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21 terms
language of medicine
hema
electro
cardi
gastr
blood
electricity
heart
stomach
hema
blood
electro
electricity
Language of medicine
Adenoma
Adenitis
Arthritis
Biology
Tumor of a gland
Inflammation of the gland
Inflammation of the joint
Study of life
Adenoma
Tumor of a gland
Adenitis
Inflammation of the gland
5 terms
Language of Medicine
Root
Combining vowels
Prefix
Suffix
bears core meaning of the word... Ex. Cardio - cardiology, cardi…
join root words
may be present to modify the core meaning of the word... Ex. gas…
added to the end of the word to modify its core meaning... Ex. h…
Root
bears core meaning of the word... Ex. Cardio - cardiology, cardi…
Combining vowels
join root words
19 terms
Language of medicine
Deep
Distal
Gram
Globin
Away from the surface
Far from attachment to the trunk or far from beginning of str…
Record
Protein
Deep
Away from the surface
Distal
Far from attachment to the trunk or far from beginning of str…
156 terms
Language of Medicine
-algia
dys-
-ectomy
hyper-
pain and suffering
bad, difficult, painful
surgical removal
excessive or increased
-algia
pain and suffering
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
175 terms
Language of Medicine
quadrant
patient
mucus
knee
a quarter
to suffer or undergo; a person who is under medical or surgic…
clear, sticky secretion
an angular shape; the joint between the upper and lower leg
quadrant
a quarter
patient
to suffer or undergo; a person who is under medical or surgic…
22 terms
Language of Medicine
Hepat/o
Cardi/o
Cephal/o
Cyt/o
Liver
Heart
Head
Cell
Hepat/o
Liver
Cardi/o
Heart
Language of medicine
Aden/o
Arthr/o
Bi/o
Carcin/o
Gland
Joint
Life
Cancerous
Aden/o
Gland
Arthr/o
Joint
language of medicine
Stomach
Tonsils
surgical removal
skull
Gastr/o
Tonsill/o
-ectomy
crani/o
Stomach
Gastr/o
Tonsils
Tonsill/o
Language of MEDICINE
amenorrhea
benign prostatic hypertrophy ( BPH)
brachytherapy
candidiasis
absence of normal menstruation
benign enlargement of the prostate, a condition common in old…
placement of radioactive 'seeds'' in close or direct contact…
infection caused by candida yeast
amenorrhea
absence of normal menstruation
benign prostatic hypertrophy ( BPH)
benign enlargement of the prostate, a condition common in old…
114 terms
Language Of Medicine
Catabolism
Anabolism
Cell membrane
cytoplasm
Process whereby complex nutrients are broken down to simpler…
Process of building up large proteins pieces called amino acids
Structures surrounding and protecting the cell determines wha…
All the material that is outside the nucleus and yet containe…
Catabolism
Process whereby complex nutrients are broken down to simpler…
Anabolism
Process of building up large proteins pieces called amino acids
51 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
abdomin/o
adip/o
anter/o
cervic/o
abdomen
fat
front
neck (of the body or of the uterus)
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
85 terms
Language of Medicine
Hematology
Dermatology
Electrocardiogram
Gastritis
Study of blood
Study of skin
Record of electricity of heart
Inflammation of stomach
Hematology
Study of blood
Dermatology
Study of skin
Language of medicine
Endo-
Enter
Epi-
Erythro
Within
Small intestine
Upon
Red
Endo-
Within
Enter
Small intestine
Language of medicine
pleura
pleural cavity
mediastinum
dorsal
double layered membrane surrounding each lung
space between pleural membranes
located between the lungs
pertaining to the back
pleura
double layered membrane surrounding each lung
pleural cavity
space between pleural membranes
149 terms
The 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
79 terms
Language of Medicine
chemotherapy
necrosis
osteomalacia
colostomy
treatment using drugs
condition of death(of cells)
softening of bone
opening of the large intestine to the outside of the body
chemotherapy
treatment using drugs
necrosis
condition of death(of cells)
Language of Medicine
-prandial
steatorrhea
dental caries
hyperkalemia
Which suffix means "meal"?
Fat in the feces is which of the following?
Which of the following means tooth decay?
Which of the following means high levels of potassium in the…
-prandial
Which suffix means "meal"?
steatorrhea
Fat in the feces is which of the following?
