Study sets matching "medical language medicine"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "medical language medicine"

2,000 terms
Language of Medicine All
17-OH
a-, an-
Ab
abduction
17-hydroxycorticosteroids
no; not; without
antibody
Movement away from the midline
17-OH
17-hydroxycorticosteroids
a-, an-
no; not; without
77 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 9
Bulbourethral Glands
Ejaculation
Ejaculatory Duct
Epididymus
Pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra. They secret fl…
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 above each testis…
Bulbourethral Glands
Pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra. They secret fl…
Ejaculation
Ejection of sperm and fluid from the male 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
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
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).
Language of Medicine - Medical Language 3 - Final Exam (Chapter 19, 20, 21 & 22)
Palliative
Immunosuppression
Fungating
Exacerbation
Treatment to relieve symptoms but not cure
Process of preventing formation of the body's protection mech…
Process of growing rapidly
Process of increasing severity of symptoms
Palliative
Treatment to relieve symptoms but not cure
Immunosuppression
Process of preventing formation of the body's protection mech…
34 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 21 - Vocabulary
pharmacist
pharmacologist
toxicology
generic (name)
one who has a doctorate in pharmacy and dispenses drugs
a doctor who studies drugs
study of poisons
legal noncommercial name for a drug
pharmacist
one who has a doctorate in pharmacy and dispenses drugs
pharmacologist
a doctor who studies drugs
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
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
Language of Medicine #3
albin
anthrac
chlor
cirrh
white
black (as coal)
green
(tawny) yellow
albin
white
anthrac
black (as coal)
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…
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
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
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
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
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…
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…
125 terms
The Language Of Medicine Chapter 22
anxi/o
anxiolytic
aut/o
autism
uneasy, anxious, distressed
A drug that is used for relief of anxiety; a mild tranquilizer
self
Developmental disorder characterized by delays in socializati…
anxi/o
uneasy, anxious, distressed
anxiolytic
A drug that is used for relief of anxiety; a mild tranquilizer
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
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
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/…
24 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 13 - Pathology
dyscrasia
anemia
iron deficiency anemia
aplastic anemia
disease
deficiency in erythrocytes or hemoglobin, only affect blood c…
caused by lack of iron
failure of blood cell production in the bone marrow
dyscrasia
disease
anemia
deficiency in erythrocytes or hemoglobin, only affect blood c…
69 terms
the language of medicine ch 14
lymph
lymph capillaries
lymph nodes
immune system
Thin, watery fluid found within lymphatic vessels and collect…
Tiniest lymphatic vessels
a collection of stationary solid lymphatic tissue along lymph…
Our body's defense system against invading bacteria, viruses,…
lymph
Thin, watery fluid found within lymphatic vessels and collect…
lymph capillaries
Tiniest lymphatic vessels
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
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
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
18 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 12 - Abbreviations
ABGs
A&P
AP
ARD
arterial blood gases
auscultation and percussion
anterior posterior
acute respiratory distress
ABGs
arterial blood gases
A&P
auscultation and percussion
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
102 terms
Chapter 15 The Language of Medicine
Acetabulum
Acromion
Articular Cartilage
Bone
Rounded depression, or socket, in the pelvis that joins the f…
Outward extension of the shoulder blade forming the point of…
Thin layer of cartilage covering the bone in the joint space
Dense, hard connective tissue composing the skeleton. Example…
Acetabulum
Rounded depression, or socket, in the pelvis that joins the f…
Acromion
Outward extension of the shoulder blade forming the point of…
34 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 14 - Abbreviations
AIDS
CD4+ cell
CD8+ cell
CMV
acquired immunodeficiency disease
helper T cell
cytotoxic T cell
cytomegalovirus; opportunistic AIDS-related virus
