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ch1 and ch2 wordpart

Exploring Medical Language 8th edition ch1and ch2 wordparts(N. D.'s class)

arthro joint
hepato liver
osteo bone
veno vein
adeno gland
cancero cancer
carcino cancer
chloro green
chromo color
cyano blue
cyto cell
epithelio top layer of skin or mucous membrane
erythro red
etio cause of disease
fibro fibrous tissue, fibers
histo tissue
leio smooth
leuko white
lipo fat
melano black
myo muscle
neuro nerve
onco tumor
patho disease
rhabdo striated, rod-shaped
sarco connective tissue, fleshy
somato body
systemo system
viscero internal organ
xantho yellow
intra- within
sub- below
dia- through
dys- difficult, painful, abnormal
hyper- above normal
hypo- below normal
meta- beyond
neo- new
pro- before
-itis inflammation
-megaly enlargement
-pathy disease
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-otic pertaining to
-cyte cell
-gen substance or agent that produces or causes
-genic pertaining to the start, producing, originating
-logist one who studies & practices
-logy study of
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-osis(Blood) incr. in blood cells
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-plasia condition of formation
-plasm substance, growth, a formation
-sarcoma fleshy, connective tissue tumor
-sis state of
-stasis stop, control
Created by: skopetsky