language of medicine
headache
eye doctor
record
inflammation
cephalgia
opthalmologist
gram
itis
headache
cephalgia
eye doctor
opthalmologist
82 terms
Language of medicine
Hemat
Logy
Electr
Cardi
Blood
Process of study
Electricity
Heart
Hemat
Blood
Logy
Process of study
Language Of Medicine
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous,cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
117 terms
Language of Medicine
Gynec-
Respir-
Gastr-
Enter-
Female
Breathing
Stomach
Intestine
Gynec-
Female
Respir-
Breathing
39 terms
Language of Medicine
Bas/o
Chrom/o
Coagul/o
Cyto/o
Base(alkaline, the opposite of acid)
Color
Clotting
Cell
Bas/o
Base(alkaline, the opposite of acid)
Chrom/o
Color
Language of Medicine
AIDS
ARC
ASAP
ASHD
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-related complex
as soon as possible
arteriosclerotic heart disease
AIDS
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ARC
AIDS-related complex
87 terms
Language of Medicine
AIDS
ARC
ASHD
BE
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AIDS related complex
arteriosclerotic heart disease
Barium Enema
AIDS
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ARC
AIDS related complex
77 terms
Language of Medicine
adenoidectomy
adenoid hypertrophy
adenoids
alveolar
removal of the adenoids
enlargement of the adenoids
lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
pertaining to the alveolus
adenoidectomy
removal of the adenoids
adenoid hypertrophy
enlargement of the adenoids
20 terms
Language of medicine
Amnio
Bartholino
Cervico
Chorio, choriono
Amnion
Bartholin gland
Cervix neck
Chorion
Amnio
Amnion
Bartholino
Bartholin gland
372 terms
Language of Medicine
affect
conversion disorder
Delirium tremens
dementia
External expression of emotion, or emotional response.
Condition marked by physical symptoms with no organic basis,…
Delirium associated with alcohol withdrawal.
Loss of intellectual abilities with impairment of memory, jud…
affect
External expression of emotion, or emotional response.
conversion disorder
Condition marked by physical symptoms with no organic basis,…
24 terms
language of medicine
adipose tissue
cartilage
epithelial cells
histologist
collection of fat cells
flexible connective tissue attached to bones at joints.
skins cells that cover the outside of the body and line the i…
specialist in the study of tissues
adipose tissue
collection of fat cells
cartilage
flexible connective tissue attached to bones at joints.
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
93 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 15
hypercalcemia
decalcification
kyphosis
laminectomy
Excessive calcium in the bloodstream.
Removal of calcium from bones.
Abnormal posterior curvature of the thoracic vertebrae.
Removal of a lamina to relieve the symptoms of a ruptured int…
hypercalcemia
Excessive calcium in the bloodstream.
decalcification
Removal of calcium from bones.
72 terms
the language of medicine
adenitis
anemia
arthralgia
arthritis
inflammation of the gland
a decrease number in red blood cells
pain in the joints
inflammation in the joints
adenitis
inflammation of the gland
anemia
a decrease number in red blood cells
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
15 terms
The Language of Medicine
angio-
vascular
ac
-itis
Denotes blood or lymph vessels; a covering, an enclosure; cor…
Pertaining to blood vessels or indicative of a copious blood…
Pertaining to, similar to
Indicating inflammation of a specified part
angio-
Denotes blood or lymph vessels; a covering, an enclosure; cor…
vascular
Pertaining to blood vessels or indicative of a copious blood…
35 terms
The Language of Medicine
-algia
-centesis
-dia
-ectomy
Pain
Puncture
Through
Excision
-algia
Pain
-centesis
Puncture
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
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
62 terms
Language of Medicine: Spelling Final
adipose
allergen
anaphylaxis
aneurysm
...
...
...
...
adipose
...
allergen
...
72 terms
Language of medicine unit 1
Aden/o
Arthr/o
Bi/o
Carcin/o
Gland
Joint
Biology
Cancelous
Aden/o
Gland
Arthr/o
Joint
78 terms
The Language of Medicine
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
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
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
63 terms
Chapter 6: The language of Medicine
-ectasis
-emesis
-pepsia
-phagia
dilation (widening)
vomiting
digestion
eating (swallowing)
-ectasis
dilation (widening)
-emesis
vomiting
56 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
161 terms
The Language of Medicine 10th edition
KIDNEYS
PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
LOOP OF HENLE
DISTAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
1. maintains the volume and composition of body fluid by filt…
1. Controlled absorption of glucose, sodium, and other solute…
1. This region is responsible for concentration and dilution…
1. Absorbs water back into the body with water-permeable coll…
KIDNEYS
1. maintains the volume and composition of body fluid by filt…
PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
1. Controlled absorption of glucose, sodium, and other solute…
84 terms
Language of Medicine - Suffixes
-ac, -iac
-chezia
-iasis
-al
pertaining to ... i.e., cardiac
defecation, elimination of wastes... i.e., hematochezia
abnormal condition... i.e., choledocholithiasis
pertaining to... i.e., neural
-ac, -iac
pertaining to ... i.e., cardiac
-chezia
defecation, elimination of wastes... i.e., hematochezia
373 terms
Chapter 3 Language of Medicine
ankyl
arthr
chondr
cost
crooked, bent, stiff
joint
cartilage
rib
ankyl
crooked, bent, stiff
arthr
joint
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
113 terms
Medicine Language
a-, an-
ab-
ad-
anti-
negative, without
away from
towards
against
a-, an-
negative, without
ab-
away from
Language of Medicine Chapter 9
androgen
aspermia
azoospermia
balanitis
hormone that stimulates the development of male secondary sex…
lack of semen
lack of spermatozoa in the semen
inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis
androgen
hormone that stimulates the development of male secondary sex…
aspermia
lack of semen
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