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CH 1 Q#51-100

Medical assisting review CH 1 51-100

QuestionAnswer
Macroglossia means large tongue
Inflammation of the gums is gingivitis
The condition in which an individual experiences an involuntary and unpreddictable flow of urine is incontinence
Tachy- is a prefix meaning fast
A prefix meaning "slow" is brady-
Stomato- is a combining form meaning mouth
Phas/o is a combining form meaning speech
As a suffix, -cylsis means irrigation
Hepat/o- is a combining meaning liver
A suffix meaning "crushing" is -tripsy
Diplo- is a combining form that means double
A combining form that means "lip" is cheilo-
Kinesio- is a combining form that means movement
Litho- is a combining form that means stone
A combining form that means " pus" is py/o
Centesis is a word element meaning puncture
Ot/o is a combining form that means ear
A prefix meaning "toward" is ad-
Dactylo- is a combining form that means fingers and toes
The color blue may be expressed by the combining form cyan/o
Men/o is a combining form that means menses
Xanth/o- is used in medical terms to represent the color yellow
Hidro- is a combining form that means sweat
The word that best describe the putting together of simpler compounds derived from nutrients into living organized materials usable by the body cells is anabolism
As a suffix, -mia refers to a condition of blood
As a suffix, -stasis means stoppage
Colp/o- is a combining form that means vagina
Necr/o- is a combining form that refers to death
"Ectopic" is a term used to mean misplaced
Home/o- is used in medical terms to mean same
Crypt/o- is a combining form that means hidden
An oncologist is concerned with tumors
A word that means "prolapse of organs" is visceroptosis
A medical term that means "blushing" is erythroderma
A word meaning "fever" pyrexia
A combining form that means "abdominal wall" is laparo-
An abnormal lack of appetite results in anorexia
"Suprarenal" means above the kidney
The word "malaise" means discomfort and uneasiness
A word that means "moving away from a midline" is abduction
A word that means "self-destructing" is autolysis
A word that means "turning forward" is anteversion
"Retrosternal" means behind the sternum
A word that means "inflammation of tissues near the vagina" is paracolpitis
Low blood sugar is hypoglycemia
The prefix con- means with
The prefix dis- means free of
The prefix epi- means upon
Ankylo- is a combining form that means stiff
Carpo- is a combining form referring to the bones of the wrist
Created by: jswisegood