Unit 12 Medical Terminology

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emia

What suffix indicates a blood condition?

Infection

What does the suffix -sepsis refer to?

False

A combining vowel is used when the suffix begins with a vowel. (true/false)

False

All medical terms have prefixes. (true/false)

MI

What abbreviation indicates a heart attack?

OD

What abbreviation indicates the right eye?

Congestive heart failure

What does CHF stand for?

After meals

What does the abbreviation p.c. refer to?

Intramuscular

What does the abbreviation IM refer to?

Ears

What body part is dorsal to your eyes?

Both

How many regions can the abdominal region be divided into? (4,9,both)

Body plane

What is an imaginary line drawn through the body to separate it into sections and create directional terms called?

Orbital

What cavity contains the eyes?

Proximal

Which directional term refers to body parts toward the point of attachment?

Oral

What cavity is also known as the buccal cavity?

Transverse

Which plane is horizontal and divides the body into a top and bottom half.

Midsagittal

Which plane is know as the midline and divides the body into equal right and left halves?

Dorsal

Which body cavity is a long, continuous cavity located on the back of the body?

True

Your big toe is medial to your little toe. (true/false)

Between

What does the prefix inter- refer to?

Neck

What body part is superior to the shoulders?

Body cavity

What is a space within the body that contains vital organs called?

Anthr

Which root words indicates joint?

All

Which prefix indicates outside? (ecto, exo, extra, all)

Frontal

Which of these planes divides the body into front and back sections?

Twice a day

What does BID mean?

Or

Which root word indicates mouth?

-sclerosis

Whhich of these suffixes indicates hardening?

Lateral

Your shoulder is _________ to your neck.

Ventral

Which body cavity is located on the front of the body?

A cell found in lymph.

What is a lymphocyte?

The study of blood.

What does heatology mean?

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