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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
10 terms
The Language of Medicine - Chapter 7
arteriole
cetheter
cortex
creatinine
small artery
tube injecting or removing fluids
outer region of an organ; the renal cortex is the outer regio…
nitrogenous waste excreted the urine
arteriole
small artery
cetheter
tube injecting or removing fluids
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
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
20 terms
Anatomy- Language of Medicine
flexion
extension
abduction
adduction
bending of a joint so as to bring together the parts it conne…
straightening of a joint
movement away from the midline of the body
movement towards the midline
flexion
bending of a joint so as to bring together the parts it conne…
extension
straightening of a 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
29 terms
Branches of Medicine/Medical Specialties
anatomy
embryology
histology
pathology
"cut up"; science of the structure of the body and relationsh…
"study of the first stages of the fertilized egg"; study of t…
"study of tissue"; study of the structure, composition, and f…
"study of disease"; study of the changes in the structure or…
anatomy
"cut up"; science of the structure of the body and relationsh…
embryology
"study of the first stages of the fertilized egg"; study of t…
142 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
53 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch. 2
ana/bol/ism
cata/bol/ism
cell membrane
chromosomes
process of building up
process of breaking down
structure surrounding and protecting the cell
rod-shaped structures in the nucleus that contain regions of…
ana/bol/ism
process of building up
cata/bol/ism
process of breaking down
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…
113 terms
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
89 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 21
pharmacokinetics
chemotherapy
toxicology
pharmacodynamics
calculation of drug concentration in tissues and body fluids…
use of drugs in the treatment of disease
study of the harmful effects of drugs
study of drug effects in the body
pharmacokinetics
calculation of drug concentration in tissues and body fluids…
chemotherapy
use of drugs in the treatment of disease
36 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 16
Adipose
Albinism
Causalgia
Electrocautery
Pertaining to fat.
Condition of no pigment in skin, hair, and eyes (white skin).
Intense burning sensation in the skin (due to nerve damage).
Wires used during surgery to burn through tissue.
Adipose
Pertaining to fat.
Albinism
Condition of no pigment in skin, hair, and eyes (white skin).
118 terms
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
113 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
51 terms
Language of Medicine Ch. 21
pharmacist
pharmacology
toxicology
oral administration
prepares and dispenses drugs
study of the preparation, properties, uses, and actions of dr…
study of the harmful effects of drugs and chemicals on the body
drugs given by mouth absorbed slowly into the bloodstream
pharmacist
prepares and dispenses drugs
pharmacology
study of the preparation, properties, uses, and actions of dr…
105 terms
The Language of Medicine - Chapter 4
Adrenal Glands
Prosthesis
symptom
dysentery
Endocrine glands located above each kidney. They secrete chem…
artificial limb
...
...
Adrenal Glands
Endocrine glands located above each kidney. They secrete chem…
Prosthesis
artificial limb
62 terms
The Language of Medicine: Chapter 6
bronchiectasis
lymphangiectasia
hematemesis
hemolysis
dilation of bronchial tubes
dilation of lymph vessels
vomiting blood (from the digestive tract)
destruction of blood
bronchiectasis
dilation of bronchial tubes
lymphangiectasia
dilation of lymph vessels
98 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 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.
Language of medicine chapter 13
albumin
antibody (Ab)
antigen
basophil
Protein in blood; maintains the proper amount of water in the…
protein produced by lymphocytes in response to bacteria virus…
any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates the prod…
Leukocyte whose granules have an affinity for basic stain; re…
albumin
Protein in blood; maintains the proper amount of water in the…
antibody (Ab)
protein produced by lymphocytes in response to bacteria virus…
41 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 19
Alveolar
Cachexia
carcinoma in situ
Electrocauterization
Pertaining to tumor growth in small microscopic sacs (descrip…
General ill health and malnutrition associated with chronic d…
Localized tumor growth.
Burning tissue to destroy it (using electricity).
Alveolar
Pertaining to tumor growth in small microscopic sacs (descrip…
Cachexia
General ill health and malnutrition associated with chronic d…
101 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 1
adenoma
Adenitis
arthritis
biology
Tumor of a gland.
Inflammation of a gland.
Inflammation of a joint.
Study of life.
adenoma
Tumor of a gland.
Adenitis
Inflammation of a gland.
