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39 terms
Medical Terminology
card
cyst
gastr
hemat
card... heart
cyst... bladder
gastr... stomach
hemat... blood
card
card... heart
cyst
cyst... bladder
378 terms
Medical Terminology
Bruit
Abrasion
Acute
Anterior
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
A disease with a rapid onset and/or a short course
Located towards the front of the body
Bruit
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
Abrasion
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
52 terms
Medical Terminology
Dyspnea
Lipoma
hemi
para
Difficult or painful breathing
Fatty tumor
Half
beside or below
Dyspnea
Difficult or painful breathing
Lipoma
Fatty tumor
14 terms
Medical Terminology
-centesis
-cidal, -cide
-desis
-dilation
surgical puncture
destroying, killing
surgical fixation of bone or joint, binding, tying together
widening, stretching, expanding
-centesis
surgical puncture
-cidal, -cide
destroying, killing
32 terms
Medical Terminology
Tendons
Muscles
Ligaments
Bones
Binds muscles to bone
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue that has the ability to co…
a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue th…
Provides structural support & provides protection for interna…
Tendons
Binds muscles to bone
Muscles
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue that has the ability to co…
14 terms
Medical Terminology
-clasis, -clast (klᾰs-ῐs, klᾰst)
-ectasis (ĕk-tᾰ-sῐs)
-emesis (ĕm-ĕ-sῐs)
-gen, -genesis, -genic, -genous (jĕn,…
to break
dilation, expansion
vomiting
creating, producing
-clasis, -clast (klᾰs-ῐs, klᾰst)
to break
-ectasis (ĕk-tᾰ-sῐs)
dilation, expansion
32 terms
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
128 terms
Medical Terminology Digestive Vocabulary
absorption
amino acids
amylase
anus
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
small building blocks of proteins released when proteins are…
enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch
terminal end or opening of the digestive tract to the outside…
absorption
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
amino acids
small building blocks of proteins released when proteins are…
32 terms
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
8 terms
Medical Terminology
-acusia, -acusis, -cusis
-algesia, -algesic, -algia, -dynia
-dipsia
-esthesia
hearing
pain
thirst
sensation
-acusia, -acusis, -cusis
hearing
-algesia, -algesic, -algia, -dynia
pain
37 terms
Medical Terminology Vocabulary
Arthritis
Adduction
Abduction
Arthrocentesis
The inflammation of the joints
Movement towards the midline of the body
Movement away from the midline of the body
The surgical puncture of a joint
Arthritis
The inflammation of the joints
Adduction
Movement towards the midline of the body
113 terms
Medical Terminology Medical Abbreviations
ac
ADL
ad lib
AIDS
before meals
activities of daily living
as desired
acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome
ac
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living
57 terms
Medical Terminology: Vocabulary
Abrasion
Acclimatization
Acute
Aerobic
Minor wound in which the skin's surface is rubbed or scraped…
The process of the body physiologically adapting to an unfami…
Sudden onset, abrupt.
