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Med Term Ch 19

Chapter 19 Med Term (Cancer Medicine - Oncology)

Alveol/o small sac
Cac/o bad
Carcin/o cancer/cancerous
Cauter/o burn/heat
Chem/o chemical/drug
Cry/o cold
Cyst/o sac of fluid
Fibr/o fibers
Follicul/o small glandular sacs
Fung/i fungus/mushroom
Medull/o soft/inner part
Mucos/o mucous membrane
Mut/a genetic change
Mutagen/o causing genetic change
Necr/o death
Neur/o nerve
Onc/o tumor
Papill/o nipple-like
Plas/o formation
Ple/o many/more
Polyp/o polyp
Prot/o first
Radi/o rays
Sarc/o flesh/connective tissue
Scirrh/o hard
Xer/o dry
-blastoma immature tumor
-genesis formation
-oma mass/tumor
-plasia formation/growth
-plasm formation/growth
-suppression to stop
-therapy treatment
Ana- backward
Apo- off/away
Brachy- short (distance)
Epi- upon
Meta- beyond/change
Tele- far
Created by: nikkihable