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Ch.4 pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical terminology

Medical science terminology has a _____ in every word. root word
The ___ is a modifier attached to the end of the root word and the ___ is a modifier attached to the front of the root word. suffix, prefix
Red blood cells are called ___ and white blood cells are called ___. erythrocytes, leukocytes
Periocarditis means inflamation around the heart
A ____ is used to measure blood pressure. sphygmomanometer
Which is not part of the endocrine system? lacrimal glands
Which endocrine gland(s) is(are) located on the thyroid gland? parathyroid glands
The alimentary tract contains which organs? gastrointestinal tract, esophagus, and rectum
The hepatic and cystic ducts carry bile to the duodenum
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver
Which layer in the integumentary system is next to muscle tissue? subcutaneous
Which organ is not part of the lymphatic system? pancreas
Hemophilia is a condition where the blood does not clot normally
Flexor movement is expansion or outward movement by muscles
How many muscles are in the human body? more than 600
Which part of the nervous system controls the automatic function of the body? autonomic nervous system
The bones in the foot are ___ bones. appendicular
The skeletal system root word dactyl means finger or toe
Uterogenic means originationg in the uterus
Dysmenorrhea means menstrual pain
Alveoli are located in the lungs
The neuron is the basic functional unit in the ___ system. nervous
Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder
Otomycosis means a/an fungal ear infection
Lacrimal glands can be found in the eye
The prefix "pseudo" means false
Which class of drugs would be used to treat high blood pressure? antihypertensives
Which class of drugs would be used to treat an elevated lipid content in the blood? antihyperlipidemic agent
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