Work or exercise requiring oxygen. (endurance, long in durati…
Abrasion
Minor wound in which the skin's surface is rubbed or scraped…
Acclimatization
The process of the body physiologically adapting to an unfami…
39 terms
Medical Terminology
-cele (sēl)
-constriction (Kŏn-strῐk-shῠn)
-cytosis (sῑ-tō-sῐs)
-derma (dĕr-mᾰ)
hernia
narrowing
a condition of cells
skin
-cele (sēl)
hernia
-constriction (Kŏn-strῐk-shῠn)
narrowing
113 terms
Medical Terminology Medical Abbreviations
ac
ADL
ad lib
AIDS
before meals
activities of daily living
as desired
acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome
ac
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living
128 terms
Medical Terminology Digestive Vocabulary
absorption
amino acids
amylase
anus
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
small building blocks of proteins released when proteins are…
enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch
terminal end or opening of the digestive tract to the outside…
absorption
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
amino acids
small building blocks of proteins released when proteins are…
113 terms
Medical Terminology Medical Abbreviations
ac
ADL
ad lib
AIDS
before meals
activities of daily living
as desired
acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome
ac
before meals
ADL
activities of daily living
370 terms
Vocabulary words- medical terminology
Adipose
Corium
cutaneous
Dermatologist
Fatty tissue
Synonym for dermis
the thin band of tissues that seals the nail plate to the skin
Specialist who diagnoses and treats skin disease
Adipose
Fatty tissue
Corium
Synonym for dermis
41 terms
Medical Terminology Vocabulary
anti
aut/o
brady
circum
against
self
slow
around
anti
against
aut/o
self
631 terms
Medical Terminology
Adenocarcinoma
Colorectal Adenocarcinoma
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Cancerous tumor of the stomach that usually begins in glands…
Cancerous tumor of the colon, causes blood in the feces. May…
Cancerous tumor of the liver, typically caused by a secondary…
Cancerous tumor of the pancreas, most patients are in the adv…
Adenocarcinoma
Cancerous tumor of the stomach that usually begins in glands…
Colorectal Adenocarcinoma
Cancerous tumor of the colon, causes blood in the feces. May…
378 terms
Medical Terminology
Bruit
Abrasion
Acute
Anterior
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
A disease with a rapid onset and/or a short course
Located towards the front of the body
Bruit
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
Abrasion
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
32 terms
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
32 terms
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
39 terms
Medical Terminology terms
-cele (sēl)
-constriction (Kŏn-strῐk-shῠn)
-cytosis (sῑ-tō-sῐs)
-derma (dĕr-mᾰ)
hernia
narrowing
a condition of cells
skin
-cele (sēl)
hernia
-constriction (Kŏn-strῐk-shῠn)
narrowing
36 terms
Medical terminology- Vocabulary
Therm/o
Rhin/o
Ped/o
Path/o
Heat, temperature.
Nose.
Foot, child.
Disease.
Therm/o
Heat, temperature.
Rhin/o
Nose.
80 terms
Medical Terminology Vocabulary
Anatomical Position
Frontal Plane
Saggittal Plane
Mid-Saggittal ... or ... Median Plane
An erect stance, arms at the sides, palms facing froward
divides the body into front and back parts
divides the body into left and right parts
divides the body into equal left and right parts
Anatomical Position
An erect stance, arms at the sides, palms facing froward
Frontal Plane
divides the body into front and back parts
26 terms
medical terminology vocabulary
transverse
median
frontal
superior
A imaginary line that divides the body into upper and lower p…
Vertical imaginary line that divides the body into left and r…
A imaginary line dividing the body into anterior and posterio…
Situated above or directed upward
transverse
A imaginary line that divides the body into upper and lower p…
median
Vertical imaginary line that divides the body into left and r…
40 terms
Medical Terminology
abduction:
absorption:
activities of daily living (ADLs):
adaptive devices:
moving a body part away from the midline of the body.
the transfer of nutrients from the intestines to the cells.
personal daily care tasks, including bathing, skin, nail, and…
special equipment that helps a person who is ill or disabled…
abduction:
moving a body part away from the midline of the body.
absorption:
the transfer of nutrients from the intestines to the cells.
82 terms
Medical terminology
caudal
cranial
distal
dorsal
pertaining to the tail end of the body
pertaining to the head end of the body
farther from the center of the body
pertaining to the back of the body
caudal
pertaining to the tail end of the body
cranial
pertaining to the head end of the body
378 terms
Medical Terminology
Bruit
Abrasion
Acute
Anterior
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
A disease with a rapid onset and/or a short course
Located towards the front of the body
Bruit
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
Abrasion
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
39 terms
Medical Terminology
-cele (sēl)
-constriction (Kŏn-strῐk-shῠn)
-cytosis (sῑ-tō-sῐs)
-derma (dĕr-mᾰ)
hernia
narrowing
a condition of cells
skin
-cele (sēl)
hernia
-constriction (Kŏn-strῐk-shῠn)
narrowing
10 terms
Medical Terminology
esophagus
liver
pancreas
kidney
the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
large reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper righ…
a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach
either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes…
esophagus
the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
liver
large reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper righ…
378 terms
Medical Terminology
Bruit
Abrasion
Acute
Anterior
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
A disease with a rapid onset and/or a short course
Located towards the front of the body
Bruit
The unusual sound that blood makes when it rushes past an obs…
Abrasion
A wound caused by superficial damage to the skin
20 terms
Medical Terminology
adip/o
-algia
brady-
chem/o
fat
pain
slow
drug/chemical
adip/o
fat
-algia
pain
30 terms
Medical Terminology
NPO
D/C
STAT
PRN
Nothing by Mouth
Discontinue; Discharge
Immediately; at once
As needed
NPO
Nothing by Mouth
D/C
Discontinue; Discharge
15 terms
Medical Terminology- Orthopedics Vocabulary
Contracture
Dislocation
Reduction
Closed Reduction
Abnormal shortening of muscle fibers, tendons, or connective…
When bones in joint are displaced from normal alignment and e…
Correcting fracture or dislocation by realigning bone- can be…
Moves bones externally.