48 terms
Language of Medicine, Chapter 4
adequate (adj)
afflict (v)
brittle (adj)
characterize (v)
sufficient... =acceptable, satisfactory... # inadequate, unacceptable
make someone suffer... = harm, trouble , affect... # comfort , soothe
hard but easily broken , fragile... = breakable , fragile... # unbr…
very typical of a particular thing or of someone's character…
adequate (adj)
sufficient... =acceptable, satisfactory... # inadequate, unacceptable
afflict (v)
make someone suffer... = harm, trouble , affect... # comfort , soothe
31 terms
The language of medicine // Abbreviations
ABMT
ABO
ALL
AML
autologous bone marrow transplantion-patient serves as his or…
four main blood types--- A, B, AB, and O
acute lymphocytic leukemia
acute myelogenous leukemia
ABMT
autologous bone marrow transplantion-patient serves as his or…
ABO
four main blood types--- A, B, AB, and O
Language of Medicine Chapter 6
-ectasis... -ectasia
-emesis
-lysis
-pepsia
dilation (dilatation), widening
vomitng
destruction, breakdown, separation
digestion
-ectasis... -ectasia
dilation (dilatation), widening
-emesis
vomitng
46 terms
Learning the Medical Language - Chapter 19 - Cancer Medicine (Oncology) - Combing Forms, Prefixes and Suffixes
aden/o
alveol/o
cac/o
carcin/o
gland
small sac
bad, ill, abnormal
cancerous
aden/o
gland
alveol/o
small sac
Language of Medicine- Chapter 5
absorption
amino acids
amylase
anus
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
small building blocks of protein (like links in a chain), rel…
enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch
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 protein (like links in a chain), rel…
102 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 3
Eosinophils
Neutrophils
Lymphocytes
Monocytes
Are active and increase in number in Allergic conditions such…
Important disease fighting cells. (They are phagocytes "phag/…
lymph cells - "Produce antibodies" Fight disease by producing…
Engulf and destroy cellular debris after neutrophils have att…
Eosinophils
Are active and increase in number in Allergic conditions such…
Neutrophils
Important disease fighting cells. (They are phagocytes "phag/…
49 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 10
Cerebellar
cerebrospinal fluid
cerebral cortex
subdural hematoma
Pertaining to the cerebellum.
Fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and is located…
The outer region (gray matter) of the cerebrum.
Collection of blood under the dura mater (outermost layer of…
Cerebellar
Pertaining to the cerebellum.
cerebrospinal fluid
Fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and is located…
53 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch. 2
ana/bol/ism
cata/bol/ism
cell membrane
chromosomes
process of building up
process of breaking down
structure surrounding and protecting the cell
rod-shaped structures in the nucleus that contain regions of…
ana/bol/ism
process of building up
cata/bol/ism
process of breaking down
27 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, Chapter 7
Calio , calico
Cysto
Glomerulo
Meato
Calyx, cup-shaped
Urinary bladder
Glomerulus
Meatus
Calio , calico
Calyx, cup-shaped
Cysto
Urinary bladder
18 terms
Mom Language of Medicine
Adenoma
Cephalic
Cardiology
Carcinoma
Tumor of the glands
pertaining to the head, or to the head end of the body when d…
studies the heart and its abnormalities
cancerous tumor that grows from the epithelial (surface or sk…
Adenoma
Tumor of the glands
Cephalic
pertaining to the head, or to the head end of the body when d…
225 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 3
ankyl/o
arthr/o
chondr/i, chondr/o
cost/o
crooked, bent, stiff
joint
cartilage
rib
ankyl/o
crooked, bent, stiff
arthr/o
joint
Medical Language
anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
deep
superficial
front surface of the body
back side of the body
away from the surface
on the surface
anterior (ventral)
front surface of the body
posterior (dorsal)
back side of the body
113 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_NW
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancer, cancerous
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
104 terms
Language of medicine chapter 6
Difficulty in swallowing
Difficulty speaking
Abnormal formation or development
Excessive appetite
DYSPHAGIA
DyspHASIA
Dysplasia
Polyphagia
Difficulty in swallowing
DYSPHAGIA
Difficulty speaking
DyspHASIA
58 terms
Language of Medicine chapter 6
-ectasis, -ectasia
-emesis
-lysis
-pepsia
stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
vomiting
breakdown, destruction, separation
digestion
-ectasis, -ectasia
stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-emesis
vomiting
15 terms
Learning the Medical Language - Chapter 20 - Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Combining Forms, Prefixes and Suffixes
ion/o
is/o
myel/o
pharmaceut/o
to wander
same
bone marrow
drug
ion/o
to wander
is/o
same
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