HCA220_Appendix_B - a definition of the word. Write a...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch. 1 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; condition -osis Condition; abnormal Condition; process Peri- Around Hyper- Above; more than normal Brady- Slow Post- after Anti- Against Dys- Painful, difficult, abnormal Laryng/o- Larynx (voice box) HCA 220 hepatic intravenous anesthesia hematoma hepatomegaly appendectomy subcutaneous polyneuropathy
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C. In the following activity, break the medical word into its word parts. Using the word parts, create
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Unformatted text preview: 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/o- ology The study of word orgins. Sentence: When studying for medical terms it is good to study some etymology. Mastectomy Mast/o ectomy Surgical removal of the breast Sentence My sister had to have a mastectomy when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Neuroma Neur/o oma Tumor or mass of the nerve Sentence: I have a friend that suffers from neuroma. Tachycardia Tachy Cardi/o ia The condition of a fast heart rate Sentence: People might experience tachycardia after running for miles. Endotracheal Endo Trache/o al Pertaining to within the trachea Sentence: An endotracheal is inserted into the the mouth and into the trachea for patients with breathing problems. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course HCA 220 220 taught by Professor Sumpter during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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