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Unit 12 Medical Terminology

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emia
What suffix indicates a blood condition?
Infection
What does the suffix -sepsis refer to?
False
A combining vowel is used when the suffix begins with a vowel. (true/false)
False
All medical terms have prefixes. (true/false)
MI
What abbreviation indicates a heart attack?
OD
What abbreviation indicates the right eye?
Congestive heart failure
What does CHF stand for?
After meals
What does the abbreviation p.c. refer to?
Intramuscular
What does the abbreviation IM refer to?
Ears
What body part is dorsal to your eyes?
Both
How many regions can the abdominal region be divided into? (4,9,both)
Body plane
What is an imaginary line drawn through the body to separate it into sections and create directional terms called?
Orbital
What cavity contains the eyes?
Proximal
Which directional term refers to body parts toward the point of attachment?
Oral
What cavity is also known as the buccal cavity?
Transverse
Which plane is horizontal and divides the body into a top and bottom half.
Midsagittal
Which plane is know as the midline and divides the body into equal right and left halves?
Dorsal
Which body cavity is a long, continuous cavity located on the back of the body?
True
Your big toe is medial to your little toe. (true/false)
Between
What does the prefix inter- refer to?
Neck
What body part is superior to the shoulders?
Body cavity
What is a space within the body that contains vital organs called?
Anthr
Which root words indicates joint?
All
Which prefix indicates outside? (ecto, exo, extra, all)
Frontal
Which of these planes divides the body into front and back sections?
Twice a day
What does BID mean?
Or
Which root word indicates mouth?
-sclerosis
Whhich of these suffixes indicates hardening?
Lateral
Your shoulder is _________ to your neck.
Ventral
Which body cavity is located on the front of the body?
A cell found in lymph.
What is a lymphocyte?
The study of blood.
What does heatology mean?