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Mt- week 2 assignment 2 (ch. 2)
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In the term basophil, the suffix means:
When a person has a kidney stone(lith/o), he may need a lithotripsy. What is the meaning of tripsy?
If hemi- means half, then hemiplegia means:
The suffix -er means relating to and :
The suffix for fear is:
Many people only go to the dentist when they have dentalgia, which is:
The suffix that means weakness is:
The literal meaning of muscular is:
pertaining to muscles
What is the best definition for gynecoid?
to resemble a female
The combining form nas/o means nose. What does nasal mean?
pertaining to the nose
The suffix -genesis means:
An evaluation of skin resiliency is an assessment of:
Which suffix means condition?
The suffix for bladder is:
If pyr/o means fire, what is the actual definition of pyromania?
madness for fire
The suffix -oma means:
What does the suffix -rrhea mean?
Which is the misspelled word?
it is spelled asymmetrical
Bursitis is _____________ of a bursa.
What is the suffix in the term obstetrician?
Aspirin and Tylenol are analgesics. What does the suffix -algesia mean?
condition of pain
The suffix in rhinorrhea means:
The definition of the suffix -rrhexis is:
The suffix in the term infection means:
When a suffix is added to a word, it:
changes the meaning of the word
If -scopy is added to cyst/o (bladder), what does cystoscopy mean?
to view the bladder
In which of the following words was the combining vowel dropped?
When reading the meaning of a term you usually begin with the:
The suffix -ectasis means:
What does the suffix -blast mean?
Which of the following terms means pertaining to a state of alertness?
The definition of -lysis is:
When adding a suffix that begins with a vowel to a root:
the combining vowel of the root is dropped
Which suffix means paralysis?
What suffix means softening?
The term presbycusis refers to a decrease of hearing that occurs with aging. The suffix -cusis means:
Which is correctly spelled?
Women over 40 should have mammography once every two years. If mamm/o is breast, what do they need?
recording of the breast (x-ray)
If your father had a cardiac problem, what kind of problem did he have?
pertaining to the heart
What is the meaning of -kinesis?
What suffix should be added to ster to make a word resembling a solid substance?
In the term muscular, the suffix -ar means:
If the combining form neur/o means nerve, then neurocyte is a nerve:
In the terms homicide and spermicide, the suffix -cide means:
The suffixes -ician and -ist both mean:
The term cystocele means:
hernia of the bladder
To palpate means:
to examine by touch; to feel
The suffix -pnea means:
The suffix -lexia means __________, word, or phrase.
In the term osteoclasis, the suffix means:
Which group of grammatical suffixes includes suffixes that mean pertaining to?
What is the correct term for the visual examination of the abdomen (lapar/o)?
Which suffix means pertaining to?
-ac, -ile, -ous
The suffix in hemoptysis means:
The suffix in the term bronchiole means:
Many science fiction movies feature androids. If the root andr means man, what is the meaning of android?
resembling a man
In the term abrasion, what does the suffix -ion mean?
What is the best definition for the term cardiograph?
the instrument for recording the heartbeat
In the term alcoholism, the suffix means:
If ot/o means ear, what does otodynia mean?
What term literally means " a little belly"?
The suffix for vomiting is:
When a person is diagnosed with cardiomegaly, what is the problem?
What is the correct definition of macula?
a small spot or discolored area of the skin
Poly- is a prefix meaning much or many. What is the meaning of polydipsia?
Diminutive suffixes are those that mean:
In the term cyanotic, the suffix means:
When a person has an organ that grows too large, it is called organ hypertrophy. The suffix -trophy means nourishment or ____________.
The suffixes -al, -ary, -ic, and -ous all mean:
Integument means a covering. The term integumentary (integument + -ary) means:
pertaining to a covering
In the term cystotomy, the suffix means:
The suffix -phasia means:
What is the medical term for pertaining to the nose and lip?
The term gynecology refers to:
study of the female
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