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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
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
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
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
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
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
60 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Bi/o
Carcin/o
Cardi/o
Chem/o
life
cancer
heart
drug
Bi/o
life
Carcin/o
cancer
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
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)
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
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
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…
35 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
dermat/o
cutane/o
nephr/o
ren/o
skin
skin
kidney
kidney
dermat/o
skin
cutane/o
skin
25 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-ology
rhin-
gingiv-
spasm
study of
nose
gum
involuntary contraction
-ology
study of
rhin-
nose
24 terms
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY CHAPTER 1 - vocab
ABATE
ABNORMAL
ACUTE
ADHESION
TO LESSEN, DECREASE, CEASE
AWAY FROM NORMAL
SUDDEN
STUCK TOGETHER
ABATE
TO LESSEN, DECREASE, CEASE
ABNORMAL
AWAY FROM NORMAL
49 terms
Chapter 1: Medical
Root
Combining vowel
pnuem
pulmon
the core meaning of a word
added to a root word
air / lung
lung
Root
the core meaning of a word
Combining vowel
added to a root word
36 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hepat/o
pain and suffering
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal
Liver.
-algia
pain and suffering
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
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…
15 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
pain, painful condition
bad, difficult, or painful
surgical removal, cutting out
excessive, increasedexcessive, increased
-algia
pain, painful condition
dys-
bad, difficult, or painful
63 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
arthr-
cardi-
derm-
gastr/o
joint
heart
skin
stomach
arthr-
joint
cardi-
heart
132 terms
Medical Terminology, Chapter 1
The Distal portion of the small intest…
The medical term for German Measles is…
bacilli are rod shaped bacteria
A patient with a rapid pulse has brady…
True
True
True
False
The Distal portion of the small intest…
True
The medical term for German Measles is…
True
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
114 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1-3
abdomin/o
acr/o
blast/o
caud/o
abdomen
extremity, tip
immature cell
tail
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremity, tip
192 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Word Root
Combining Form
Suffix
Prefix
Contains the basic meaning of the term
A word root with a combining vowel added at the end ex. gastr/o
Usually but not always indicates the procedure, condition, di…
Usually, but not always, indicates location, time, number, or…
Word Root
Contains the basic meaning of the term
Combining Form
A word root with a combining vowel added at the end ex. gastr/o
61 terms
Medical Terminology - Chapter 1
angi/o
appendic/o
arteri/o
ather/o
blood or lymph vessel
appendix
artery
plaque, fatty substance
angi/o
blood or lymph vessel
appendic/o
appendix
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
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Neonatology
Rhinitis... Caused by dry air, allergies,…
Electrocardiogram
Myocardial Infarction
Neo (new)... Nat (birth)... Ology (study of)
Rhin (Nose)... Itis (Inflammation)
Electro (electricity)... Cario (heart)... Gram (recording)... regular…
Muscle Heart Tissue Death.. Heart Attack
Neonatology
Neo (new)... Nat (birth)... Ology (study of)
Rhinitis... Caused by dry air, allergies,…
Rhin (Nose)... Itis (Inflammation)
51 terms
medical terminology chapter 1
dys
hyper
meagly
algia
bad difficult painful
excessive increased
enlargment
suffering
dys
bad difficult painful
hyper
excessive increased
67 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1 - Intro to Medical Language
neur/o
-algia
con-
sym-
word root for nerves or referring to nervous tissue
suffix meaning pain
prefix that means with or together (starts with letter 'c')
prefix that means with or together (starts with letter 's')
neur/o
word root for nerves or referring to nervous tissue
-algia
suffix meaning pain
68 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Ab-
Abdomino-
Ad-
-algia
Away from, Absent
Abdomen
Toward, In direction of
Pain
Ab-
Away from, Absent
Abdomino-
Abdomen
15 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
Describe the differences between a sig…
Why are both types of observations imp…
Why is it difficult to evaluate a symp…
In your own words define the term tria…
A sign can be observed by someone other than the patient. The…
Signs are obvious indications that something is wrong. It is…
Only the patient knows how much pain he or she is really in.
Triage, which is a french word, describes medical screening o…
Describe the differences between a sig…
A sign can be observed by someone other than the patient. The…
Why are both types of observations imp…
Signs are obvious indications that something is wrong. It is…
22 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
extremeties
heart
blue
cell
acr/o
cardi/o
cyan/o
cyt/o
extremeties
acr/o
heart
cardi/o
77 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
21 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
-al
-itits
dermat/o
anti-
pertaining to
inflammation
skin
against
-al
pertaining to
-itits
inflammation
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
20 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Assisting: The Profession
accreditation
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education…
American Association of Medical Assist…
American Medical Technologists (AMT)
The documentation of official authorization or approval of a…
An accrediting body that accredits private postsecondary inst…
The professional organization that certifies medical assistan…
The registering organization for medical assistants that prov…
accreditation
The documentation of official authorization or approval of a…
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education…
An accrediting body that accredits private postsecondary inst…
172 terms
medical terminology chapter 1
primary medical terms
secondary medical terms
magenta:
four basic types of word parts that cr…
enable you to prioritize terms in your study of medical termi…
names for conditions or procedures, also clarifies words used…
word parts and there meanings are included with the definitio…
word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes
primary medical terms
enable you to prioritize terms in your study of medical termi…
secondary medical terms
names for conditions or procedures, also clarifies words used…
80 terms
Medical Terminology : Chapter 1
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
pain and suffering
bad, difficult, or painful
surgical removal, cutting out, excision
excessive or increased
-algia
pain and suffering
dys-
bad, difficult, or painful
59 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1-4
-rrhexis
-plegia
-ic
-ia
rupture
paralysis
pertaining to
abnormal condition
-rrhexis
rupture
-plegia
paralysis
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.
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
77 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
dia-
peri-
post-
ab-
through
surrounding
after
away from OR not normal
dia-
through
peri-
surrounding
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
76 terms
Medical Terminology Complete Chapter 1
Cardiology
Cardiopulmonary
Combining form
Dermatologist
The study of the heart; a clinical ward specializing in the t…
Pertaining to the heart and lungs
A word part that includes the word root and a combining vowel…
A specialist who studies the skin
Cardiology
The study of the heart; a clinical ward specializing in the t…
Cardiopulmonary
Pertaining to the heart and lungs
Medical Terminology, Chapter 1
abdominocentesis
abnormal
acronym
acute
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
not normal or away from normal
a word formed from the initial letter of the major parts of a…
a condition that has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a re…
abdominocentesis
the surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
abnormal
not normal or away from normal
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
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
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