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120 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal, cutting out
excessive, increased
-algia
Pain, painful condition
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
32 terms
introduction to medical sociology
Sociology
Sociological imagination
Biomedical reductionism
Social medicine
Is the study of society and social interaction that explain h…
Developed by C Wright Mills. It is a empowering tool key to s…
the attempt to reduce all diseases and illnesses to biologica…
the economic, nutritional, occupational, educational, and psy…
Sociology
Is the study of society and social interaction that explain h…
Sociological imagination
Developed by C Wright Mills. It is a empowering tool key to s…
75 terms
Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical Terminiology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition
Bad, difficult, or painful
Surgical removal, cutting out
Excessive, increased
-algia
Pain, painful condition
dys-
Bad, difficult, or painful
16 terms
Medical Terminology Introduction to Terms
Word Root
Hepatitis
Suffix
Prefix
The word part that contains the core meaning of the term.
Inflammation of the liver.
Word part attached to the end of a term to modify the meaning.
Word part attached to the beginning of a term to modify the m…
Word Root
The word part that contains the core meaning of the term.
Hepatitis
Inflammation of the liver.
14 terms
Introduction to Medical Terms
angi/ectomy
gastr/itis
peri/cardi/al
angi/o/gram
surgical removal or excision of a blood vessel
inflammation of the stomach
pertaining to around the heart
record of blood vessels
angi/ectomy
surgical removal or excision of a blood vessel
gastr/itis
inflammation of the stomach
44 terms
Introduction to Medical Word Building
Prefix
Suffix
When the suffix begins with a consonant
Body part
Type of element always at the beginning of a word
Type of element always at the end of a word
When would you use a combining form
What the word root indicates
Prefix
Type of element always at the beginning of a word
Suffix
Type of element always at the end of a word
108 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Dys-
Dysfunction
oste/o
Hyper-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
Impaired or abnormal functioning
bone
Excessive, Increased
Dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
Dysfunction
Impaired or abnormal functioning
43 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Aden/o
Adenopathy
Carcin/o
Carcinoma
Gland
Gland disease
Cancer
Cancerous Tumor
Aden/o
Gland
Adenopathy
Gland disease
17 terms
Introduction to Medical Microbiology
3 kingdom system:... Bacteria... Archaeabact…
Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family,…
Family, genus, and species.
Class, genus, and species.
Originally there were two kingdoms, then 5. How many are ther…
What is the taxonomy classification scheme in descending order?
What taxonomy classifications are typically used for bacteria?
What taxonomy classifications are typically used for fungi?
3 kingdom system:... Bacteria... Archaeabact…
Originally there were two kingdoms, then 5. How many are ther…
Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family,…
What is the taxonomy classification scheme in descending order?
45 terms
Introduction to Medical Billing & Coding
WHO
ICD
Who developed ICD to:
CPT
World Health Organization
International Classification of Diseases
collect data for statistical purposes
Current Procedural Terminiology
WHO
World Health Organization
ICD
International Classification of Diseases
45 terms
Introduction to Medical Billing & Coding
WHO
ICD
Who developed ICD to:
CPT
World Health Organization
International Classification of Diseases
collect data for statistical purposes
Current Procedural Terminiology
WHO
World Health Organization
ICD
International Classification of Diseases
120 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal, cutting out
excessive, increased
-algia
Pain, painful condition
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
51 terms
Chapter 2: Introduction to Medical Terminology
Aden/o
Adip/o
Anter/o
Col/o
Gland
Fat
Before, front
colon, large intestine
Aden/o
Gland
Adip/o
Fat
39 terms
Introduction to Medications
how do we define medications AKA drugs?
brand or trade name
generic
new drugs are patented
any substance or combination of substances used to prevent or…
only original manufacturer of drug can use this name (familiar)
another name given to the drug, usually based on chemical pro…
costs related to development of a new drug can be up to $1.5…
how do we define medications AKA drugs?
