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LOM Book Chapter 4

Language of Medicine Book - Flash Cards - From MTatHome.com

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What is the meaning of the following combining form? carp/o wrist bones
What is the meaning of the following combining form? cib/o meals
What is the meaning of the following combining form? cis/o to cut
What is the meaning of the following combining form? cost/o rib
What is the meaning of the following combining form? cutane/o skin
What is the meaning of the following combining form? dactyl/o fingers, toes
What is the meaning of the following combining form? duct/o to lead, carry
What is the meaning of the following combining form? flex/o to bend
What is the meaning of the following combining form? furc/o forking, branching
What is the meaning of the following combining form? gloss/o tongue
What is the meaning of the following combining form? glyc/o sugar
What is the meaning of the following combining form? immun/o protection
What is the meaning of the following combining form? morph/o shape, form
What is the meaning of the following combining form? mort/o death
What is the meaning of the following combining form? nat/i birth
What is the meaning of the following combining form? nect/o to bind, tie, connect
What is the meaning of the following combining form? norm/o rule, order
What is the meaning of the following combining form? ox/o oxygen
What is the meaning of the following combining form? pub/o pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
What is the meaning of the following combining form? seps/o infection
What is the meaning of the following combining form? somn/o sleep
What is the meaning of the following combining form? son/o sound
What is the meaning of the following combining form? the/o to put, place
What is the meaning of the following combining form? thel/o nipple
What is the meaning of the following combining form? thyr/o thyroid gland; shield
What is the meaning of the following combining form? top/o place, position, location
What is the meaning of the following combining form? tox/o poison
What is the meaning of the following combining form? trache/o windpipe, trachea
What is the meaning of the following combining form? urethr/o urethra
What does the following Suffix mean: -crine to secrete
What does the following Suffix mean: -blast embryonic, immature
What does the following Suffix mean: -drome to run
What does the following Suffix mean: -cyesis pregnancy
What does the following Suffix mean: -fusion coming together; to pour
What does the following Suffix mean: -gen substance that produces
What does the following Suffix mean: -lysis breaddown, separation, loosening
What does the following Suffix mean: -lapse to side, fall, sag
What does the following Suffix mean: -meter to measure
What does the following Suffix mean: -mission to send
What does the following Suffix mean: -or one who
What does the following Suffix mean: -partum birth, labor
What does the following Suffix mean: -phoria to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
What does the following Suffix mean: -physis to grow
What does the following Suffix mean: -plasia development, formation
What does the following Suffix mean: -pnea breathing
What does the following Suffix mean: -ptosis droop, sag, prolapse
What does the following Suffix mean: -rrhea flow, discharge
What does the following Suffix mean: -stasis stop, control
What does the following Suffix mean: -trophy nourishment, development
What does the following Prefix mean: ab- away from
What does the following Prefix mean: ad- toward
What does the following Prefix mean: a-, an- no not, without
What does the following Prefix mean: ana- up, apart
What does the following Prefix mean: ante- before, forward
What does the following Prefix mean: anti- against
What does the following Prefix mean: auto- self, own
What does the following Prefix mean: bi- two
What does the following Prefix mean: brady- slow
What does the following Prefix mean: cata- down
What does the following Prefix mean: con- with, together
What does the following Prefix mean: contra- against, opposite
What does the following Prefix mean: de- down, lack of
What does the following Prefix mean: dia- through, complete
What does the following Prefix mean: dys- bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
What does the following Prefix mean: ec-, ecto- out, outside
What does the following Prefix mean: en-, endo- in, within
What does the following Prefix mean: epi- upon, on, above
What does the following Prefix mean: eu- good, normal
What does the following Prefix mean: ex- out, away from
What does the following Prefix mean: hemi- half
What does the following Prefix mean: hyper- excessive, above
What does the following Prefix mean: hypo- deficient, under
What does the following Prefix mean: in- not
What does the following Prefix mean: in- into, within
What does the following Prefix mean: infra- beneath
What does the following Prefix mean: inter- between
What does the following Prefix mean: intra- into, within
What does the following Prefix mean: macro- large
What does the following Prefix mean: mal- bad
What does the following Prefix mean: meta- beyond, change
What does the following Prefix mean: micro- small
What does the following Prefix mean: neo- new
What does the following Prefix mean: pan- all
What does the following Prefix mean: para- abnormal, beside, near
What does the following Prefix mean: per- through
What does the following Prefix mean: peri- surrounding
What does the following Prefix mean: poly- many, much
What does the following Prefix mean: post- after, behind
What does the following Prefix mean: pre- before, in front of
What does the following Prefix mean: pro- before, forward
What does the following Prefix mean: pseudo- false
What does the following Prefix mean: re- back, again
What does the following Prefix mean: retro- behind, backward
What does the following Prefix mean: sub- under
What does the following Prefix mean: supra- above, upper
What does the following Prefix mean: syn-, sym- together, with
What does the following Prefix mean: tachy- fast
What does the following Prefix mean: trans- across, through
What does the following Prefix mean: ultra- beyond, excess
What does the following Prefix mean: uni- one
abductor Muscle that leads a limb away from the body.
adductor Muscle that leads a limb toward the body.
anabolism Process of building up proteins in cells.
anoxia Without oxygen.
ante cibum (a.c.) Before meals.
anteflexion Bending forward.
apnea Without breathing.
bilateral Pertaining to both or two sides.
bradycardia Slow heartbeat, usually less than 60 beats per minute.
congenital anomaly Abnormality present at birth; birth defect.
contralateral Affecting the opposite side of a part of the body.
dehydration Excessive loss of water.
dialysis Separation of nitrogenous wastes from the blood when kidneys no longer function.
dyspnea Difficult breathing.
ectopic pregnancy Pregnancy that is not in the normal location (uterus); a fallopian tube is the most common ectopic site.
endocardium The inner lining of the heart.
hemiglossectomy Removal (resection) of half the tongue.
hypodermic injection Placement of a needle below the skin.
infracostal Pertaining to below the ribs.
intravenous Pertaining to within a vein.
macrocephaly Condition of a larger than normal head.
malignant Cancerous; harmful.
metacarpal bones Hand bones.
neonatal Pertaining to a newborn infant.
pancytopenia Deficiency of all blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelates).
percutaneous Pertaining to through the skin.
periosteum Membrane surrounding a bone.
polyneuritis Inflammation of many nerves.
postmortem After death.
precancerous Pertaining to occurring before a malignant condition.
prenatal Pertaining to before birth.
pseudocyesis False pregnancy.
recombinant DNA Insertion of a gene (region of DNA) from an organism into the DNA of another organism.
retroperitoneal Pertaining to behind the peritoneum (membrane surrounding the abdominal cavity).
subacute Between acute (sharp, sudden, and severe) and chronic (lasting over a long period of time with little change of symptoms).
subcutaneous Pertaining to under the skin.
suprapubic Pertaining to above the pubic bones.
symphysis Bones that grow together separated by a piece of fibrocartilage. The pubic symphysis of the pelvis is an example.
syndactyly Fusion of fingers or toes; a congenital anomaly.
syndactyly Rapid breathing.
transurethral Pertaining to across or through the urethra.
unilateral Pertaining to one side.
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