varied, irregular
sider/o iron
spher/o globe, round
thromb/o clot
-apheresis removal, a carrying away
-blast immature cell, embryonic
-cytosis abnormal conditionof cells (increase in cells)
-emia blood conditon
-globin -globulin protein
-lytic pertaining to destruction
-oid derived from
-osis abnormal condition
-penia deficiency
-phage eat, swallow
-philia attraction for (an increase in cell numbers)
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-poiesis formation
-stasis stop, control
Created by: ADRIANAF