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CNA 2016 med terms

medical terminology word association

TermDefinition
gastr- (gas truck) (See the gas truck with a stomach for a tank.) Stomach
Cardi-(card) (See the people playing card with real live hearts.) Heart
megal-(my gal) (See my gas as the most enlarged gal in the world.) Enlarged
dermat-(doormat) (See the dormat made of skin) Skin
Plast-(plastic/cement) (see the tube of plastic cement with a surgeon coming out to repair something) Surgical repair
cerebr-(zebra) (see the zebra with a brain for a head) Brain
path- (see the path covered with daisies) Disease
-ectomy (see the exit tommy is surgically removing) Surgical removal
-enter (enter sign) (See the enter sign with intestines all over it) Intestines
-osis (Oh sis) (see "oh sis" holding the air-conditioning) Any condition
-otomy (Oh Tommy) (See Tommy's mother saying, "Oh Tommy you cut into the wall" Cut into
angi- (angel) (see the angel covered with blood vessels) Vessel
aden- (a den) (see the den with glands on the walls) Gland
-oma (Oh Ma) (See the children saying "Oh Ma! Two more!") Tumor
nephr-(nephew) (see the nephew, a kid on the knee) Kidney
Hepat- (he pat) (see the man as he pats the liver) Liver
arthr- (art) (see the art with joints all over it) Joint
blephar- (blue fur) (See the lady wearing a blue fur covered with eyelid) Eyelid
-ologist (hollow chest) (See the man with the hollow chest for books: He is a specialist) Specialist
rhin- (rhinoceros) (See the rhinoceros with a human nose growing on it) Nose
gingiv- (gingerbread man) (See the gingerbread man with a gum stuck to him) Gum
-malacia (my late show) (See the image for my late show, a TV that is very soft) Soft
-ology (hollow cheese) (See the hollow cheese with the people making a study of it) The study of
spasm (spaceman) (See the spaceman being forced to sign an involuntary contract) Involuntary contraction
-algia (algae) (See the algae on the pond with a window pane floating on it) Pain
crani- (crane) (See the crane made of a skull) Skull
end- (the end) (See the end of the motion picture with real people inside or within the screen) Inside, within
hemi- (hemisphere) (See the hemisphere broken in half) Half
oid- (void) Like
hyper- (high purr) (See the cat high-purring above a more than normal number of cats on the church) Above, more than normal
cyst- (sister) (See sister holding a sack containing fluid) sac containing fluid
chole- (coal) (See the coal pile on top of the coal) Bile
hypo- (hippo) (See the hippo under the table) Under
scop- (scope) (See the telescope with people observing it, instead of looking through it) Observe
hyster- (his stir) (See his stir saying "You turn us") Uterus, womb
-ostomy (Oh Stop Tommy) (See Tommy's mother saying "Oh stop Tommy!" as he runs away after creating an opening in the wall) Create an opening
para- (parachute) (See the parachutes beside each other and other parachute beyond them) Beside, beyond
-lysis (license) (See the license loosening and being destroyed) Loosening, destruction
cervic- (serve hic) (See the waiter serving hiccups from a bottle with a real neck) Neck
chondr- (cone door) (See the cone with a door and a cart of leaves bursting our of it) Cartilage
cyan- (sign) (See the stop sign with blue paint poured over it) Blue
ost- (ostrich) (See the ostrich made of bones) Bone
psycho- (cycle) (See the cycle with people fighting over it saying "Mine, Mine") Mind
my- (my eye) (See my eye with muscles.) Muscle
lip- (lip) (See the woman with the fat lips) Fat
lith- (lather) (See the lather on the soap made of stone) Stone
ophthalm- opt- (up thumb/thumbs up) (See the thumbs up with an eye on it) Eye
proct- (Procter and Gamble) (See the Procter and Gamble with anacins pouring out of it) Anus
cost- (coaster) (see the coaster made of ribs) Ribs
-gram (graham) (see the graham cracker shaped like a record) Record
acro- (acrobat) (see the acrobat performing tricks with her extrmemties) Extremeties
whexis (wrecks) (See the wreck breaking/bursting the car) break/burst
carcin-(car sign) (see the car with a cancer awareness sign) Sign
-penia (pen) (see the pen writing in in decreasing size) decrease
Created by: heatherhibbs