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MTS Chap 1 Activities

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The four elements used to form words are?
root
combining form
suffix
prefix
A root is the main part or foundation of a word, In the words, arthritis, arthroma, & arthroscope, the root is?
arthr
A combining vowel is usually and e
False - A combining vowel is usually an "o"
A word root links a suffix that begins with a consonant
False - A word root links a suffix that begins with a vowel
A combining form links multiple roots to each other
True
A combining form links a suffix that begins with a consonant
True
To define a medical word, first define the prefix
False - To define a medical word, fist define the suffix or the end of the work. Second define the first part of th word. Third, define the middle of the word.
In the term intramuscular, intra is the prefix
True
splen/o
Spleen
hyster/o
Uterus
enter/o
intestine
neur/o
nerve
ot/o
ear
dermat/o
skin
hydro/o
water
What is the word root of Nephritis
nephr
What is the word root of arthrodesis
arthr
What is the word root of dermatitis
dermat
What is the word root of dentist
dent
What is the word root of gastrectomy
gastr
What is the word root of chondritis
chondr
What is the word root of hepatoma
hepat
What is the word root of muscular
muscu
What is the word root of gastria
gastr
What is the word root of osteoma
oste
What is the combining form of nephr
nephr
What is the combining form of hepat/o
hepat/o
What is the combining form of arthr
arthr
What is the combining form of oste/o/arthr
asteo/o
What is the combining form of cholangi/o
cholangi/o
Rule 1 for building medical words
A word root links a suffix that begins with a vowel
hepat + itis =hepatitis
Rule 2 for building medical words
A combining form (root +o) links a suffix that begins with a consonant.
hepat/o + cyte = hepatocyte
Rule 3 for building medical words
A combining form links a root to another root to form a compound word.
oste/o + chondr + itis = osteochondritis
-itis
inflammation