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MT EXAM 1

Chapters 1-6

TermDefinition
Root The main or core meaning of the word
Combining form A vowel that connects other word elements together
Prefix A word element that goes before the root; can change the meaning of the word
Suffix A word element that goes after the root; can change the meaning of the word
-itis inflammation
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-scopy visual exam
-desis fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-chezia to pass a stool
-crit to separate
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-lysis destruction
-oma mass, tumor
-philia attraction
-ptysis spit
-rrhage to flow profusely
-rrhoid to flow
-uria urine
-centesis surgical puncture
-ectomy surgical removal
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy surgical suture
-stomy surgical formation of an opening
-tomy surgical incision
-tripsy crushing
-algia pain
-ectasis dilation
-edema accumulation of fluid in the tissues
-emesis vomiting
-genesis to form/produce
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-penia lack of, deficiency
-phobia fear of
-stenosis narrowing
suffixes that mean pertaining to: al, ac, ary, ior, tic
-iatry treatment, medical specialty
-ician specialist, expert
-icle small, minute
-ist specialist, expert
-istry medical specialty
-ole small, minute
-ule small, minute
peri- around
endo- within/inside
epi- above
hypo- below
ante- before
anti- against
circum- around
exo- outside, outward
hyper- above, excess
inter- between
intra- inside, within
para- adjacent, alongside
post- after
pre- before
retro- backward
supra- above, excessive
trans- across, through
ultra- higher, beyond
bi- two, twice, double
brady- slow
tachy- fast, rapid
di- two
eu- normal
hemi- half
macro- large
micro- small
mono- one
multi- many
pan- all
poly- excessive
primi- first
quadri- four
tri- three
uni- single, one
ab- away from
ad- towards
ante- coming before, in front of
post- coming after, behind
sub- under, beneath
syn- coming together
medical Latin; pertaining to the practice of medicine
care English; to worry; to look after and tend to
breath English; single cycle of inhaling and exhaling
cough English; to expel breath from your lungs
mucus Latin; clear, sticky secretion
record Latin; to remember; an account of a patients medical history
patient English; to suffer/ to undergo; person who is under medical treatment
knee Englsih; an angular shape; joint or junction between upper and lower leg
apex Latin; tip or summit
patent Latin; open or exposed
quadrant Latin; quarter
umbilicus Latin; navel or belly button
toxin Greek; poison
lymph Latin; clear spring water
breech English; buttocks
specialist Latin; of a given species; one who devotes professional attention to a particular subject or area
-um structure
Color of Roots and combining forms pink
Color of prefixes green
Color of Suffixes blue
Singular ending -a Plural ending -ae
Singular ending -ax Plural ending -aces
Singular ending -en Plural ending -ina
Singular ending -ex Plural ending -ices
Singular ending -is Plural ending -es or -ides
Singular ending -ix Plural ending -ices
Singular ending -ma Plural ending -mata
Singular ending -um Plural ending -a
Singular ending -on Plural ending -a
Singular ending -us Plural ending -i
Singular ending -x Plural ending -ges
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