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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.
90 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
adenoma
adenitis
arthritis
biology
tumor of the gland
inflammation of a gland
inflammation of a joint
study of life
adenoma
tumor of the gland
adenitis
inflammation of a gland
18 terms
Medical Terminology Complete (Wingerd) Chapter 1
Frames
Medical Terminology
Constructed Terms
Nonconstructed Terms
Blocks of information containing one or more blanks
Universal language of medicine
Made up of multiple word parts that are combined to form a ne…
Words not formed from individual word parts
Frames
Blocks of information containing one or more blanks
Medical Terminology
Universal language of medicine
162 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-emia
protein
angio
vas/o
blood condition
protein
vessel
vessel
-emia
blood condition
protein
protein
105 terms
Medical terminology chapter 1
hematology
Hemi/hemp/hemat
logy
o
Study of blood
blood
Study of
Connecting vowel
hematology
Study of blood
Hemi/hemp/hemat
blood
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
215 terms
Medical Terminology - A Living Language - Chapter 1
adeno-
carcino
cardio
chemo
gland
cancer
heart
chemical
adeno-
gland
carcino
cancer
54 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
The part of a word that comes after th…
An agent used against fever is:
A slow pulse rate is:
An incision made below the breast is:
Suffix
Antipyretic
Bradycardia
Inframammary
The part of a word that comes after th…
Suffix
An agent used against fever is:
Antipyretic
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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
Chapter 1; Medicine and Medical Assisting
Chapter Review
Accreditation
Administrative
Caduceus
- Medical history reveals 150 years of progress, with the mos…
a non-governmental professional peer review process that prov…
pertaining to administration (e.g., office procedures and non…
a symbol using a wand or staff with two serpents coiled aroun…
Chapter Review
- Medical history reveals 150 years of progress, with the mos…
Accreditation
a non-governmental professional peer review process that prov…
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Chapter 1 medical terminology
lesion
laceration
lithotomy
centesis
pathologic change of the tissue
torn or jagged wound
surgical incesion for the removal of a stone
surgical puncture to remove excess fluid
lesion
pathologic change of the tissue
laceration
torn or jagged wound
Medical Terminology-Chapter 1
A medical word consists of some or all…
Word Root
What are Greek roots commonly used to…
What are Latin roots commonly used to…
word root, combining form, suffix, prefix
is the foundation of a medical term and contains its primary…
Words that describe a disease, condition, treatment, or diagn…
Words that describe anatomical structures.
A medical word consists of some or all…
word root, combining form, suffix, prefix
Word Root
is the foundation of a medical term and contains its primary…
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
23 terms
Medical Law & Ethics Chapter 1 410 MLE
bioethicists
bioethics
code of ethics
common sense
Specialists who consult with physicians, researchers, and oth…
A discipline dealing with the ethical implications of biologi…
A system of principles intended to govern behaviors--here, th…
Sound practical judgment.
bioethicists
Specialists who consult with physicians, researchers, and oth…
bioethics
A discipline dealing with the ethical implications of biologi…
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-itis
-megaly
-ic, -ous, -ac
-ectomy
inflammation
enlargement
pertaining to
surgical removal
-itis
inflammation
-megaly
enlargement
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Veterinary medical terminology chapter 1 Tina
prefix
root
combining vowel
combining form
word part at the beginning of a word that indicates number, l…
word part that give essential meaning to the word, it cannot…
single vowel, usually o, that is added to the end of a root t…
combination of the root and combining vowel
prefix
word part at the beginning of a word that indicates number, l…
root
word part that give essential meaning to the word, it cannot…
17 terms
Chapter 1- Medical Terminologies
append-
cardi-
cerebr-
cran-
to hang
heart
brain
helmet
append-
to hang
cardi-
heart
111 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
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…
91 terms
Medical Terminology - Chapter 1
Adenitis
Adenoma
Adenopathy
Anemia
Inflammation of the gland.
Tumor of a gland.
A disease condition of a gland (often enlargement) of a gland.
