Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Med Termi Mid-term

Mod 1-9 Medical Terminology basics

Root foundation of the word; each term can have more than one
suffix the end of the word
combining vowel links the root to the suffix, or the root to another root; most common vowel used is 'o'.
Where do you start reading the medical term? start at the suffix and then go back t the beginning of the term.
When the suffix beings with a vowel, like '-itis', you need to ____________ drop the 'o'
If the terms contains two or more roots, related to parts of the body, what is the determining factor of which root comes first in the term? Anatomic position often determines which root comes first. Example the stomach receives food first, before the small intestines; hence gastroenterology.
Combining form combination of the root word & combining vowel
Prefix word beginning
Most medical terms are derived from _________ and _________ roots. Greek & Latin
Created by: lfrancois