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Medical Terminology (2)

The second set of Medical Terminology for STLCoP second year anatomy students.

Terms

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Leuk/o, leuc/o
White
-plasia
Process of cellular multiplication, formation
Plasm/o, -plasm
The substance of a cell or blood plasma
Corpus, Corpor/o
Body
-ase
Denotes an enzyme
-lytic
Pertaining to that which causes lysis or to the process of lysis
Glyc/o
Sweet, sugars in general
Oxy-, ox/i
Sharp, acid, acute, or oxygen
Hypo-
Below normal, under, lack
Iso-
Equal
Reticul/o
Network
Mono-
Single, one, alone
Hem/o, hemat/o
Blood (h)
Hydr/o
Water
-cle, -ule, -ole, -cule
Diminutive, small in size
Phag/o, -phagy, -pagia, -phage
Eating, devouring
-lysis
Process of breaking down, decomposing, or loosening
Ton/o
Tone, tension
Dys-
Difficult, painful, bad
-plasty
Process of shaping, or the surgical formation of a structure or part
Som/a, somat/o, -some
Body (3)
Lip/o
Fat or lipid
Erythr/o
Red
Poly-
Many
Inter-
Between
a-, an-
Without, deficincy, no
Gluc/o
Glucose
Intra-
Within
Chrom/o, chromat/o
Color
-trophy
Nourishment, development, or growth
-emia, cemia
Blood
Hyper-
Above normal, over, excessive

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