Final Med terms 3

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plasia

formation

astro

star-shaped

adeno

gland

carcin

cancer

brachy

short

therapy

treatment

gen

formation, produce

oid

resemble

chondro

cartilage

sarc

flesh

sarcoma

tumor of the flesh

chorio

membrane, chorion

in situ

in place

fibro

fiber

hemangio

blood vessel

inter

between

leio

smooth

myo

muscle

leuk

white

emia

blood condition

plakia

plate

lymphangio

lymph vessel

medullo

marrow

blast

immature cell

blastoma

tumor of an immature cell

meningi

meninges, membrane

mucos

mucus

muta

to change

myco

fungus

tox

poison

in

chemical substance

myel

bone marrow

nephro

kidneys

neuro

nerves

oligo

little

dendro

tree

onco

tumor

ossteo

bone

pre

before

reticulo

net

retino

retina

rhabdomyo

rod-shaped muscle

semin

seed

tele

distant or end

terat

monster

thym

thymus

stom

month

ia

condition

meta

beyond

plaso

molding, formation

oma

tumor, mass

adreno CA

adrenocarcinoma

AFP

alpha-fetoprotein

BRCA

breast cancer gene

BSE

Breast self-examination

CA 125

Cancer antigen 125

CEA

Carcinomoembryonic antigen

CIS

Carcinoma in situ

DCIS

ductal carcinoma in situ

ERT

external radiation therapy

XRT

X-radiotherapy

LCIS

lobular carcinoma in situ

PSA

prostate-specific antigen

TNM

tumor, nodes, metastasis

TSE

testicular self-examination

mets

metastasis (spread)

Scirrho

hard

ic

pertaining to

anti

against

epilept

seizure

con

with, together

vuls

tear, pull

gram

a record

graph

to record

ography

process of recording

electro

electricity

encephal/o

brain

neuro

nerve

diagnost

decision

al

pertaining to

motor

to move

ology

the study of

ologist

one who studies

seiz

to grab, convulse

ton

pressure, tension

clon

violent action

afferent

to bring to

efferent

to bring away from

ganglion

collection of nerve cell bodies outside the CNS

nerve

cord of fibers in connective tissues

neuron

nerve cell

para

beside

sym

together

peripher

outer part

somat

body

viscer

internal organs

dendrite

branched extension of the nerve cell body

endo

within

myel

spinal cord

trans

across

epi

upon, above

nephro

kidney

in

chemical substance

astro

star

cerebro

brain

cognition

knowledge

micro

small

glia

glue, supportive tissue of the nervous system

oligo

scanty

cerebelllum

the most posterior part of the brain

ium

structure

corpus

body

cortex

shell, outer part

gyri

circles

sulci

groove on the surface of the cerebral hemispheres

occipit

back of head

us

pertaining to

medulla

middle

reticul

network

ar

pertaining to

audi, audit

hearing

crani

skull, cranium

eal

pertaining to

glosso

tongue

pharyngo, pharynge

throat

olfact

smell

C1

cervical spinal nerve 1

T1

thoracic spinal nerve 1

L1

Lumbar nerve 1

oid

resemble

arachn

cobweb, spider

cauda

tail

equina

horse

cervic

neck

tome

instument fo cutting

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