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Med. Term. Chapter 2

Gland aden/oma
Green chlor/o
Color chrom/o
Red erythro/o
Epithelium epitheli/o
Blue cyan/o
Cell cyt/o
Cause (of disease) eti/o
Fiber fibr/o
Knowledge gno/o
Tissue hist/o
White leuk/o
Nucleus kary/o
Physician; medicine (also means treatment) iatr/o
Smooth lei/o
Cancer cancer/o, carcin/o
One who studies and treats (specialist, physician) -logist
Above; excessive hyper-
Producing; originating; causing -genic
Condition of formation; development; growth -plasia
Organ organ/o
Through; complete dia-
Cell -cyte
Abnormal condition (means increase when used with blood cell word roots) -osis
Nerve neur/o
Internal organs viscer/o
Before -pro
Resembling -oid
Control; stop; standing -stasis
Black melan/o
Body somat/o
after; beyond; change meta-
study of -logy
Malignant tumor -sarcoma
Rod-shaped; striated rhabd/o
Disease (combining form) path/o
Painful; abnormal; difficult; labored dys-
Substance or agent that produces or causes -gen
Disease (suffix) -pathy
Enlargementy -megaly
Tumor; mass onc/o
Yellow xanth/o
Pertaining to -al, -ic, -ous
Tumor; swelling -oma
Muscle my/o
System system/o
New neo-
Fat lip/o
Flesh; connective tissue sarc/o
Below; incomplete; deficient; under hypo-
State of -sis
Growth; substance; formation -plasm
Created by: sstanford0518



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