L. alimentum = nourishment
L. diminuitive of alveus = any hollowed out structure.
L. amel =enamel, Gr. blastos = germ.
L. ampulla = a jug. Perhaps an onomatopoetic word, whose sound suggests the object; in this case fluid flowing from the jug.
Gr. an- = without, and plasma = shape, phagocyte + L. phile = loving. A species of tickborne bacteria that causes human granulocytic anaplasmosis, Anaplasma phagocytophilum (named for its affinity for growing…
L. an = without, iso = equal, Gr. poikilos = varied , L. cyt = cell and -osis = condition Anisopoikilocytosis refers to a variance in size (anisocytosis) and shape (poikilocytosis) of a red blood…
L. anterior = in front of.
L. antra = a cave. E.g. Antrum of the stomach.
L. apex = tip, top or pointed end. The genitive of apex is apicis, hence the adjective apical.
L. appendere = to hang upon, from ad = to, and pendere = to hang. Used since the early seventeent century to mean a small process developed from the surface of an organ.