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency disease
CD4+ cell
helper T cell
The Language of Medicine Chapter 7 Urinary
cali/o
calic/o
cyst/o
glomerul/o
calyx (calix)
calyx (calix)
urinary bladder
glomerulus
cali/o
calyx (calix)
calic/o
calyx (calix)
100 terms
The 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
38 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 13- keywords
albumin
antibody
antigen
basophil
Protein in blood; maintains the proper amount of water in the…
protein (immunoglobin) produced by lymphocytes in response to…
substance (usually foreign) that stimulates the production of…
white blood cell containing granules that stain blue; associa…
albumin
Protein in blood; maintains the proper amount of water in the…
antibody
protein (immunoglobin) produced by lymphocytes in response to…
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
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
115 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 (like links in a chain), re…
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 (like links in a chain), re…
Chapter 2 - Language of Medicine
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)
75 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 5
Pericardium
Epicardium
Myocardium
Endocardium
membranous sac that encloses the heart
external layer of the heart and inner layer of pericardium
middle and thickest layer of the heart
inner lining of the heart
Pericardium
membranous sac that encloses the heart
Epicardium
external layer of the heart and inner layer of pericardium
13 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 14 - Vocabulary
axillary nodes
cervical nodes
cytokines
cell-mediated immunity
lymph nodes in the armpit
lymph nodes in the neck region
proteins that aid and regulate immune response; examples are…
t-cells and lymphocytes kill antigens without antibodies
axillary nodes
lymph nodes in the armpit
cervical nodes
lymph nodes in the neck region
Language of Medicine chapter 7
arteriole
bowman capsule
calyx, calix
catheter
small artery
enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
tube for injecting or collecting fluids
arteriole
small artery
bowman capsule
enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus
49 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 7
Caliectasis
Caliceal
Cystitis
Cystectomy
Dilation of a calyx.
Pertaining to a calyx.
Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
Removal of the urinary bladder.
Caliectasis
Dilation of a calyx.
Caliceal
Pertaining to a calyx.
62 terms
The language of medicine Chapter 7
interstitial nephritis
nephrolithiasis
nephrotic syndrome (nephrosis)
polycystic kidney disease
Iflamation of connective tissue that lies between the renal t…
kidney stones ( renal calculi)
Group of clinical signs and symptoms caused be excessive prot…
multiple fluid filled sacs (CYTS) within and on the kidney
interstitial nephritis
Iflamation of connective tissue that lies between the renal t…
nephrolithiasis
kidney stones ( renal calculi)
Language of Medicine Chapter 16 - Abbreviations
ABCDE
Bx
Derm
DLE
asymmetry, border,color, diameter, evolution - characteristic…
biopsy
dermatology
discoid lupus erythematosus
ABCDE
asymmetry, border,color, diameter, evolution - characteristic…
Bx
biopsy
Language of Medicine - Chapter 10
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
dura mater
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
44 terms
Medical Term. The Language of Medicine 10th Edition Ch. 3 (some not found)
Diplococci
Pneumococci
Gon/o
Gonococci
Berry-shaped bacteria organized in pairs
Diplococci or berry shaped bacteria in pairs, that causes pne…
Seed
Type of diplococci that invades the reproductive organs and c…
Diplococci
Berry-shaped bacteria organized in pairs
Pneumococci
Diplococci or berry shaped bacteria in pairs, that causes pne…
81 terms
Language of medicine chapter 20
computed tomography
contrast studies
gamma camera
gamma rays
CT scan
radiopaque materials are injected to obtain contrast with sur…
machine to detect gamma rays emitted from radiopharmaceutical…
high energy rays emitted by radioactive substances inn tracer…
computed tomography
CT scan
contrast studies
radiopaque materials are injected to obtain contrast with sur…
23 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 18 - Anatomy
glands
hormones
receptors
target tissues
secrete hormones; located in many regions of the body and rel…
substance essential for life that is secreted by an endocrine…
cellular or nuclear protein that binds to a hormone so that a…
cells of an organ that are affected or stimulated by specific…
glands
secrete hormones; located in many regions of the body and rel…
hormones
substance essential for life that is secreted by an endocrine…
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
7 of 10