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66 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terminology
adenoid/o
alveol/o
bronch/o
caph/o
adenoids
aveolus, air sac, small sac
bronchial tube
carbon dioxide
adenoid/o
adenoids
alveol/o
aveolus, air sac, small sac
20 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terminology
adenoidectomy
alveolar
apnea
asphyxia
removal of the lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
pertaining to the air sac in the lung
no breathing-sudden cessation of breathing during sleep
no pulse
adenoidectomy
removal of the lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
alveolar
pertaining to the air sac in the lung
60 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12-Respiratory System
adenoids
alveoli
apex
base
Also known as pharyngeal tonsils. They are lymphatic tissue i…
The air sacs of the lungs.
The upper most portion of the lung. Meaning the tip of a stru…
The lower portion of the lung.
adenoids
Also known as pharyngeal tonsils. They are lymphatic tissue i…
alveoli
The air sacs of the lungs.
113 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
blephar/o
conjunctiv/o
cor/o, core/o, pupill/o
corne/o, kerat/o
eyelid
conjunctiva
pupil
cornea
blephar/o
eyelid
conjunctiv/o
conjunctiva
60 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terms
Actinic keratosis *... (ack-TIN-ick Kerr-…
Albinism... (AL-bih-niz-um)
Alopecia *... (al-oh-PEE-shee-ah)
Blepharoplasty... (BLEF-ah-roh-plas-tee)
A precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin
A genetic condition characterized by a deficiency or the abse…
AKA baldness - the partial or complete loss of hair, most com…
Surgical removal of sagging skin from the upper and lower eye…
Actinic keratosis *... (ack-TIN-ick Kerr-…
A precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin
Albinism... (AL-bih-niz-um)
A genetic condition characterized by a deficiency or the abse…
32 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
adenoid/o
alveol/o
bronch/o, bronchi/o
capn/o
adenoids
alveolus, air sac
bronchial tube, bronchus
carbon dioxide
adenoid/o
adenoids
alveol/o
alveolus, air sac
25 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
arter-
appendic-
thyro-
splen-
artery
appendex
thyroid
spleen
arter-
artery
appendic-
appendex
90 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
adenoids
alveolus
apex of the lung
base of the lung
lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils
air sac in the lung
tip or uppermost portion of the lung
lower portion of the lung
adenoids
lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils
alveolus
air sac in the lung
27 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
atel-, atelo-
brady-
tachy-
bronch-,bronchi-broncho-
imperfect, incomplete
slow
rapid, quick
bronchus, windpipe
atel-, atelo-
imperfect, incomplete
brady-
slow
87 terms
Medical Terminology 7th Ed Chapter 12 Terms
albuminuria
antidiuretic
anuria
bacteriuria
Indicates the presence of serum protein in the urine. Albumin…
Pertaining to a medication that decreases urine production an…
"Without the formation of urine"; lack of urine production
Presence of bacteria in the urine
albuminuria
Indicates the presence of serum protein in the urine. Albumin…
antidiuretic
Pertaining to a medication that decreases urine production an…
29 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
atel-, atelo-
-ectasis
brady-
tachy-
imperfect, incomplete
dilated, expanded
slow
rapid, quick
atel-, atelo-
imperfect, incomplete
-ectasis
dilated, expanded
172 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
adenoids
alveolus plural alveoli
apex of the lung
base of the lung
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
Air sac in the lung.
Tip of uppermost portion of the lung. An apex is the tip of a…
Lower portion of the lung. Basilar means located at or in the…
adenoids
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
alveolus plural alveoli
Air sac in the lung.
93 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terminology!
