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Unformatted text preview: HR 105 Medical Terminology Truyn Mosher Chapter 10 Assignment Word Division Divide each term into all its word elements and give the meaning of each element (1 point per element). Example: hysterectomy – hyster=uterus, ectomy-­‐surgical removal. 1. athero/scler/osis________________athero=fatty; -­‐sclero=hard, sclera of the eye;_____________ _________________________________________-­‐osis=condition______________________________________________ 2. arterio/rrhexis__________________ arterio=artery; -­‐rrhexis=rupture___________________________ 3. cardio/myo/pexy________________cardio=heart; -­‐myo=muscle; -­‐pexy=surgical Oixation____ 4. brady/card/ia____________________brady=slow; -­‐card=heart; -­‐ia=condition of_______________ 5. coron/ary_________________________coron=heart; -­‐ary=pertaining to, relating to______________ 6. thrombo/phleb/itis______________thrombo=clot; -­‐phleb=vein; -­‐itis=inOlammation__________ 7. peri/card/itis_____________________peri=around; -­‐card=heart; -­‐itis=inOlammation___________ 8. megalo/card/ia___________________megalo=enlargement; -­‐card=heart; -­‐ia=condition of____ 9. tomo/graphy______________________tomo=to cut; -­‐graphy=process of recording_____________ 10. isch/emia__________________________isch=to hold back, back; -­‐emia= blood condition________ (NOTE: isch/o is not in the book. Use your investigative skills.) Word Building Using only the word elements in the lists provided, create medical terms with the indicated meanings. (1 point per element) Pre1ixes dys-­‐ echo-­‐ endo-­‐ hyper-­‐ Combining Forms angi/o cardi/o cyan/o hem/o lipid/o my/o orth/o vascul/o card/o Suf1ixes -­‐ar -­‐emia -­‐graphy -­‐ic -­‐itis -­‐kinetic -­‐osis -­‐pathy -­‐pnea -­‐stasis 1. An excessive level of fats in the blood______________________________hyperlipidemia___________ 2. Disease of the heart muscle_________________________________________cardiomyopathy__________ 3. InOlammation of the inner lining of the heart______________________endocarditis______________ 4. Diagnostic procedure using ultrasound waves passing through the heart ____________________________________________________________________________echocardiography________ 5. Pertaining to the heart and blood vessels__________________________cardiovascular____________ 6. The stopping of bleeding____________________________________________hemostasis________________ 7. Condition where breathing is only comfortable while sitting up_________orthopnea________ 8. Pertaining to the motion of vessels______________angiokinetic_____(older medical term)_____ 9. Condition of blue discoloration of the skin_________________________cyanosis__________________ ...
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