Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


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
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
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:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
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

Med Term - Lesson 1

Intro To Medical Language & Body Structure

Prefix, Word Root, SuffixDefinition
meta- beyond
neo- new
carcin cancer
cyt cell
epitheli epithelium
hist tissue
lip fat
my muscle
neur nerve
onc tumor
path disease
plasm growth (substance or formation)
sarc flesh; connective tissue
stasis control; stop
viscer internal organs
-a; -e; -y no meaning
-al pertaining to
-genic producing; originating; causing
-logist specialist (physician) who studies and treats
-logy study of
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
benign not malignant
chemotherapy treatment of cancer by using pharmaceuticals
abbreviation for chemotherapy chemo
diagnosis identification of a disease
abbreviation for diagnosis Dx
inflammation protective response of body tissue characterized by redness, swelling, heat, & pain
malignant tending to become progressively worse, possibly resulting in death
prognosis prediction of a possible outcome of a disease
abbreviation for prognosis Px
radiation therapy treatment of cancer with a radioactive substance, x-ray, or radiation
abbreviation for radiation therapy XRT
remission lessening or absence of signs of disease
Created by: srussel