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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…
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
Sports Medicine Medical Terms
UP ARROW
DOWN ARROW
AROM
PROM
Increasing
Decreasing
Active Range of Motion
Passive Range of Motion
UP ARROW
Increasing
DOWN ARROW
Decreasing
33 terms
Language of Medicine Vocab Chapter 7
arteriole
Bowman capsule
calyx or calix
catheter
small artery
Enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus.
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
tube for injecting or removing fluids
arteriole
small artery
Bowman capsule
Enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus.
Language of medicine - chapter 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.
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
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
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
25 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 18 - Vocabulary
blood sugar levels
electrolytes
ketone bodies
catecholamines
regulated by the hormones secreted by the pancreas
mineral salts found in the blood and tissues that allow the c…
acidic compounds derived from fat and certain amino acids tha…
hormones derived from an amino acid and secreted by the adren…
blood sugar levels
regulated by the hormones secreted by the pancreas
electrolytes
mineral salts found in the blood and tissues that allow the c…
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.
69 terms
Language of Medicine - Chapter 2 - Body
Cell Membrane
Digestive System (8)
Body Systems (9)
Cell
surrounds and protects the cell, regulates what passes into a…
mouth, pharynx, esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, smal…
digestive system, urinary system, respiratory system, reprodu…
fundamental unit of all living tissue
Cell Membrane
surrounds and protects the cell, regulates what passes into a…
Digestive System (8)
mouth, pharynx, esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, smal…
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
19 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 19 - Vocabulary
neoplasm
benign
malignant
in situ
new growth; tumor
does not spread
multiplies rapidly; cancer
local, not invasive cancer
neoplasm
new growth; tumor
benign
does not spread
89 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 7
cali/o, calic/o
cyst/o
glomerul/o
meat/o
calyx (calix); cup-shaped
urinary bladder
glomerulus
meatus
cali/o, calic/o
calyx (calix); cup-shaped
cyst/o
urinary bladder
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
110 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
161 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 5
an/o
append/o
appendic/o
bucc/o
anus
appendix
appendix
cheek
an/o
anus
append/o
appendix
The Language of Medicine - Chapter 18
Thyroid Gland
parathyroid gland
adrenal cortex
medulla gland
located in front of the neck, functioning to secrete triiodot…
On or near edges of thyroid glands (4 total). Make parathormo…
outer section of each adrenal gland; secretes cortisol, aldos…
the inner portion of the adrenal glands; secretes epinephrine…
Thyroid Gland
located in front of the neck, functioning to secrete triiodot…
parathyroid gland
On or near edges of thyroid glands (4 total). Make parathormo…
86 terms
Medical Terminology- Sports Medicine
Anatomical Position
Sagittial Plane
Frontal Plane
Transverse Plane
standard reference point
divides the body into right and left halves
divides the body into front and back halves. Also known as th…
divides the body into upper and lower halves.
Anatomical Position
standard reference point
Sagittial Plane
divides the body into right and left halves
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…
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.
24 terms
Language of Medicine - Plurals Rules
bulla
bursa
vertebra
anastomosis
bullae
bursae
vertebrae
anastomoses
bulla
bullae
bursa
bursae
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
36 terms
The Language of Medicine - Ch 16 - Terminology
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).
The Language of Medicine Chapter 3
abdominocentesis
acrondaplasia
acrophobia
acute
Puncture of the abdomen to withdraw fluid
dwarfism- abnormal cartilage formation of a fetus
fear of heights
sudden/ sharp (often used to describe pain)
abdominocentesis
Puncture of the abdomen to withdraw fluid
acrondaplasia
dwarfism- abnormal cartilage formation of a fetus
Language of Medicine Chapter 5 Vocab
absorption
amino acids
amylase
anus
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
building blocks of proteins, produced when proteins are diges…
enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch
opening of the digestive tract to the outside of the body
absorption
passage of materials through the walls of the small intestine…
amino acids
building blocks of proteins, produced when proteins are diges…
149 terms
The Language Of Medicine Chapter 18
aden/o
adenectomy
adrenal/o
adrenalectomy
gland
the surgical removal of a gland
adrenal gland
surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
aden/o
gland
adenectomy
the surgical removal of a gland
Language of Medicine Chapter 2
abdomin/o (abdominal)
adip/o (adipose)
anter/o (anterior)
bol/o (anabolic)
abdomen
fat
front
to cast
abdomin/o (abdominal)
abdomen
adip/o (adipose)
fat
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
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…
55 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 8
amni/o
bartholin/o
cervic/o
chori/o
amnion
Bartholin gland
cervix, neck
chorion
amni/o
amnion
bartholin/o
Bartholin gland
Language of Medicine Chapter 8
adexna uteri
amenorrhea
amniocentesis
amnion
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligaments.
