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ALL Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
AML Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
basos Basophils
BMT Bone Marrow Transplant
CBC Complete Blood Count
CLL Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
CML Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
diff Differential
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ARC AIDS- Related complex
ELISHA Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay
GVHD Graft Versus Host Diseese
HD Hodgkins Disease
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
lg Immunoglobulins
KS Kaposi's Sarcoma
mono Mononucleosis
NHL Non-Hodgkins Disease
NK Natural killer cells
PCP Pneumocystis Pneumonia
SCIDS Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Albin/o White
Bi/o Life
Cry/o Cold
Cutane/o Skin
Cyan/o Blue
Derm/o Skin
Dermat/o Skin
Diaphr/o Profuse sweating
Electr/o Electricity
Erthr/o Red
Hidr/o Sweat
Ichthy/o Scaly, Dry
Kerat/o Hard, horny
Leuk/o White
Lip/o Fat
Melan/o Black
Myc/o Fungus
Necr/o death
Onych/o Nail
Pedicul/o Lice
Phot/o Light
Py/o Pus
Rhytid/o Wrinkle
SCler/o Hand
Seb/o Oil
Trich/o Hair
Ungu/o Nail
Vesic/o Bladder
Xer/o Dry
Angi/o Vessel
Bas/o Base
Carcin/o Cancer
Chem/o Chemical
Cis/o To cut
Cyt/o Cell
Esthesi/o Feeling
Hem/o Blood
Sarc/o Flesh
Ankyl/o Stiff joint
Arthr/o Joint
Burs/o Sac
Carp/o Wrist
Cervic/o Neck
Chondr/o Cartilage
Clavic/o Clavicle
Coccyg/o Coccyx
Cortic/o Outer portion
Cost/o Rib
Craini/o Skull
Femor/o Femur
Fibul/o Fibula
Humer/o Humerus
Ili/o Ilium
Ischi/o Ischium
Kyph/o Hump
Lamin/o Lamina- part of vertebra
Lord/o Bent backward
Lumb/o Low back, loin
Mandibul/o Mandible
Maxill/o Maxilla
Medull/o Inner portion
Metatars/o Metatarsals
Metacarp/o Metacarpals
Myel/o Bone marrow, spinal cord
Orth/o Straight
Oste/o Bone
Patell/o Patella
Ped/o Child, foot
Pelv/o Pelvis
Phalang/o Phalanges
Pod/o Foot
Prosthet/o Addition
Pub/o Pubis
Radi/o Radius, (x-ray)ray
Sacr/o Sacrum
Sarc/o Flesh (muscular substance)
Scapul/o Scapula
Scoli/o Crooked, bent
Spin/o Spine
Spondyl/o Vertebrea
Stern/o Sternum
Synovi/o Synovial membrane
Synov/o Synovial membrane
Tars/o Ankle
Thorac/o Chest
Tibi/o Tibia
Uln/o Ulna
Vertebr/o Vertebra
Path/o Disease
System/o System
Duct/o To bring
Extens/o To stretch out
Fasci/o Fiberous band
fibr/o Fibers
Flex/o To bend
Kinesi/o Movement
Muscul/o Muscle
Myocardi/o Heart muscle
Myos/o Muscle
Plant/o Sole of foot
Rotat/o To Solve
Ten/o Tendon
Tendi/o Tendon
Vers/o To turn
Later/o Side
Aort/o Aorta
Arteri/o Artery
Ather/o Fatty substance
Arti/o Atrium
Cardi/o Heart
Coron/o Heart
Corpor/o Body
Embol/o Plug
Isch/o To hold back
Pect/o Chest
Phleb/o Vein
Sphygm/o Pulse
Steth/o Chest
Thromb/o Clot
Valv/o Valve
Valvul/o Valve
Vas/o Vessel, duct
Vascul/o Dilated Vein
Ven/o Vein
Ventricul/o Ventricle
Pulmon/o Lung
Sept/o A wall
Son/o Sound
Adeniods another term for Pharyngeal tonsils
Alveoli tiny air sacs at ends of Bronchiole
Anemia Reduced red blood cells
Antigen substance capable of inducing antibodies
Bronchioles Narrowest air tube in lungs
Cilia Nose hair to filter dust also found in throat
croup barking cough
Edema condition in which body tissue contain excessive amounts of fluid
Epiglottis Flap of cartilage that covers the larynx when person swallows
Hematopoiesis Process of forming blood
Hemostasis To stop bleeding
Influenza Viral infection of the respiratory system
Laryngitis Inflammation of the larynx
Lymphadenitis Inflammation of the lympth glands
Lymphoma Tumor of the lymphatic tissue
Metastasize when cancerous tumor cells migrate from tumor site
Otorhinolaryngology ENT- Branch of medicine that treats diseases of ears, nose and throat
Pathogen Disease bearing organisms
Phlebotomist Person who withdraws blood
Pneumonia Inflammatory condition of lung
pneumothorax Collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity
Pulmonary Embolism Blood clot or air bubble in pulmonary cavity
Rhinorrhea Watery discharge from nose
Serum Clear, stick fluid that remains after blood has clotted
Splenectomy Excision of spleen
Thoracotomy Incision into chest
Thrombopenia Too few clotting
Tracheostomy Surgical procedure used to make an opening it trachea
Vaccination Providing protection against communicable diseases
Ventilation Movement in and out of lungs
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