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chlor/o
prefix meaning green
-osis
suffix indicating condition characterized by increase in number when assoc. w/ blood cells (means increased)
-mania
suffix meaning a condition of madness or excessive preoccupation, mental disorder
lip/o (combining form)
fat
leuk/o
white
adip/o (combining form)
fat
duoden/o (combining form)
small intestine (duodenum)
acromegaly
enlargement of extremities
assoc. w/ gigantism
cyan/o
prefix for blue
-graphy
process of taking record or picture
xanth/o
prefix for yellow
acro (combining form)
concerning extremities
arms & legs
melan/o
prefix for black/dark
-penia
suffix meaning decrease in or lacking white blood cells
erythr/o
prefix for red
-cyte
suffix for cell
(cyt- prefix)
-tome
suffix for cutting instrument(dermatome)
acrodermatitis
red, inflamed skin on hands/feet
-gram
suffix refers to a record or picture made by an instrument(electrocardiogram)
dermatology
study of skin
dermatologist
MD specializing in the skin diseases
-blast
suffix meaning embryonic or immature cell (blastcyte)
-ostomy
to surgically form a new opening (colostomy)
-megaly
suffix for enlarged
-pathy
suffix meaning disease
dermat/o
combining form referring to skin
-graph
suffix for instrument used to record data(electrocardiograph)
dermatitis
inflammation of skin
-tomy
suffix to cut into (incise) gastrotomy
leukopenia
decrease in white blood cells
dermatosis
any abnormal skin condition
cytology
study of cells
thrombocytosis
high number of thrombocytes or platelets
leukoblast
immature white blood cell
-ectomy
suffix to cut out (excise) vasectomy
erhythrobast
red embryonic cell
cardi/o
refering to heart
gastr/o
combining form for stomach