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185 terms
Language of Medicine: Chapter 2
Anabolism
Catabolism
Cell Membrane
Chromosomes
The process of building up complex materials from simple mate…
The process of breaking down complex materials to form simple…
The structure surrounding and protecting the cell that determ…
The rod-shaped structures in the nucleus that contain genes
Anabolism
The process of building up complex materials from simple mate…
Catabolism
The process of breaking down complex materials to form simple…
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
77 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, Chapter 1
Aden/o
Arthr/o
Bi/o
Carcin/o
Gland
Joint
Life
Cancerous, cancer
Aden/o
Gland
Arthr/o
Joint
Language of medicine (combining forms)
Aden/o
Arthr/o
Bi/o
Carcin/o
Gland
Joint
Life
Cancerous, cancer
Aden/o
Gland
Arthr/o
Joint
Language of medicine - chapter 1
adenitis
arthritis
biology
biopsy
Inflammation of a gland.
Inflammation of a joint.
Study of life.
Removal of living tissue and examination under a microscope.
adenitis
Inflammation of a gland.
arthritis
Inflammation of a joint.
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
Language of Medicine Chapter 3
ankyl/o
arthr/o
chondr/i, chondr/o
cost/o
crooked, bent, stiff
joint
cartilage
rib
ankyl/o
crooked, bent, stiff
arthr/o
joint
Language of Medicine Respiratory System
Adenoid/o
Alveol/o
Bronch/o
Bronchi/o
Adenoids
Alveolus, air sac
Bronchial tube
Bronchus
Adenoid/o
Adenoids
Alveol/o
Alveolus, air sac
Vocabulary language of medicine
Hypochondriac
Inguinal
Vertebra
Vertebrae
Right and left upper regions beneath the ribs
Right and left lower regions near the groin. Also called ilia…
Single back bone
Backbones
Hypochondriac
Right and left upper regions beneath the ribs
Inguinal
Right and left lower regions near the groin. Also called ilia…
79 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 1
adenoma
arthritis
biology
carcinoma
adeno: gland... oma: tumor; collection; mass... Tumor of a gland
itis; inflammation... arthro; joint... inflammation of a joint
bio: life... logy: study of... study of life
carcin: cancerous, cancer... oma: tumor... tumor of a cancer
adenoma
adeno: gland... oma: tumor; collection; mass... Tumor of a gland
arthritis
itis; inflammation... arthro; joint... inflammation of a joint
68 terms
LANGUAGE OF MEDICINE CH 17
AQUEOUS HUMOR
BLEPHARITIS
BLEPHAROPTOSIS
CONJUNCTIVITIS
WATERY FLUID THAT CIRCULATES THROUGH THE POSTERIOR AND ANTERI…
INFLAMMATION OF AN EYELID
PROLAPSE OF AN EYELID
INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA
AQUEOUS HUMOR
WATERY FLUID THAT CIRCULATES THROUGH THE POSTERIOR AND ANTERI…
BLEPHARITIS
INFLAMMATION OF AN EYELID
The language of medicine // Abbreviations
ABMT
ABO
ALL
AML
autologous bone marrow transplantion-patient serves as his or…
four main blood types--- A, B, AB, and O
acute lymphocytic leukemia
acute myelogenous leukemia
ABMT
autologous bone marrow transplantion-patient serves as his or…
ABO
four main blood types--- A, B, AB, and O
60 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, 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
49 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 10
Cerebellar
cerebrospinal fluid
cerebral cortex
subdural hematoma
Pertaining to the cerebellum.
Fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and is located…
The outer region (gray matter) of the cerebrum.
Collection of blood under the dura mater (outermost layer of…
Cerebellar
Pertaining to the cerebellum.
cerebrospinal fluid
Fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and is located…
268 terms
Language of Medicine Comp Review
Hemat/o
Gastr/o
Cardi/o
Aden/o
Blood
Stomach
Heart
Gland
Hemat/o
Blood
Gastr/o
Stomach
95 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 4
Apnea
Anoxia
Abductor
Adductor
Not breathing.
Without oxygen (decrease in tissues).
One who (muscle which) leads away from the body. To abduct me…
One who (muscle which) leads toward the body. To admit means…
Apnea
Not breathing.
