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this is a practice for the upcoming quiz

a combing form is a _____ with a _____ attached.

root word / combining vowel

often a medical term is formed of _____ or more roots.

two

most medical terms have 3 basic parts: the _____, _____, and _____.

prefix / root / suffix

the root is the _____ of the term.

subject

the _____ is the word ending.

suffix

when a medical term has more than one root, it is joined together by a _____ (usually an _____)

combining vowel / o

cyt/o

cell

leuk/o

white

gluc/o

sugar

therm/o

heat

path/o

disease

-cele

hernia

-graphy

process of recording

oste/o

bone

end/o

within

spasm

contraction

dermat/o

skin

nas/o

nose

cyan/o

blue

my/o

muscle

-itis

inflammation

anatomy

the study of body structure

physiology

study of how the body functions

6 levels of organization

1. chemical 2. cell 3. tissue 4. organ 5. organ system
6. body as a whole

11 Body Systems "MC DELI RRUNS"

1. muscular 2. cardiovascular 3. digestive 4. endocrine
5. lymphatic 6. integumentary 7. reproductive 8. respiratory
9. urinary 10. nervous 11. skeletal

metabolism

all physical and chemical processes in which an organism is maintained

homeostasis

the steady state within the organism

whats is the main method of maintaining homeostasis

feedback

positive feedback

promotes more of the same activity

negative feedback

actions are reversed

catabolism

process of breaking down complex substances into simpler ones with release of energy

anabolism

process of building up complex substances from simple materials

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