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12 terms
Basic medical terminolgy
Bilateral symmetry
Contralateralside
Anatomical position
Mid-sagittal
Equal both sides
Opposite side
A positions with palms facing forward in a standing position
Divides one half from the other
Bilateral symmetry
Equal both sides
Contralateralside
Opposite side
82 terms
Basic Medical Terminolgy
Abrasion
Abscess
Antipyretic
Acute
Scrape of the skin due to something abrasive
Collection of pus underneath the skin
Medication used to reduce fever
Rapid onset, new
Abrasion
Scrape of the skin due to something abrasive
Abscess
Collection of pus underneath the skin
81 terms
Basic Medical Terminolgy
aa
ABR
Abd
AD
of equal parts
Absolute bed rest
Abdomen
Admitting diagnosis
aa
of equal parts
ABR
Absolute bed rest
50 terms
Basic Medical Terminolgy 2
Abdomin/o
Adip/o
Anter/o
Branchi/o
Abdomen
Fat
Front
Arm
Abdomin/o
Abdomen
Adip/o
Fat
76 terms
Mid Term Medical Terminolgy
A/an
Inter
Pre
Peri
Without
Between
Before
Around
A/an
Without
Inter
Between
20 terms
medical terminolgy *A terms*
a-,an-
ab-
-ac, -ic
ad-
meaning- without, lack of... medical term- A/pnea.
meaning- from, away... medical term- ab/duct
meaning- pertaining to ... medical term- cardi/ac
meaning- to, towards, near... medical term- ad/duct
a-,an-
meaning- without, lack of... medical term- A/pnea.
ab-
meaning- from, away... medical term- ab/duct
287 terms
Medical Terminolgy ch12-14 medical terms
bi/o
capsul/o
carcin/o
chem/o
life
to box
cancerous
drug
bi/o
life
capsul/o
to box
29 terms
Unit 2 vocab terms medical terminolgy
aden/o
adip/o
caud/o
cephal/o
gland
fat
lower part of body, tail
head
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
14 terms
Medical Terminolgy Edith Watford Anatomical Terms
arotic
arterial
arteriole
atrial
pertaining to the arota
pertaining to an artery
a small narrow in diameter artery
pertaining to the atrium
arotic
pertaining to the arota
arterial
pertaining to an artery
41 terms
Basic medical terms
myo
cardi
endo
ology
muscle
heart
inner
study of
myo
muscle
cardi
heart
142 terms
Medical Terminolgy Ch. 3- Terms Involving the Body as a Whole
aden/o
blast/o
cyt/o
epitheli/o
gland
immature cell
cell
epithelium (type of tissue)
aden/o
gland
blast/o
immature cell
9 terms
Basic Medical Terms
Edema
sign
symptom
Acute
excess fluid in body tissues, causing swelling
evidence of a disease, can be observed by the patient and oth…
can only be observed by the patient... example: headache, pain,…
disease or symptom has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a…
Edema
excess fluid in body tissues, causing swelling
sign
evidence of a disease, can be observed by the patient and oth…
35 terms
Basic Medical Terms
myo-
crani-
capit-
enceph-
muscle
skull
skull
brain
myo-
muscle
crani-
skull
13 terms
Basic Medical Terms Suffixes
-ac
-ectomy
-emia
-gram
Pertaining to
excision or removal
blood condition
record
-ac
Pertaining to
-ectomy
excision or removal
237 terms
Basic Medical Terms
ABC
Acute
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Addiction
The 'ABC' of resuscitation or life support means to check Air…
'of severe, sudden, but short duration'. ... (As opposed to CHR…
Sudden damage to part of the heart muscle... Usually due to blo…
The habitual taking of drugs or alcohol due to a physical and…
ABC
The 'ABC' of resuscitation or life support means to check Air…
Acute
'of severe, sudden, but short duration'. ... (As opposed to CHR…
Basic Medical Terms
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
20 terms
Basic Medical Terms
ethics
neurectomy
mega
ectomy
A system of moral principles.
excision of a nerve
large
SURGICAL REMOVAL
ethics
A system of moral principles.
neurectomy
excision of a nerve
30 terms
Anatomy Basic Medical Terms
Distal
Proximal
Medial
Lateral
farther away from the center of the body; the fingers are DIS…
closest to the center of the body; the elbow is proximal to t…
towards the middle
pertaining to your side
Distal
farther away from the center of the body; the fingers are DIS…
Proximal
closest to the center of the body; the elbow is proximal to t…
35 terms
Basic Medical terms
ABC
ACUTE
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
AFEBRILE
The 'ABC' of resuscitation or life support means to check Air…
When applied to a medical condition, this term means 'of seve…
Onset of sudden damage to part of the heart ... muscle, usually…
Without fever. As opposed to FEBRILE.