Cutane/o
Derm/o, Dermat/o
Hidr/o
Hirsut/o
Skin
Skin
Sweat
Hairy, rough
Cutane/o
Skin
Derm/o, Dermat/o
Skin
34 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12 Roots
adenoid/o
alveol/o
bronch/o, bronchi/o
bronchiol/o
adenoids
alveolus, air sac
bronchial tube, bronchus
bronchiole, small bronchus
adenoid/o
adenoids
alveol/o
alveolus, air sac
75 terms
Medical Terminology-Chapter 12-Key Medical Terms
abrasion
actinic ketatosis
albinism
alopecia
an injury in which superficial layers of skin are scraped or…
a precancerous skin lesion caused by excessive exposure to th…
an inherited deficiency or absence of pigment in the skin, ha…
the partial or complete loss of hair, also known as baldness
abrasion
an injury in which superficial layers of skin are scraped or…
actinic ketatosis
a precancerous skin lesion caused by excessive exposure to th…
287 terms
medical terminology chapter 12
integumentary system
integument
skin
sebaceous glands
is made up of the skin and its related structures, performs i…
meaning to cover or enclose
forms the protective outer covering the external surface of t…
secrete sebum that lubricates the skin and discourages the gr…
integumentary system
is made up of the skin and its related structures, performs i…
integument
meaning to cover or enclose
25 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
integumentary sytem
sebaceous glands
sweat glands
hair
the skin and hair, nails, and glands
Glands that secrete sebum to the hair & scalp are called:
Aka sudoriferous glands, are distributed all over the body, e…
- body is covered with except: palms, soles, lips, and portio…
integumentary sytem
the skin and hair, nails, and glands
sebaceous glands
Glands that secrete sebum to the hair & scalp are called:
172 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
adenoids
alveolus; pl: alveoli
apex of the lung
base of the lung
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
Air sac in the lung.
Tip of uppermost portion of the lung. An apex is the tip of a…
Lower portion of the lung. Basilar means located at or in the…
adenoids
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
alveolus; pl: alveoli
Air sac in the lung.
25 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
integumentary sytem
sebaceous glands
sweat glands
hair
the skin and hair, nails, and glands
Glands that secrete sebum to the hair & scalp are called:
Aka sudoriferous glands, are distributed all over the body, e…
- body is covered with except: palms, soles, lips, and portio…
integumentary sytem
the skin and hair, nails, and glands
sebaceous glands
Glands that secrete sebum to the hair & scalp are called:
12 terms
Medical term. Chapter 12
Ureteroplasty
Glycosuria
Urology
Cystogram
Surgical repair of ureter
Presence of glucose in the urine
Study of the urinary system
X-ray record of the bladder
Ureteroplasty
Surgical repair of ureter
Glycosuria
Presence of glucose in the urine
211 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
adenoids
alveolus; (pl: alveoli)
apex of the lung
base of the lung
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
Air sac in the lung.
Tip of uppermost portion of the lung. An apex is the tip of a…
Lower portion of the lung. Basilar means located at or in the…
adenoids
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
alveolus; (pl: alveoli)
Air sac in the lung.
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
Infarction
Ischemia
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
death of tissue from lack of perfusion at the cellular level.…
partial perfusion at the cellular level, because of a partial…
processes thoughts, judgement, memory and problem solving. la…
aids in voluntary body movements, balance and equilibrium
Infarction
death of tissue from lack of perfusion at the cellular level.…
Ischemia
partial perfusion at the cellular level, because of a partial…
31 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
bili
cardi
cec
cly(s)
bile
cardia
cecum
rinse out, inject fluid
bili
bile
cardi
cardia
15 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terminology
Cutane/o
Derm/o, Dermat/o
Hidr/o
Hirsut/o
Skin
Skin
Sweat
Hairy, rough
Cutane/o
Skin
Derm/o, Dermat/o
Skin
45 terms
medical terminology chapter 12
bowel movement
lavage
gavage
melena
bowel movement
washing out of a cavity
process of feeding through a nasogastric tube into the stomach
black tarry feces resulting from blood in the intestines
bowel movement
bowel movement
lavage
washing out of a cavity
60 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terms
actinic keratosis
albinism
alopecia
blepharoplasty
precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin
genetic condition characterized by a deficiency or the absenc…
the partial or complete loss of hair, most commonly on the sc…
surgical reduction of the upper and lower eyelids to remove s…
actinic keratosis
precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin
albinism
genetic condition characterized by a deficiency or the absenc…
112 terms