any substance or combination of substances used to prevent or…
brand or trade name
only original manufacturer of drug can use this name (familiar)
20 terms
Medical Terminology: Introduction
Hippocrates
abbreviations
homonyms
acronyms
Greek physician; referred to as the father of medicine
shorthand way to record long and complex medical terms
words that have the same sound but different meaning
words that are formed from the first letter of each word of t…
Hippocrates
Greek physician; referred to as the father of medicine
abbreviations
shorthand way to record long and complex medical terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
Dys-
-ectomy
Hyper-
Pain, Painful condition
Bad, difficult, or painful
Surgical removal, cutting out
Excessive, increased
-algia
Pain, Painful condition
Dys-
Bad, difficult, or painful
12 terms
1A: Introduction to Medical Terminology
abbreviations
acronym
affix
combining form
single words that have been shortened (such as doc for doctor)
a type of word composed of the first letters of other words
a categorical term for a word part that is added to a root wo…
a root word with an added vowel at the end that makes it easi…
abbreviations
single words that have been shortened (such as doc for doctor)
acronym
a type of word composed of the first letters of other words
149 terms
Introduction to medical microbiology
Syndromes/Diseases
Pneumonia
Atypical Pneumonia
Differential
Identify the syndromes/diseases based on the presenting signs…
Inflammation of lungs
-Chest sounds... -Shortness of breath... -Nonproductive cough: Dr…
All possible etiologic (causes) agents... -Example: Atypical pne…
Syndromes/Diseases
Identify the syndromes/diseases based on the presenting signs…
Pneumonia
Inflammation of lungs
81 terms
Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition.
Bad, difficult, or painful.
Surgical removal, cutting out.
Excessive, increased.
-algia
Pain, painful condition.
dys-
Bad, difficult, or painful.
55 terms
the introduction to medical terminology
abdominocentesis
acronym
acute
angiography
chọc dò ổ bụng
tên viết tắt
cấp tính
chụp mạch cản quang
abdominocentesis
chọc dò ổ bụng
acronym
tên viết tắt
75 terms
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
pain, painful condition
bad, difficult or painful
surgical removal or cutting out
excessive or increased
-algia
pain, painful condition
dys-
bad, difficult or painful
Introduction to Medical Terminology Quiz
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
-megaly
pain
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal
enlargement
-algia
pain
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
141 terms
Chapter 1- Introduction to Medical Terminology
aden/o
carcin/o
cardi/o
chem/o
gland
cancer
heart
chemical
aden/o
gland
carcin/o
cancer
124 terms
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Medical Terminology
bi/o
carcin/o
cardi/o
chem/o
life
cancer
heart
chemical
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancer
141 terms
Chapter 1- Introduction to Medical Terminology
aden/o
carcin/o
cardi/o
chem/o
gland
cancer
heart
chemical
aden/o
gland
carcin/o
cancer
83 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
prenatal
postnatal
perinatal
cyanosis
before birth
after birth
around birth
the condition of being blue
prenatal
before birth
postnatal
after birth
29 terms
Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition.
Bad, difficult, or painful.
Surgical removal, cutting out.
Excessive, increased.
-algia
Pain, painful condition.
dys-
Bad, difficult, or painful.
10 terms
Introduction to Health Occupations - Medical Terminology
Nephritis
Intercostal
Acromegaly
Bradycardia
inflammation of the kidneys
situated between the ribs
enlarged extremities
slow heartbeat
Nephritis
inflammation of the kidneys
Intercostal
situated between the ribs
13 terms
Introduction and Medications
Step 1 (2 pts.)
Step 2 (2 pts.)
Step 3 (6 pts.)
Step 4 (2 pts.)
Perform hand hygiene
Introduce yourself and the instructor to the patient ... "Hello,…
Identify patient: Look at the name band and ask to state name…
Ask patient how they would like to be addressed
Step 1 (2 pts.)
Perform hand hygiene
Step 2 (2 pts.)
Introduce yourself and the instructor to the patient ... "Hello,…
Introduction to Medical Terminology Section 1
a-
-able
-ac
-algia
Without, absence of ... ex: aplasia- without tissue growth
capable ... ex: measurable- capable of being measured
pertaining to ... ex: celiac- pertaining to the bowels
pain... ex: myalgia- muscle pain
a-
Without, absence of ... ex: aplasia- without tissue growth
-able
capable ... ex: measurable- capable of being measured
36 terms
Introduction to Medical Laboratory
Assay
Asymptomatic
Baseline Value
Biopsy
analysis of a substance to determine constituents and relativ…
without symptoms
know or initial measurement against which future measurements…
removal of a small piece of living tissue from an organ or ot…
Assay
analysis of a substance to determine constituents and relativ…
Asymptomatic
without symptoms
102 terms
Ch. 1 Introduction to Medical Terminology
ante-
anti-
ecto-
endo-
before, forward
against
out, outside, outer
within, inner
ante-
before, forward
anti-
against
89 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology, Chapter 10
Brain
Spinal Cord
Nerves (job)
Sensory Organs
coordinates all body activities by receiving and transmitting…
transmits nerve impulses between the brain, arms, legs and lo…
receives and transmits messages to and from all parts of the…
receives external stimulation and transmits this stimuli to t…
Brain
coordinates all body activities by receiving and transmitting…
Spinal Cord
transmits nerve impulses between the brain, arms, legs and lo…
51 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology, Chapter 9
homeostasis
home/o
-stasis
Urinary Tract
process in which the body maintains a constant internal envir…
constant
control
contains: two kidneys, two ureters, one bladder, and a urethra
homeostasis
process in which the body maintains a constant internal envir…
home/o
constant
47 terms
Medical Terminology - Introduction
anatomical position
anterior/ventral
posterior/dorsal
inferior
directional terms & body planes
front
back
part of body that is below another
anatomical position
directional terms & body planes
anterior/ventral
front
25 terms
Introduction to medical lab
The panel that includes blood tests fo…
The department that tests tissue sampl…
The microscope that is most commonly u…
Lab reports can be sent by what method…
Panel
Histology
Compound
Fax, EHR, software , and manual.
