HCA220_Appendix_B[1] - Subcutaneous Neuropathy C In 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 to -ion Action, process, state or condition -osis Abnormal condition, disease Peri- Surrounding, around Hyper- Excessive, increased Brady- slow Post- After, behind Anti- against Dys- Bad, difficult, or painful Laryng/o- Larynx, throat HCA 220 Hepatic Intravenous Anesthesia Hematoma Hepatomegaly Appendicectomy
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Unformatted text preview: Subcutaneous Neuropathy 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 Etymo logy Study of word origins and derivations. Sentence: As you stated in the letter, you would like to know the etymology. Mastectomy Mast ectomy Surgery to remove a breast Sentence: My grandmother had a left mastectomy done. Neuroma Neur oma A growth or tumor of nerve tissue. Sentence: A nerve problem that is arising in the forefoot is called a neuroma. Tachycardia Trachy Card ia A rapid heart rate Sentence: When I was running I had a tachycardia. Endotracheal Endo Trache al A tube inserted into the trachea to provide a passageway for air. Sentence: When my daughter couldn’t breath they put an endotracheal to help her. HCA 220...
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