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Medical terminology DMACC
Chapter 1 med term
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The suffix -ism means:
process; disease from a specific cause.
The suffix -ectomy means:
The prefix tachy- means:
The prefix an- means:
away from; without.
The combining form cardi/o- means:
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means medical treatment for the mind?
The combining form tonsill/o- means:
The combining form gastr/o- means:
Which of the following is an example of a suffix?
The medical word part that gives a medical word its meaning is the:
The suffix -ia means:
condition; state; thing.
The prefix intra- means:
For a patient who is ready to be sent home from the hospital, the doctor dictates a DS. The abbreviation DS in this setting stands for:
The prefix that means after or behind is:
The suffix -ic means:
Medical words are defined by analyzing them, beginning with the meaning of the:
The plural of the Latin word bronchus is:
Which word means pertaining to the muscle?
The combining form urin/o- means:
urine; urinary system.
During an interview with a patient, the healthcare provider documents the abbreviation CC in the patient's medical record. The abbreviation CC means:
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means disease of the joint?
The prefix re- means:
again and again.
The surgeon performed a laryngectomy on the:
What two medical word parts combine to make a medical word that means the study of the mind?
The abbreviation CPR means:
computerized patient record.
The combining form ven/o- means:
Which of the following pairs shows a misspelled plural noun?
The combining form mamm/o- means:
On the x-ray, Irene Rainer's spine shows several ________ that are misaligned.
In what order should you put the meanings of the word parts in order to get the definition of the entire medical word?
suffix, prefix, combining form
The prefix anti- means:
A gastroscopy is the process of:
examining the stomach with an instrument.
The suffix -gram means:
a record or picture.
Which combining form is related to a structure that might cause pain when you walk?
Which of the following statements is true?
Enter/o- and intestin/o- both mean intestine.
The term physi/ology (science of function or nature) term Peristalsis literally means:
the medical term that means both containing both mucus and pus is
An ECG taken with a small portable recorder capable of storing information for up to 24 hours is a/an:
what do the initials "STD" stand for?
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