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Chapter 2 - Suffixes

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neuralgia
Which of the following words means pain in a nerve?
True
Radii is a plural form.
noun
The word leukemia is a/an:
nuclei
The plural form of nucleus is:
neur/oma
Which of the following words means tumor composed of nerve cells?
hepat/o/megaly
Which of the following words means enlargement of the liver?
-tripsy
Which of the following suffixes means crushing?
True
Gastr/o/rrhexis is a rupture of the stomach.
narrowing or stricture of an artery
What does the term arteri/o/stenosis mean?
endoscope
An instrument used to examine a body cavity:
arthroscopy
Which of the following words means visual examination of a joint?
sigmoidoscopy
Which of the following procedures means visual examination of the sigmoid colon?
-algia
The suffix -dynia means pain. Which of the following is another suffix for pain?
fornices
Which of the following words is the plural form of fornix?
-lysis
Which of the following suffixes means separation, destruction, loosening?
hernia, swelling
The suffix -cele means:
bursae
The plural form of bursa is:
True
When defining the term gastr/algia, define the suffix first.
True
The suffix -ptosis means prolapse or downward displacement.
mastopexy
Which of the following words means fixation of a breast?
true
The suffix -plegia means paralysis.
bronchi/ectasis
Which of the following words means dilation or expansion of the bronchus?
hyperemesis
Which of the following words means excessive vomiting?
cardi/o/graph
Which of the following words means instrument for recording activity of the heart?
development, nourishment
In the word dystrophy, the suffix -trophy means:
True
The suffix -stomy indicates a surgical procedure.
decrease, deficiency
The suffix -penia means:
-rrhaphy
Which of the following suffixes means suture?
False
The suffix -lysis means puncture.
aphasia
Which of the following words means inability to speak?
medicine, treatment
The suffix -iatry means:
-centesis
Which of the following suffixes means surgical puncture?
False
The suffix for incision is -ectomy.
drop is and add es
To build the plural form of words ending in is:
False
Atrium is an adjective form.
softening
The suffix -malacia means:
True
Radial is an adjective form.
adjective
The word mucous is a/an:
condition
The suffix -ism means:
False
The suffix -philia means fear.
calcanea
The plural form of calcaneum is:
lumina
The plural form of lumen is:
True
Emboli is a plural form.
False
Spinal is a noun form.
phlebostenosis
Which of the following words means narrowing of a vein?
lith/o/tomy
Which of the following words means incision to remove a stone?
pelvimeter
Which of the following words means instrument for measuring the pelvis?
axillary
The adjective form of axilla is:
oste/o/genesis
Oste/o means bone. Which of the following is the term for forming, producing, or origin of bone?
True
Muscular is an adjective form.
radii
The plural form of radius is:
cardium
Which of the following terms is a noun form for heart?
bronchus—bronchial
Which of the following is not a singular—plural pairing?
bacteria
The plural form of bacterium is:
gastritis
Which of the following words means inflammation of the stomach?