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mono- One
homo- Same,alike
poly- Many,Much
hetero- Different
aniso- Unequal
iso- Equal
a-,an- without
allo- Other, Differing from normal
macro- Large
home- same
micro- small
-blast Embryonic cell
-poeisis Formation,Production
-phil Attraction for
-phylaxis Protection
-phoresis Carrying transmission
-stasis Standing still
-emia Blood condition
-globin Protein
-penia Decrease, defiency
-osis Abnormal condition
-graft Transplantation
aden/o Gland
erythr/o red
hemat/o Blood
nucle/o Nucleus
lymphangi/o Lymph vessel
poikil/o Irregular, varied
tox/o Poison
eosin/o Dawn (rose coloured)
immun/o Immune, Immunity
lymphaden/o Lymph gland
phag/o Eating, swallowing
thromb/o Blood clot, thrombus
agglutin/o Clumping, gluing
ser/o Serum
bas/o Base (alkaline)
splen/o Spleen
plas/o Formation, Growth
xen/o Foreign, Strange
neutr/o Neutral
thym/o Thymus gland
reticul/o Net, Mesh
morph/o Form, Shape, Structure
leuk/o White
granul/o Granule
blast/o Embryonic cell
sider/o Iron
myel/o Bone marrow
lymph/o Lymph
kary/o Nucleus
hem/o Blood
chrom/o Colour
epi- Above
hyper- excessive
sub- Below,under,
intra- Within
hypo- under, below, defficient
inter- Between
peri- Around
homo- Same, Alike
-cyte Cell
-derma Skin
-gram Record
-graph Instrument to record
-ology Study of
-graphy Process of recording
-therapy Treatment
-ologist one who studies, specialist
dermat/o Skin
kerat/o Horny tissue, hard
mast/o Breast
onych/o Nail
squam/o Scale
ungu/o Nail
adip/o Fat
derm/o Skin
lact/o Milk
melan/o Black, Dark
pil/o Hair
steat/o Fat
thel/o Nipple
crypt/o Hidden
hidr/o Sweat
lip/o Fat
myc/o Fungus
seb/o Sebum, Sebaceous
trich/o Hair
xanth/o Yellow
cutane/o Skin
ichthy/o Dry,Scaly
mamm/o Breast
nid/o Nest
scler/o Hardening
sudor/o Sweat
xer/o Dry
AB Antibody
A,B,AB,O Blood types in ABO blood group
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ALL Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
AML Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
APC Antigen-presenting Cell
APTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
baso Basophil
CBC Complete Blood Count
CLL Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
CML Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
diff Differential count
EBV Epstein-Barr virus
eos Eosinophil
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Hb,Hgb Hemoglobin
HCT,Hct Hematocrit
HDN Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Igs Immunoglobulins
ITP Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
IV Intravenous
lymphos Lymphocytes
MCH Mean Cell Hemoglobin
MCHC Mean Cell Hemoglobin Concentration
PT Prothrombin Time
MCV Mean Cell Volume
PTT Partial Thromboplastin Time
RA Rheumatoid Arthritis
ml,mL Milliliter
NK cell Natural Killer Cell
RBC,rbc Red Blood Cell
PA Pernicious Anemia
sed Sedimentation
PCP Pneumocystis pneumonia, Primary Care Physician
PCV Packed Cell Volume
poly,PMN,PMNL Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte
segs Segmented Neutrophils
SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
WBC,wbc White Blood Cell