HCA 220 MED VOCAB CH. 1 - a definition of the word Write a...

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Hepat/o- Sub- -Ectomy Intra- Poly- -Megaly- Cutane/o- An- 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 muscular -ary Pertaining to urine. -ion Action;condition -osis Abnormal condition Peri- Around Hyper- Above, more than normal Brady- Slow Post- After, Behind Anti- Against Dys- Painful,difficult, abnormal Laryng/o- Voice box HCA 220
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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 Prefi x Combining form Suffix Definition Etymology Ety logy Study of word orgins. Sentence: I used etymology to learn where medical words originated from. Mastectomy Mast Ectomy Surgical resection of part or all of the breast Sentence:My mother had to have a mastectomy due to the tumor in her left breast. Neuroma Nerve Tumor, Mass Benign tumor of a nerve Sentence: I have neuroma in my nerves but it is okay because it is benign. Tachycardia Tachy cardia Fast heartbeat Sentence: The man went into tachycardia with a heart rate of 180 bpm before he passed away. Endotracheal Endo trache Medical procedure of inserting a tube between the vocal cord and the larynx Sentence: On the ambulance we had to insert an Endotracheal tube to establish an airway for our patient who was not breathing. HCA 220...
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