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What is the meaning?
Gland
Word Terminology
adenoma: tumor of a gland
The suffix - ama means tumor or mass
aden/o
What is the meaning?
gland
Terminology
adenoma: tumor of a gland
The suffix - oma means tumor or mass.
adenitis: inflamation of the gland
The suffix - itis means inflammation
aden/o
What is the meaning?
joint
Terminology
arthristis: inflammation of joint.
arthr/o
What is the meaning?
life
Terminology
biology: study of life
biopsy: viewing life under microscope
The suffix - opsy means process of viewing. Living tissure is removed from the body and viewed under a micropscope.
bi/o
What is the meaning?
cancerous, cancer
Terminolgy
carcinoma: cancerous tumor
A carcinoma is a cancerous tumor. Carcinomas grow from epithelial (surface or skin) cells that cover the outside of the body and line organs, cavities, and tubes within the body.
carcin/o
What is the meaning?
heart
Terminolgy
cardiology: study of the heart
carcin/o