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48 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 2
abdomin/o
adip/o
anter/o
bol/o
abdomen
fat
front
to cast (throw)
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
114 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 9
Bulbourethral Glands
Ejaculation
Ejaculatory Duct
Epididymis... plural: epididymides
A pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra. They secrete…
Ejection of sperm and fluid from the male urethra
Tube through which semen enters the male urethra
One of a pair of long, tightly coiled tubes on top of each te…
Bulbourethral Glands
A pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra. They secrete…
Ejaculation
Ejection of sperm and fluid from the male urethra
72 terms
the language of medicine
adenitis
anemia
arthralgia
arthritis
inflammation of the gland
a decrease number in red blood cells
pain in the joints
inflammation in the joints
adenitis
inflammation of the gland
anemia
a decrease number in red blood cells
110 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
Body cavities are the spaces within th…
Organs of the Abdominopelvic and Thora…
Abdominopelvic Regions
Abdominopelvic Quadrants
Body cavities are the spaces within th…
Organs of the Abdominopelvic and Thora…
140 terms
The language of medicine - chapter 19
VOCABULARY... ------------------
Adjuvant Therapy
Alkylating Agents
Anaplasia
...
Assisting primary treatment.
Synthetic chemicals containing alkyl groups that attack DNA,…
Loss of differentiation of cells
VOCABULARY... ------------------
...
Adjuvant Therapy
Assisting primary treatment.
87 terms
Language Of Medicine Ch 4
ab duct or
ad duct or
ad ren al glands
anabolism
one who leads/carries away from
one who leads/carries toward
pertaining to toward the kidney glands
synthesis of more complex substances from simpler ones
ab duct or
one who leads/carries away from
ad duct or
one who leads/carries toward
99 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch 11
Arteries
Arterioles
Capillaries
Veins
large blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
smaller branches of arteries
blood vessels with walls only one epithelial cell thick
large blood vessels that carry blood towards the heart
Arteries
large blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Arterioles
smaller branches of arteries
178 terms
Language of Medicine
a-,an-
ab-, apo-, ex-, exo-
Abdomin/o
Celi/o
No, not, without
Away from
Abdomen
Abdomen, belly
a-,an-
No, not, without
ab-, apo-, ex-, exo-
Away from
37 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 10
Cerebell/o
Cerebr/o
Dur/o
Encephal/o
Cerebellum
Cerebrum
Dura mater
Brain
Cerebell/o
Cerebellum
Cerebr/o
Cerebrum
167 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 12
adenoidectomy
adenoid hypertrophy
alveolar
bronchospasm
Removal of adenoids
Excessive development (enlargement) of adenoids.
Pertaining to an alveolus.
Involuntary contraction of muscles in the walls of bronchial…
adenoidectomy
Removal of adenoids
adenoid hypertrophy
Excessive development (enlargement) of adenoids.
112 terms
Language of Medicine: Chapter 3
abdomin/o
acr/o
acu/o
aden/o
abdomen
extremities, top, extreme point
sharp, severe, sudden
gland
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
48 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 8
amni/o
cervic/o
chori/o
chorion/o
amnion
cervix, neck
chorion (1)
chorion (2)
amni/o
amnion
cervic/o
cervix, neck
Language Of Medicine Chapter 2
mitochondria
trisomy 21
hist/o
ureters
structure in cytoplasm that provide source of energy (where c…
aka Down Syndrome; 1 in 750 live births
tissue
tubes from kidneys to urinary bladder
mitochondria
structure in cytoplasm that provide source of energy (where c…
trisomy 21
aka Down Syndrome; 1 in 750 live births
15 terms
The Language of Medicine
angio-
vascular
ac
-itis
Denotes blood or lymph vessels; a covering, an enclosure; cor…
Pertaining to blood vessels or indicative of a copious blood…
Pertaining to, similar to
Indicating inflammation of a specified part
angio-
Denotes blood or lymph vessels; a covering, an enclosure; cor…
vascular
Pertaining to blood vessels or indicative of a copious blood…
220 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 3
abdomin/o
acr/o
acu/o
aden/o
abdomen
extremities, top, extreme point
sharp, severe
gland
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
60 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch 6
-ectasis
-ectasia
-emesis
-pepsia
dilation, widening
dilation, widening
vomiting (hematemesis, can be its own word)
digestion (dyspepsia)
-ectasis