Medical Terminology chapter 12
Endocrine system
Endocrine cells
Endocrine system organs
Cells in the upper GI tract
comprises several major organs
are found in tissues throughout the body
pituitary glans(1), hypothalamus(1), pineal gland(1), thyroid…
secrete hormones that include gastrin, which stimulates gastr…
Endocrine system
comprises several major organs
Endocrine cells
are found in tissues throughout the body
28 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12- Terminology
bronchi/o
bronchiol/o
capn/o
cyan/o
bronchus
bronchiole
carbon dioxide
blue
bronchi/o
bronchus
bronchiol/o
bronchiole
29 terms
Medical Terminology - Chapter 12 Nervous System
Cephal/o
Encephal/o
Gli/o
Myel/o
head
brain
glue
spinal cord
Cephal/o
head
Encephal/o
brain
130 terms
Chapter 12 Female Reproductive System Medical Terminology Gylys and Wedding
Female reproductive system designed for:
external genitalia
gestation
lactation
to produce and transport ova (female sex cells); discharge ov…
sex, or reproductive organs visible on the outside of the bod…
length of time from conception to birth.... Human gestational p…
production and release of milk by mammary glands
Female reproductive system designed for:
to produce and transport ova (female sex cells); discharge ov…
external genitalia
sex, or reproductive organs visible on the outside of the bod…
77 terms
Medical Terminology chapter 12- Eye
Sclera
Choroid
Retina
Cornea
outer protective layer; the anterior of the portion of the ey…
middle layer of the eye; contains many blood vessels that sup…
Innermost layer of the eye; contains vision receptors
Transparent anterior part of the sclera; lies over the iris.…
Sclera
outer protective layer; the anterior of the portion of the ey…
Choroid
middle layer of the eye; contains many blood vessels that sup…
120 terms
Chapter 12: Medical Overview
What is most important to assess durin…
The first set of vital sign measuremen…
A patient with a pulse rate of 120 bea…
Where do baseline vital signs fit into…
Chief complaint
Baseline vital signs
Tachycardic
At secondary assessment
What is most important to assess durin…
Chief complaint
The first set of vital sign measuremen…
Baseline vital signs
49 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terminology
cellulitis
dysplastic nevi
alopecia areata
diaphoresis
An acute, rapidly spreading bacterial infection within the co…
Atypical moles that can develop into skin cancer
Autoimmune disorder in which there are well-defined bald areas
Profuse sweating
cellulitis
An acute, rapidly spreading bacterial infection within the co…
dysplastic nevi
Atypical moles that can develop into skin cancer
9 terms
Medical Assisting Chapter 12
customized
electronic health record (EHR)
electronic medical record (EMR)
face page
Altering something to meet individual specifications such as…
Patient health records created and stored on a computer or ot…
Patient medical record created and stored on a computer or ot…
A screen that provides an overview or "snapshot" of the patie…
customized
Altering something to meet individual specifications such as…
electronic health record (EHR)
Patient health records created and stored on a computer or ot…
132 terms
Veterinary Medical Terminology Chapter 12
reproductive system
theriogenology
theri/o
gen/o
responsible for producing offspring
is used to describe animal reproduction or the study of produ…
beast
producing
reproductive system
responsible for producing offspring
theriogenology
is used to describe animal reproduction or the study of produ…
106 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12 conditions
albuminuria
anorchidism
antispasmodic
anuria
protein in the urine
absence of a testicle
drug used to prevent spasams
lack of urine
albuminuria
protein in the urine
anorchidism
absence of a testicle
58 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12-Male Reproductive Medicine
Male Genitourinary System
External Male Genitalia
Internal Male Genitalia
Scrotum
System that includes both the internal and external genitalia…
Body structures including: scrotum, testes, epididymides, pen…
Body structures including: vas deferens, seminal vesicles, ej…
Soft pouch of skin behind the penis and in front of the legs.…
Male Genitourinary System
System that includes both the internal and external genitalia…
External Male Genitalia
Body structures including: scrotum, testes, epididymides, pen…
18 terms
chapter 12 - Medical math
angle
apothecary system
degree
denominator
the space that exists between two different lines or plane
an older measurement system that measures weight and volume u…
a unit of measurement for temperature on a scale like celsius…
bottom number of a fraction
angle
the space that exists between two different lines or plane
apothecary system
an older measurement system that measures weight and volume u…
60 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terminology
Actinic keratosis
Albinism
Alopecia
Blepharoplasty
A precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin.
