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Medical Terms

Medical Terminology

QuestionAnswer
Joint pain arthralgia
Recording of the heart cardiography
Removal of the uterus hysterectomy
Surgical repair of the mouth stomatoplasty
Visual examination of the stomach gastroscopy
Abnormal softening of the bone osteomalacia
Inflammation of the larynx laryngitis
Incision into the chest thoracotomy
Abnormal enlargement of the liver hepatomegaly
Surgical reattachment of a joint arthropexy
Involuntary contraction of the eyelid blepharospasm
Pain in the ear otalgia
Painful menstruation dysmenorrhea
Drooping tongue glossoptosis
narrowing -stenosis
hardening -sclerosis
abnormal enlargement -megaly
immature cell -blast
hernia, tumor -cele
movement -kinesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid -centesis
creation of a new opening -stomy
visual condition -opsia
many or much poly-
away from ab-
above supra-
individual idio-
outside exo-
small micro-
against anti-
false -pseudo
white alb-
Laryngospasm involuntary contraction of the larynx
Hematemesis vomiting of blood
Cheiloschisis splitting of the lip
Akinesia without movement
Epigastralgia pain above the stomach
Glossodynia pain in the tongue
Acrodynia pain in the extremities
Cystoptosis drooping bladder
Inflammation of the appendix appendicitis
Inflammation around a nerve perineuritis
abnormal softening of a gland adenomalacia
Pertaining to through the skin percutaneous
Pertaining to within a muscle intramuscular
Instrument used to record brain activity encephalograph
Excessive discharge from the stomach gastrorrhagia
Surgical repair of the stomach gastroplasty
Discharge from the nose rhinorrhea
The right and left ventricles are Pumping chambers
The right and left atriums are Receiving chambers
Systole is what phase of the heartbeat Contraction
The purpose of the Atria To collect blood
The purpose of the ventricles To pump blood
Blood pressure is Pressure exerted by blood on walls of arteries
A blood pressure cuff is called Sphygmomanometer
The SA node establishes Basic rhythm of the Heart
Diastole is what phase of the heartbeat Relaxation
An examination of the pulse Sphygmoscopy
Contraction of a vessel Vasospasm
Inflammation of the Aorta Aortitis
Inflammation of the heart muscle Myocarditis
Primary myocardial disease Cardiomyopathy
Skeletal Muscle attaches to bones and tendons
Skeletal muscle operates under conscious control
I AM THE MAIN PART OF A MEDICAL TERM root word
I AM LOCATED AT THE BEGINNING OF A WORD PREFIX
I USUALLY INDICATE PROCEDURE, CONDITION, DISEASE SUFFIX
I AM USUALLY AN O AND I AID IN PRONINCIATION COMBINING VOWEL
I MEAN INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER HEPATITIS
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