Anoxia
Without oxygen (decrease in tissues).
1,277 terms
Language of Medicine: Chapter 14
AIDS
Lymph node
Western blot
lymphocytosis
Group of clinical signs and symptoms associated with suppress…
A collection of stationary solid lymphatic tissue along lymph…
a test that is done to confirm a positive ELISA
Abnormal condition of an increase of lymphocytes(white blood…
AIDS
Group of clinical signs and symptoms associated with suppress…
Lymph node
A collection of stationary solid lymphatic tissue along lymph…
48 terms
LANGUAGE OF MEDICINE: VOCABULARY
ADRENAL CORTEX
ADRENAL MEDULLA
OVARIES
PANCREAS
OUTER SECTION OF EACH ADRENAL GLAND; SECRETES CORTISOL, ALDOS…
INNER SECTION OF EACH ADRENAL GLAND; SECRETES EPINEPHRINE AND…
LOCATED IN THE LOWER ABDOMEN OF A FEMALE; RESPONSIBLE FOR EGG…
LOCATED BEHIND THE STOMACH. ISLET (ALPHA AND BETA) CELLS (ISL…
ADRENAL CORTEX
OUTER SECTION OF EACH ADRENAL GLAND; SECRETES CORTISOL, ALDOS…
ADRENAL MEDULLA
INNER SECTION OF EACH ADRENAL GLAND; SECRETES EPINEPHRINE AND…
Language of medicine FINAL
hypo
epi
auto
hyper
deficient, less than normal
above, upon
self, own
excessive, above normal
hypo
deficient, less than normal
epi
above, upon
23 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 2
Adeno
Adipo
Antero
Caudo
Gland
Fat
Before, front
Lower part of body, tail
Adeno
Gland
Adipo
Fat
15 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 20
Radioisotope
Radiopharmaceutical
Radiographer
Hysterosonogram
A radioactive form of an element (radioisotopes of an element…
Pertaining to the combination of a radioisotope and a drug.
Aids physicians in administering diagnostic x-ray procedures.
Record of sound waves within the uterus (after injection of f…
Radioisotope
A radioactive form of an element (radioisotopes of an element…
Radiopharmaceutical
Pertaining to the combination of a radioisotope and a drug.
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
68 terms
Chapter 5 Language of Medicine
perianal
appendectomy
appendicitis
buccal mucosa
Pertaining to surrounding the anus.
Removal (resection) of the appendix.
Inflammation of the appendix.
The mucous membrane (mucosa) lining the cheek.
perianal
Pertaining to surrounding the anus.
appendectomy
Removal (resection) of the appendix.
Language of medicine 2
Abdomin/o
Adipo/o
Anter/o
Bol/o
Abdomen
Fat
Front
To cast (throw)
Abdomin/o
Abdomen
Adipo/o
Fat
24 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 6
-ectasia (cholangiectasis)
-ectasis
-emesis (hematemesis)
-pepsia (dyspepsia)
dilation, widening
dilation, widening
vomiting
digestion
-ectasia (cholangiectasis)
dilation, widening
-ectasis
dilation, widening
Language of medicine ch.1
aden/0
-oma
arthr/o
-itis
gland (combining form)
tumor or mass (combining form)
joint (combining form)
inflammation (combining form)
aden/0
gland (combining form)
-oma
tumor or mass (combining form)
18 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 14
autoimmune disease
Immunoglobulin
Immunosuppression
Lymphopoiesis
Chronic, disabling disease in which the body produces antibod…
Protein (antibody produced by plasma cells) that acts to prot…
Suppression (stopping) of the immune response.
Formation of lymph.
