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113 terms
Medicine Language
a-, an-
ab-
ad-
anti-
negative, without
away from
towards
against
a-, an-
negative, without
ab-
away from
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
83 terms
Language of medicine
-ac
-al
-algia
-cyte
Pertaining to
Pertaining to
Pain
Cell
-ac
Pertaining to
-al
Pertaining to
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
119 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, Chapter 3
abdomin/o
acr/o
aden/o
adip/o
space below the chest
extremities, top
gland
fat
abdomin/o
space below the chest
acr/o
extremities, top
27 terms
Language of Medicine
What is the hardest substance in the b…
What treatment might a person need if…
How much saliva is produced by salivar…
The medical term for throat is
Enamel
Root canal
1.5 liters
Pharynx
What is the hardest substance in the b…
Enamel
What treatment might a person need if…
Root canal
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
10 terms
Language of Medicine
Latin Ligamentum
Cardi(o)
Tendon
Greek Genos
Ligament
Kardia
tendo
Gene
Latin Ligamentum
Ligament
Cardi(o)
Kardia
178 terms
Language of Medicine
a-,an-
ab-, apo-, ex-, exo-
Abdomin/o
Celi/o
No, not, without
Away from
Abdomen
Abdomen, belly
a-,an-
No, not, without
ab-, apo-, ex-, exo-
Away from
Language Medicine
-ic, ical
-ac
-al
-genic
Pertaining to
Pertaining to
Pertaining to
Pertaining to
-ic, ical
Pertaining to
-ac
Pertaining to
17 terms
Language of Medicine
gastric
epi
histo
ology
belly
above
tissue
study
gastric
belly
epi
above
92 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 4
Apnea
Anoxia
Abnormal
Abductor
Not breathing.
Without oxygen (decrease in tissues).
Pertaining to away from the norm (rule); not regular.
One who (muscle which) leads away from the body. To abduct me…
Apnea
Not breathing.
Anoxia
Without oxygen (decrease in tissues).
Language of Medicine Chapter 21
aer/o
alges/o
bronch/o
chem/o
air
sensitivity to pain
bronchial tube
drug
aer/o
air
alges/o
sensitivity to pain
language of medicine
superior
inferior
anterior/ventral
posterior/dorsal
toward the head
toward the feet
in front of
in the back of
superior
toward the head
inferior
toward the feet
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
62 terms
Language of Medicine Spelling Words for Final
anterior
caudal
cranial
hypogastric
...
...
...
...
anterior
...
caudal
...
222 terms
THE LANGUAGE OF THE MEDICINE
ankle
arm
back
buttocks
kostka
ramię
plecy
pośladki
ankle
kostka
arm
ramię
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 - 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
39 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 13
bas/o
chrom/o
coagul/o
cyt/o
base (alkaline, the opposite of acid)
color
clotting
cell
bas/o
base (alkaline, the opposite of acid)
chrom/o
color
103 terms
Language of Medicine: Chapter 1
Adenoma
Adenitis
Arthritis
Biology
- tumor of a gland... Any neoplasm of glandular epithelium, beni…
- inflammation of a gland
- inflammation of a joint
- study of life
Adenoma
- tumor of a gland... Any neoplasm of glandular epithelium, beni…
Adenitis
- inflammation of a gland
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 chapter 6
-ectasis, -ectasia
-emesis
-lysis
-pepsia
stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
vomiting
breakdown, destruction, separation
digestion
-ectasis, -ectasia
stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-emesis
vomiting
language of medicine chapter 2
anabolism
catabolism
cell membrane
chromosomes
process of building up large proteins from small protein piec…
process whereby complex nutrients, such as sugar and fat, are…
structure surrounding and protecting the cell. determines wha…
rod-shaped structures in the nucleus that contain regions of…
anabolism
process of building up large proteins from small protein piec…
catabolism
process whereby complex nutrients, such as sugar and fat, are…
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/…
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…
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
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
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…
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
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.
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
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
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…
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
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…
50 terms
the language of medicine, chapter 5
An/o
Append/o Appendic/o
Bucc/o
Celi/o
Anus
Appendix
cheek
belly, abdomen
An/o
Anus
Append/o Appendic/o
Appendix
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 (the links in a chain), rel…
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 (the links in a chain), rel…
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
100 terms
The Language of Medicine quiz 1
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
26 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 11
Angi/o
Aort/o
Arter/o
Arteri/o
Vessel
Aorta
Artery
Artery
Angi/o
Vessel
Aort/o
Aorta
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
110 terms
The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
Body cavities are the spaces within th…
Organs of the Abdominopelvic and Thora…
Abdominopelvic Regions
Abdominopelvic Quadrants
Body cavities are the spaces within th…
Organs of the Abdominopelvic and Thora…
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)
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
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
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
The Language of Medicine Pathology
anorexia
ascites
borborygmus (mi:pl)
constipation
Lack of appetite
Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
Rumbling/gurgling noise produced by the movement of gas, flui…
Difficulty passing stool
anorexia
Lack of appetite
ascites
Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
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
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