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Medical Terminology

Exploring Medical Terminology ch 1

eponyms term derived from the name of a person ie Parkinson disease
Acronyms name derived from first letters of words in phrase
wr word root
s suffix
p prefix
cv combining vowel
cf combining form
translating term order suffix, prefix, roots
aden/o gland
-al pertaining to
cancer/o cancer
carcin/o cancer ( a disease characterized by the unregulated, abnormal growth of new cells)
chlor/o green
chrom/o color
cyan/o blue
cyt/o cell
-cyte cell
dia- through, complete
dys- difficult, labored, painful, abnormal
epitheli/o epithelium
erythr/o red
eti/o cause (of disease)
Created by: Rhodoni