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agglutin/o

to clump
agglutination

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aniso-

unequal
anisocytosis

3

bas/o

base
basophil

4

blast/o, -blast

embryonic stage of development
blastocyte

5

chrom/o

color
chromophilic

6

coagul/o

clotting
coagulation

7

cyt/o

cell
cytogenesis

8

-emia

blood condition
polycythemia

9

eosin/o

red, rosy
eosinophilia

10

erythro/o

red
erythrocytopenia

11

-globin

containing protein
hemoglobin

12

hem/o

blood
hemogram

13

hemat/o

blood
hematologist

14

is/o

equal
isotonic

15

kary/o

nucleus
karyocyte

16

leuk/o

white
leukocyte

17

-lytic

destruction
hemolytic

18

mono-

one
monocytopenia

19

morph/o

form shape
morphology

20

myel/o

bone marrow or spinal cord
myeloblast

21

-oid

resembling
spheroid

22

-osis

condition
erythrocytosis

23

-penia

decrease in; deficiency
pancytopenia

24

-phage

to eat
macrophage

25

phag/o

to eat
phagocyte

26

-philia

attraction to
hemophilia

27

-phoresis

transmission
electrophoresis

28

-poiesis

formation
erythroposiesis

29

poikil/o

varied; irregular
poikilocytosis

30

sider/o

iron
sideroblast

31

spher/o

round; sphere
spherocytosis

32

-stasis

stopping or controlling
hemostasis

33

thromb/o

clot
thrombosis

34

cyt/o, -cyte

cell
cytomegalovirus

35

hyper-

excessive
hypersplenism

36

immun/o

immune, protection
immunodificiency

37

lymph/o

lymph
lymphocyte

38

lymphaden/o

lymph gland
lymphadenitis

39

lymphangi/o

lymph vessel
lymphangiogram

40

mon/o

one
mononucleosis

41

sarc/o

flesh
Kaposi's sarcoma