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Med Term ch 1 review
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What does a prefix refer to?
a word part affixed to the beginning of a word
What does a suffix refer to?
a word part affixed to the end of a word
What does a word root refer to?
a word part that provides the primary meaning
What does the combining form mean?
a word root plus its combining vowel
What does a combining vowel mean?
a vowel added to a word root to connect a suffix
What is the most commonly used combining vowel?
What are the constructed terms?
multiple word parts that are combined into a new word
Which of the following is an example of a constructed term?
What are the nonconstructed terms?
Medical terms are generally made up of _______ word parts?
In the word rhinoplasty, what is the suffix?
In the word colostomy, what is the prefix?
In the word, mammoplasty what is the combining vowel?
What does the prefix ab
What does the prefix endo
What does the suffix
al mean?-pertaining to
What does the suffix
itis mean?-inflammation of
What does the combining form dermat/o mean?
What does the combining form hepat/o mean?
What does the combining form pharyng/o mean?
Cardi is an example of which word part?
Which medical term is spelled correctly?
What word parts make up the medical term gastroscopy?
word root, combining vowel, suffix
Which combining form means the joint?
What is the meaning of the prefix sub?
Wilm's tumor is an example of a(n):
Which medical term is an example of an acronym?
What is the meaning of the medical term intrahepatic?
pertaining to within the liver
Which medical term defines the study of the diseases of bones?
Which is the medical term that means pertaining to an artery and a vein?
Which medical term has two word roots?
How many root words and combining vowels are in the term gastroenteropathy
1 root word and 2 combining vowels
All except one of the following suffixes mean pertaining to?
The plural of the neurosis is neuroses. True or False?
The combining vowel is used between a prefix and a word root to ease pronunciation. True or False?
False. Between two root, or root and suffix
A medical term must have four parts: a prefix, a word root, a combining vowel, and a suffix. T or F.
False, can have 2,3, or 4 parts
A pleural form of an atrium is atriums. T or F?
A prefix and/or suffix is the part of a word that modifies its primary meaning. T or F?
An acronym is a word created from abbreviations or the first letters of a group of words. T or F?
The suffix pathy means an inflammation of. T or F?
False, disease of
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