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Flashcards in Chpt 1,2,3,4 Deck (71):
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iatr/o

treatment/physician

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cis/o

to cute

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iatrogenic

pertaining to something produced by a physician or treatment

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opsy

process of viewing

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scopy

process of visual examination

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sis

condition/state of

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tomy

process of cutting into / incision

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genic

process of pertaining to/ producing/ produced by or in

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osis

abnormal condition

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resection

process of cutting back

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ion

process

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epi

above/upon/on

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endo

within/inward/in

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re

back/backward/again

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trans

across/through

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karyotype

picture of the nucleus

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centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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graph

instrument for recording

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graphy

process of recording

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genesis

process of producing/ forming

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strepto

twisted chains

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isch

holding back

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staphyl

clusters

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plasia

development/ formation/ growth

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stasis

controlling/ stopping

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plasm

formation

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myel

spinal cord / bone marrow

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acro

extremities / top

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phlebotomy

process of cutting into a vein

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stomy

process of forming a new opening

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atrophy

no development

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leparoscope

instrument to visually examine the abdomen / abdominal wall

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achondroplasia

process of developing without cartilage

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trophy

development/ nourishment

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ole

little/ small

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oid

resembling

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pneumonia

lung condition

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ia

condition

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necrotic

pertaining to death

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thrombocytopenis

deficiency in clotting cells

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ana

up apart

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ante

before/ forward

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anti

against

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contra

against / opposite

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anteflexion

bending forward

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pnea

breathing

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contralateral

pertaining to the opposite side

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antisepsis

against infection

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dys

bad/ painful/ difficult/ abnormal

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ec

out/ outside

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de

down/ lack of

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in

in/ into/ not

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intra

within/ in/ into

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infra

below/ under

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metamorphosis

condition in change of shape

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pancytopenia

deficiency of all cells

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prostate gland

stands in front of

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prostate

stands before

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pathogenic

process of producing disease

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psychiatrist

one who specializes in treatment of the mind

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retrocardiac

pertaining to behind the heart

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proximal

pertaining to the nearest

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chromosome

bodies of color

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cytoplasm

cell formation

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metabolism

process of casting beyond

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adenoids

resembling glands

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euthyroid

normal thyroid

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malignant

bad fire

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paralysis

abnormal separation

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analysis

to break apart

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lapse

slide/ sag/ fall