The panel that includes blood tests fo…
Panel
The department that tests tissue sampl…
Histology
164 terms
Medical Terminology Introduction
Cryo
edema
lipo
odonto
Cold
Swelling
fat
tooth
Cryo
Cold
edema
Swelling
37 terms
Chapter 39 Introduction to the Medical Laboratory
assay
asymptomatic
baseline value
biopsy
analysis of a substance to determine constituents and relativ…
without symptoms
known or initial measurement against which future measurement…
removal of a small piece of living tissue from an organ or ot…
assay
analysis of a substance to determine constituents and relativ…
asymptomatic
without symptoms
75 terms
Ch. 1 Introduction to Medical Terminology
abdominocentesis
acronym
appendectomy
appendicitis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
word formed from initials of other words
surgical removal of the appendix
Inflammation of the appendix
abdominocentesis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
acronym
word formed from initials of other words
23 terms
Introduction to medical careers
CDC
OSHA
three blood-borne pathogens
PPE
Center for disease control
Occupational Safety Health Administration
Virus, Fungi and Bacteria
Personal Protective Gear
CDC
Center for disease control
OSHA
Occupational Safety Health Administration
82 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology, Chapter 8
gastr/o-
intestin-
-al
upper GI Tract
stomach
intestine
pertaining to
mouth, esophagus, stomach
gastr/o-
stomach
intestin-
intestine
162 terms
Medical Terminology: Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical Terminology
word root
cardiodynia
erythrocyte
prefix
the foundation of a word
heart pain
Red blood cells
a syllable or word that comes before a root word to change it…
word root
the foundation of a word
cardiodynia
heart pain
70 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology, Chapter 7
nas/o
pharyng/o
laryng/o
epiglott/o
nose
pharynx
larynx
epiglottis
nas/o
nose
pharyng/o
pharynx
92 terms
1 - Introduction to Medical Terminology
cyan/o
cyanosis
erythr/o
erythrocytes
blue
blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adquate ox…
red
mature red blood cells
cyan/o
blue
cyanosis
blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adquate ox…
20 terms
Medical Term Introduction Chapter 1
arthr-
cardi-
dermat-
hemat-
joint
heart
skin
blood
arthr-
joint
cardi-
heart
30 terms
Medical Terminology Introduction
Abduct
Adduct
Ante-
Anti-
To lead away from the middle
To lead towards the middle
before, forward
against
Abduct
To lead away from the middle
Adduct
To lead towards the middle
44 terms
Introduction to Medical Terminology
-osis
-algia
-ectomy
hyper-
abnormal condition/disease of/abnormal increase
condition of pain
removal/excision; surgical removal
above normal/excessive/over
-osis
abnormal condition/disease of/abnormal increase
-algia
condition of pain
10 terms
Introduction to Medical Assisting
Benefits
Continuing Education Units (Celsius)
Cross-training
Externship/Internship
stock options, profits sharing
continuing education units
learning then one job
training program that is part of a cause of study
Benefits
stock options, profits sharing
Continuing Education Units (Celsius)
continuing education units
75 terms
Introduction to Medical Biochemistry
Spectrophotometry
White light
Chlorophyll (plants)
Conditions for measuring absorbance
1. Electromagnetic spectrum... 2. Colour and wavelength... 3. Absor…
Combination of all visible wavelengths
Absorbs blue and red... Transmits green light
Light must be monochromatic... Wavelength selected should give m…
Spectrophotometry
1. Electromagnetic spectrum... 2. Colour and wavelength... 3. Absor…
White light
Combination of all visible wavelengths
78 terms
Medical Terminology: Introduction to Medical Terminology
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
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