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Chap. 1 Terms

QuestionAnswer
AB- prefix meaning away from
DYS- prefix meaning difficult, painful or bad
ENDO- prefix meaning within or inside
HYPER- prefix meaning elevated, higher, or more than normal
INTER- prefix meaning between
POLY- prefix meaning many or excessive
PRE- prefix meaning before
SUB- prefix meaning below, under or less
A- prefix meaning without or no
AN- prefix meaning without or no
AD- prefix meaning toward
ANTI- prefix meaning against
EU- prefix meaning good, easy, normal
EX- OR EXO- prefix meaning without, out of, outside or away from
ECTO- prefix meaning outside
HYPO- prefix meaning depressed, lower or less than normal
INTRA- prefix meaning within
OLIGO- prefix meaning scant or little
POST- prefix meaning after
SUPER- AND SUPRA- prefix meaning above, beyond or excessive
ABDUCTION to take away fm the midline
EMETIC pertaining to vomiting
DYSPHAGIA difficulty eating or swallowing
ENDOCRINE to secrete internally
ENDOPARASITE a parasite that lives within the body
HYPERGLYCEMIA elevated amounts of blood sugar (blood glucose)
INTERCOSTAL between the ribs
POLYURIA excessive amount or frequency of urination
PREANESTHETIC before anesthesia
SUBLINGUAL under the tongue
ATRAUMATIC without injury
ANURIA absence of urine
ADDUCTION move toward the midline
ANTIEMETIC prevents or stops vomiting
EUTHYROID having a normally functioning thyroid
EXOCRINE to secrete externally (via a duct)
ECTOPARASITE a parasite on the outside of the body
HYPOGLYCEMIA low amounts of blood sugar blood glucse)
INTRAMUSCULAR within the muscle
OLIGURIA scant amount or little frequency of urine
POSTANESTHETIC after anesthesia
SUPERNUMERARY more than the regular number
SUPRASCAPULAR above the shoulder blade
WHERE IS A PREFIX FOUND? beginning of word
WHERE IS A SUFFIX FOUND? at the end of the word
WHAT IS A ROOT WORD? word part that gives the meaning of the word
EPI- prefix meaning upper
EXTRA- prefix meaning outside
INFRA- prefix meaning below or beneath
INTRA- prefix meaning within
META- prefix meaning beyond
PERI- prefix meaning around
PERIOPERATIVE around the time of an operation
ARTHROSCOPE instrument used to visually examine a joint
GASTRITIS inflammation of the stomach
GASTR/O combining form for stomach
ENTER/O combining form for small intestine
PANLEUKOPENIA A DEFICIENCY OF ALL TYPES OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS
PAN- PREFIX MEANING ALL
LEUK/O COMBINING FORM MEANING WHITE
-PENIA SUFFIX MEANING DEFICIENCY OR REDUCTION IN NUMBER
PER- PREFIX MEANING THROUGHOUT
SUB- PREFIX MEANING BELOW, UNDER OR DECREASED
TRANS- PREFIX MEANING ACROSS
ULTRA- PREFIX MEANING ABOVE, INCREASED, OR MORE THAN NORMAL
-TOMY SUFFIX MEANING CUTTING INTO OR INCISION
-STOMY SUFFIX MEANING A SURGICALLY CREATED OPENING
-ECTOMY SUFFIX MEANING SURGICAL REMOVAL OR EXCISION
-PEXY SUFFIX MEANING SUTURE TO STABALIZE
-PLASTY SUFFIX MEANING SURGICAL REPAIR
-CENTESIS SUFFIX MEANING SURGICAL PUNCTURE TO REMOVE FLUID OR GAS
-GRAM SUFFIX MEANING RECORD OF
-GRAPH SUFFIX MEANING INSTRUMENT THAT RECORDS
-GRAPHY SUFFIX MEANING PROCEDURE THAT RECORDS
-LYSIS SUFFIX MEANING SEPARATION OR BREAKDOWN
-SCOPE SUFFIX MEANING INSTRUMENT USED TO EXAMINE
-SCOPY SUFFIX MEANING PROCEDURE TO EXAMINE
-THERAPY SUFFIX MEANING TREATMENT
-RRHAGIA OR -RRHAGE SUFFIX MEANING BURSTING FORTH
-RRHAPHY SUFFIX MEANING TO SUTURE
-RRHEA SUFFIX MEANING FLOW, DISCHARGE
-RRHEXIS SUFFIX MEANING RUPTURE
GASTROTOMY INCISION INTO THE STOMACH
GASTROSTOMY SUGRICALLY CREATED OPENING BETWEEN THE STOMACH AND THE BODY SURFACE
GASTRECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE STOMACH
MASTECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE BREAST OR MAMMARY GLANDS
GASTROPEXY SURGICALLY STABILIZING THE STOMACH TO THE ABDOMINAL WALL
RHINOPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE NOSE
COLOSTOMY SURGICALLY CREATED OPENING BETWEEN THE COLON AND THE BODY SURFACE
LAPAROTOMY INCISION INTO THE ABDOMEN
CYSTOCENTESIS PUNCTURING THE BLADDER WITH A NEEDLE TO REMOVE URINE
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM THE ECG HARD COPY RECORD
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH THE MACHINE THAT RECORDS THE ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF THE HEART
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY THE PROCEDURE USED TO RECORD THE ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF THE HEART
URINALYSIS SEPARATION OF THE URINE INTO ITS PARTS
ENDOSCOPE INSTRUMENT USED TO VISUALLY EXAMINE INSIDE THE BODY
CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT WITH CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES OR DRUGS
HEMORRHAGE BURSTING FORTH OF BLOOD FROM THE VESELS
DIARRHEA COMPLETE DISCHARGE OF THE BOWELS
MYORRHEXIS RUPTURE OF THE MUSCLE
CARDIAC HEART
RENAL KIDNEY
OVARIAN OVARY
LUMBAR LOWER BACK
ALIMENTARY GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
LARYNGEAL LARYNX
ENTERIC INTESTINES
UTERINE UTERUS
CUTANEOUS SKIN
-ALGIA OR -DYNIA SUFFIX MEANING PAIN
-ITIS SUFFIX MEANING INFLAMMATION
-MALACIA SUFFIX MEANING ABNORMAL SOFTENING
-MEGALY SUFFIX MEANING ENLARGEMENT
-OSIS SUFFIX MEANING ABNORMAL CONDITION
-PATHY SUFFIX MEANING DISEASE
-SCLEROSIS SUFFIX MEANING ABNORMAL HARDENING
-UM SUFFIX MEANING STRUCTURE
OVARI/O OVARY
HYSTERI/O UTERUS
HEPATITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER
CARDIOMEGALY ENLARGEMENT OF THE HEART
CARDIOSIS AN ABNORMAL CONDITION OF THE HEART
ENTEROPATHY DISEASE OF THE SMALL INTESTINE
ARTERIOSCLEROSIS ABNORMAL HARDENING OF THE ARTERIES
PERICARDIUM THE STRUCTURE SURROUNDING THE HEART
CYANOTIC BLUE DISCOLORATION
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