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Chapter 19 - Cancer Medicine; Oncology - Combining Forms


 Language Of Medicine - Chapter 19 - Cancer Medicine; Oncology - 9th Edition
  
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alveol/o
 
small sac
cac/o
 
bad
carcin/o
 
cancer, cancerous
cauter/o
 
burn, heat
chem/o
 
chemical, drug
cry/o
 
cold
cyst/o
 
sac of fluid
fibr/o
 
fibers
follicul/o
 
small glandular sacs
fung/i
 
fungus, mushroom
medull/o
 
soft, inner part
mucos/o
 
mucous membrane
mut/a
 
genetic change
mutagen/o
 
causing genetic change
necr/o
 
death
onc/o
 
tumor
papill/o
 
nipple-like
pharmac/o
 
chemical, drug
plas/o
 
formation
ple/o
 
many, more
polyp/o
 
polyp
prot/o
 
first
radi/o
 
rays
sarc/o
 
flesh, connective tissue
scirrh/o
 
hard
xer/o
 
dry
-blastoma
 
immature tumor
-genesis
 
formation
-oma
 
mass, tumor
-plasia
 
formation, growth
-plasm
 
formation growth
-suppression
 
to stop
-therapy
 
treatment
ana-
 
backward
apo-
 
off, away
brachy-
 
short (distance)
epi-
 
upon
meta-
 
beyond; change
tele-
 
far

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