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UMT: Ch3 Cells4

Chapter 3 Cells: Treatments, Procedures, and Devices

chemotherapy (Kee moh THAIR ah pee) treatment that uses drugs; abbreviated chemo
cytologist (sigh TALL oh jist) a scientist or technician who studies cell structure and function
cytology (sigh TALL oh jee) the field of study concerned with the structure and function of cells
histologist (hiss TALL oh jist) a scientist or technician who studies or identifies tissues
histology (hiss TALL oh jeE) the study of tissue
oncologist (ong KALL oh jist) a physician who specializes in the treatment of cancer
oncology (ong KALL oh jee) the study of tumors
palliative therapy (PAL ee ah tiv * THAIR ah pee) treatment to reduce the intensity of painful symptoms without producing a cure
radiotherapy (ray dee oh THAIR ah pee) treatment of cancer that uses radioactive materials
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