Medical Terminology Tests 1-14
The study of the heart.
Inflammation of the skin.
Refers to the stomach and the intestines.
Pertaining to the brain.
Specialist in the study of diseases.
Inflammation of the kidney.
Condition or disease.
Cutting into; Surgical incision.
A tumor, swelling.
Surgical removal or all or part of.
Inflammation of a joint.
Term for the skin.
Inflammation of the gums.
Element used at the beginning of a medical term to make it more specific or change the meaning of the medical term.
Element used after the root element that describes a condition of a body part or an action to a body part.
Element used as the subject or main topic of the medical term; frequently a body part. Usually one or more root words.
Word or phrase used to describe what is wrong or what needs to be done on or in the body.
Words that are used to create a medical term.
Act or result of an action; condition or quality.
A disease; unhealthy state or condition.
Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart.
Beneath the skin.
Study of the blood.
Abnormal blue color to the mucous membranes of the body.
Instrument used to observe microscopic organisms.
Surgical removal of the uterus.
Breaking down and dissolving of red blood cells.
Tumor composed of bone tissue.
Abnormal amount of fat in the blood.
The loss of movement in a part of the body.
Surgical incision of the urinary bladder.
Pertaining to the neck.
High blood pressure.
Prefix for muscle.
Pertaining to the eye.
Instrument used for listening to the chest.
Pertaining to the skull.
Abnormal grating felt on joints and bones.
Fat in stool.
Condition of superficial bleeding under the skin or mucous membrane.
Crushing of a bladder stone within the bladder.
Deficiency of water within the body.
Blueness of the extremities.
A watery state of the blood.
The chewing of food.
Harmful and life-threatening growth.
Pain in the tongue.
Prolapse of the anus and rectum.
Disintegration of tissue within the patient's body.
Surgical fusion of a joint.
Rupture of a blood vessel.
Pertaining to the head.
Pertaining to the teeth.
Surgical incision of a sac/bursa.
Surgical instrument used to hold open incisions or wounds.
Situated upon a rib.
Binding, fixation; usually by surgical fusion.
Over and above normal.
Above; located or situated on the upper side of.
Toward the tongue.
White blood cell.
Constriction of a body passage.
Pertaining to the tail.
Plural for words ending in -a
Deposit semen into female genital tract.
Surgical excision of male sperm duct.
Surgical incision into the abdomen.
Forms name of a thing when added to a root word.
Abnormally slow heartbeat.
Pertaining to the corning of the eye.
Penetration of the placenta.
Production of cells
Increase in white blood cells in the blood
Cancer of the lip.
Red blood cell.
Used to prevent pregnancy.
Pertaining to the blood vessels of the brain.
Black/brown pigment in the hair/skin.
Decreased number of red blood cells.
Inflammation of the vertebrae.
Beneath the skin.
Pertaining to tears.
Inflammation of bone and bone marrow.
Opening from stomach to intestines.
Surgical puncture of a joint.
Blind pouch at the beginning of the large intestines.
Inflammation of the ear.
Bladder punctures to collect a sterile urine sample.
Fungal infection of the skin.
Secretion of milk.
Surgical fixation of the stomach.
To prevent the coagulation of blood.
To induce vomiting.
To clot the blood.
Non per oz; nothing by mouth.
White blood cell.
Red blood cell.
Sub Q; Subcutaneous.
Per oz; by mouth.
A tumor; mass of tissue.
Bladder or bladder-like structure.
Naming diseases and treatments involving the bladder and bladder-like structures.
Inflammation of the brain.
Heart as a muscular organ.
Inflammation of a vein.
Navel; belly button.
Testicles not descended into scrotum.
Pus within the vagina.
Pertaining to hearing.
Used to name conditions and treatments of the heart.
Gray mass in the brain.
Used as a landmark for kidney.
Carries blood away from the heart.
Carries blood to the heart.
Only one testicle descended.
Abnormal increase in growth.
Pertaining to the eyelid.
Used to name conditions and procedures of the kidney.
Nerve fibers extending from a nerve cell.
Study of body functions.
Toward the cheek.
Tumor consisting of smooth muscle fibers.
Microscopic study of diseased tissues.
A hollow, cavity in the bone.
