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60 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
62 terms
Language of Medicine Spelling Words for Final
anterior
caudal
cranial
hypogastric
...
...
...
...
anterior
...
caudal
...
74 terms
Chapter 11 - Language of Medicine
Angiogram
Angioplasty
Anoxia
Aorta
A radiograph of a blood vessel.
Surgical repair of a vessel
Absence of oxygen
Largest artery in the body... Aort/o
Angiogram
A radiograph of a blood vessel.
Angioplasty
Surgical repair of a vessel
79 terms
Language of Medicine - Combining Forms
Abdomin/o
Adip/o
Amyl/o
An/o
abdomen ... i.e., abdominal
fat... i.e., adipose
starch... i.e., amylase
anus... i.e., perianal
Abdomin/o
abdomen ... i.e., abdominal
Adip/o
fat... i.e., adipose
171 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
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
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
300 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 15
sprain
dislocation
Tendons
Ligaments
Trauma to ligaments with rupture.
displacement of a bone from its joints.
Connective tissue that binds muscles to bones
Connective tissue that binds bone to bone
sprain
Trauma to ligaments with rupture.
dislocation
displacement of a bone from its joints.
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
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
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
51 terms
Language of Medicine - Prefixes
a-, an-
ab-
ad-
ana-
no, not, without... i.e., apnea
away from ... i.e., abnormal
toward... i.e., adductor
up, apart ... i.e., anabolism
a-, an-
no, not, without... i.e., apnea
ab-
away from ... i.e., abnormal
63 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 8
amniocentesis
amniotic fluid
bartholinitis
endocervicitis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion
fluid that is contained within the amniotic sac
inflammation of the Bartholin glands
inflammation of the inner lining of the cervix
amniocentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion
amniotic fluid
fluid that is contained within the amniotic sac
373 terms
Chapter 3 Language of Medicine
ankyl
arthr
chondr
cost
crooked, bent, stiff
joint
cartilage
rib
ankyl
crooked, bent, stiff
arthr
joint
35 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 7
albumin/o
angi/o
azot/o
bacteri/o
albumin, protein
vessel, blood
urea, nitrogen
bacteria
albumin/o
albumin, protein
angi/o
vessel, blood
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
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
43 terms
Chapter 13 Language of Medicine
What are chemical messengers called?
Platelets job and name
Composition of blood
White blood cells job and name
Hormones
Help the blood clot, Thrombocyte
Cells Plasma Water Proteins Sugar ... Salts Hormones Lipids Vita…
fight infections, Leukocyte... CSF stimulates white blood cells
What are chemical messengers called?
Hormones
Platelets job and name
Help the blood clot, Thrombocyte
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
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
Language of Medicine #3
albin
anthrac
chlor
cirrh
white
black (as coal)
green
(tawny) yellow
albin
white
anthrac
black (as coal)
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
171 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
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
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
The Language of Medicine - CH. 4
carp/o
cib/o
cis/o
cost/o
wrist bones
meals
to cut
rib
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
239 terms
Chapter 2 Language of Medicine
aden/o
adip/o
anter/o
caud/o
gland
fat
before, front
lower part of body, tail
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
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
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/…
Language of Medicine Packet #2
abdomin
adip
anter
cervic
abdomen
fat
front
neck( of the body, or uterus)
abdomin
abdomen
adip
fat
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
13 terms
Chapter Two The Language of Medicine
Abdominal Cavity
Cranial Cavity
Diaphragm
Dorsal (Posterior)
Space between the chest containing organs such as the liver,…
Space in the head containing the brain and surrounded by the…
Muscle separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities and mov…
Pertaining to the back
Abdominal Cavity
Space between the chest containing organs such as the liver,…
Cranial Cavity
Space in the head containing the brain and surrounded by the…
107 terms
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
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…
18 terms
The Language of Medicine - ch 10
Divisions of the nervous system
Central Nervous System
Peripheral nervous system
stimulus
Central, Peripheral
brain and spinal chord
cranial nerves, spinal nerves, plexuses, peripheral nerves
begins and impulse
Divisions of the nervous system
Central, Peripheral
Central Nervous System
brain and spinal chord
Language of Medicine - Ch 12
adenoid/o
alveol/o
bronch/o, bronchi/o
bronchiol/o
adenoids
alveolus/air sac
bronchial tube, bronchus
bronchiole, small bronchus
adenoid/o
adenoids
alveol/o
alveolus/air sac
97 terms
The Language of Medicine - CH. 4
carp/o
cib/o
cis/o
cost/o
wrist bones
meals
to cut
rib
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
23 terms
The Language of Medicine CHAPTER 8
adnexae uteri
areola
cervix
coitus
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligaments
dark-pigmented area surrounding the breast nipple
lower, neck-like portion of the uterus
sexual intercourse; copulation
adnexae uteri
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligaments
areola
dark-pigmented area surrounding the breast nipple
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
78 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 14
immun/o
autoimmune disease
immunosuppression
lymph/o
protection
when the tolerance process fails, immune cells react against…
Suppression (stopping) of the immune response
lymph
immun/o
protection
autoimmune disease
when the tolerance process fails, immune cells react against…
24 terms
Chapter One (The Language of Medicine)
Hepatitis
ilium
ileum
urethra
inflammation of the liver
part of the hip bone
a part of the small intestine
is the tube leading from the urinary bladder to the outside o…
Hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
ilium
part of the hip bone
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
171 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 13
bas/o
basophil
chrom/o
hypochromic
base (alkaline the opposite of acid)
Leukocyte whose granules have an affinity for basic stain; re…
color
decreased concentration of hemoglobin in red blood cells
bas/o
base (alkaline the opposite of acid)
basophil
Leukocyte whose granules have an affinity for basic stain; re…
55 terms
The Language of Medicine - Chapter 12
adenoidectomy
adenoid hypertrophy
alveolar
bronchospasm
Removal of adenoids.
Excessive development (enlargement) of adenoids.
Pertaining to an alveolus.
Involuntary contraction of muscles in the walls of bronchial…
adenoidectomy
Removal of adenoids.
adenoid hypertrophy
Excessive development (enlargement) of adenoids.
112 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 4
a-, an-
ab-
ad-
ana-
no, not, without
away from
toward
up, apart
a-, an-
no, not, without
ab-
away from
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
30 terms
The Language of Medicine Ch. 10
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
dura mater
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
119 terms
The 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
48 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 8
amni/o
cervic/o
chori/o
chorion/o
amnion
cervix, neck
chorion (1)
chorion (2)
amni/o
amnion
cervic/o
cervix, neck
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