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section 2 - lesson 5

The Language of Health Care

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The word part found at the beginning of a word to change or add to its meaning is called Prefix
The word part found at the end of a word to change or add to its meaning is called Suffix
This provides the basic meaning or foundation of the word. Word root
Gerontology means the study of aging
Which word means the front of the body? - ventral - dorsal Ventral
The term meaning closest to the point of attachment is... - distal -proximal Proximal
Cells that are specialized to produce body fluids like mucus are called... - nerve cells - epithelial cells Epithelial cells
What does Bradycardia mean? slow pulse
What does Hypertension mean? high blood pressure
What does Dysuria mean? painful urination
What does tachycardia mean? rapid pulse
What does polyuria mean? excessive urine
The excision of a breast is called.. Mastectomy
The record produced by electrocardiography is called.... Electrocardiogram
The inflammation of the bronchi is called... Bronchitis
The study of blood is called... Hematology
The insufficient quantity or quality of blood is called... Anemia
What organ is part of the Cardiovascular system? Heart
What organ is part of the Endocrine system? Pituitary gland
What organ is part of the Gastrointestinal (digestive) system? Stomach
What organ is part of the Integumentary system? Skin
What organ is part of the Skeletal system? Bones
What organ is part of the Muscular system? muscles
What organ is part of the Nervous system? Brain
What organ is part of the Reproductive system? Genitals
What organ is part of the Respiratory system? Lungs
What organ is part of the Urinary system? kidneys
What are Epithelial tissue? a group of cells that have the ability to absorb, secrete fluids, excrete waste products and protect.
What are Nervous tissue? is tissue that is found in special sense organs like eyes, ears and taste buds
Name three kinds of muscle tissue. Skeletal Muscle, Cardiac Muscle, Smooth Muscle
What are Connective tissues they form blood, bone & fibrous & elastic tissues to hold the skin on the body, attach muscles to bones, & support delicate cells throughout the body
Created by: ambuhs