dilation, widening
-ectasia
dilation, widening
35 terms
The Language of Medicine
-algia
-centesis
-dia
-ectomy
Pain
Puncture
Through
Excision
-algia
Pain
-centesis
Puncture
80 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chapter 1
aden/o
athr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
athr/o
joint
83 terms
Language of medicine
-ac
-al
-algia
-cyte
Pertaining to
Pertaining to
Pain
Cell
-ac
Pertaining to
-al
Pertaining to
The Language of Medicine - Ch.3
abdomin/o
acr/o
acu/o
aden/o
abdomen
extremities
sharp, severe, sudden
gland
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities
The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
Digestive system
Urinary or excretory system
Cells—The fundamental unit of all livi…
Body cavities are the spaces within th…
mouth, pharynx (throat), esophagus, stomach, intestines (smal…
kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
Digestive system
mouth, pharynx (throat), esophagus, stomach, intestines (smal…
Urinary or excretory system
kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
97 terms
The Language of Medicine - CH. 4
carp/o
cib/o
cis/o
cost/o
wrist bones
meals
to cut
rib
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
77 terms
Chapter 11 - The Language of Medicine
angi/o
aort/o
arter/o, arteri/o
ather/o
vessel
aorta
artery
yellowish plaque
angi/o
vessel
aort/o
aorta
171 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 7
Cali/o... Calic/o
Cyst/o
Glomerul/o
Meat/o
Calyx (calix)... Ex: Caliectasis
Urinary bladder
Glomerulus
Meatus
Cali/o... Calic/o
Calyx (calix)... Ex: Caliectasis
Cyst/o
Urinary bladder
98 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 3
arthralgia
otalgia
neuralgia
myalgia
pain in a joint
pain in the ear
pain of nerves
pain of muscles
arthralgia
pain in a joint
otalgia
pain in the ear
119 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 3
abdomin/o
acr/o
acu/o
aden/o
abdomen
extremities, top, extreme point
sharp, severe, sudden
gland
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
69 terms
Language of Medicine - Chapter 16
adip/o
albin/o
caus/o
cauter/o
fat
white
burn, burning
heat, burn
adip/o
fat
albin/o
white
language of medicine
superior
inferior
anterior/ventral
posterior/dorsal
toward the head
toward the feet
in front of
in the back of
superior
toward the head
inferior
toward the feet
17 terms
Language of Medicine
gastric
epi
histo
ology
belly
above
tissue
study
gastric
belly
epi
above
161 terms
The Language of Medicine 10th edition
KIDNEYS
PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
LOOP OF HENLE
DISTAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
1. maintains the volume and composition of body fluid by filt…
1. Controlled absorption of glucose, sodium, and other solute…
1. This region is responsible for concentration and dilution…
1. Absorbs water back into the body with water-permeable coll…
KIDNEYS
1. maintains the volume and composition of body fluid by filt…
PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
1. Controlled absorption of glucose, sodium, and other solute…
72 terms
the language of medicine chapter 9
androgen
aspermia
azoospermia
balanitis
a male sex hormone, such as testosterone
lack of semen
lack of spermatozoa in the semen (causes include testicular d…
an inflammation usually caused by overgrowth of organisms
androgen
a male sex hormone, such as testosterone
aspermia
lack of semen
75 terms
The Language of Medicine: Chapter 10
2 major classifications of nervous sys…
CNS consists of
PNS consists of
cranial nerves
central (CNS)... peripheral (PNS)
brain and spinal cord
cranial nerves... spinal nerves... plexuses... peripheral nerves
carry impulses between brain and the head and neck... exception:…
2 major classifications of nervous sys…
central (CNS)... peripheral (PNS)
CNS consists of
brain and spinal cord
47 terms
The language of medicine Chapter 2
abdomin/o
adip/o
anter/o
bol/o
abdomen
fat
front
to cast, throw
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
90 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch 13
plasma
hematopoietic stem cells
basophils
eosinophils
straw colored, 55% of blood
give rise to both RBCs and WBCs
contain granules that stain dark blue with BASIC dye
contain granules that stain with EOSIN a red acidic dye
plasma
straw colored, 55% of blood
hematopoietic stem cells
give rise to both RBCs and WBCs
The Language of Medicine Chapter 4
A- / An-
Ab-
Ad-
Ana-
No, not, without
Away from
Toward
Up, apart
A- / An-
No, not, without
Ab-
Away from
Language of medicine - chapter 1
adenitis
arthritis
biology
biopsy
Inflammation of a gland.
