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Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-Algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal, cutting out
excessive, increased
-Algia
Pain, painful condition
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
30 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-Algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal, cutting out
excessive, increased
-Algia
Pain, painful condition
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
83 terms
CHAPTER 1 Medical terms
adenitis
adenoma
anemia
arthritis
Inflammation of a gland
Tumor of the Gland (Benign tumor of glandular cells)
Deficiency of hemoglobin and/or in number of red blood cells,…
Inflammation of a joint
adenitis
Inflammation of a gland
adenoma
Tumor of the Gland (Benign tumor of glandular cells)
67 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancer, cancerous
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
13 terms
Medical Terminology - Chapter 1 Medical Terms
acronym
acute
diagnosis
eponym
a word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
a condition that has a sudden onset, severe course, and relat…
the identification of a disease; Dx is the abbreviation
a disease, structure, operation, or procedure named for the p…
acronym
a word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
acute
a condition that has a sudden onset, severe course, and relat…
75 terms
Chapter 1 Key Medical Terms
abdominocentesis
acronym
appendectomy
appendicitis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
a word formed from the initial letter or letters of the major…
surgical removal of the appendix
Inflammation of the appendix
abdominocentesis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
acronym
a word formed from the initial letter or letters of the major…
19 terms
Medical Terms Chapter 1
Cost/o
Crani/o
Myel/o
Oss/e, Oss/l, ost/o
Rib
Skull
Spinal chord/bone marrow
Bone
Cost/o
Rib
Crani/o
Skull
76 terms
CHAPTER 1 MEDICAL TERMS
root
prefix
suffix
combining vowel
Gives the essential meaning of the word
is a small part added to the beginning of the word
is the word ending
connects roots to suffixes and roots to other roots
root
Gives the essential meaning of the word
prefix
is a small part added to the beginning of the word
10 terms
Chapter 1-Medical Terms-Suffixes
-algia
-centesis
-cidal
-clasia
pain
surgical puncture to drain fluid
killing
break
-algia
pain
-centesis
surgical puncture to drain fluid
10 terms
Chapter 1-Medical Terms-PREFIXES
a-, an-
ante-
anti-
brady-
without
before
against
slow
a-, an-
without
ante-
before
62 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terms
abdominocentesis
acronym
acute
angiography
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid…
a word formed from the initial letters of the major parts of…
a condition that has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a re…
the process of producing a radiographic study of the blood ve…
abdominocentesis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid…
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of the major parts of…
60 terms
Chapter 1: Intro Medical Terms
Abdominocentesis (ab-dom-ih-noh-sen-TE…
Acronym (ACK-roh-nim)
Acute
Angiography (an-jee-OG-rah-fee)
Surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
A word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
When a condition has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a re…
Radiographic study of the blood vessels after injection of a…
Abdominocentesis (ab-dom-ih-noh-sen-TE…
Surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
Acronym (ACK-roh-nim)
A word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
101 terms
Medical Terminology | Chapter 1 Terms
Arthr-
Cardi-
Dermat-
Hermat-
Joint
Heart
Skin
Blood
Arthr-
Joint
Cardi-
Heart
49 terms
Medical Terms chapter 1
Dermtos (Dermat)
Cutis (Cutane)
Word Root
nephros (nephr)
Skin (disease)
Skin (anatomical structure)
Foundation of a medical term and contains its primary meaning
Kidney (disease)
Dermtos (Dermat)
Skin (disease)
Cutis (Cutane)
Skin (anatomical structure)
95 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terms
abdominocentesis
abnormal
acronym
acute
surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
not normal or away from normal
word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a c…
rapid onset, a severe course and a relatively short duration
abdominocentesis
surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
abnormal
not normal or away from normal
58 terms
Chapter 1 Medical terms
ABDOMINOENTESIS
ACUTE
ANGIOGRAPHY
APPENDECTOMY
THE SURGICAL PUNCTURE OF THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY TO REMOVE FLUID…
A CONDITION THAT HAS RAPID ONSET, A SEVERE COURSE, AND A RELA…
THE PROCESS OF PRODUCING A RADIOGRAPHIC STUDY OF THE BLOOD VE…
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE APPENDIX
ABDOMINOENTESIS
THE SURGICAL PUNCTURE OF THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY TO REMOVE FLUID…
ACUTE
A CONDITION THAT HAS RAPID ONSET, A SEVERE COURSE, AND A RELA…
24 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
Suffix
-ac
-al
-algia
...
Pertaining to
Pertaining to
Pain
Suffix
...
-ac
Pertaining to
43 terms
Medical Term: Chapter 1
sagittal plane
frontal plane
transverse
anter-
goes through your nose (riding a saddle)
coronal, wearing a crown
cuts you in half horizontally
front side of the body
sagittal plane
goes through your nose (riding a saddle)
frontal plane
coronal, wearing a crown
16 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
Prefix
a-, an-
aut-, auto-
dia -
...
No, not, with out
Self, own
Complete, through
Prefix
...
a-, an-
No, not, with out
42 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
Combining Forms
Aden/o
Arthr/o
Bi/o
...
Gland
Joint
Life
Combining Forms
...
Aden/o
Gland
60 terms
Medical Terms Chapter 1
Abdominocentesis
Acronym
Acute
Angriography
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid.
a word conformed from the initial letter of the major parts o…
condition that has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a rela…
a radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection…
Abdominocentesis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid.
