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Anatomy of word building

Elements of a medical term are the

individual parts of the woed

The prefix is

the beginning of some words

The core element of any term is its

root

Element for the word dermatitis

dermat

roots for the medical terms arthroscopy and respiratory

arthr and respir

word element card is an example of

root

word scopy is an example of

suffix

The word element logy is an example of

suffix

The plural form of the word for armpit is

axillae

The singular form of the term that means a wall dividing two cavities is

septum

The plural form of the word thorax is

thoraces

The singular form of the word body organ is

viscus

Which suffix refers to a doctor with a specialty practice

ist

In the term arthroplasty what is the suffix and what does the suffix mean

The suffix is plasty and it means repair

In the term hypotension, what is the prefix and what does the prefix mean

the prefix is hypo and it means less than normal

In the term endocarditis, what is the root and what does the root mean

The root is card and it means heart

Choose the suffix for the term that means a disease of an organ such as the heart

pathy

Choose the correct suffix for the terms that refer to an infection or inflammation

itis

Choose the correct suffix for terms that refer to a visual examination of a body part such as a joint

scopy

Choose the correct term that means the structure around the heart

pericardium

Choose the term means pertaining to the teeth

dental

Choose the correct term that means higher than normal vlood pressure

hypertension

Which of the following are the roots for the words; gynecology, arthroscopy and hypogastric

gynec,arthro,and gastric

Which word means pertaining to above the stomach

epigastric

root of a word

every medical term has one

The term gastroscopy means

visual examination of the stomach

two prefixes that are opposites

hyper and hypo

The root of a medical term

The root is the foundation or core of the medical term

prefix meaning around

peri

suffix means inflammation

dermatitis

word with two combining forms

gastroenterology

suffix means study of

dermatology

suffix means repair

arthroplasty

suffix to indicate infection or inflammation

endocarditis

example of the use of a prefix in a medical term

endocardititis

term means bleed profusly

hemorrhage

suffix that means pertaining to

dental

singular and plural

phalanx and phalanges

suffix means fixation

arthrodesis

prefix means below

hypogastric

T or F- Respiratory has the root respir from the German to inhale

False means to breathe

T or F-in the term costovertebral, there are two roots

False- cf=cost/o root=vertebr suffix=al

T or F- The urethra and the ureter are both located in the upper abdomen

False Ureter=lies on posterior abdominal wall
Urethra=anterior to the vaginia

T or False- The epidermal layer is the outer layer of the skin

True

Dermatitis has the root derrm, from the Greek word for

joint

T or F- In a medical term the suffix is found at the beginning of the word

False it is found at the end

In the term pyrexia, what is the prefix and what does the prefix mean

There is no prefix in this term

T or F- Not all medical terms will have all elements present at the same time

True ex) pyrexia has no prefix

Which word is spelled correctly

hypetension
hypertyroid
hyperglycemia
hyperoma

Define enter in Gastroenterology

Enter is a root word meaning intestine

T or F- The combing form cannot precede a suffix

False precede means go before and it does

Define dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin

Define Dermatology

The study of the skin

Define Arthrodesis

fixation of a joint

Define Arthroscopy

visual examination of a joint

Define arthritis

inflammation of a joint

Define Pericardium

structure around the heart

Define Hypogastric

pertaining to below the stomach

Define Endogastric

Pertaining to inside the stomach

Define Endocardium

structure inside the heart

Define Epigastric

pertaining to above the stomach

Define Murmur

an abnormal sound heard while listening to the heart while listening to the heart with a stethoscope

Define Pyrexia

an abnormally high body temperture or fever

Define Hyperglycemia

elevated sugar content in the blood

Define Hypertension

elevated blood pressure

Define Hemorrhage

a profuse flow of blood

Define prefix

the beginning of some words

Define Root

the foundation of the word that provides its meaning

Define suffix

the ending of some words

-ology is an example of :

the ending of some words-suffix

Dermat is an example of:

The foundation of the word and provides the meaning-root

Gynec/o is an example of:

The combination of a root and its combining vowel

Endo is an example of:

The beginning of some words-prefix

Arthr/o is an example of:

the combination of a root and a combing vowel

Define combining form

the combination of a root and a comboning vowel

Define Endoscopy

Visualization of the inside of the body

Define Arthroscopy

Visualization of the inside of the joint

Define Gastroscopy

Visualization of the inside of the stomach

Define Carditis

inflammation of the heart

Define Gastritis

inflammation of the stomach

Define Dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin

Endocarditis

inflammation of the inside of the heart

Match Migrane with its specialty

treated by a neurologist

Match Heart disease with its specialty

treated by a cardiologist

Match Skin rash with its specialty

Dermatologist

Match Stomach pain with its specialty

Gastroenterologist

Match Vaginal infection with its specialty

Treated by a gynecologist

Define peri-

around

Define endo

inside

Define epi-

above

Define hypo

below

Which term is spelled correctly

hemorrhage
hummorage
hemorhage
hemorrage

Which term is spelled correctly

hipogastric
cotrices
lumen
appendices

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