Inflammation of a joint.
Study of life.
Removal of living tissue and examination under a microscope.
adenitis
Inflammation of a gland.
arthritis
Inflammation of a joint.
100 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch 8
Gynecology
neonatology
ovaries
fallopian tubes
is the study of the female reproductive system
the study of the care and treatment of a newborn
pair of small almond shaped organs located in the pelvis
lead from each ovary to the uterus
Gynecology
is the study of the female reproductive system
neonatology
the study of the care and treatment of a newborn
the language of medicine chapter 11
aorta
arteriole
artery
atrioventricular bundle
the largest artery in the body
small artery
large blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the t…
Specialized muscle fibers connecting the atria with the ventr…
aorta
the largest artery in the body
arteriole
small artery
26 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch 14
Lymph
Lymphatic System
Spleen functions
adenoids
clear, watery fluid that surrounds body cells (interstitial f…
1) drainage system, 2) absorbs lipids from small intestines 3…
1) destruction of old erythrocytes, 2) filtration of microorg…
mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
Lymph
clear, watery fluid that surrounds body cells (interstitial f…
Lymphatic System
1) drainage system, 2) absorbs lipids from small intestines 3…
39 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 19
Alveol/o (alveolar)
Cac/o (cachexia)
Carcin/o (carcinoma in situ)
Cauter/o (electrocauterization)
Small sac
bad
cancerous; cancer
heat; burn
Alveol/o (alveolar)
Small sac
Cac/o (cachexia)
bad
78 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 10
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
Cerebellum
Cerebrum
Dura mater
Brain
cerebell/o
Cerebellum
cerebr/o
Cerebrum
80 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 1
aden/o
athr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
athr/o
joint
227 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 12
adenoids
alveolus (alveoli)
apex of the lung
base of the lung
collections of lymph tissue in the nasopharynx; also called p…
air sac in the lung
uppermost portion of the lung. The apex is the top, end, or t…
lower portion of the lunh
adenoids
collections of lymph tissue in the nasopharynx; also called p…
alveolus (alveoli)
air sac in the lung
105 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, Chapter 4
carp/o
cib/o
cis/o
cost/o
wrist bones
meals
to cut
rib
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
26 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 11
angi/o
aort/o
arter/o
arteri/o
vessel
aorta
artery
artery
angi/o
vessel
aort/o
aorta
70 terms
Language of Medicine- Chapter 14
acquired immunity
adenoids
antibody
antigen
production of antibodies and lymphocytes after exposure to an…
mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
protein produced by B cell lymphocytes to destroy antigens
substance that the body recognizes as foreign; evokes an immu…
acquired immunity
production of antibodies and lymphocytes after exposure to an…
adenoids
mass of lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
67 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 5
Perianal
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
buccal mucosa
Pertaining to surrounding the anus.
Removal (resection) of the appendix.
Inflammation of the appendix.
The mucous membrane (mucosa) lining the cheek.
Perianal
Pertaining to surrounding the anus.
Appendectomy
Removal (resection) of the appendix.
Language of Medicine Packet #2
abdomin
adip
anter
cervic
abdomen
fat
front
neck( of the body, or uterus)
abdomin
abdomen
adip
fat
58 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 12
Silicosis
Exudate
Sarcoidosis
Pneumoconiosis
Disease due to silica or glass dust in the lungs
Fluid, cells, and other substances that filter from cells or…
Chronic inflammatory disease in which small nodules develop i…
abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs, with chronic…
Silicosis
Disease due to silica or glass dust in the lungs
Exudate
Fluid, cells, and other substances that filter from cells or…
43 terms
Chapter 13 Language of Medicine
What are chemical messengers called?
Platelets job and name
Composition of blood
White blood cells job and name
Hormones
Help the blood clot, Thrombocyte
Cells Plasma Water Proteins Sugar ... Salts Hormones Lipids Vita…
fight infections, Leukocyte... CSF stimulates white blood cells
What are chemical messengers called?
Hormones
Platelets job and name
Help the blood clot, Thrombocyte
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