Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Med Term ASA Unit 8

a-(an-) not, without
alges/o(ia) pain sensation
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
ather/o fatty, porridgelike
audi/o hearing
brady- slow
card/i/o heart
cyt/o cell
dys- difficult, painful
-ectasia dilation, dilatation
electr/o electricity
-emia condition in the blood
enter/o intestine
esthesi/o feeling, sensation
fibr/o fibrous tissue
hemangi/o blood vessel
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
lip/o fat
-lysis destruction
my/o muscle
narc/o sleep
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
-oma tumor
para- abnormal, near, beside, beyond
-pathy disease
-penia abnormally low number, lack of
pharmac/o drugs, medications
phas/0 (ia) speech
phleb/o vein
-phobia abnormal fear
phon/o (ia) voice, sounds
psych/o mind, mental process
-rrhexis rupture
salping/o fallopian tubes, uterine tubes
scler/o (ia) hard, hardening
sympath/o sympathetic nervous system
tachy- fast
thromb/o clot
ven/i vein
algesia condition of pain sensitivity
algesimeter instrument for measuring level of pain
algesia condition of pain sensitivity
algesimeter instrument for measuring level of pain
anesthesia condition with no sensation
analgesia condition without pain
anesthesiology science of studying the administration of anesthetics
anesthesia condition with no sensation
anesthetic agent that produces loss of sensation
anesthesiology science of studying the administration of anesthetics
anesthetic agent that produces loss of sensation
angiectasia dilation of a vessel
angioblast immature vessel cell
angiogram x-ray of a vessel
angiolysis vessel destruction
angioma vessel tumor
angiopathy vessel disease
angioplasty surgical repair of a vessel
angiorrhexis rupture of a vessel
angiosclerosis hardening of a vessel
angioscopy process of looking into a vessel using a scope
arteriectesis dilation of an artery
arteriofibrosis condition of fibrous growth in the arteries
arteriorrhexis rupture of an artery
arteriosclerosis hardening of the arteries
atheroma fatty tissue tumor inside a large vessel
atherosclerosis fatty deposits on medium to large vessels, causing hardening
autonomic self-controlling, stress response center of the nervous system
cardiorrhexis rupture of the heart
cystorrhexis rupture of the bladder
cytolysis cell destruction
dysesthesia difficult or painful sensation
electronneuromyography processes of making an image of nerve & muscle function using electricity
enterorrhexis rupture of the small intestine
esthesiometer instrument used to measure the amount of sensation
fibroma fibrous tumor
hemarthrosis blood in a joint
hematocrit measurement of percent blood formed elements
hematologist physician specialist in blood disorders
hematology specialty of studying the blood
hematolysis destruction of blood (hemolysis)
hematophobia abnormal fear of blood
hepatorrhexis rupture of the liver
hyperesthesia oversensitivity to touch (may be painful)
hyperplasia abnormal over growth of cells
hypoesthesia below normal ability to feel (touch)
hysterorrhexia rupture of the uterus
ischemia condition in which blood flow to tissue is temporaily slowed or stopped
lipolysis lipid distruction
metrorrhexis rupture of uterine tissues
myoblast immature muscle cell
myocardial pertaining to the heart muscle (myocardial)
myocarditis inflammation of the myocardium
myograph instrument used to make a picture of muscle function
myolysis muscle tissue destruction
myoma muscle tumor
myopathy muscle disease
myosclerosis hardening of the muscle
narcolepsy seizures of uncontrolled sleep
narcosis condition of being affected by narcotics
narcotic analgesic & sleep-producing drug
neurologist physician specialist in nervous system disorders
neurolysis nerve destruction
neuroma nerve tumor
neuropathy nerve disease
neurosis nerve condition characterized by anxiety & phobias
neurosurgeon physician specialist who performs surgery on the brain
parahepatitis inflammation near the liver
paralgesia pain in the lower body
paralgia abnormal pain
paralysis loss of muscle function & sensation
paranephritis inflammation near the kidney
parasympathetic nerves that return the body to normal following stress
pharmacist specialist in drug therapy & dispensing drugs
pharmacology study of drug therapy
phlebectesia dilation of a vein
phlebectomy excision of a vein
phlebography process of taking an x-ray of a vein
phleboplasty surgical repair of a vein
phleborrhexis rupture of a vein
psychiatrist physician specialist in treatment of mental disorders
psychology study of the mind & mental process
psychomotor mental process that control movement