Acronym
a word conformed from the initial letter of the major parts o…
17 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Term.
heart
stomach
skin
nose
cardi/o
gastr/o
dermat/o
rhin/o
heart
cardi/o
stomach
gastr/o
26 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
-crit
-itis
-graph
-(o)logy
separate
inflammation of
recording instrument
study of
-crit
separate
-itis
inflammation of
67 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-algia
Dys-
-ectomy
Hyper-
pain
bad, difficult, pain
Surgical removal or cutting out
Excessive or increased, high
-algia
pain
Dys-
bad, difficult, pain
45 terms
Chapter 1 /Medical terms
anti-
brandy-
endo-
epi-
Definition: against, opposite of (Prefix)
Definition: slow (Prefix)
Definition: within (prefix)
Definition: upon,over,above,on top (prefix)
anti-
Definition: against, opposite of (Prefix)
brandy-
Definition: slow (Prefix)
74 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1-Key Medical Terms
abdominocentesis
acronym
appendectomy
appendicitis
Surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
surgical removal of the appendix
Inflammation of the appendix
abdominocentesis
Surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
acronym
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
156 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
Peri
para
sub
Trans
surrounding
beside
beneath, less than, under
Through across
Peri
surrounding
para
beside
64 terms
Chapter 1 (Medical Terminology)
dys-
hyper-
hepat-
-algia
bad, difficult, painful
excessive, increased
liver
pain, suffering
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
hyper-
excessive, increased
83 terms
CHAPTER 1 Medical terms
adenitis
adenoma
anemia
arthritis
Inflammation of a gland
Tumor of the Gland (Benign tumor of glandular cells)
Deficiency of hemoglobin and/or in number of red blood cells,…
Inflammation of a joint
adenitis
Inflammation of a gland
adenoma
Tumor of the Gland (Benign tumor of glandular cells)
50 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Acrodermatitis
Acromegaly
Acroparalysis
Anemia/anemic
inflammation of the skin extremities
enlarged extremities
paralysis of the extremities
lack of blood, noun/adjective
Acrodermatitis
inflammation of the skin extremities
Acromegaly
enlarged extremities
45 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
root
suffix
prefix
Combining vowel
the foundation of the word
the word ending
word beginning
(usually o) that links the root to the suffix or the root to…
root
the foundation of the word
suffix
the word ending
7 terms
Medical Term Basics Chapter 1, The Basics
root word
Combining Vowel
Combining Form
prefix
is the central part of a medical word. Usually the root word…
is a vowel attached to the end of a root word. Usually has th…
root word plus a combining vowel.
single letter or group of letters attached to the front of a…
root word
is the central part of a medical word. Usually the root word…
Combining Vowel
is a vowel attached to the end of a root word. Usually has th…
60 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terms
abdominocentesis
acronym
acute
angiography
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
a word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
condition has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a relativel…
the process of producing a radiographic (x-ray) study of the…
abdominocentesis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
acronym
a word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
15 terms
Chapter 1 Medical terms
-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.
20 terms
Medical Term Introduction Chapter 1
arthr-
cardi-
dermat-
hemat-
joint
heart
skin
blood
arthr-
joint
cardi-
heart
15 terms
Medical Terminology- Chapter 1
-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
40 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o
cardi/o
enter/o
esophag/o
vessel
heart
small intestine
esophagus
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o
vessel
cardi/o
heart
42 terms
Chapter 1: Analyzing Medical Terms
Word Root
Suffix
Prefix
Combing Vowel
Reveals the central meaning of the word and frequently descri…
Always comes at the end of the word.
Always comes at the beginning of the word and will frequently…
Used between two word roots. It is also used between a root a…
Word Root
Reveals the central meaning of the word and frequently descri…
Suffix
Always comes at the end of the word.
85 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology Terms
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
15 terms
Medical Terminology-Chapter 1
-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
60 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Bi/o
Carcin/o
Cardi/o
Chem/o
life
cancer
heart
drug
Bi/o
life
Carcin/o
cancer
10 terms
Chapter 1-Medical Terms-Abbreviations
abd
ACLS
AD
ADL
abdominal
advanced cardiac life support
right ear
activity of daily living
abd
abdominal
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
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
22 terms
chapter 1 medical term
cardi
gastr
hepat
rhin
heart
stomach
liver
nose
cardi
heart
gastr
stomach
121 terms
Chapter 1 Medical term
abdomen/o-
append/o-
arteri/o-
arthr/o-
abdomen
appendix
artery
joint
abdomen/o-
abdomen
append/o-
appendix
122 terms
chapter 1,2 medical terms
aden
arthr
bi
carcin
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden
gland
arthr
joint
60 terms
Chapter 1: Medical Terms
Abdominocentesis
Acronym
Acute
Angiography
Surgical puncture in the abdomen to remove fluid.
A word formed from the initial letters of the major parts of…
Rapid onset of disease and a relatively short duration.
Process of producing a radiographic (x-ray) of blood vessels…
Abdominocentesis
Surgical puncture in the abdomen to remove fluid.
Acronym
A word formed from the initial letters of the major parts of…
59 terms
Medical Terms (Chapter 1)
abdominocentisis
acronym
acute
angiography
surgical puncture of abdominal cavity to remove fluid
word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a c…
rapid onset, severe course and relatively short duration
process of producing a radiographic study of blood vessels af…
abdominocentisis
surgical puncture of abdominal cavity to remove fluid
acronym
word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a c…
12 terms
Chapter 1:medical term
4 orgins of medical terminology
Arthr/o
Hepat/o
Ven/o
Greek/latin, acroyms, epoyms, modern language
Joint
Liver
Vien
4 orgins of medical terminology
Greek/latin, acroyms, epoyms, modern language
Arthr/o
Joint
59 terms
Medical Term Chapter 1
oste
append
gastr
ectomy
bone
appendix
stomach
excision
oste
bone
append
appendix
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