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Glossary of medical terminology chapter 4 2

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aer(o)
air or gas
cellul(o)
little cell or compartment
chlor(o)
green
chrom(o)
color
coagul(o)
coagulation
cyt(o)
cell
erythr(o)
red
fibrin(o)
an isoluble protein that forms long threads that compose blood clots
hem(a), hem(o), hemat(o)
blood
hemogoblin(o)
the oxygen-carrying red pigment of red blood cells
hydr(o)
water
immun(o)
immunity
is(o)
equal
nucle(o)
nucleus
leuk(o)
white
log(o)
words or study
lys(o)
destruction or dissolving
macr(o), megal(o)
large or enlarged
melan(o)
black
micro(o)
small
morph(o)
shape; form
muc(o)
mucus
norm(o)
normal
phag(o)
to eat
phil(o)
attraction
poikil(o)
irregular
scop(o)
to view or examine
spher(o)
round
thromb(o)
thrombus; clot
vascul(o)
vessel
xanth(o)
yellow
a-
no, not, or without
extra-
outside
hyper-
excessive; more than normal
hypo-
beneath; below normal
inter-
between
intra-
within
poly-
many
trans-
across
-ant
that which causes
-ar
pertaining to
-ate
to cause an action or the result of an action
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
removal of; excision
-emia
blood
-lysin
substance that dissolves or destroys
-lysis
destruction
-lytic
capable of destroying
-oid
like or resembling
-opia
vision
-ous
pertaining to or characterized by
-penia
decreased: deficient
-phylaxis
protection
poiesis
production
-poietin
that which causes production
-scope
instument used to view or examine
-scopy
viewing
-tic
pertaining to
-y
state or condition
kary(o)
nucleus

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