psychotherapy therapy for mental disorders
psychotropic agent that affects mental processes
thromboangitis blood clot in a vessel causing inflammation
thrombocytopenia lack of platelets
thrombogenic pertaining to producing clots
thrombolymphangitis inflammantion of a lymph vessel caused by a clot
thrombolysis clot destruction
thrombophlebitis inflammation of a vein caused by a clot(thrombus)
venipuncture incision into a vein with a needle to remove a venous blood(phlebotomy)
The suffix for twitching or involuntary contraction -spasm
Phlebo is the combining form used for: Vein
Define the term neurologist A specialist who would diagnose nervous system disorders
If the oxygen demand of the heart cannot be adequately met, chest pain can occur. Give the medical term for chest pain Angina Pectois
A thrombus may block or _________ a blood vessel Occlude
The synonym for phlebotomy is: venipuncture
An angioplasty is used to repair what vessel
The prefix which means "beside, beyond, near, and abnormal is: Para-
What combining form is used to indicate fat in the blood vessel Ather/o
Give the combining form for muscle Myo
Correctly spell the medical term for the process of making an image of muscle function Electromyography, myography, electroneuromyography
Correctly spell the medical term for any disease of a vessel Angiopathy
Correctly spell the medical term for the study of the nervous system Neurology
Correctly spell the medical term for a sleep producing drug Narcotic
Correctly spell the medical term for hardening of an artery Arteriosclerosis
Correctly spell the medical term for surgical crushing of a nerve Neurotripsy
Correctly spell the medical term for destruction (dissolving) a blood clot Thrombolysis
Correctly spell the medical term for herniation of the spinal cord myelocele
Correctly spell the medical term for defective development of cartilage Chondrodysplasia
Correctly spell the medical term for physician specialist treating mental disorders Psychiatrist
Correctly spell the medical term for severe mental condition that may inculde delusions psychosis, schizophrenia
Correctly spell the medical term for specialist licensed to dispense medication Pharmacist
Correctly spell the medical term for an instrument to examine a vessel Angioscopy
Correctly spell the medical term for without or lack of sensation Anesthesia
Correctly spell the medical term for condition without pain Analgesia
Correctly spell the medical term for inflammation near the kidney Paranephritis
Correctly spell the medical term for medication that affects mental process Psychotropic
Correctly spell the medical term for paralysis of the lower half of the body Paraplegia
Medical term for hardening of the blood bessel due to fatty porridge-like substance Atherosclerosis
Medical term for tumor composed of muscle and fibrous tissue Myofibroma
Medical term for slow movement Kinesialgia, Dyskinesia
Medical term for out-flow pathway Efferent
Medical term for benign tumor or a blood vessel (like a port wine birthmark) hemangioma
Medical term for formation of a thrombus Thrombogenesis
Define the medical term arteriorrhexis Rupture of an artery
Define the medical term Paroxysmal Sudden onset
Define the medical term psychoneurosis pcychological condition characterized by anxiety(fear), thoughts and behaviors to reduce fears
Define the medical term angiolysis Destruction of a vessel
Define the medical term infarction Necrosis of the tissue
Define the medical term myoblast embryonic or immature muscle cell
Define the medical term hematocrit Percentage of blood occupied by red blood cells
Define the medical term thrombolymphangitis inflammation of a blood vessel caused by a clot
Define the medical term phlebbectasia stretching of dilation of a vein
Define the medical term parasympathetic Functional part of the autonomic nervous system that returns the body to normal state following stress
Give the correct abbreviation for Arteriosclerotic heart disease ASHD
Give the correct abbreviation for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft CABG
Give the correct abbreviation for trancutaneous electric nerve stimulation TENS
Give the correct abbreviation for neurologic vital signs NVS
Give the correct abbreviation for activities of daily living ADL
Give the correct abbreviation for electromyogram EMG
Give the correct abbreviation for Range of Motion ROM
Give the correct abbreviation for prothrombin time pro time, pt
Give the correct abbreviation for high-density lipoprotein HDL
Created by: Paul Mayuiers
Popular Clinical Skills sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards