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Chapter 2 - Suffixes
Which of the following words means pain in a nerve?
Radii is a plural form.
The word leukemia is a/an:
The plural form of nucleus is:
Which of the following words means tumor composed of nerve cells?
Which of the following words means enlargement of the liver?
Which of the following suffixes means crushing?
Gastr/o/rrhexis is a rupture of the stomach.
narrowing or stricture of an artery
What does the term arteri/o/stenosis mean?
An instrument used to examine a body cavity:
Which of the following words means visual examination of a joint?
Which of the following procedures means visual examination of the sigmoid colon?
The suffix -dynia means pain. Which of the following is another suffix for pain?
Which of the following words is the plural form of fornix?
Which of the following suffixes means separation, destruction, loosening?
The suffix -cele means:
The plural form of bursa is:
When defining the term gastr/algia, define the suffix first.
The suffix -ptosis means prolapse or downward displacement.
Which of the following words means fixation of a breast?
The suffix -plegia means paralysis.
Which of the following words means dilation or expansion of the bronchus?
Which of the following words means excessive vomiting?
Which of the following words means instrument for recording activity of the heart?
In the word dystrophy, the suffix -trophy means:
The suffix -stomy indicates a surgical procedure.
The suffix -penia means:
Which of the following suffixes means suture?
The suffix -lysis means puncture.
Which of the following words means inability to speak?
The suffix -iatry means:
Which of the following suffixes means surgical puncture?
The suffix for incision is -ectomy.
drop is and add es
To build the plural form of words ending in is:
Atrium is an adjective form.
The suffix -malacia means:
Radial is an adjective form.
The word mucous is a/an:
The suffix -ism means:
The suffix -philia means fear.
The plural form of calcaneum is:
The plural form of lumen is:
Emboli is a plural form.
Spinal is a noun form.
Which of the following words means narrowing of a vein?
Which of the following words means incision to remove a stone?
Which of the following words means instrument for measuring the pelvis?
The adjective form of axilla is:
Oste/o means bone. Which of the following is the term for forming, producing, or origin of bone?
Muscular is an adjective form.
The plural form of radius is:
Which of the following terms is a noun form for heart?
Which of the following is not a singular—plural pairing?
The plural form of bacterium is:
Which of the following words means inflammation of the stomach?