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Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Combining Forms Lymphatic Immune Systems

lymph/o lymph, lymphatic tissue
lymphangi/o lymph vessels and ducts
lymphaden/o lymph gland or node
tonsill/o, adenoid/o Tonsils and Adenoids; Protect the entry into the respiratory system.
splen/o spleen
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
lymphocyt/o lymphocytes
thym/o thymus gland
carcin/o cancer
immun/o immune, protection, safe
neo-, ne/o new, strange
onc/o tumor
phag/o eat, swallow
sarc/o flesh, connective tissue
tox/o poison
cervic/o neck
axill/o armpit
inguin/o groin
hem/o blood
angi/o blood or lymph vessel
cyt/o cell
bacilli Rod shaped bacteria
staphyl/o grapelike clusters
strept/o twisted chains
bacteri/o bacteria
my/o muscle
fung/o fungus
vir/o virus
leuk/o white
aden/o gland
oste/o bone
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
tom/o cut; slice; layer
Created by: ainnes



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