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Week One: Intro to Medical Terminology
Terms in this set (26)
A basic word to which affixes (prefixes and suffixes) are added. Forms the basis of a new word.
A letter or group of letters added at the end of a word which makes a new word.
Added to the beginning of an existing word in order to create a new word with a different meaning.
Medical practice and study of ear, nose, and throat.
Prefix referring to beyond
Prefix meaning the process of going through
Prefix meaning within
Prefix meaning between or among
Prefix meaning against
Prefix meaning before
Prefix meaning after
Prefix meaning higher than normal
Prefix meaning lower than normal
Suffix meaning condition
Suffix meaning abnormal condition
Suffix referring to one who practices or a specialist
Suffix referring to inflammation
Suffix referring to disorder in part of body
Suffix adjective meaning-- pertaining to
Suffix adjective also meaning pertaining to--epidemic
What is the root or combining form of polyneuropathy
What is the suffix of gastroenterologist
What does the prefix mean in the word intravenous?
What does the prefix mean in the word hyperthyroidism?
Higher than normal
What does the prefix mean in the word polyneuropathy?
Suffix referring to the blood --either something in excess or low in the blood