, cholangi- [Gr. cholē, bile + Gr. angeion, vessel] Prefixes meaning bile vessel.
What is Cholangi?
Cholangi -: Relating to a bile duct. From the Greek chole meaning bile + a(n)geion meaning a vessel = a bile vessel.
What does Mening o mean?
mening/o. meninges (membranes covering the spinal cord & brain)
What does the combining form ather o mean?
Combining form meaning gruellike, soft, pasty materials; atheroma, atheromatous. [G.
How do you spell cholangiocarcinoma?
n. An adenocarcinoma of the intrahepatic bile ducts.
What does Hepat o mean?
Hepato-: Prefix or combining form used before a consonant to refer to the liver. From the Greek hepar, liver.
What does the CF Cholecyst o mean?
The CF cholecyst/o means: gallbladder.
What does the medical term my O mean?
Myo- (prefix): A prefix denoting a relationship to muscle.
What does mast o mean in medical terms?
Masto- is a combining form used like a prefix meaning “breast.” It is often used in medical terms, especially in anatomy and pathology.
What does Cirrh o mean?
cirrh/o. Yellow, tawny. cirrhosis (chronic degenerative disease of the liver with resultant yellowness of the liver and of the skin)
How do you get cholangiocarcinoma?
Cholangiocarcinoma happens when cells in the bile ducts develop changes in their DNA. A cell’s DNA contains the instructions that tell a cell what to do. The changes tell the cells to multiply out of control and form a mass of cells (tumor) that can invade and destroy healthy body tissue.
What is cholangiocarcinoma prognosis?
If the cancer is diagnosed in an early stage, the 5-year survival rate is 15%. If the cancer has spread to the regional lymph nodes, the 5-year survival rate is 16%. If the cancer has spread to a distant part of the body, the 5-year survival rate is 2%. The 5-year survival rate for intrahepatic bile duct cancer is 9%.
What are adenocarcinoma cells?
Adenocarcinoma develops in cells located in the glands that line your organs (glandular epithelial cells). These cells secrete mucous, digestive juices or other liquids. If your glandular cells begin to change or grow out of control, tumors can form. Some tumors found in glandular cells are not cancerous.