Contracture
Abnormal shortening of muscle fibers, tendons, or connective…
Dislocation
When bones in joint are displaced from normal alignment and e…
137 terms
Medical Terminology Bones/Muscles Vocabulary
aponeurosis
acetabulum
acromion
articular cartilage
broad, flat sheet of tendon
Rounded depression or socket in the pelvis that joins the fem…
outward extension of the shoulder blade (scapula) forming the…
thin layer of cartilage covering the bone in the joint space
aponeurosis
broad, flat sheet of tendon
acetabulum
Rounded depression or socket in the pelvis that joins the fem…
38 terms
Medical terminology
empyema
dyspnea
Larynx
Pharynx
collection of pus;... pus in the pleural cavity
abnormal breathing;... Difficulty breathing
voice box
throat
empyema
collection of pus;... pus in the pleural cavity
dyspnea
abnormal breathing;... Difficulty breathing
32 terms
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
40 terms
Medical Terminology
apnea
dyspnea
hypertension
hypotension
no breathing (temporary periods of no breathing)
difficulty breathing
high blood pressure
low blood pressure
apnea
no breathing (temporary periods of no breathing)
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
10 terms
Medical Terminology Clinical Vocabulary
Alphabetic index
ICD-10-CM
Insurance reimbursement
Nomenclature
A content list for a reference work organized by the first le…
Tenth revision of the International Classification of Disease…
The process of receiving payment from an insurance company fo…
An organized system of words for use in a particular field
Alphabetic index
A content list for a reference work organized by the first le…
ICD-10-CM
Tenth revision of the International Classification of Disease…
27 terms
Chapter 5 medical terminology vocabulary.
Adip/o
Lip/o
Steat/o
Cutane/o
Fat
Fat
Fat
Skin
Adip/o
Fat
Lip/o
Fat
32 terms
Medical terminology
Aden/o
adip/o
algia
cephhal/o
gland
fat
pain
head
Aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
20 terms
Medical Terminology
bi
triceps
multi
bilateral
two
a muscle that arises from three heads
many
having two sides
bi
two
triceps
a muscle that arises from three heads
Medical Terminology: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Anabolism
Catabolism
Cell membrane
Chromosomes
process of building up proteins from amino acids
Process where complex nutrients are broken down to simpler su…
Structure surrounding and protecting the cell. Determines wha…
Rod shaped structures in the nucleus that contain DNA
Anabolism
process of building up proteins from amino acids
Catabolism
Process where complex nutrients are broken down to simpler su…
29 terms
Medical Terminology Vocabulary
ETA
CNA
LVN
ATC
estimated time of arrival
certified nursing assistant
licensed vocational nurse
athletic trainer certified
ETA
estimated time of arrival
CNA
certified nursing assistant
75 terms
medical terminology
gastr-
cardi-
megal-
-itis
stomach
heart
enlarge
inflammation
gastr-
stomach
cardi-
heart
997 terms
Medical Terminology
a-, an-
ab-
abdomin/o
ablat/o
without, not
away from
abdomen
to remove, take away
a-, an-
without, not
ab-
away from
122 terms
medical terminology
prefix
root
suffix
combing vowel
word beginning
foundation of the term
word ending
vowel, usually O that links the root to suffix or, root to an…
prefix
word beginning
root
foundation of the term
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