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aden/o

gland

cancer/o, carcin/o

cancer

chlor/o

green

chrom/o

color

cyan/o

blue

cyt/o

cell

epitheli/o

epithelium

erthr/o

red

eti/o

cause (of disease)

fibr/o

fiber

gno/o

knowledge

hist/o

tissue

iatr/o

physician, medicine (also means treatment)

kary/o

nucleus

lei/o

smooth

leuk/o

white

lip/o

fat

melan/o

black

my/o

muscle

neur/o

nerve

onc/o

tumor, mass

organ/o

organ

path/o

disease

rhabd/o

rod-shaped, smooth

sarc/o

fleash, connective tissue

somat/o

body

system/o

system

viscer/o

internal organs

xanth/o

yellow

dia-

through, complete

dys-

painful, abnorm, difficult, labored

hyper-

above, excessive

hypo-

below, incomplete, deficient

meta-

after, beyond, change

neo-

new

pro-

before

-al
-ic
-ous

pertaining to

-cyte

cell

-gen

substance or agent that produces, or causes

-genic

producing, originating, causing

-logist

one who studies and treats (specialist, physician)

-logy

study of

-oid

resembling

-oma

tumor, swelling

-osis

abnorm condition

-pathy

disease

-plasia

condition of formation, development, growth

-plasm

growth, substance, formation

-sarcoma

malignant tumor

-sis

state of

-stasis

control, stop, standing

The gel-like fluid that makes up the body of the cell is

cytoplasm

Chromosomes could best be described as

structures w/in the nucleus

A genetic material that regulates the activities of cells is:

DNA

Muscle tissue could best be described as

composed of cells that have the ability to produce movement

A group of organs that works together to perform complex body functions is called a(n)

system

The space in the body holding the brain is the

cranial cavity

The abdominal cavity contains the

stomach, intestines, kidneys, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, and ureters

The combining form meaning blue is

cyan/o

The meaning of the combining form erythr/o is

red

The combining form cyt/o means

cell

In the medical term lipoma, the word root lip/ means

fat

The word part that completes the medical term meaning disease of the muscle, _______/o/pathy, is

my

The combining form onc/o means

tumor, mass

The meaning of the combining form rhabd/o is

rod-shaped, straited

The combining form meaning disease is

path/o

The meaning of the prefix dys- is:

difficult, labored, painful, abnormal

The prefix meaning below, incomplete, deficient is

hypo-

In the medical term cancerous, the suffix -ous means

pertaining to

The word part that completes the medical term meaning causing tumors, onc/o/_____, is:

-genic

The suffix -logy means

study of

The meaning of the suffix -oid is

resembling

The suffix that means control, stop, standing is

-stasis

The medical term meaning tumor composed of fat (benign tumor) is

lipoma

The infant's skin turned blue during temporary deprivation of oxygen. The skin color change was a ___ of her disorder

sign

The medical term meaning state of complete knowledge (identifying a disease) is

diagnosis

The medical term meaning new disease is

neopathy

The meaning of the medical term xanthochromic is

pertaining to yellow color

The correct spelling of the medical term meaning originating in the body is:

somatogenic

Which medical term describes a cancer that is easier to treat and has a better prognosis for recovery because it has not spread to surrounding tissue?

carcinoma in situ

The meaning of the medical term histology is

study of tissue

The meaning of the medical term neuroid is:

resembling a nerve

The meaning of the medical term systemic is

pertaining to the body

The correct spelling of the medical term meaning not malignant, nonrecurrent, favorable for recovery is:

benign

The medical term meaning improvement or absence of signs of disease is

remission

The medical term for a benign tumor composed of striated muscle is

rhabdomyoma

The medical term abbreviated as RBC is:

erythrocyte

melanoma

black tumor

WBCs

leukocytes

exhibiting cyanosis

blue discoloration from lack of O2 in the blood

Thoracic cavity

4

abdominal cavity

5

pelvic cavity

6

spinal cavity

2

cranial cavity

1

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