Medical Terminology Final - GTC

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Dysparenia

Difficult or painful sexual intercouse

Leiomyoma

tumor of the smooth muscle of the uterus

combining form toc/o-

labor and childbirth

osteosarcoma

cancer of the bone

Combing form for gallbladder

cholecyst/o-

Drugs that treat a lack of production of testosterone.

androgen drugs

Healthcare professional who deals with the field of oncology and cancer.

CTR

The suffix -rrhaphy, as in myorrhaphy or tenorrhaphy means this.

proceedure of suturing

A phorometer

holds lenses of successive strengths

Thinning of the wall of the cervix during labor is known as

effacement

The combining form thym/o-

thymus

Undescended testicles

cryptorchism

A lobectomy is the surgical removal of

part of the lung

The combining form anter/o-

front part

The foreskin of the penis is called

prepuce

The medical word for pinkeye

conjunctivitis

A stapedectomy would be performed for which condition?

otosclerosis

The suffix in the word ejaculatory means

having the function of

In the medical word respiration, the combining form means

breathe

The singular form of the word spermatozoa

spermatozoon

The intercostal muscles are

between the ribs

Involuntary urination during sleep

enuresis

The combining form schiz/o-

split

The combining form hepat/o-

liver

Combing form tuss/o-

cough

Combining form ambly/o-

Dimness

The suffix -pathy means

disease; suffering

The combining form amnes/o-

forgetfulness

The combining form kary/o-

nucleus

Word that means pertaining to the heart

Cardiac

Combining form olig/o-

scanty; few

The combining form poster/o-

back part

The correct spelling of the word that means red blood cell

erythrocyte

Which of the following is not one of the three definitions for the combining form myel/o-

muscle
(true definitions: bone marrow, myelin, spinal cord)

The suffix -scope means

instrument used to examine

The combining form gen/o-

arising from; produced by

The combining forms lent/o- and lenticul/o-

lens (of the eye)

By medical language definition, gastrointestinal means

pertaining to the stomach and intestine

The definition of tachycardia is a condition

of a fast heart

Absence of urine production by the kidney

anuria

Combining form papill/o-

elevated structure

Combining form plast/o- means

growth; formation

Inflamamation or infection of the oviduct

salpingitis

The suffix -gram means

A record or picture

The abbreviation KUB means

kidneys, ureters, bladder

Inflammation of a vein

phlebitis

Difficulty reading and writing words

dyslexia

Rhinophyma

redness and hypertrophy of the nose

Otorrhea is the drainage of serous fluid or pus from

ear

Adbuction

Moving a body part away from the midline

Paralysis on one side of the body

hemiplegia

A rhabdomyosarcoma is a malignancy of this tissue

skeletal muscle

Hepatosplenomegaly

enlargment of the liver and spleen

The prefix mid-

middle

The combing form later/o-

side

The combining form inguin/o-

groin

The suffix -ic

pertaining to

Hodgkin's disease is a type of

lymphoma

The combining form that means scrape off

abras/o-

In the medical word xenophobia, xen/o-

foreign

Hearing loss associate with old age

presbycusis

The combining form anis/o-

unequal

The combining form obsess/o-

besieged by thoughts

The anatomical name for the shin bone

tibia

The word for inflammation of the lungs

pneumonitis

Combining form that means lung

pulmon/o-

Two combing forms that mean nerve root

rhiz/o- and radicul/o-

Combining form ungu/o-

nail

All of the following are types of fractures except

Ewing's

(Colles', nondisplaced, oblique are all types)

Location of the corpora cavernosa

Along the upper surface of the penis

The word spiral is related to

CT scan

A synonym for the word menopause

climacteric

The first stool of a newborn is a greenish-black waste called

meconium

A rhizotomy is performed to cut the

spinal nerves

Which of the following is not one of the meanings to the combing fom radi/o?

energy

Glycosuria means there is this in the urine.

sugar

Combining form meaning knowledge

gnos/o-

Excision of the tumor as well as nearby organs because of wide-spread cancer

exemteration

Empyema

pus in the thoracic cavity

Inflammation of the anatomical structure that stores mature spermatozoa

epididymitis

Metastasis means

moving to other parts of the body

Combining form emot/o-

moving; stirring up.

A kidney stone is also called

calculus

The combining form colp/o-

vagina

Candidiasis is a _____ infection of the vagina

yeast

Pair of prefixes with opposite meanings

brady-, tachy-

Combining form coagul/o-

clotting

The suffix of the word testicle

small thing

The suffix -ics of the word orthopedics means

knowledge of practice

Combining form xer/o-

dry

Combining form kerat/o-

cornea (of the eye)

The combining form hebe/o- in hebephrenic schizophrenia

youth

Combining for celi/o-

adbomen

The prefix hyper- means

above; more than normal

The suffix -rrhage

excessive flow or discharge

Echolalia

repeating words that someone else has said

Angiography

process of recording a blood vessel

PID

an enfection of the internal female reproductive organs (pelvic inflammatory disease)

The medical word used to refer to cancer of the white blood cells

leukemia

Combining form esthes/o-

sensation; feeling

An abnormal increase in the number of erythrocytes in the blood

polycythemia vera

An inguinal hernia occurs here

in the groin

Vermiform

wormlike

Enlargement of the kidney due to constant pressure from backed up urine

hydronephrosis

The combining form spermat/o-

spermatozoon; sperm

Combining form macul/o-

small area or spot

ALL

A type of blood cancer

Combining form balan/o-

glans penis

Sudden - sometimes severe - bleeding from the nose

epistaxis

The suffix for the medical word bronchospasm

sudden, involuntary muscle contraction

The suffix -oma

tumor; mass

The combining form irid/o-

Colored portion of the eye

Combining form hered/o-

genetic inheritance

The word endotracheal means pertaining to within the

trachea

The combining form emot/o-

moving; stirring up

The combining form kines/o-

energy

The combining form audit/o-

the sense of hearing

The suffix -ile in penile and erectile means

pertaining to

The medical language definition of stethoscope is

an instrument used to examine the chest

Fear is spiders

arachnophobia

Examples of nevus

port-wine stain and moles

Combing form integument/o-

skin

Combing form vis/o-

sight; vision

Echolalia

repeating words that someone else has said

Combining form vers/o- and vert/o-

to travel; to turn

The combining form didym/o-

testes

Combining form ne/o-

new

Combining form kerat/o-

cornea (of the eye)

Combining form hallucin/o-

imagined perception

Abbreviation for a type of feeding tube

PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy)

Priapism creates pain and tenderness

Penis

The suffix -cyte

cell

Combining form phren/o-

diaphragm; mind

Cystoscopy is a procedure to visualize this

bladder

Combining form sagitt/o-

going from the front to back

Combining form supinat/o-

laying on the back

The combining form for the tail bone.

coccyg/o-

Another name for nephroblastoma

Wilm's tumor

ETOH

ethyl alcohol

Combining form axi/o-

axis

The abbreviation SAD

Seasonal affective disorder

Crepitus

A grinding noise heard as bone ends rub together

A patient with glossitis has inflammation of the

tongue

A surgeon performs a laryngectomy on the

voice box

The combining form fluor/o-

fluorescence

A myomectomy is done to remove

uterine fibroid tumors

Pertains to a hammer-shaped bone

mallear

A patient with body dysmorphic disorder

overly concerned about the body and has frequent plastic surgery

The prefix re- means

again and again

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