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Karina DominguezAHLT 100- Medical TerminologyFebruary 11, 2020Case 3: Cardiovascular System Case Report A.Word Analysis 1.Cardiology A. Combining form= cardi/o = HeartB. Suffix = -logy = Study ofC. Definition = Medical specialist who studies the heart.2.Defibrillator A. Prefix = de- = Without, out of, removal, from. B. Root = fibrill = Small fiberC. Suffix = -ator = Agent, instrument, person or thing that does something.D. Definition = Instrument for defibrillation.3.Ventricular A. Combining form = ventricul/o = Ventricle (of heart or brain)B. Suffix = -ar = Pertaining toC. Definition = Pertaining to a ventricle,4.Arrhythmia A. Prefix= a- = Not, withoutB. Root = rrhythm = Rhythm C. Sufflix = -ia = Condition D. Definition = Condition when the heart rhythm is abnormal. 5. Palpitations
Karina DominguezAHLT 100- Medical TerminologyFebruary 11, 2020