Appendix B - hepatomegaly appendectomy subcutaneous...

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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 the heart -ar pertaining to the muscke -ary pertaining to urine -ion an action such as the digestion of food -osis abnormal condition or process Peri- pertaining to around the time of birth Hyper- more than normal Brady- slow Post- after or behind Anti- against Dys- painful, difficult, abnomral Laryng/o- larynx HCA 220 hepatic intravenous anesthesia hematoma
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Unformatted text preview: hepatomegaly appendectomy subcutaneous polyneuropathy 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/0-logy The study of word origin Sentence: The study of word origins and derivations. Mastectomy mast/o-ectomy Pertaining to surgical removal of breasts. Sentence: A patient with breast cancer may have to have a mastectomy. Neuroma Neur/o-oma Tumor of the nerve Sentence: I was recently treated for a Neuroma in my right foot. Tachycardia Tachy cardi/o-ia fast heart condition Sentence: My doctor said that I had a Tachycardia. Endotracheal Endo trache al Within or through the trachea Sentence: When you go in for surgery they put in an Endotracheal tube for the administration of anesthesia. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course HCA 220 220 taught by Professor Sumpter during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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