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cardio
heart
chole
bile
cranio
skull
derma
skin
gastro
stomach
gyne
woman
hepat
liver
herni
rupture
hyster
uterus/womb
lipo
fat
litho
stone
rhino
nose
arthro
joint
D&C
Dilatation and Curettage
BSO
Bilateral Salpingoophorectomy
CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
endo
within
hemi
half
para
beside, near
peri
around, about
post
after
supra
above
ectomy
surgical removal
ostomy
surgical creation of a new opening
otomy
incision into an organ
plasty
surgical restoration or repair
rrhaphy
to suture
oscopy
visual exam
cise
to cut
excision of the colon
Colectomy
forming an opening into the colon
Colostomy
instrument to cut skin
Dermatome
excision of hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoidectomy
crushing of a stone
Lithotripsy
surgical repair of the nose
Rhinoplasty
surgical repair of the tympanic membrane
Tympanoplasty
The term, "periosteal elevator," refers to:
an instrument used to remove tissue around the bone
Which of the following tells a primary meaning of a word?
Root word element
The term "intercosto" means
between the ribs
Lithotripsy" refers to:
crushing of a stone
The majority of medical terms are of either ________ or ________ origin.
Greek or Latin
Dermopathy" is a(an):
skin disease
The term "hemi" is a
Prefix
Subcutaneous" refers to:
beneath the skin
The last word element in a medical term is the:
suffix
The root element, "gastro," refers to the:
stomach
The purpose of a combining vowel is to:
ease pronunciation
Which of the following means "beside or near"?
para
The term, "BKA," refers to a surgical procedure involving:
surgical removal of the leg below the knee
The term "rhinoplasty," refers to:
surgical repair of the nose
The term "hypo" means
below
The term, "CR," relates to a surgical procedure for:
treating a fractured bone without a surgical incision
The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:
surgical removal
Hyperglycemia" refers to:
high blood sugar
Which of the following surgical abbreviations might be used relating to a fractured bone?
ORIF
The term "excise" means
to cut out 100%