Hollow, chamber; Usually pertaining to the nasal sinuses.
Treatment of disease by exposing the body to the sun's rays.
A sheet or band of fibrous tissue.
Surgical incision of the flank.
Equal and identical cells.
To give birth to an offspring.
The ankle region.
Pertaining to a specific location.
Unequal size of the pupils.
White of the eye.
Denotes conditions related to tear production.
Landmark of the eye.
Conditions and therapy of the eye.
Fluid in the lungs.
Transparent part of the covering of the eye.
The way in which energy is made available for use in the body.
A deposit of material on the surface of teeth.
Sockets in the jaw where teeth are embedded.
The part of the skull enclosing the brain.
Having more than the normal number of fingers/toes.
The membrane that covers the abdominal organs.
A drug that calms or reduces excitement.
An overgrowth of the horny layer of skin.
Swelling caused by fluid.
Pertaining to the lungs
Inflammation of the lungs.
The break down of sugar in the body.
A cell that engulfs other cells.
The colored part of the eye.
Forked/divided into two.
The two bones that form the sidewalls of the cranium.
An abnormal passage.
Production of gas in body tissues or organs.
Difficulty shedding skin; such as reptiles.
Difficulty passing stool.
White blood cell that contains granules.
Temporary stoppage of breath.
Sticky, glue-like substance of skin, bone, cartilage, and connective tissue.
Pertaining to the "back side".
Small amount of urine.
Root used to denote structural part of the uterus.
Abnormally high body temperature.
Root used to denote surgical procedures involving the uterus.
Surgical removal of the whole uterus.
Situated in front of the kidney.
Series of involuntary spasms.
Injury caused by external force.
Loss of normal power.
Finger's attached to each other by membranous web.
One celled protozoan life form.
The upper jawbone.
Spiral bony projections in the nasal passages.
A prefix that changes the meaning of a word to mean its opposite.
Abnormal narrowing of a passageway.
Excessive number of red blood cell's in the blood.
Pus in the uterus.
New/abnormal growth (tumor).
Medical term for womb.
After surgical operation.
Situated beneath or below.
Destruction of tissue due to cold.
Occurring outside the cell.
Abnormally large red blood cell.
Damaging or harmful practice.
Study of drugs, their origins, effects, and uses.
Paralysis of one side of the body.
Tumor composed of fleshy substance.
Tough, connective fiber that connects the end of a muscle to a bone.
Abnormal decrease of the amount of platelets in the blood.
Involuntary contraction in the muscle.
Tufted structure or cluster composted of blood vessels or nerve fibers; primarily located in the kidney.
Thin lining of tissue; nipple.
Flat, upper part of the pelvis.
Inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
Treatment of disease or disorder.
Boney structure formed by hipbones and sacrum.
Largest section of the large intestines.
Vessel carries blood away from the heart.
Tube which food passes to stomach.
Pair of endocrine glands above the kidney.
Lowest part of small intestines; opens to large intestines.
Vessel carries blood to the heart.
Bone joins hipbones to form back part of pelvis.
Surgical removal of the appendix.
Tube carries urine from kidney to bladder.
Surgical removal of the spleen.
Carries urine from bladder to outside the body.
First section of the small intestine.
Hardening/thickening of arteries.
Involuntary contractions of the larynx.
Front of the body, abdomen.
Canal thru which gas/liquid moves.
Corrosive, destructive to tissue.
Abnormal thickness of skin.
Toward the rear.
Phylum of flatworms.
Act of beheading.
Elephant, rhino, or hippo
Bones that make up spinal column.
Branch medicine deals with older patients.
The same, equal.
Destruction of tissue by heat or electrical current.
Branch of medicine that deals with women.
From front to back.
Branch of medicine that deals with bones, joints, and muscles.
Tube which is inserted into a vein or the bladder.
Intestinal obstruction due to bowel twisting.
Clamp-like instrument sometimes used to stop bleeding.
Membrane separating lungs.
Condition of curvature.
"Not ease"; not healthy.
Pain in the chest.
To examine the body to determine cause of death.
Infection with thin, hook-ended organisms.
Through the skin.
Study of cell shape and size.
"Flowing through" of loose matter from bowels.
Enlargement of the weakened wall of an artery.
Spread of disease from one part of the body to another.