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onc

tumor

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carcin

cancer

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cyt

cell

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epitheli

epithelium

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hist

tissue

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lip

fat

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my

muscle

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neur

nerves

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path

disease

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plasm

growth

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sarc

flesh or connective tissue

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stasis

stop or control

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viscer

internal organs

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-al

pertaining to

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-genic

producing or causing

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-logist

specialist (physician) who studies and treats

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-logy

the study of

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-oid

resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-a, -e, -y

no meaning

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meta-

beyond

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neo-

new

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-itis

inflammation

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intra-

within

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ven

vein

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-ous

pertaining to

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oste

bone

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arthr

joint

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trache

trachea

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poly

many

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cyt

cell

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dx

diagnosis

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px

prognosis

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chemo

chemotherapy

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CA

cancer

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METS

metastasis

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XRT

radiation therapy

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anatomic position

face forward, feet front and palms forward

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anter

front

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caud

tail (downward)

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cephal

head (upward)

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dist

away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

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dors

back

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infer

below

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later

side

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medi

middle

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poster

back or behind

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proxim

near (the point of attachment of a body part)

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super

above

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ventr

belly (front)

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-ad

toward

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-ic or -ior

pertaining to

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transverse

________

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sagittal

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benign

not cancerous, but are deadly because they grow very big

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chemotherapy

treatment of cancer by using pharmaceuticals; AB- chemo

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diagnosis

identification of a disease

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inflammation

protective response of body tissue characterized by redness, swelling, heat and pain

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malignant

tending to become progressively worse, possibly resulting in death

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prognosis

prediction of a possible outcome of a disease

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radiation therapy

treatment of cancer with a radioactive substance; X-ray or radiation

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remission

lessening or absence of signs of disease

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acr

extremities (arms and legs)

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cutane

skin

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derm

skin

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dermat

skin

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myc

fungus

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onych

nail

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cyan

blue

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erythr

red

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leuk

white

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melan

black

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xanth

yellow

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-tomy

incision into

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epi-

on, upon or over

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hypo-

below, deficient, under

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intra-

within

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per-

through

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sub-

below or under

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biopsy

removal of living tissue to be viewed under a microscope for diagnostic purposes; AB- bx

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edema

puffy swelling of tissue from the accumulation of fluid

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laceration

torn, ragged-edged wound

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lesion

any visible change in tissue resulting from injury or disease

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pressure ulcer (bedsore)

eroded sore on the skin caused by prolonged pressure (formerly called decubitus ulcer); AB- decub

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shingles (herpes zoster)

development of painful, inflamed blisters that follow the nerve routes

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squamous cell carcinoma

a malignant growth that develops from scale-like epithelial tissue; AB- sqCCA

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staphylococcus

bacterium that grows in a pattern resembling grape-like clusters and can cause skin infections; AB- staph

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streptococcus

bacterium that grows in a pattern resembling twisted chains and can cause skin infections; AB- strep

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abscess

localized collection of pus

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basal call carcinoma

tumor arising from the outer layer of the skin (the epithelial layer); AB- BCC

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asthma

respiratiory disease characterized by coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and constriction of airways

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chest radiograph (chest x-ray)

a radiographic image of the chest used to evaluate the lungs and the heart (a diagnostic imaging test); AB- CXR

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chest computed tomography (CT scan)

computerized images of the chest created in sections sliced from fornt to back; used to diagnose tumors and abscesses (a diagnostic imaging test); AB- CT scan

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chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

progressive, irreversible condition characterized by diminished capacity for air to flow to and from the lungs; emphysema and chronic bronchitis are types of COPD; AB- COPD

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emphysema

a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused by loss of elasticity of the air sacs (alveoli) located within the lung, causing the body to not receive enough oxygen

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influenza

highly contagious infection of the respitory tract caused by a virus; AB- flu

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sputum

mucus secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth

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tuberculosis

an infectious disease that affects the lungs (may also affect other organs and tissues); AB- TB

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upper respiratory infection

infection of the nasal cavity, pharynx, or larynx; AB- URI

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