Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 2, Exploring

Combining forms, definitions, prefixes,suffixes and abbreviations

aden/o adenoid
cyt/o cell
epitheli/o epithelium
fibr/o fiber
hist/o tissue
kary/o nucleus
lip/o fat
my/o muscle
neur/o nerve
organ/o organ
sarc/o connective tissue, flesh
system/o system
viscer/o internal organs
cancer/o, carcin/o cancer
eti/o cause
gno/o knowledge
iatr/o physician
lei/o smooth
onc/o tumor
path/o disease
somat/o body
chlor/o green
chromat/o color
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black
xanth/o yellow
dia through,complete
dys difficult,painful
hyper above
hypo below
meta after
neo new
pro before
al pertaining to
ic pertaining to
ous pertaining to
cyte cell
gen substance
genesis origin
genic producing
logist one who studies and treats
logy study of
oid resembling
oma tumor
osis abnormal condition
pathy disease
plasia condition of formation
plasm growth
sarcoma malignant tumor
sis state of
stasis control
Ca Carcinoma
chemo Chemotherapy
Dx diagnosis
mets Metastasis
Px Prognosis
RBC Red blood cell
RXT Radiation therapy
WBC White blood cell
Created by: abigailg