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Medical Term Week 1

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What Does Intravenous Mean?
Pertaining to within the vein (intra-ven-ous)
What Does Endotracheal Mean?
Pertaining to within the trachea (end-trache-al)
What Does Neuroma Mean?
Tumor of the nerve (neur-oma)
What Does Malnutrition Mean?
Being or having bad or inadequate nourishment (mal-nutri-tion)
What Does Gastrointestinal Mean?
Pertaining to the stomach and intestines (gastro-intestin-al)
What Does Polyneuropathy Mean?
Disease of many nerves (poly-neuro-pathy)
What Does Pericardial Mean?
Pertaining to around the heart (peri-cardi-al)
What Does Hypothyroidism Mean?
Disease from a specific cause of deficient function of the thyroid gland (hypo-thyroid-ism)
What Does Bradycardia Mean?
Condition of slow heart rate (brady-card-ia)
What Does Premenstrual Mean?
Pertaining to before the monthly discharge of blood (pre-menstru-al)
What Does Gastroscopy Mean?
Process of using an instrument to examine the stomach (gastro-scopy)
What Does Subcutaneous Mean?
Pertaining to underneath the skin (sub-cutane-ous)
What Does Anesthesia Mean?
Condition of being without sensation or feeling (an-esthes-ia)
What Does Psychiatry Mean?
Medical treatment of the mind (psych-iatry)
What Does Thyroidectomy Mean?
Surgical excision of the thyroid gland (thyroid-ectomy)
What Are Prefixes?
Begin the words of medical terms
What Are Suffixes?
Ends the words of medical terms
What Does Supine Mean?
Lying on one's back (spine)
What Does Prone Mean?
Facing downward
What Is Palpation?
Touching/Pressing on the patient
What Is Percussion?
Thumping
What Is Auscultation?
Listening with a stethoscope
What Is Liver?
Hepat/o-
What Is Mind?
Psych/o-
What Is Heart?
Cardi/o
What Is Stomach?
Gastr/o-
What Is Enlargement?
-megaly
What Is Joint?
Arthr/o-
What Is Voice-box?
Laryng/o-
What Is Abdomen?
Lapar/o- or abdomin/o
What Is Vein?
Ven/o-
What Is Skin?
Cutane/o- or derm/o
What Is thyroid/o-?
Shield-shaped structure (thyroid gland
What Is -ectomy?
Surgical excision
What Is -oma?
Tumor or mass
What is neur/o-?
Nerve
What Is mal-?
Bad or inadequate
What Is nutri/o-?
Nourishment
What Is -ation?
A process of being or having
What Is menstru/o-?
Monthly discharge of blood
What Is -al/-ous?
Pertaining to
What Is ven/o-?
Vein
What Is intra-?
Within
What Is -ia?
A condition, state, or thing
What Is brady-?
Slow
What Is card/o-?
Heart
What Is endo-?
Innermost or within
What is trache/o-?
Trachea
What Is -iatry?
Medical treatment
What Is psych/o-?
Mind
What Is peri-?
Around
What is -pathy?
Disease or suffering
What Is poly-?
many or much
What Is sub-?
Below, underneath, or less than
What Is cutane/o-?
Skin
What Is hypo-?
Below or deficient
What Is -ism?
process or disease from a specific cause
What Is -scopy?
Process of using an instrument to examine
What Is intestin/o-?
Intestine
What Is an-?
Without or not
What Is esthes/o?
Sensation or feeling
What Is itis-?
inflammation
What Is bi/o?
Life
What Is cholecyst/o?
Gallbladder (right upper quadrant)
What Is col/o or colon/o?
Colon or large intestine
What Is cost/o?
Rib
What Is enter/o?
Intestine (often small intestine)
What Is gemin/o?
Set or group
What Is hem/o or hemat/o?
Blood
What Is hepat/o?
Liver
What Is hyster/o or uter/o?
Uterus
What Is lapar/o?
Abdominal wall
What Is laryng/o?
Larynx
What Is later/o?
Lateral/side
What Is mamm/o or mast/o?
Breast
What Is ment/o or psych/o?
Mind
What Is muscul/o?
Muscle
What Is nas/o?
Nose
What Is rhin/o?
When you fix something in nose
What Is phag/o?
Eat or swallow
What Is Disphagia?
Painful or difficult swallowing
What Is pleg/o?
Paralysis
What Is pneumon/o?
Lung or air
What Is spir/o?
Breathe
What Is tens/o?
Pressure
What Is therap/o?
Treatment or therapy
What Is tonsill/o?
Tonsil
What Is -ac, -al, -ar, -ary?
Pertaining to (four terms)
What Is -gram?
Record or picture
What Is -graphy?
Process of recording
What Is -lysis?
Process of breaking down or destroying
What Is -logy?
Study of
What Is -metry?
Process of measuring
What Is -osis?
Abnormal condition, related to an increase
What Is -pathy?
Disease
What Is -scope?
Instrument for viewing or examining
What Is -stomy?
Surgically created or semi-permanent opening
What Is -tomy?
incising or cutting into
What Is -sis?
State of
What Is -y?
Process
What Is anti-?
Against
What Is de-?
Reversal of or without
What Is dys-?
Difficult, painful, abnormal
What Is epi-?
Above or upon
What Is eu-?
Normal or good
What Is hemi-?
Half
What Is hyper-?
High or excessive
What Is hypo-?
Low or less than normal
What Is Inter-?
Between
What Is Intra-?
Within
What Is mal-?
Bad
What Is mono-?
Single or one
What Is Quadri-?
Four
What Is re-?
Backward or again
What Is tachy-?
Rapid or fast
What Is trans-?
Across
What Is Arthroscopy?
Procedure to view joints
What Is Gastrectomy?
Removing the stomach
What Is Enterotomy?
Incision into chest
What Is Spirometry?
Process of measuring breathing
What Is Tracheostomy?
Semi-permanent surgical opening in the trachea
What Is Hepatitis?
Liver inflammation
What Is Colonoscopy?
Procedure to view colon/large intestine
What Is Pericardium?
Membrane around the heart
What Is Gastroenterology?
Study of the stomach and intestines
What Is Pneumonectomy?
Removal of a lung
What Is Intercostal?
Between the ribs
What Is Intraabdominal?
Within the abdomen
What Is Endoscopy?
Procedure to visualize the esopahgus
What Is Transhepatic?
Through or across the liver
What Is Subcardiac?
Below the heart
What Is Bronchogenic Carcinoma?
Cancerous tumor originating in a bronchus
A Combining Form Is Defined As?
A word part that has a root and a combining vowel
The Word Part -tomy Is An Example Of?
Suffix
In The Word Cardiology, The Word -logy Means?
The study of
What Does The Word Part Hemat/o- Mean In The Word Hematoma?
Blood
The Suffix -ary In The Word Urinary Means?
Pertaining to
The Word Intravenous Means?
Pertaining to within a vein
The Correct Meaning Of The Word Epigastric Is?
Pertaining to above the stomach
What Is The medical Word For "Surgical Excision Of The Gallbladder"?
Cholecystectomy
What Is The Correct Word Parts For The Term Tachycardia?
Tachy-card-ia
The HIPAA Law Was Enacted In Order To?
Assure the privacy of patient records
In The Patient's Record, The Abbreviation Dx Stand For?
Diagnosis
When Admission Notes Are Written, The Abbreviation CC Stands For?
Chief complaint