autoimmune disease
Chronic, disabling disease in which the body produces antibod…
Immunoglobulin
Protein (antibody produced by plasma cells) that acts to prot…
201 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, Chapter 22
AD
ADHD
ADLs
AIMS
Alzheimer disease; a form of dementia
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
activities of daily living
abnormal involuntary movement scale; used to monitor signs of…
AD
Alzheimer disease; a form of dementia
ADHD
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
103 terms
Language of Medicine: Chapter 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
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…
123 terms
Language of Medicine- Ch. 21
addiction
additive action
aerosol
anaphylaxis
physical and psychological dependence on and craving for a drug
drug action in which the combination of two similar drugs is…
particles of drug suspended in air
exaggerated hypersensitivity reaction to a previously encount…
addiction
physical and psychological dependence on and craving for a drug
additive action
drug action in which the combination of two similar drugs is…
32 terms
Language of Medicine - Ch. 7 - Vocabulary
arteriole
calciferol
calyx or calix
catheter
small artery ... (arteri/o + -ole)
active form of Vitamin D, secreted by the kidney
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
tube for injecting or removing fluids
arteriole
small artery ... (arteri/o + -ole)
calciferol
active form of Vitamin D, secreted by the kidney
47 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 13
Basophil
Hypochromic
Anticoagulant
Coagulopathy
White blood cell with dark-staining granules that have an aff…
Pertaining to deficiency of color (reduction of hemoglobin in…
A substance that works against coagulation (blood clotting).
Disease of the clotting process.
Basophil
White blood cell with dark-staining granules that have an aff…
Hypochromic
Pertaining to deficiency of color (reduction of hemoglobin in…
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 Combining Forms
Abdomin/ o
acr/o
acu/o
aden/o
abodomin
extermities, top, extreme point ... example: height
sharp, severe, sudden
gland
Abdomin/ o
abodomin
acr/o
extermities, top, extreme point ... example: height
53 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 9
Balanitis
Cryptorchidism
Epididymitis
Hydrocele
Inflammation of the penis.
Undescended testicles.
Inflammation of the epididymis (mào tinh hoàn).
Hernia (sac) of fluid in the scrotal sac (túi bìu).
Balanitis
Inflammation of the penis.
Cryptorchidism
Undescended testicles.
57 terms
The Language of Medicine, Chabner, Chapter 5
an/o
append/o
appendic/o
bucc/o
anus
appendix
appendix
cheek
an/o
anus
append/o
appendix
70 terms
Language of Medicine - ch 6
Cholangiectasis
Hematemesis
Dyspepsia
Polyphagia
Dilation of bile vessel.
Vomiting blood (from the digestive tract).
Difficult digestion; indigestion.
Much (over) eating.
Cholangiectasis
Dilation of bile vessel.
Hematemesis
Vomiting blood (from the digestive tract).
57 terms
Latin Prefixes - Language of Medicine
aden/o
arthr/o
bi/o
carcin/o
gland
joint
life
cancerous, cancer
aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
31 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 6
ectasis, ectasia
emesis
pepsia
phagia
dilation, widening
vomiting
digestion
eating, swallowing
ectasis, ectasia
dilation, widening
emesis
vomiting
90 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
219 terms
The Language of Medicine ( Chapter 1-4)
abdomin/o
adip/o
anter/o
bol/o
abdomen
fat
front
to cast (throw)
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
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.
109 terms
Language of Medicine- Ch. 19
cystic
fungating
inflammatory
medullary
forming large open spaces filled with fluid
mushrooming pattern of growth in which tumor cells pile one o…
having the features of inflammation- that is, redness, swelli…
large, soft, fleshy tumors
cystic
forming large open spaces filled with fluid
fungating
mushrooming pattern of growth in which tumor cells pile one o…
44 terms
Language of Medicine Chapter 13
hypochromic
anticoagulant
coagulopathy
cytology
Pertaining to deficiency of color (reduction of hemoglobin in…
A substance that works against coagulation (blood clotting).
Disease of the clotting process
Study of cells.
hypochromic
Pertaining to deficiency of color (reduction of hemoglobin in…
anticoagulant
A substance that works against coagulation (blood clotting).
100 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
Language of Medicine Chapter 7
acetone
albuminuria
antidiuretic hormone
anuria
a type of ketone body
presence of albumin in urine
hormone from pituitary gland that acts on renal tubules to pr…
failure of the kidneys to produce urine
acetone
a type of ketone body
albuminuria
presence of albumin in urine
Language of Medicine: Chapter 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
209 terms
Language of Medicine- Chapter 11
aorta
arteriole
artery
atrioventricular bundle (bundle of his)
largest artery in the body
small artery
largest type of blood vessel; carries blood away from the hea…
specialized muscle fibers connecting the atria with the ventr…
aorta
largest artery in the body
arteriole
small artery
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
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