Blood, Lymph and Immune System Terminology

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agglutin/o

clumping, sticking together

angi/o

vessel

ansio-
(prefix)

unequal, dissimilar in size

bas/o

base (opposite of an acid)

-blast

immature, embryonic cell

blast/o

embryonic cell

chrom/o

color

coagul/o

clotting

-crit

to separate

cyt/o

cell

-cytosis

abnormal condition of cells

-emia

blood condition

eosin/o

rose colored

erythur/o

red

-genic

formation, production

-globin, -globulin

protein

granul/o

granule

hemat/o, hem/o

blood

hemoglobin/o

hemoglobin

immun/o

immunity

is/o

equal

iso-
(prefix)

same, equal

kary/o, nucle/o

nucleus

leuk/o

white

lymph/o

lymph, clear fluid

-lysis, -lytic, -lyse

destruction

mon/o

one, single

morph/o

shape

myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

neutr/o

neutral

-penia

lack of, deficiency in number

-phage

eat, swallow
(suffix)

phag/o

eat, swallow

-pheresis

removal

-phil

attraction to/for

-phoresis

borne, carried

poikil/o

varied or irregular shape

reticul/o

net, mesh

sider/o

iron

spher/o

globe, round

splen/o

spleen

thromb/o

clot, platelet

thym/o

thymus

tonsill/o

tonsil

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