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Medical Terminology (2)

The second set of Medical Terminology for STLCoP second year anatomy students.
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Corpus, Corpor/o
Body
Intra-
Within
Inter-
Between
Hydr/o
Water
Glyc/o
Sweet, sugars in general
Gluc/o
Glucose
a-, an-
Without, deficincy, no
Hypo-
Below normal, under, lack
Hyper-
Above normal, over, excessive
Lip/o
Fat or lipid
Iso-
Equal
Chrom/o, chromat/o
Color
Plasm/o, -plasm
The substance of a cell or blood plasma
Oxy-, ox/i
Sharp, acid, acute, or oxygen
Mono-
Single, one, alone
Som/a, somat/o, -some
Body (3)
Reticul/o
Network
Poly-
Many
-cle, -ule, -ole, -cule
Diminutive, small in size
-ase
Denotes an enzyme
Ton/o
Tone, tension
Phag/o, -phagy, -pagia, -phage
Eating, devouring
-lytic
Pertaining to that which causes lysis or to the process of lysis
-lysis
Process of breaking down, decomposing, or loosening
-trophy
Nourishment, development, or growth
-plasia
Process of cellular multiplication, formation
-plasty
Process of shaping, or the surgical formation of a structure or part
Leuk/o, leuc/o
White
Erythr/o
Red
-emia, cemia
Blood
Hem/o, hemat/o
Blood (h)
Dys-
Difficult, painful, bad