Chapter 20 Cancer – Flashcards

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The root/combining form in the word mediastinoscopy means
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mediastinum
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Which of the following words means pertaining to a new growth or tumor?
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Neoplastic
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The word meaning transport of cancer cells through the bloodstream is ______________, and its plural is ______________.
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metastasis; metastases
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All of the following words have a word element meaning flesh EXCEPT
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mesothelioma
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Which of the following words has an element meaning bone?
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Osteosarcoma
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Which of the following suffixes means tumor?
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-oma
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A medical specialist in the science dealing with cancer is a(n)
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oncologist
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In the word oncology, the root/combining form means
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tumor
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The root/combining form -cid/e means
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to kill
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Two words that have opposite meanings are
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benign and cancerous
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Which of the following words containing a prefix, root, and suffix means cancer arising from cells lining the pleural cavity?
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Mesothelioma
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Of the following words, which one has an element meaning offspring?
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Progenitor
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Which word containing a prefix, root, and suffix means derived from a single clone of cells?
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Monoclonal
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Which of the following terms refers to a cancerous tumor of pigment-producing skin cells?
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Malignant melanoma
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Which of the following words means pertaining to a malignant neoplasm?
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Cancerous
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The suffix in the word asbestosis means
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Condition
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Which of the following words is derived from the Latin meaning crab?
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Cancer
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he word benign means
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the nonmalignant character of a neoplasm or illness
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Which of the following words means the invasion into a tissue or cell?
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Infiltration
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The suffix in the word carcinogen means
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produce
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The root/combining form in the word mediastinoscopy means
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mediastinum
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Which of the following words means pertaining to a new growth or tumor?
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Neoplastic
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The word meaning transport of cancer cells through the bloodstream is ______________, and its plural is ______________.
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metastasis; metastases
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All of the following words have a word element meaning flesh EXCEPT
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mesothelioma
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Which of the following words has an element meaning bone?
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Osteosarcoma
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Which of the following suffixes means tumor?
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-oma
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A medical specialist in the science dealing with cancer is a(n)
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oncologist
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In the word oncology, the root/combining form means
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tumor
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The root/combining form -cid/e means
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to kill
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Two words that have opposite meanings are
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benign and cancerous
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Which of the following words containing a prefix, root, and suffix means cancer arising from cells lining the pleural cavity?
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Mesothelioma
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Of the following words, which one has an element meaning offspring?
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Progenitor
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Which word containing a prefix, root, and suffix means derived from a single clone of cells?
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Monoclonal
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Which of the following terms refers to a cancerous tumor of pigment-producing skin cells?
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Malignant melanoma
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Which of the following words means pertaining to a malignant neoplasm?
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Cancerous
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The suffix in the word asbestosis means
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Condition
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Which of the following words is derived from the Latin meaning crab?
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Cancer
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he word benign means
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the nonmalignant character of a neoplasm or illness
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Which of the following words means the invasion into a tissue or cell?
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Infiltration
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The suffix in the word carcinogen means
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produce