absence of menstrual flow
aspiration of a small amount of amniotic fluid for analysis o…
Innermost membranous sac surrounding the developing fetus
adexna uteri
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligaments.
amenorrhea
absence of menstrual flow
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…
21 terms
Language of Medicine chapter 22
anxi/o (anxiolytic- drug that relieve…
aut/o (autism)
hallucin/o (hallucinogen)
hypn/o (hypnosis)
uneasy, anxious, distress
self
hallucination, to wander in the mind
sleep
anxi/o (anxiolytic- drug that relieve…
uneasy, anxious, distress
aut/o (autism)
self
45 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
anabolism
catabolism
cell membrane
cytoplasm
Process of building up large proteins from the small protein…
process whereby complex nutrients are broken down to simpler…
Structure surrounding and protecting the cell. It determines…
All the material that is outside the nucleus and yet containe…
anabolism
Process of building up large proteins from the small protein…
catabolism
process whereby complex nutrients are broken down to simpler…
Language of Medicine chapter 22
anxi/o (anxiolytic- drug that relieve…
aut/o (autism)
hallucin/o (hallucinogen)
hypn/o (hypnosis)
uneasy, anxious, distress
self
hallucination, to wander in the mind
sleep
anxi/o (anxiolytic- drug that relieve…
uneasy, anxious, distress
aut/o (autism)
self
327 terms
language of medicine vocabulary and terminology
adenitis (6)
adenoma
adenopathy
anemia
inflammation of the glad
tumor of the gland
a disease condition of a gland ( often enlargement of a gland)
condition marked by a reduction in the number of erythrocytes…
adenitis (6)
inflammation of the glad
adenoma
tumor of the gland
Language of Medicine Chapter 13
albumin
anisocytosis
antibody
anticoagulant
protein in blood that maintains the proper amount of water in…
abnormality where blood cells are of unequal size
specific protein produced by lymphocytes in response to bacte…
drug that works to prevent blood clotting
albumin
protein in blood that maintains the proper amount of water in…
anisocytosis
abnormality where blood cells are of unequal size
Language of Medicine 5/6
anus
bile
cecum
colon
terminal end or opening of digestive track to outside body
digestive juice made in liver
first part of large intestines
consists of ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid se…
anus
terminal end or opening of digestive track to outside body
bile
digestive juice made in liver
26 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 9
Androgen
Balanitis
cryogenic surgery
Cryptorchidism
Male hormone producing or stimulating male characteristics. A…
Inflammation of the glans penis.
Pertaining to destruction of tissue by producing cold tempera…
Undescended testicles.
Androgen
Male hormone producing or stimulating male characteristics. A…
Balanitis
Inflammation of the glans penis.
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
Language of Medicine: Chapter 11
angiogram
angioplasty
anoxia
aorta
an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injec…
surgical repair of a blood vessel
absence of oxygen
Largest artery in the body
angiogram
an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injec…
angioplasty
surgical repair of a blood vessel
101 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
30 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 9
andr/o
balan/o
cry/o
crypt/o
male
glans penis (Greek balanos means acorn)
cold
hidden
andr/o
male
balan/o
glans penis (Greek balanos means acorn)
The Language of Medicine Ch. 11
angi/o
aort/o
arter/o... arteri/o
ather/o
Vessel
Aorta
Artery
Yellowish plaque, fatty substance
angi/o
Vessel
aort/o
Aorta
102 terms
Language of Medicine Finals
Prolapse:
Blood is held back from an area:
Death
Continuing over a long period of time:
-ptosis
ischemia
necr/o
chronic
Prolapse:
-ptosis
Blood is held back from an area:
ischemia
114 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
Language of Medicine- Chapter 9
bulbourethral glands
ejaculation
ejaculatory duct
epididymis
a pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra. The 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. The secrete…
ejaculation
ejection of sperm and fluid from the male urethra
Language of Medicine Chapter 15
calc/o, calci/o
kyph/o
lamin/o
lord/o
calcium
humpback, hunchback (posterior curvature in the thoracic regi…
lamina (part of the vertbral arch)
curve, swayback (anterior curvature in the lumber region)
calc/o, calci/o
calcium
kyph/o
humpback, hunchback (posterior curvature in the thoracic regi…
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