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Exam 1 language of medicine
abdomin/o
acr/o
acu/o
adip/o
abdomen
extremities
sharp, severe, sudden
fat
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities
142 terms
The Language of Medicine - Chapter 16 (Skin)
adipocyte
albino
apocrine sweat glands
basal layer
fat cell
person with skin deficient in pigment - melanin
one of the largest dermal exocrine glands located in the axil…
deepest region of the epidermis; gives rise to all epidermal…
adipocyte
fat cell
albino
person with skin deficient in pigment - melanin
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
47 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
64 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 18
aden/o
adren/o, adrenal/o
andr/o
calc/o, calci/o
gland
adrenal gland (2)
male
calcium (2)
aden/o
gland
adren/o, adrenal/o
adrenal gland (2)
144 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 8
adnexae uteri
amnion
areola
bartholin glands
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligaments
innermost membranous sac surrounding the developing fetus
dark-pigmented area surrounding the breast nipple
small mucus-secreting exocrine glands at the vaginal orifice…
adnexae uteri
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligaments
amnion
innermost membranous sac surrounding the developing fetus
85 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 1
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancer, cancerous
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
15 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 1 Prefixes
a-, an-
aut-, auto-
dia-
endo-
no, not, without
self, own
complete, through
within
a-, an-
no, not, without
aut-, auto-
self, own
157 terms
The Language of Medicine CHAPTER 5
absorption
amino acids
amylase
anus
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
small building blocks of proteins (the links in a chain), rel…
enzyme (-ase) secreted by the pancreas and salivary glands to…
terminal end or opening of the digestive tract to the outside…
absorption
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
amino acids
small building blocks of proteins (the links in a chain), rel…
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
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
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
43 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 3
-algia
-cele
-centesis
-coccus
Pain
Hernia
Surgical puncture to remove fluid
Berry-shaped bacterium
-algia
Pain
-cele
Hernia
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
40 terms
The Language Of Medicine- Combining form
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous/cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
24 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 9
Andr/o
Balan/o
Cry/o
Crypt/o
Male
Penis
Cold
Hidden
Andr/o
Male
Balan/o
Penis
47 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
100 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 4
carp/o
cib/o
cis/o
cost/o
wrist bones
meals
to cut
rib
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
85 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 1
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancer, cancerous
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
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
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
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
56 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch. 7
kidney function
kidney structure
ureter(s)
urinary bladder
removing urea and nitrogenous waste from the blood, maintain…
bean-shaped organ behind the abdominal wall
one of two muscular tubes that carry urine from the kidneys t…
hollow muscular sac, temporary storage for urine
kidney function
removing urea and nitrogenous waste from the blood, maintain…
kidney structure
bean-shaped organ behind the abdominal wall
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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…
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
100 terms
Chapter 3 language of medicine
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
76 terms
Language of Medicine Chp. 1 Vocabularly
hept/a
-itis
ilium
ileum
liver
inflammation
part of the hip bone
part of the small intestine
hept/a
liver
-itis
inflammation
31 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 21
Aerosol
Analgesic
Bronchodilator
Chemotherapy
Particles of drug (in solution) suspended in air.
Pertaining to without sensitivity to pain.
Drug that relaxes the smooth muscle lining bronchial tubes an…
Treatment using drugs.
Aerosol
Particles of drug (in solution) suspended in air.
Analgesic
Pertaining to without sensitivity to pain.
96 terms
Language of medicine ch. 7
calyx or calix (plural: calyces or cal…
kidney
renal pelvis
ureter
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
bean-shaped organs on either side of backbone in lumbar region
central collecting region in the kidney
one of two tubes leading from kidneys to urinary bladder
calyx or calix (plural: calyces or cal…
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
kidney
bean-shaped organs on either side of backbone in lumbar region
145 terms
Language of Medicine: Terminology - Cardiovascular
Angiogram
Angioplasty
Anoxia
Aorta
X-ray record of a blood vessel
Surgical repair of a blood vessel
Lack of oxygen in body tissues
Largest artery in the body, oxygenated blood is pumped throug…
Angiogram
X-ray record of a blood vessel
Angioplasty
Surgical repair of a blood vessel
41 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 2
Abdominal
Adipose
Anterior
Anabolism
Pertaining to the abdomen.
Pertaining to fat.
Pertaining to the front.
Process of casting up (building-up or synthesizing process in…
Abdominal
Pertaining to the abdomen.
Adipose
Pertaining to fat.
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
59 terms
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
92 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 4
Apnea
Anoxia
Abnormal
Abductor
Not breathing.
Without oxygen (decrease in tissues).
Pertaining to away from the norm (rule); not regular.
One who (muscle which) leads away from the body. To abduct me…
Apnea
Not breathing.
Anoxia
Without oxygen (decrease in tissues).
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.
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
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
38 terms
The language of medicine // Vocabulary
albumin
antibody
Antigen
Basophil
Protein ; maintains the proper amount of water in blood
Protein (immunoglobulin) produced by lymphocytes in response…
Substances (usually foreign) that stimulates the production o…
Granulocytic white blood cell with granules that stain blue w…
albumin
Protein ; maintains the proper amount of water in blood
antibody
Protein (immunoglobulin) produced by lymphocytes in response…
50 terms
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
98 terms
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.
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
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