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Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
aden- gland
cancer- cancer
carcin- cancer
chlor- green
chrom- color
cyan- blue
cyt- cell
epitheli- epithelium
erythr- red
eti- cause (of diseases)
fibr- fiber
gno- knowledge
hist- tissue
latr- physician, medicine
kary- nucleus
lei- smooth
leuk- white
lip- fat
melan- black
my- muscle
neur- nerve
onc- tumor, mass
organ- organ
path- disease
rhabd- rod shaped
sarc- flesh, connective tissue
somat- body
system- system
viscer- internal organs
xanth- yellow
dia- through, complete
dys- painful, abdominal
hyper- above, exessive
hypo- below, incomplete, deficient
meta- after, beyond, change
neo- new
pro- before
-al pertaining to
-cyte cell
-gen substance or agent that produces
-genesis origin, cause
-genic producing, originating, causing
-ic pertaining to
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-oid nesembling
-oma tumor, swelling
-osis abnormal condition
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-plasia condition of formation
-plasm growth, substance formation
-sarcoma malignant tumor
-sis state of
-stasis control, stop, standing
Created by: docdan