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Chapters 1, 2 ,3 ,4

Beginning Medical Terminology

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Bio Life
Centi one-hundredth
Deca;Deka ten
Kilo thousand
-logy study of
Macro large;big
Micro small;tiny
Milli one-thousandth
Multi many
Ocu;Oculo pertaining to the eye
Patho disease
-scope an instrument for viewing or observing
Trans throughj or across
Uni single;one
A lack, without
Aqua water
Chromo color
-cule small
Di two
Endo inner; within
Erythro red
Ex-,exo outer
Leuko white
Mole body
Mono one
Morpho body,shape, form
Sub below
Super above
-thermic heat
Amyl Starch
Angio Blood or lymph vessel
-ase Enzyme
Capillus Hair or small tube
Hydro Water
Iso Same or equal
Lact; lacto Milk
Lipos; lipi Fat
-lysis Breaking down or decomposition
-ose Carbohydrate, esp.sugar
-philic Loving
-phobic Fearing
Poly Many
Sacchari(o) Sugar
Tri Three
Carcin(o) Cancerous
Chlor(o) Green
Chondr(o) Cartilage
-cide;-cidal To kill
-cyte;-cyto Cell
Myo Muscle
Neo New; strange
Nucle(o) Nucleus
Nucleol(o) Little nucleus
Nutri(o) Food
-oma Tumor
Onc(o) Tumor; cancer
-plasm(a) Formative material
Sarc(o) Flesh; connective tissue
-some;-soma Body
Created by: kwiles