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Med Term

Med term Chapters 3,4,5

QuestionAnswer
AVASCULAR PERTAINING TO A TYPE OF TISSUE THAT DOES NOT HAVE BLOOD VESSELS
A- WITHOUT , NOT
AR, OUS, AL - PERTAINING TO
VASUL VESSEL (USUALLY BLOOD OR LYMPH)
CUTANEOUS PERTAINING TO THE SKIN
CUTANE SKIN
DERMIS DEEP LAYER OF SKIN COMPOSED OF NERVES, BLOOD VESSELS, HAIR FOLLICLES, AND SEBACEOUS (OIL) AND SUDORIFEROUS (SWEAT) GLANDS
DERM SKIN
EPIDERMIS OUTER PROTECTIVE LAYER OF SKIN THAT COVERS THE BODY AND DOESN'T HAVE A BLOOD OR NERVE SUPPLY
EPI- ABOVE
LESION WOUND, INJURY, OR PATHOLOGICAL CHANGE IN BODY TISSUE
SEBACEOUS PERTAINING TO THE SEBUM, AN OILY FATTY SUBSTANCE SECRETEDBY THE SEBACEOUS GLANDS
SUBCUTANEOUS PERTAINING TO UNDER THE SKIN
SUB- UNDER, BELOW
SUDORIFEROUS PERTAINING TO OR PRODUCING SWEAT
SYSTEMIC PERTAINING TO A SYSTEM OR THE WHOLE BODY RATHER THAN A LOCALIZED AREA
THERAPEUTIC PERTAINING TO TREATING, REMEDIATING, OR CURING A DISORDER OR DISEASE.
VASCULAR PERTAINING TO OR CONTAINING BLOOD VESSELS
-CELE HERNIA, SWELLING
ADIP/O LIP/O STEAT/O FAT
-OMA TUMOR
-CYTE CELL
CUTANE/O DERMAT/O DERM/O SKIN
-LOGIST SPECIALIST IN THE STUDY OF
CYAN/O BLUE
-OSIS ABNORMAL CONDITION:INCREASE(PRIMARILY USED WITH BLOOD CELLS)
ERYTHEM/O ERYTHEMAT/O ERYTHRO/O RED
-A NOUN ENDING
HIDR/O SUDOR/O SWEAT
-ESIS CONDITION
ICHTHY/O DRY, SCALY
KERAT/O HORNY TISSUE;HARD;CORNEA
MELAN/O BLACK
MYC/O FUNGUS
ONYCH/O NAIL
-MALACIA SOFTENING
PIL/O TRICH/O HAIR
-PATHY DISEASE
SCLER/O HARDENING; SCLERA (WHITE OF EYE)
SEB/O SEBUM, SEBACEOUS
-RRHEA DISHCHARGE, FLOW
SQUAM/O SCALE
THERM/O HEAT
XER/O DRY
-PHOREIS CARRYING, TRANSMISSION
DIA- THROUGH OR ACROSS
-PLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR
-THERAPY TREATMENT
HOMO- SAME
-GRAFT TRANSPLANTATION
HYPER- ECESSIVE, ABOVE NORMAL
BX,bx BIOPSY
I INCISION AND DRAINAGE; IRRIGATION AND DEBRIDEMENT
DIAGNOSIS IDENTIFICATION OF A DISEASE OR CONDITION BY A SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF PHYISCAL SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, HX, LAB TEST RESULTS, AND PROCEDURES
-GNOS KNOWING
PULMONARY PERTAINING TO THE LUNGS OR RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
RESPIRATION MOLECULAR EXCHANGE OF OXYGEN AND CARBON DIOXIDE WITHIN THE BODY'S TISSUES
THORAC CHEST
THORAIC PERTAIINING TO THE THORAX OR THORACIC CAGE
THORACIC CAGE BONY ENCLOSURE FORMED BY THE STERNUM, COSTAL CARTILAGES, RIBS, AND THE BODIES OF THE THORACIC VERTABRAE
NAS/O RHIN/O NOSE
PHARYNG/O PHARYNX (THROAT)
-SPASM INVOLUNTARY CONTRACTION, TWITCHING
TONSILL/O TONSILS
-ECTOMY EXCISION, REMOVAL
TRACHE/O TRACHEA, WIND PIPE
-TOMY INCISION
ALVEO/O ALVEOLUS ; AIR SAC
BRONCH/O BRONCHI/O BRONCHUS ( PLURAL = BRONCHI)
BRONCHIOL/O BRONCHIOLE
-ECTASIS EXPANSION; DILATION
PHREN/O DIAPHRAGM
-ALGIA - DYNIA PAIN
PLEUR/O PLEURA
PNEUMON/O PNEUM/O AIR ; LUNG
PULMON/O LUNG
THORAC/O CHEST
AER/O AIR
MASTOID/O MASTOID PROCESS (HOUSES AIR CELLS WHICH DIRECT SOUND WAVES INTO THE INNER EAR
MUC/O MUCUS
-OID RESEMBLING
ORTH/O STRAIGHT
-PNEA BREATHING
PY/O PUS
-PLEGIA PARALYSIS
BRADY- SLOW
DYS- PAINFUL; DIFFICULT; BAD
EU- GOOD; NORMAL
TACHY- RAPID
ANGIOPLASTY SURGICAL PROCEDURE THAT OPENS A BLOCKED ARTERY BY INFLATING A SMALL BALLOON WITHIN A CATHETER TO WIDEN AND RESTORE BLOOD FLOW IN THE ARTERY
ARTERIES LARGE BLOOD VESSELS THAT CARRY OXYGENATED BLOOD AWAY FROM THE HEART
CAPPILLARIES MICROSCOPIC BLOOD VESSELS JOINING ARTERIOLES AND VENULES
CONGENITAL PERTAINING TO PRESENCE OF A DISORDER AT THE TIME OF BIRTH- COULD BE GENETIC OR ENVIRONMENT
METABOLISM SUM OF ALL PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHANGES THAT TAKE PLACE WITHIN AN ORGANISM
MYOCARDIUM MIDDLE LAYER OF THE HEART WALLS THAT IS COMPOSED OF CARDIAC MUSCLE
VEINS VESSELS THAT RETURN DEOXYGENATED BLOOD TO THE HEART
-RRHAPHY SUTURE
ANEURYSM/O WIDENING, WIDENED BLOOD VESSELS
ATERI/O ARTERY
ATHER/O FATTY PLAQUE
ATRI/O ATRIUM
-UM STRUCTURE, THING
CARDI/O CORON/O HEART
PHLEB/O VEN/ VEIN
THROMB/O BLOOD CLOT
-LYSIS SERPERATION; DESTRUCTION; LOOSENING
VARIC/O DILATED VEIN
-OSE PERTAINING TO SUGAR
VAS/O VESSEL ; VAS DEFERENS ; DUCT
VASCUL/O VESSEL
VENTRICUL/O VENTRICLE (OF HEART AND BRAIN)
- CARDIA HEART CONDITION
-GRAM RECORD, WRITING
-GRAPH INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING
-GRAPHY PROCESS OF RECORDING
-STENOSIS NARROWING, STRICTURE
PERI- AROUND
ENDO- IN, WITHIN
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