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Glossary of Med Term-Ch. 3- pt. 3

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Suffix "-al" means?
pertaining to.
Suffix "-elle" means?
small.
Suffix "-gen" means?
formation, cause,produce.
Suffix "-genesis" means?
origin, cause.
Suffix "-genic" means?
pertaining to formation,cause.
Suffix "-ic" means?
pertaining to.
Suffix "-logist" means?
one who studies.
Suffix "-oid" means?
resemblance to.
Suffix "-oma" means?
abnormal swelling,tumor.
Suffix "osis" means?
process of condition usually abnormal.
Suffix or WR "-plasia" means?
a shape,formation.
Suffix or WR "-plasm" means?
Something shaped.
Suffix "-sis" means?
state of.
Suffix "-some" means?
body.
Suffix or WR "-stasis" means?
standing still,stop.
Suffix "-um" means?
pertaining to.
Abbrev. for adenocarcinoma?
Aden-Ca
Abbrev. for cancer?
CA
Abbrev. for chemotherapy?
chemo
Abbrev. for metastasis?
Mets
Abbrev. for Stage of cancer development?
St
Abbrev. for tumor,node,metastasis?
TNM
Treatment using drugs
Chemotherapy
Treatment of cancer using radioactive materials?
Radiotherapy
Cells are divided into 3 general parts?
1. Cell membrane
2. cytoplasm
3. Nucleus
How do you spell DNA?
deoxyribonucleic acid

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