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med term chp 2

med term chapter two for exploring medical language

aden/o gland
cyto cell
epithelio epithelium
fibro fiber
histo tissue
karyo nucleus
lipo fat
myo muscle
neuro nerve
organo organ
sarco flesh, connective tissue
systemo system
viscero internal organs
cancero, carcino cancer,
etio cause
gno knowlege
iatro physian, medicine
leio smooth
onco tumor, mass
patho disease
rhabdo rod-shaped, striated
somato body
chloro green
chromo color
cyano blue
erythro red
leuko white
melano black
xantho yellow
dia through, complete
dys painful, abnormal, difficult, labored
hyper above, excessive
hypo below, incomplete, deficient
meta after, beyond, change
neo new
pro before
al, ic, ous pertaining to
cyte cell
gen substance or agent that produces or causes
genesis origin, cause
genic producing, originating, causing
logist one who studies and treats
logy study of
oid resembling
oma tumor, swelling
osis abnormal condition
pathy disease
plasia condition of formation, development, growth
plasm growth, substance, formation
sacroma malignant tumor
sis state of
stasis control, stop, standing
adenocarcinoma cancer of the glandular tissue
adenoma tumor of glandular tissue
carcinoma cancerous tumor
chloroma tumor of green color
epithelioma tumor composed of epithelium
fibroma tumor composed of fibrous tissue
fibrosarcoma malignant tumor composed of fiber
leiomyoma tumor composed of smooth muscle
leiomyosarcoma malignant tumor of smooth muscle
lipoma tumor composed of fat
liposarcoma malignant tumor of fat
melanocarcinoma cancerous black tumor
melanoma black tumor
myoma tumor composed of muscle
neoplasm new growth
neuroma tumor compossed of nerves
rhabdomyoma tumor composed of striated muscle
rhabdomyosarcoma malignant tumor of striated muscle
sarcoma tumor of connective tussue
cytogenic producing cells
cytoid resembling a cell
cytology study of cells
cytoplasm cell substance
dysplasia abnormal development
epithelial pertaining to epithelium
erythrocyte red blood cell
erythrocytosis increase in the number of red blood cells
histology study of tissues
hyperplasia excessive development
hypoplasia incomplete development
karyocyte cell with a nucleus
leukocyte white blood cell
leukocytosis increase in the number of white blood cells
lipoid resembling fat
myopathy disease of the muscle
neuroid resembling the nerve
somatic pertaining to the body
somatogenic originating in the body
somatopathy disease of the body
somatoplasm body substance
systemic pertaining to a system
visceral pertaining to the internal organs
cancerous pertaining to cancer
carcinogen substance that causes cancer
carcinogenic producing cancer
cyanosis abnormal condition of blue (blue color of the skin)
diagnosis state of complete knowledge
etiology study of causes
iatrogenic produced by a physician
metastasis beyond control
neopathy new disease
oncogenic causing tumors
oncologist a physician who studies and treats tumors
oncology study of tumors
pathogenic producing disease
pathologist a physician who studies diseases
pathology study of disease
prognosis state of before knowledge
xanthochromic pertaining to yellow color
xanthosis abnormal condition of yellow
benign not malignant, nonrecurrent, favorable for recovery
carcinoma in situ cancer in the early stages before invading surrounding tissue
chemotherapy treatment of cancer with drugs
encapsulated enclosed ina a capsule
exacerbation increase in the severity of a disease or its sympotoms
idiopathic pertaining to disease of unkown origin
inflamation response to injury or destruction of tissue characterized by redness, swelling, heat and pain
in vitro within a glass, observable within a test tube
in vivo within the living body
malignant tending to become progressively worse and to cause death
radiation therapy treatmento of cancer witha radioactive substances, x-ray, or radiation
remission improvement or absence of signs of disease
CA carsinoma
chemo chemotherapy
Dx diagnosis
mets metastasis
Px prognosis
RBC red blood cell
XRT radiation therapy
WBC white blood cell
Created by: bmurphy51