Appendix B - C. In the following activity, break the...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch. 1 Complete activities A, B, & C, and post to the Individual forum. A. Use the word bank below to build the medical word that corresponds to each definition in problems 1-8. Click the grey box to begin typing. -ic -pathy hepat/o- an- -megaly sub- gastr/o- ven/o- esthes/o- cutane/o- -ectomy poly- hemat/o- -ous -ia -oma -ous neur/o- appendic/o- intra- 1. Pertaining to the liver 2. Pertaining to underneath the skin 3. Surgical removal of the appendix 4. Pertaining to within the vein 5. Disease of many nerves 6. Enlargement of the liver 7. Swelling of the blood 8. Condition of not feeling B. Define the following word parts. -ac Pertaining to -ar Pertaining to -ary Pertaining -ion Action condition -osis Condition process Peri- Around Hyper- Above more than normal Brady- Slow Post- After behind Anti- Against Dys- Painful Laryng/o- Voice box HCA 220 Hepat/o- Ven/o- An- Hemat/o- Hepat/o- Appendic/o- Cutane/o- Neur/o-
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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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