A genetic condition characterized by a deficiency of absence…
The partial or complete loss of hair, most commonly on the sc…
The surgical reduction of the upper and lower eyelids.
Actinic keratosis
A precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin.
Albinism
A genetic condition characterized by a deficiency of absence…
25 terms
Chapter 12 Medical Terms 2014 Spelling Words
Actinic keratosis
Alopecia
Bulla
Debridement
A precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin
AKA baldness - the partial or complete loss of hair, most com…
A large blister that is usually more than 0.5 cm in diameter
The removal of dirt, foreign objects, damaged tissue, and cel…
Actinic keratosis
A precancerous skin growth that occurs on sun-damaged skin
Alopecia
AKA baldness - the partial or complete loss of hair, most com…
9 terms
Chapter 12-Medical Overview
herpes simplex
index of suspicion
medical emergencies
meningitis
Virus caused by human herpesviruses 1 and 2, characterized by…
Awareness that unseen life-threatening injuries or illness ma…
Life threats that require EMS attention because of illnesses…
An inflammation of the meningeal coverings of the brain and s…
herpes simplex
Virus caused by human herpesviruses 1 and 2, characterized by…
index of suspicion
Awareness that unseen life-threatening injuries or illness ma…
157 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
abdomin/o, celi/o, lapar/o
an/o
appendic/o
bil/i, chol/e
abdomen
anus
appendix
bile
abdomin/o, celi/o, lapar/o
abdomen
an/o
anus
52 terms
Medical Terminology from Head to Toe Chapter 12
-fication
-fy
RACHI-, RACHID-, -RRHACH-
VERTEBR-
process of producing, process of becoming, process of making
to produce, to become, to make
spine, backbone
spine, vertebra
-fication
process of producing, process of becoming, process of making
-fy
to produce, to become, to make
128 terms
Medical terminology chapter 12
Adenoids
Alveolus
Apex of the lung
Apex
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils
Air sac in the lung
Tip or uppermost portion of the lung.
The tip of a structure
Adenoids
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils
Alveolus
Air sac in the lung
101 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12 Skin The Integumentary System
Which condition is a raised birthmark…
albin/o
hidr/o
melan/o
strawberry hemangioma
White
Sweat
Black
Which condition is a raised birthmark…
strawberry hemangioma
albin/o
White
226 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12+13
Endocrinologists
Endocrine physician assistants
Endocrine nurse practitioners
Certified diabetic educators
medical specialists concerned with the production and effects…
work with endocrinologists to provide care and education to e…
registered nurses with specialized training in endocrinology
certified to possess specialized knowledge in diabetes self-m…
Endocrinologists
medical specialists concerned with the production and effects…
Endocrine physician assistants
work with endocrinologists to provide care and education to e…
49 terms
Chapter 12: Medical Overview
What is most important to assess durin…
In a conscious adult patient, which of…
Vital signs should be reassessed every…
The EMT should reassess the vital sign…
Chief complaint
Radial
15
5
What is most important to assess durin…
Chief complaint
In a conscious adult patient, which of…
Radial
31 terms
Computers in the Medical Office Chapter 12
Bar-code scanners
Battery Backup systems
Computer peripherals
Computer viruses
Devices that scan or view bar codes for transfer to attached…
Systems that protect computers in the event of power surges o…
Devices that connect to computers to add function or use
Programs written to disrupt computer function
Bar-code scanners
Devices that scan or view bar codes for transfer to attached…
Battery Backup systems
Systems that protect computers in the event of power surges o…
24 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 12 Abbreviations
BUN
Bx
cath
ESWL
blood urea nitrogen
bioposy
catheter
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
Bx
bioposy
Medical Terminology Chapter 12
Sinus/o
DPT
External Respiration
Laryngopharynx is the component of:
Cavity
Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus (injection)
The exchange of air between the outside environment and the c…
Pharynx
Sinus/o
Cavity
DPT
Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus (injection)
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