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Unit 3

Nervous System and Tumors

Aden/o Gland
Ather/o Fatty, Porridge-like
Carcin/o Cancer
Cephal/o Head
Cerebr/o Cerebrum
Emes/o, Emet/o, Emetic/o Vomiting
Enecephal/o Brain, Inside head
Fibr/o Fibrous
Hist/o Tissue
Lei/o Smooth
Lip/o Fat
Lymph/o Lymphatic
Melan/o Black
My/o Muscle
Myel/o Spinal cord, Bone marrow
Nat/o Birth
Ne/o New
Neur/o Nerve
Onc/o Tumor
Oste/o Bone
Papill/o Small elevation of tissue
Pariet/o Wall
Perition/o Peritioneum
Pleur/o Lung lining/membrane
Poli/o Gray
Psych/o Mind
Rhabd/o Rod shaped
Spin/o Spinal
Viscer/o Organ
Necr/o Death
Anti- Against
Dys- Difficult/Painful
Hydro- Water
Hyper- Above/Increased
Hypo- Below/Decreased
Neo- New
-algia(noun), -algic(adj) Pain
-blast Embryonic/Immature
-cele Hernia
-ectomy Excision
-genesis Generate/Develop
-iatrist Specialist/Physician
-malacia Softening
-oid Like/Resembling
-oma Tumor/Abnormal Growth
-ous(adj) Material/Condition
-pathy Disease
-philia Love
-phobia Fear
-surgeon One who performs surgery
-therapy Treating
-plasia Development
-plasm Growth of tissue
-tomy Incision
-trophy Development
-tropic A
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