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Unformatted text preview: C. In the following activity, break the medical word into its word parts. Using the word parts, create a definition of the word. Write a sentence using the word in a medical context. Use the table to record your answers. Medical Word Prefix Combining form Suffix Definition Etymology Etym-ology The study Sentence: We should use dictionaries to learn the Etymology of new medical words. Mastectomy Mast-ectomy Surgical incision Sentence: If a person has breast cancer they may have to undergo a Mastectomy. Neuroma Neur/o-oma Growth of nerve tissue Sentence: Due to her car wreck she is suffering from Neuroma. Tachycardia Tachy Cardi/o-ia Condition of a fast heart Sentence: He has a medical condition called Tachycardia, this is when the heart has a abnormal fast rhythm. Endotracheal Endo-trache/o Windpipe Sentence: After the accident, Charlie needed a Endotracheal to help him breath. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2010 for the course HCA/220 12121212 taught by Professor Hern during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10