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Med. Term 1-3

Chapters 1-3

The mains part of a word is called: root
A word part at the beginning of a word is a(n): prefix
A word part at the end of a word is the: suffix
Most medical words are derived from the languages: latin and greek
The ch in the word chemist is pronounced like the letter: k
The ps in the word psychic is pronounced like the letter: s
Compound words contain: more than one root. Examples: eyeball, bedpan, frostbite, and wheelchair
Roots shown with a combining vowel are called: combining forms example: neur + o + logy = neurology
If there is a consonant before the x, cuh as yx or nx, the x is change to a g. for example: pharynx becomes pharyngeal coccyx becomes coccygeal
If a vowel coes before the x, such as ax or iam change the x to a c. for example: thorax becomes thoractomy cervix becomes cervical
When you add a suffix beginning with rh to a root, the r is doubled. for example: hem/o + rhage = hemorrhage men/o + rhea = menorrhea
An abbreviation formed from the first letter of each word in a phrase: acronym
This is an example of a comopund word: urogenital
The adjective for pharynx is: pharyngeal
The adjective for cervix is: cervical
Created by: tyemishu320