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Which term means the same as Onco?

onco- a combining form meaning “tumor,” “mass,” used in the formation of compound words: oncogenic.

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Likewise, what does Onco mean in medical terms?

The prefix onkos means "mass or bulk” (and eventually evolved into the modern Latin oncomeaning tumor) and the suffix logy means “study of.” In theory, the word means “the study of tumors.” More often, though, you will hear oncology in relation to treatment and practical medicine, as opposed to just study or

Secondly, what is the meaning of the medical root term Varico? varico. This medical root term means "varicose veins"

Keeping this in consideration, what is the medical term for tumor?

tumor (TOO-mer) An abnormal mass of tissue that results when cells divide more than they should or do not die when they should. Tumors may be benign (not cancer), or malignant (cancer). Also called neoplasm.

Which word part means cause?

The root wordCause/Cuse/Cus” comes from Latin word causa, which means a motive or a cause, i.e. the reason behind something (or an action).

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