Chapter 19 - Cancer Medicine; Oncology - Combining Forms

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 Language of Medicine - Chapter 19 - Cancer Medicine; Oncology - 9th edition


 
  
Created Jul 9, 2012
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alveol/o
 
small sac
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cac/o
 
bad
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carcin/o
 
cancer, cancerous
4
cauter/o
 
burn, heat
5
chem/o
 
chemical, drug
6
cry/o
 
cold
7
cyst/o
 
sac of fluid
8
fibr/o
 
fibers
9
follicul/o
 
small glandular sacs
10
fung/i
 
fungus, mushroom
11
medull/o
 
soft, inner part
12
mucos/o
 
mucous membrane
13
mut/a
 
genetic change
14
mutagen/o
 
causing genetic change
15
necr/o
 
death
16
onc/o
 
tumor
17
papill/o
 
nipple-like
18
pharmac/o
 
chemical, drug
19
plas/o
 
formation
20
ple/o
 
many, more
21
polyp/o
 
polyp
22
prot/o
 
first
23
radi/o
 
rays
24
sarc/o
 
flesh, connective tissue
25
scirrh/o
 
hard
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xer/o
 
dry
27
-blastoma
 
immature tumor
28
-genesis
 
formation
29
-oma
 
mass, tumor
30
-plasia
 
formation, growth
31
-plasm
 
formation growth
32
-suppression
 
to stop
33
-therapy
 
treatment
34
ana-
 
backward
35
apo-
 
off, away
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brachy-
 
short (distance)
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epi-
 
upon
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meta-
 
beyond; change
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tele-
 
far


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