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bas/o

base (alkaline, the opposite of acid)

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chrom/o

colour

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coagul/o

clotting

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cyt/o

cell

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eosin/o

red, dawn, rosy

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erythr/o

red

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granul/o

granules

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hem/o

blood

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hemat/o

blood

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hemoglobin/o

hemoglobin

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is/o

same, equal

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kary/o

nucleus

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leuk/o

white

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mon/o

one, single

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morph/o

shape, form

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myel/o

bone marrow

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neutr/o

neutral (neither base nor acid)

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nucle/o

nucleus

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phag/o

eat, swallow

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poikil/o

varied, irregular

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sider/o

iron

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spher/o

globe, round

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thromb/o

clot

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-apheresis

removal, a carrying away

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-blast

immature cell, embryonic

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-cytosis

abnormal condition of cells (increase in cells)

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-emia

blood condition

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-gen

giving rise to; producing

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-globin
-globulin

protein

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-lytic

pertaining to destruction

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-oid

derived or originating from

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-penia

deficiency

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-phage

eat, swallow

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-philia

attraction for (an increase in cell numbers)

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-phoresis

carrying, transmission

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-poiesis

formation

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-stasis

stop, control

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anisocytosis

cells are unequal in size

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hypochromia

cells have reduced colour (less hemoglobin)

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macrocytosis

cells are large

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microcytosis

cells are small

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poikilocytosis

cells are irregularly shaped

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spherocytosis

cells are rounded

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