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Reference pg. 95-105

Prefixes, Acronyms, Definitions and Words

ana- backward
cac/o bad
carcin/o cancer, carcinoma
chem/o chemotherapy
cyst/o filled sac
-genesis formation
neo- new
-oma mass, tumor
-plasm formation, growth
sarc/o flesh, connective tissue
-therapy treatment
Bx biopsy
CA cancer
Chemo Chemotherapy
Mets metastasis/metastatic
coagul/o clotting
cyt/o cell
-emia blood condition
-globulin protein
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
leuk/o white
CBC complete blood count
ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
RBC red blood count
WBC white blood count
crin/o secrete
dips/o thirst
gluc/o, glyc/o glucose, sugar
hormon/o hormone
pancreat/o pancrease
thyr/o, thyroid/o thyroid gland
toxic/o poison
-tropic act upon
-in a substance
anxi/o uneasy, anxious, distressed
hallucin/o hallucination
hypo- under, blow, decreased, abnormally low
-mania excited state, obessive
ment/o mind
para abnormal
phobia fear
psych/o mind
schiz/o split
ADD attention-deficit disorder
ADHD attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
DT delirium tremens
MDD major depressive disorder, manic-depressive disorder
OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder
PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder
SAD seasonal affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder
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