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

OTHA 1301 5d

HCC OT Medical Terminology Lesson 5 Medical Terms

biliary (bili ary) pertaining to the bile or pertaining collectively to the bile, bile ducts and gallbladder
biliary canal a tube (duct) through which the bile passes
biliary tract the region that secretes and transmits bile
biliousness (bili ous ness) a discomfort characterized by constipation, headache, and indigestion, attributed to an excess production of bile
antigen a substance that suppresses or opposes the coagulation of the blood
antibody (anti body) a physical substance either in the body or produced by the action of an antigen which will prevent, relieve, or destroy the effects of infections or poisonous substances in the blood or tissues
antacid (ant acid) a substance that counteracts or neutralizes acidity
cecum (cec um) a large pouch at the beginning of the large intestine with only one opening
cecotomy (cec otomy) cut into the pouch of the intestine
antimetic (anti met ic) preventing or relieving nausea and vomiting
anticoagulant (anti coagulant) a substance that suppresses or opposes the coagulation of the blood
cecectomy (cec ectomy) partically cut out
cecostomy (cec ostomy) provide with a mouth or artificial opening
cecopexy (cec o pexy) surgically fixed to the abdominal wall
cecoptosis (cec o ptosis) falling downward of displacement
cecitis (cec itis) inflammation of the cecum
cecorrhexis (cec o rrhexis) rupturing of the cecum
cecocele (cec o cele) hernia of the cecum
cecal (cec al) pertaining to the cecum
Created by: Duane T