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Cancer/carcin/o

Cancer, a disease characterized by the unregulated, abnormal growth of new cells

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Eti/o

Cause (of disease)

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Gno/o

Knowledge

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Iatr/o

Physician, medicine, treatment

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Lei/o

Smooth

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Onc/o

Tumor, mass

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Path/o

Disease

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Rhabd/o

Rod shaped, striated

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Somat/o

Body

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Dia

Through, conplete

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Dys

Painful, abnormal, difficult, labored to

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Hyper

Above, excessive

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Hypo

Below, incomplete, deficient, under

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Meta

Change, after, beyond

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Neo

New

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Pro

Before

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Chlor/o

Green

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Xanth/o

Yellow

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Leuk

White

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Chrom/o

Color

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Erythro/o

Red

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Melan/o

Black

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Cyan/o

Blue

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Al, ic, ous

Pertaining to

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Cyte

Cell

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Gen

Agent that produces or causes

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Genic

Producing or causing, originating

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Logist

One who studies and treats

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Megaly

Irregular enlargement

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Oid

Resembling

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Oma

Tumor, swelling

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Osis

Abnormal condition

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Pathy

Disease

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Plasia

Condition of formation, development, growth

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Plasm

Growth, substance, formation

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Sarcoma

Malignant tumor

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Sis

State of

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Stasis

Control, stop, standing

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Cytogenic

Producing cells

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Cytoid

Resembling a cell

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Cytology

Study of cells

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Cytoplasm

Cell substance

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Dysplasia

Abnormal development

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Epithelial

Pertaining to epithelium

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Erythrocyte

Red blood cells

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Erthrocytosis

Increase in number of red blood cells

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Histrology

Study of tissue

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Hyperplasia

Excessive development

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Hypolasia

Incomplete development

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Karyocyte

Cell within a nucleus

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Karyoplasm

Substance of a nucleus

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Leukocyte

White blood cell

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Leukocytosis

Increase in the number of white blood cells

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Lipoid

Resembling fat

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Myopathy

Disease of the muscle

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Neuroid

Resembling a nerve

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Organomegaly

Enlargement of an organ

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Somatic

Pertaining to the body

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Somatogenic

Originating in the body

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Somatopathy

Disease of the body

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Somatoplasm

Body substance

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Systemic

Pertaining to a body system, or the body as a whole

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Visceral

Pertaining to internal organs

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