ABC
The 'ABC' of resuscitation or life support means to check Air…
ACUTE
When applied to a medical condition, this term means 'of seve…
20 terms
Sophomore Visits - Basic Medical Terms
ethics
neurectomy
mega
ectomy
A system of moral principles.
excision of a nerve
large
SURGICAL REMOVAL
ethics
A system of moral principles.
neurectomy
excision of a nerve
20 terms
Basic Medical Term
A sign
A symptom
A syndrome
A diagnosis
objective evidence of disease; fever
subjective evidence of disease; pain, headache
a set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part o…
the identification of a disease
A sign
objective evidence of disease; fever
A symptom
subjective evidence of disease; pain, headache
11 terms
Basic Medical Terms
sign
symptom
syndrome
objective
evidence of a disease, such as fever that can be observed by…
such as pain of a headache, can be observed only by the patient
set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part of…
A sign is ________ because it can be evaluated and measured b…
sign
evidence of a disease, such as fever that can be observed by…
symptom
such as pain of a headache, can be observed only by the patient
14 terms
Basic Medical Terms
sign
symptom
syndrome
objective
evidence of disease that can be observed by the patient and b…
observed by the patient
a set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part o…
describes a sign because it can be evaluated or measured only…
sign
evidence of disease that can be observed by the patient and b…
symptom
observed by the patient
16 terms
basic medical terms
bilateral symmetry
contralateral side
anatomical position
mid-sagittal
both sides are equally symmetrical
opposite side of the body
erect stance, arms at the sides, palms facing forward
divided body into equal left and right parts
bilateral symmetry
both sides are equally symmetrical
contralateral side
opposite side of the body
83 terms
basic medical terms
Erythema/Erythematous
Epistaxis
ecchymosis
diaphoresis
Redness/Red
nose bleed
a bruise
sweating
Erythema/Erythematous
Redness/Red
Epistaxis
nose bleed
10 terms
Basic Medical Terms
Sign
Symptom
Syndrome
Diagnosis
evidence of a disease that can be physically measured; object…
evidence of a disease observed only by the patient; subjective
set of s/sx that occur together as a result of a disease proc…
Identification of a disease
Sign
evidence of a disease that can be physically measured; object…
Symptom
evidence of a disease observed only by the patient; subjective
9 terms
Basic Medical Terms
Sign
Symptom
Syndrome
Diagnosis
Evidence of disease; objective- visual findings
Can be observed only by the patient; subjective: patient tell…
A set of signs/ symptoms that occur together as part of a spe…
Identification of the disease
Sign
Evidence of disease; objective- visual findings
Symptom
Can be observed only by the patient; subjective: patient tell…
12 terms
Basic Medical Terms
Sign
Sign
Symptom
Symptom
Evidence of disease that can be observed by patients and othe…
Fever, pulse, x-ray
Evidence of disease that can only be observed by patient; sub…
Aches, "pain level"
Sign
Evidence of disease that can be observed by patients and othe…
Sign
Fever, pulse, x-ray
Basic Medical Terms
sign
symptom
syndrome
diagnosis
can be seen or measured
complaints that can not be seen or measured
set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part of…
the identification of a disease
sign
can be seen or measured
symptom
complaints that can not be seen or measured
16 terms
Basic Medical Terms
ablation
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, AIDS
acromegaly
acute myocardial ischemia
surgical removal of abdominal tissue
suppression or deficiency of the immune response caused by ex…
enlargement of extremities as a result of thickening of the b…
sudden decrease in blood flow to heart muscle
ablation
surgical removal of abdominal tissue
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, AIDS
suppression or deficiency of the immune response caused by ex…
13 terms
Basic Medical Terms
Sign
Symptom
Syndrome
Diagnosis
Observable Evidence of a Disease
Subjective Evidence of a Disease
Set of Signs and Symptoms That Occur As Part of a Specific Di…
Identification of a Disease
Sign
Observable Evidence of a Disease
Symptom
Subjective Evidence of a Disease
16 terms
basic medical terms
Diagnosis
differential diagnosis
Prognosis
Sign
determination of the cause of disease
determination of possible causes of disease
the prediction of the outcome of disease
characteristic of disease that can be observed by others
Diagnosis
determination of the cause of disease
differential diagnosis
determination of possible causes of disease
94 terms
Basic Medical terms
abdominocentesis
acronym
acute
angiography
(abdomin/o menas abdomen, centesis is a surgical procedure to…
a word formed from the initial letter of hte major aprts of a…
acute condition has a relatively rapid onset, a severe course…
(angi/o means blood vessel, graphy means the process of recor…
abdominocentesis
(abdomin/o menas abdomen, centesis is a surgical procedure to…
acronym
