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Structure of the Human Body Combing Form, Prefix/Sufix

Iatr/o Medicine, physician
System/o System
Sarc/o Flesh, connective tissue
Carcin/o Cancer
Cancer/o Cancer
Onc/o Tumor
Organ/ Organ
Cyan/o Blue
Neur/o Nerve
Melan/o Black
Gnos/o Knowledge
Hist/o Tissue
Epitheli/o Epithelium
Leuk/o White
Lei/o Smooth
Somat/o Body
Erythr/o Red
Path/o Disease
Lip/o Fat
Xanth/o Yellow
Rhabd/o Rod shaped, striated
Eti/o Cause (of disease)
Viscer/o Internal organs
My/o Muscle
Chrom/o Color
Cyt/o Cell
Kary/o Nucleus
System/o System
Hyper- Above, excessive
Dia- Through, complete
-Gen Substance or agent that produces or cause
-Oid Resembling
-Ology Study of
-Sarcoma Malignant tumor
-Pathy Disease
-Ous Pertaining to
-Al Pertaining to
-Ic Pertaining to
-Cyte Cell
-Osis Abnormal condition (means increased when used with blood cell word roots
-Oma Tumor, swelling
Hypo- Below, incomplete, deficient
Dys- Difficult, labored, painful, abnormal
Neo- New
Meta- Change, after, beyond
-Genesis Origin, cause
-Genic Producing, originating, causing
-Plasia Formation, development, a growth
-Plasm Growth, substance (formation)
-Sis State of
-Ologist One who studies and practices (specialist, physician
Pro- Before
-Stasis Control, stop
Created by: SHeverly