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Flashcards in Blood, Lymphatic, Immune (CF) Deck (17):
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Embol/o

Embolus (plug)
*embol/ectomy = excision of an embolus, may be done surgically or by use of enzymes that dissolve the clot
[-ectomy=excision, removal]

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Erythr/o

Red
*eryth/o/cyte = red (blood) cell
[-cyte=cell]

3

Hem/o

Blood
*hem/o/phobia = fear of blood
[-phobia=fear]

4

Hemat/o

Blood
*hemat/oma = tumor composed of blood (usually clotted)
[-oma = tumor]

5

Leuk/o

White
*leuk/o/cyte= white (blood) cell
[-cyte=cell]

6

Myel/o

Bone marrow; spinal cord
*myel/o/gen/ic = pertaining to, producing, or originating in bone marrow
[gen= forming, producing, origin; -ic= pertaining to]

7

Thromb/o

Blood clot
*thromb/o/lysis = dissolution of a blood clot
[-lysis= separation; destruction; loosening]

8

ven/o

Vein
*ven/ous = pertaining to a vein
[-ous = pertaining to]

9

Aden/o

Gland
*aden/o/pathy = disease of a gland
[-pathy=disease]

10

Immun/o

Immune, immunity, safe
*immun/o/gen = substance that produces immunity or an immune response
[-gen= forming, producing, origin]

11

Lymph/o

Lymph
* lymph/o/poiesis = formation of lymphocytes or lymphoid tissues
[-poiesis= formation, production]

12

Lymphaden/o

Lymph gland (node)
*lymphaden/itis = inflammation of the lymph gland (node)
[-itis=inflammation]

13

Lymphangi/o

Lymph vessel
*lymphangi/oma = tumor of a lymph vessel
[-oma = tumor]

14

Phag/o

Swallowing, eating
*phag/o/cyte = cell that ingests (and destroys microorganism and other cell debris)
[-cyte=cell]

15

Splen/o

Spleen
*splen/o/megaly = enlargement of the spleen
[-megaly = enlargement]

16

Thym/o

Thymus gland
*thym/oma = tumor in the thymus gland
[-oma = tumor]

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Agglutin/o

Clumping, gluing
*agglutin/ation = process by which particles are caused to adhere and form into clumps
[-ation=process (of)]

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