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Medical Terminology - Cells

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chromo
colored
-some
body
chromo/some
colored body in the cell contains the DNA
cyto
cell
-skelaton
framework
cyto/skeleton
framework of the cell
hyper
excessive
hypo
below normal
hypo/tonic
below normal concentration
iso
same as
iso/tonic
same concentration
mei
lessening or reduction
o/sis
condition of
mei/osis
condition of lessening of chromosomes
meta
beyond or after
-stasis
controlling or stopping
meta/stasis
beyond control
neo
new
-plasm
growth
neo/plasm
new growth
-cytosis
process of
phag/o/
eat
phag/o/cytosis
process of cell eating
A & P
anatomy and physiology
CH, chr
chromosome
RNA
ribonucleic acid
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid