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Mrs.Morton

Chapter 1

QuestionAnswer
What are the five language skills? Reading, Listening, Thinking and analyzing, Speaking and Writing
Mast/o means Breast; Mastoid process
Appendic/o means Appendix
Arthr/o means Joint
Cardi/o means Heart
Cutane/o means Skin
Esthes/o means Sensation,feeling
Gastr/o means Stomach
Hemat/o means Blood
Hepat/o means Liver
Laryng/o means Larynx (voice box)
Nas/o means Nose
Nat/o means Birth
Neur/o means Nerve
Pneumon/o means Lung; air
Psych/o means Mind
Retin/o means Retina (of the eye)
Tonsill/o means Tonsil
Trache/o means Trachea (windpipe)
Urin/o means Urine; Urinary system
Ven/o means Vein
-osis means Condition; abnormal condition;process
-ac means Pertaining to
-pathy means Disease, suffering
-al means Pertaining to
-ectomy means Surgical excision
-ar means Pertaining to
-graphy means Process of recording
-ary means Pertaining to
-scopy means Process of using an instrument to examine
-ation means A process; being or having
-iatry Medical treatment
-ous means pertaining to
-itian means A skilled professional or expert
-tic means Pertaining to
-logy means the study of
-ia means Condition, state, thing, abnormal
Endo- means Innermost, within
-ion means Action; condition (process of)
Intra- means Within
-ism means Process; disease from a specific cause
Peri- means Around
-itis means Inflammation of
Sub- means Below; underneath; less than
-megaly means Enlargement
An- means Without, not
-oma means Tumor; mass
Hyper- means Above; More than normal
Hypo- means Below; deficient
Poly- means Many, much
Brady- means Slow
Pre- means Before; in front of
Post- means After, behind
Tachy- means Fast
Anti- means Against
Dys- means Painful, difficult, abnormal
What is a nucleus? The command center of a cell
What is the pelvis? The hip bones
What is the sinus? The hollow cavity in the cranial bone
What is the thorax? The chest and chest cavity
What is the artery? The blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart
What is a cell? The smallest independent part of the body
What is a muscle? A structure that contracts and enables the body to move
What is a phobia? An irrational fear
What is a sperm? A male sex cell that fertilizes the females egg
What is a vein? A blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart
What is the bladder? A hollow sac that holds urine
What is a drug? Medicine
What is the heart? A muscle that pumps the blood
What is a physician? A doctor
Which is plural? Bursae or Bursa? What is it? Bursae. It is a fluid filled sac under a tendon
Which is singular? Scapula or Scapulae? What is it? Scapula. It is the shoulder blade
Which is plural? Vertebra or Vertebrae? What is it? Vertebrae. It is the bone in the spinal column
Which is plural? Bronchi or Bronchus? What is it? Bronchi. It is a tube that carries air to the lungs
Which is singular? Musculus or Musculi? What is it? Musculus. It is the Latin word for muscle
Which is plural? Nuclei or Nucleus? What is it? Nuclei. It is the command center of a cell
Which is singular? Atria or Atrium? What does it mean? Atrium. It is the upper chamber of the heart
Which is singular? Bacteria or Bacterium? What does it mean? Bacterium. It is a microscopic disease-causing cell
In standard headings in hospital documents what does HPI stand for? History of Present Illness.
In standard headings in hospital documents what does CC stand for? Chief Complaint
In standard headings in hospital documents what does ROS stand for? Review of systems
The phrase Past Medical and Surgical History is seen in what kind of document? Standard headings in hospital documents
In standard headings in hospital documents what does PE stand for? Physical Examination
The phrase Laboratory and X-Ray Data is seen in what kind of document? Standard headings in hospital documents
What does the abbreviation DS stand for? Discharge Summary
In SOAP what does the A stand for? Assessment
What does the abbreviation CPR stand for? Computerized Patient Record
In standard headings in hospital documents what does Dx stand for? Diagnosis
What does the abbreviation EHR stand for? Electronic Health Record
What does the abbreviation H&P stand for? History and physical examination
The word Disposition is seen in what kind of document? Standard headings in hospital documents
In SOAP what does the O stand for? Objective
In SOAP what does the P stand for? Plan
In SOAP what does the S stand for? Subjective
SOAP means Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan
Subjective S in SOAP means what? The patients symptoms
Objective O in SOAP means what? The results of the physical examination by the physician
Assessment A in SOAP means what? The diagnosis
Plan P in SOAP means what? The plan for follow up care
What does the abbreviation HIPAA stand for? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
Is nucleus singular or plural? Singular
Is nuclei singular or plural? Plural
Is atrium singular or plural? Singular
Is atria singular or plural? Plural
Is Bacterium singular or plural? Singular
Is Bacteria singular or plural? Plural
Is diagnosis singular or plural? Singular
Is diagnoses singular or plural? Plural
Is testis singular or plural? Singular
Is testes singular or plural? Plural
Is helix singular or plural? Singular
Is helices singular or plural? Plural
Is apex singular or plural? Singular
Is apices singular or plural? Plural
Is phalanx singular or plural? Singular
Is phalanges singular or plural? Plural
Is ganglion singular or plural? Singular
Is ganglia singular or plural? Plural
Is carcinoma singular or plural? Singular
Is carcinomata singular or plural? Plural
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