Decrease of hemoglobin in the blood, caused by low red blood…
Adenitis
Inflammation of the gland.
Adenoma
Tumor of a gland.
16 terms
Chapter 1 - Medical Abbreviations
CC
D/C
DS
DX, Dx
chief complaint
discharge; discontinue (should not be used but sometime is)
discharge summary
diagnosis
CC
chief complaint
D/C
discharge; discontinue (should not be used but sometime is)
122 terms
chapter 1,2 medical terms
aden
arthr
bi
carcin
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden
gland
arthr
joint
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.
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Medical Terminology Chapter 1
-ostomy
-plasty
-rrhage, or rrhagia
-rrhaphy
Surgerically creating an opening
Surgical repair
bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge.
Surgical suturing
-ostomy
Surgerically creating an opening
-plasty
Surgical repair
169 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
Lip/o
-emia
Hyper-
Protein
Fat
Blood condition
Excessive
Protein
Lip/o
Fat
-emia
Blood condition
34 terms
Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
Pain, painful condition
Bad, difficult, or painful
Surgical removal, cutting out, excision
Excessive, increased
-algia
Pain, painful condition
dys-
Bad, difficult, or painful
20 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology
adenitis
opthamalogist
carcinoma
cephalic
inflammation of a gland
specialist of eye study
tumor of cancer
pertaining to the head
adenitis
inflammation of a gland
opthamalogist
specialist of eye study
Intro to medical terminology chapter 1
Cyanosis
Erythrocytes
Leukocytes
Melanosis
is a blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequ…
are mature red blood cells (erythro means red and cytes means…
are white blood cells (leuko means white and cytes means cell…
is any condition of unusual deposits of black pigment in diff…
Cyanosis
is a blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequ…
Erythrocytes
are mature red blood cells (erythro means red and cytes means…
50 terms
Chapter 1 - Medical Sociology
sociology in medicine
sociology of medicine
medical sociology
John Shaw Billings
- causes of Illness... - who seeks treatment... - who follows direc…
- who becomes doctors... - how are doctors trained... - the rise of…
- a focus in sociology upon the social causes and consequence…
- organizer of the National Library of Medicine and complier…
sociology in medicine
- causes of Illness... - who seeks treatment... - who follows direc…
sociology of medicine
- who becomes doctors... - how are doctors trained... - the rise of…
18 terms
Chapter 1 - Medical Meanings
prefix en-, end-, or endo-
suffix -logy
suffix -ose
prefix peri-
"in, inside, or within"
"science" or "study"
refers to sugar (or carbohydrates)
means "surrounding or enclosing"
prefix en-, end-, or endo-
"in, inside, or within"
suffix -logy
"science" or "study"
64 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancer, cancerous
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
125 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
aden/o
carcin/o
cardi/o
chem/o
gland
cancer
heart
chemical
aden/o
gland
carcin/o
cancer
44 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Terminology Terms
Cardio
Articul(o)
Caud(o)
Circum-
heart
Joint or Articulation
Tail or toward the tail
Around
Cardio
heart
Articul(o)
Joint or Articulation
26 terms
MA - Medical Record (chapter 1)
attending physician
charting
consultation report
diagnosis
the physician responsible for the care of a hospitalized pati…
the process of documenting information about a patient in the…
a narrative report of an opinion about a patient's condition…
the scientific method of determining and identifying a patien…
attending physician
the physician responsible for the care of a hospitalized pati…
charting
the process of documenting information about a patient in the…
65 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1 Terms
Arthr-
Cardi-
Dermat-
hemat-
joint
heart
skin
blood
Arthr-
joint
Cardi-
heart
26 terms
Medical Terminology: Chapter 1
Origin of medical language
Eponyms
Acronyms
Modern language
Derived from Greek and Latin word parts
Terms derived from the name of a person often a physician or…
Terms formed from the first letters of the words in a phrase
Terms formed from modern English language
Origin of medical language
Derived from Greek and Latin word parts
Eponyms
Terms derived from the name of a person often a physician or…
25 terms
Chapter 1 Simplified Medical Language
itis
word root
compound words
combining vowel
inflammation
main body of a word
words composed of two word roots... ex. collarbone
a vowel inserted between word roots to make them easier to pr…
itis
inflammation
word root
main body of a word
97 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
What are the 4 roles of a word part?
