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A&P BASICS

MS.CABRERAS A&P BASICS

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THREE BASIC COMPONENT PARTS OF A WORD WORD ROOT, SUFFIX, AND PREFIX.
APPEARS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WORD ROOT PREFIX
APPEARS AT THE END OF THE WORD ROOT SUFFIX
ALL MEDICAL WORDS HAVE AT LEAST ONE... WORD ROOT
WHAT IS A COMBINING FORM? WORD ROOT+VOWEL
BASIC FOUNDATION OF A WORD WORD ROOT
NAME OF A DISEASE, ORGAN, PROCEDURE, OR BODY FUNCTION THAT IS DERIVED FROM THE NAME OF A PERSON EPONYM
SOME SUFFIXES CAN INDICATE SURGICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES SUCH AS.. SURGICAL PUNCTURES, PROCESS OF RECORDING, VIEWING WITH A SCOPE, AND/OR INCISION INTO.
COMBINING VOWEL USUALLY AN O OR AN I, USED TO COMBINE A ROOT WITH EITHER A SUFFIX, OR ANOTHER ROOT. EX: CARD (I) AC
PREFIXES CAN EXPRESS... NUMBERS, MEASUREMENTS, POSITION, DIRECTION, COLOR, OR NEGATIVE.
TERMS THAT END IN "A", FOR PLURAL ADD AN "E". EX: VERTEBRA(SINGULAR), VERTEBRAE (PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "IS", FOR PLURAL CHANGE IT TO.. "ES". EX: DIAGNOSIS(SINGULAR), DIAGNOSES(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "EX" OR "IX" FOR PLURAL REPLACE IT WITH.. "ICES". EX: CERVIX(SINGULAR), CERVICES (PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "ON" FOR PLURAL REPLACE IT WITH.. "I". EX: CRITERION(SINGULAR), CRITERIA(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "UM" FOR PLURAL REPLACE IT WITH... "A". EX: BACTERIUMSINGULAR), BACTERIA(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "US" FOR PLURAL, REPLACE WITH... "I". EX: BRONCHUS(SINGULAR), BRONCHI(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "ITIS", FOR PLURAL REPLACE WITH... "ITIDES". EX: ARTHRITIS(SINGULAR), ARTHRIDES(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "NX" FOR PLURAL REPLACE WITH... "NGES". EX: PHALANX(SINGULAR), "PHALANGES(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "Y" FOR PLURAL REPLACE WITH... "IES". EX: THERAPY(SINGULAR), THERAPIES(PLURAL)
TERMS THAT END IN "X" FOR PLURAL REPLACE WITH.... "CES". EX: THORAX(SINGULAR), THORACES(PLURAL)
Created by: Kayla41799