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ML 6

ML 6 - Hematology and Immunology - prefixes, combining forms, and suffixes

a- away from, without
aden/o gland
agglutin/o clumping, sticking
aggreg/o crowding together
-al pertaining to
an- without, not
angi/o blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
anis/o unequal
-ant pertaining to
anti- against
apher/o withdrawal
-ar pertaining to
-ase enzyme
aspir/o to breathe in, to suck in
-ate composed of; pertaining to
-ated pertaining to a condition; composed of
-atic pertaining to
-ation a process; being or having
attenu/o weakened
auto- self
bas/o basic (alkaline)
bi/o life; living organisms
-blast immature cell
-body structure or thing
calc/o calcium
chrom/o color
coagul/o clotting
compromis/o exposed to danger
cortic/o cortex (outer region)
-crasia a mixing
cyt/o cell
defici/o lacking, inadequate
different/o being distinct, different
dissect/o to cut apart
dissemin/o widely scattered throughout the body
dys- painful, difficult, abnormal
-ectomy surgical excision
-ed pertaining to
-edema swelling
electr/o electricity
embol/o embolus (occluding plug)
-emia condition of the blood, substance in the blood
-ency condition of being
endo- innermost
eosin/o eosin (acidic red dye)
erythr/o red
-esis condition
excis/o to cut out
ferrit/o iron
ferr/o iron
fibrin/o fibrin
fibr/o fiber
fus/o pouring
-gen that which produces
gen/o arising from; produced by
glob/o shaped like a globe; comprehensive
globul/o shaped like a globe
-gram a record or picture
granul/o granule
-graphy the process of recording
hemat/o blood
hem/o blood
heter/o other
hyper- above; more than normal
hypo- below; deficient
-ia condition, state, thing
-iac pertaining to
-ial pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
idi/o unknown; individual
-immune immune response
immun/o immune response
-in substance
inhibit/o block; hold back
inter- between
intra- within
-ion action; condition
-ism process; disease from a specific cause
-ist one who specializes in
-ity state; condition
-ization process of making, creating, or inserting
kary/o nucleus
-kine movement
leuk/o white
log/o word; the study of
-logy the study of
lymph/o lymph, lymphatic system
ly/o break down, separate, dissolve
-lysis process of breaking down or dissolving
-lyte dissolved substance
macr/o large
meg/a large
megal/o large
-megaly enlargement
micr/o small
mon/o one, single
morph/o shape
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
neutr/o not taking part
norm/o normal, usual
nucle/o nucleus
-oid resembling
-oma tumor, mass
opportun/o well timed, taking advantage of
-opsy the process of viewing
-or person or thing that produces or does
-osis condition, abnormal condition
-ous pertaining to
ox/y oxygen
pan- all
path/o disease, suffering
-pathy disease, suffering
-penia condition of deficiency
peripher/o outer aspects
-phage thing that eats
phag/o eating, swallowing
-phil attraction to, fondness for
phil/o attraction to, fondness for
phleb/o vein
phor/o to bear, to carry
plasm/o plasma; formed substance
plast/o growth, formation
-poiesis condition of formation
-poietin a substance that forms
poikil/o irregular
poly- many, much
pro- before
prote/o protein
punct/o hole, perforation
reticul/o small network
-rrhage excessive flow or discharge
rub/o red
septic/o infection
son/o sound
splen/o spleen
-stasis condition of standing still, staying in one place
-steroid steroid
suppress/o press down
-therapy treatment
thromb/o thrombus (blood clot)
thym/o thymus, range
-tic pertaining to
-tomy process of cutting or making an incision
tox/o poison
trans- across, through
transplant/o move something to another place
ultra- beyond, higher
-ure system; result of
vaccin/o giving a vaccine
vascul/o blood vessel
ven/i vein
viscos/o thickness
Created by: ClaudetteH