Define word root.
Define suffix.
Define prefix.
- suffix ... - prefix ... - combining vowel ... - word root
- indicates the involved body part
- comes at the end of a word ... - indicates a procedure, condit…
- comes at the beginning of a word
What are the 4 roles of a word part?
- suffix ... - prefix ... - combining vowel ... - word root
Define word root.
- indicates the involved body part
22 terms
Chapter 1 Medical Spanish
frente
mejilla
cuello
pecho
forehead
cheek
neck
chest
frente
forehead
mejilla
cheek
75 terms
Medical Terminology - Chapter 1
Most medical word roots are derived from
The word root for liver is
An example of a word root linking a su…
The word root in a medical term usuall…
Latin and Greek
Hepat
Scler/osis
Anatomical structure
Most medical word roots are derived from
Latin and Greek
The word root for liver is
Hepat
23 terms
Suffixes Chapter 1 (medical Term)
-ac, al
-algia
-cyte
-ectomy
pertaining to
pain
cell
excision, removal
-ac, al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
45 terms
Chapter 1 medical
Dys-
Hyper
Hepto
Algia
Bad difficult,painful
Excessive, increased
Liver
Pain,suffering
Dys-
Bad difficult,painful
Hyper
Excessive, increased
65 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
a-
anti-
dys-
di-
not, without, lacking, deficient
against, preventing, relieving
difficult, painful, defective, abnormal
two, double
a-
not, without, lacking, deficient
anti-
against, preventing, relieving
115 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1
al, eal, ar, ac
ecstasis
ectomy
ia
pertaining to
expansion or dilation
excision (removal)
condition of
al, eal, ar, ac
pertaining to
ecstasis
expansion or dilation
74 terms
Chapter 1 Ehrlich The Introduction of Medical Terminology
-algia
-ectomy
-itis
-osis
pain and suffering
surgical removal
inflammation or infection
abnormal condition or disease
-algia
pain and suffering
-ectomy
surgical removal
15 terms
prefixes Chapter 1 medical Term
a- an-
aut- auto-
dia-
endo-
no, not without
self, own
complete, through
within
a- an-
no, not without
aut- auto-
self, own
203 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 1 - introduction to medical terminology
Word Roots
Combining Form
Suffixes
Prefixes
Indicate the part of the body involved
Word Root that has a vowel, usually "o"
Part attached at the end of the word - procedure condition di…
Part attached at the start of the word - location time number…
Word Roots
Indicate the part of the body involved
Combining Form
Word Root that has a vowel, usually "o"
10 terms
Medical Terminology, Chapter 1: Vocabulary
Latin and Greek
eponym
acronym
ultima
languages that primarily make up the medical language
a word formed by including the name of the person who discove…
a word made up of the first letter of each word that makes up…
last syllable
Latin and Greek
languages that primarily make up the medical language
eponym
a word formed by including the name of the person who discove…
29 terms
Exploring Medical Language - Chapter 1
Greek and Latin
Eponyms
Acronyms
Modern Language
Terms built from Greek and Latin word parts.... Ex. Hepatitis
Terms derived from the name of a person, often a physician or…
Terms from the first letters of the words in a phrase. Ex. AIDS
Terms derived from the medical language.... Ex. Nuclear Medicine…
Greek and Latin
Terms built from Greek and Latin word parts.... Ex. Hepatitis
Eponyms
Terms derived from the name of a person, often a physician or…
34 terms
Medical terminology chapter 1
Aden/o
Hermat
Dys
Retro
Gland
Blood
Painful-difficult
Backward, behind
Aden/o
Gland
Hermat
Blood
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