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What is the constant foundation and core of a medical term? root
Which word element appears at the beginning of the term? prefix
In the term dementia, the prefix means? without
What term has a suffix meaning study of? neurology
"Graphic record of the heart's electrical currents" is a definition for what word? electrocardiogram
What's the plural form of diagnosis? diagnoses
Medical term for the armpit? axilla
Medical specialty of diseases of the heart. cardiology
What does the term natal mean? pertaining to birth
What is the infection of lung tissue called? pneumonia
What does RUL stand for? right upper lobe
What does dementia mean? Chronic, progressive, irreversible loss of intellectual and mental functions.
What does the suffix ia mean? condition
True or false. A suffix changes the meaning of a term. True.
What does the prefix pre mean? before
What is the plural form of vertebra? vertebrae
What is a term that contains a suffix meaning structure? myocardium
What does the prefix in the word intravenous mean? within
What is a neurologist? Medical specialist in disorders of the nervous system.
What does the prefix bi mean? two
What is opposite of anterior? posterior
What is anterior located on the body? The front surface of the body
What is the opposite of caudal? Cephalic
What part of the body is caudal? pertaining to or nearer to the tailbone
Cephalic is which part of the body? Pertaining to or nearer to the head
What is the opposite of distal? Proximal
Where is the distal part of your body? situated away from the center of the body.
What is the same as dorsal? Posterior
Where on your body is dorsal? Pertaining to the back or situated behind
Lateral is opposite of what? Medial
Lateral is located where on the body? Situated at the side of a structure.
Where is medial located? Nearer to the middle of the body
What is the opposite of prone? Supine
Prone is when the body is what? Lying face down, flat on your belly.
Proximal is located where on the body? situated nearest to the center of the body.
What is supine? Lying face up, flat on your spine.
What does the root thorac- mean? it means chest
What does the root crani- mean? skull
Histology is the study of what? The study of tissue
What is the function of muscles? For movement
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