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Flashcards in Ch 7 - Lymph & Immune Combining Forms Deck (16)
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aden/o

gland

adenoma = tumor of a gland

2

adenoid/o

adenoid

adenoidectomy = removal of an adenoid

3

angi/o or vas/o

vessel

angiasthenia = absence of vessel strength
vasorrhaphy = suturing of a vessel

4

bacteri/o

bacteria

bacteriemia = condition of bacteria in the blood

5

immun/o

immune

immunopathology = study of immune disease

6

lymph/o

lymph

lymphoma = lymph tumor

7

lymphaden/o

lymph gland

lympadenocele = hernia of a lymphatic vessel

8

lymphangi/o

lymphatic vessel

lymphangiectasis = dilation of a lymphatic vessel

9

lymphocyt/o

lymph cell

lymphocytosis = abnormal condition of lymph cells

10

myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

myeloma = tumor of bone marrow

11

path/o

disease

pathophobia = fear of disease

12

ser/o

serum

serous = pertaining to serum

13

splen/o

spleen

splenomegaly = enlargement of the spleen

14

thym/o

thymus

thymocyte = thymus cell

15

tonsill/o

tonsil

tonsillitis = inflammation of the tonsil

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tox/o or toxic/o

poison, toxin

toxoid = resembling poison
toxicogenic = creating poison