a word formed from the initial letter of hte major aprts of a…
75 terms
Basic Medical Term
Acromegaly
Adenoid
Afebrile
Anesthesia
Enlargement of the extremities
resembling a gland
without fever
without feeling or sensation
Acromegaly
Enlargement of the extremities
Adenoid
resembling a gland
9 terms
Basic Medical Terms
sign
symptom
diagnosis
prognosis
evidence of disease (objective)
can be observed only by patient (subjective)
identification of disease
forecast or prediction of probable course and outcome
sign
evidence of disease (objective)
symptom
can be observed only by patient (subjective)
118 terms
Basic Medical Terms
arth/o
cardi/o
enter/o
gastr/o
joint
heart
small intestine
stomach
arth/o
joint
cardi/o
heart
170 terms
Basic Medical Terms
erythr
cyan
leuk
melan
red
blue
white
black
erythr
red
cyan
blue
Basic medical terms
signs
symptoms
diagnosis
prognosis
evidence of disease
felt by the patient
identification of disease
prediction of outcome disorder
signs
evidence of disease
symptoms
felt by the patient
40 terms
Basic Medical terms
Medical words consist of:
Typically describes a disease, conditi…
Typically describe anatomical structures
dermatos
Root word, combing form, suffix, prefix
Greek words
Latin words
Greek for skin
Medical words consist of:
Root word, combing form, suffix, prefix
Typically describes a disease, conditi…
Greek words
14 terms
Medical Terminology - Basic Terms
Anatomy
Physiology
Acute
Chronic
Science of structure of the body
Science dealing with function of the body
immediate short term/ serious, severe
constant/recurring
Anatomy
Science of structure of the body
Physiology
Science dealing with function of the body
114 terms
Basic Medical Terms
Anticoagulant
Apnea
Atherosclerosis
Asepsis
Helps prevent clotting
Without breath
Hardening of the arteries
Free of germs
Anticoagulant
Helps prevent clotting
Apnea
Without breath
150 terms
Medical Terms Basic Fundamentals 1
Coating
Swaged needle
Blunt Needle
Chromic Salt
Used to decrease capillarity and tissue drag, but does NOT al…
Suture needle that's preloaded w/ strand of suture material (…
A curved, tapered needle with a blunt point usually used in h…
Chemical used to treat surgical gut so it resists rapid enzym…
Coating
Used to decrease capillarity and tissue drag, but does NOT al…
Swaged needle
Suture needle that's preloaded w/ strand of suture material (…
Medical Term - Basic - Suffixes
- dynia
- cele
- ecstasis
- algia
pain
Hernia, swelling
Expand, dilation
pain
- dynia
pain
- cele
Hernia, swelling
63 terms
Basic Medical Terms
abrasion
acute
ambulate
anterior
scrape of skin due to something abrasive
new, usually rapid onset and of concern
to walk from place to place
frontside
abrasion
scrape of skin due to something abrasive
acute
new, usually rapid onset and of concern
133 terms
Basic Medical Terms
ABC
Acute
Acute Myocardial Infraction
Afebrile
The 'ABC' of resuscitation or life support means to check Air…
When applied to a medical condition, this term means 'of seve…
Onset of sudden damage to part of the heart ... muscle, usually…
Without fever. As opposed to FEBRILE.
ABC
The 'ABC' of resuscitation or life support means to check Air…
Acute
When applied to a medical condition, this term means 'of seve…
14 terms
Basic Medical Terms
anatomy
physiology
acute
chronic
science of structure of the body
science dealing with functions of the body
immediate short term/serious/severe
constant/recurring
anatomy
science of structure of the body
physiology
science dealing with functions of the body
12 terms
basic medical terms
sign
symptom
syndrome
diagnosis
evidence of disease observed by the patient
observed only by the patient
a set of signs and symptoms occurring together as a part of d…
identification of the disease
sign
evidence of disease observed by the patient
symptom
observed only by the patient
23 terms
Basic Anatomy and Medical Terms
Traverse Plane
Sagittal Plane
Frontal Plane
Pelvic Cavity
Horizontal plane divides body into superior and inferior
Vertical division of the body into right and left portions
Divides the body into anterior and posterior portions.
Contains urinary bladder, reproductive organs, and rectum
Traverse Plane
Horizontal plane divides body into superior and inferior
Sagittal Plane
Vertical division of the body into right and left portions
91 terms
Medical Terminology - Basic Terms
Anatomy
Physiology
Acute
Chronic
science of structure of the body
science of dealing with function of the body
immediate, short term/ serious, severe
constant/recurring
Anatomy
science of structure of the body
Physiology
science of dealing with function of the body
13 terms
Basic Medical Terms
sign
symptom
syndrome
objective
eveidence of disease, such as fever, that can be observed by…
such as pain or headache, can be observed ONLY by the patient
a set of signs and symptoms that occur together as part of a…
can be evaluated or measured by others (sign)
sign
eveidence of disease, such as fever, that can be observed by…
symptom
such as pain or headache, can be observed ONLY by the patient
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