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HLHS 101 CH1 STUDY

STUDY GUIDE CH 1 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

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Medical language is made up primarily (but not exclusively) of words taken from which two ancient languages? Greek and Latin
Identify and define the PREFIX in the term antigen. anti- across
Identify and define the PREFIX in the term hypertrophic. hyper- over
Identify and define the ROOT in the term subcutaneous. cutane/o skin
Identify and define the SUFFIX in the term costochondritis. -itis inflammation
Identify and define correct pronunciation for the capitalized syllable in CYanosis. sai
The suffixes -algia and -dynia both mean: pain
Translate the suffix - emia. blood condition
Translate the suffix - graph. Instrument used to produce a record.
Translate the suffix -logy. study of
What is the meaning of the root hydr/o? water
What is the meaning of the suffix -oma? tumor
What is the meaning of the suffix -rrhaphy? suture
What is the meaning of the suffix -rrhexis? rupture
What is the meaning of the suffix -spasm? involuntary contraction
What is the ROOT in the term tachycardia? cardi
Which is the proper breakdown of the word parts in the term hemarthrosis? hem/arthr/osis
Which is the proper translation of angiogram? record of the blood vessels
Which is the proper translation of gastritis? inflammation of the stomach
Which term means "instrument for looking into a joint"? arthroscope
Which term means "surgical reconstruction of a vessel"? angioplasty
Which of the following prefixes are opposites? brady-, tachy-
Which of the following prefixes are opposites? hyper-, hypo-
When putting medical terms together, do NOT use a combining vowel: to join a root to a suffix that begins with a vowel.
Which of these correctly represents a medical term built with the following root and suffix? vas/o + spasm vasospasm
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