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1. The word part that contains the fundamental meaning of a word is the: root word "stem word" 2. In the medical term 'intra/ven/ous', -ven- is the: word root or stem word 3. The word part attached to the beginning of a word root in order to modify its meaning is called a(n): prefix 4. In the medical term 'arthr/itis', -itis is the: suffix 5. The word part attached to the end of a word root in order to modify its meaning is the: suffix 6. The most common combining vowel is: 'o' 7. In the divided medical term 'arthr/o/pathy', "o" is the: combining vowel "used with both the stem word and suffix" 8. In the divided medical term 'sub/hepat/ic', which part is the prefix and which part is the suffix? sub- and -ic 9. The combining form of a stem word is usually made of two component parts, the _____ _____ and _____ _____: word root and combining vowel 10. In the divided medial term 'osteopor/o/sis', the slash lines (/) indicate that the vowel "o” may be used as part of which word parts? por- and -osis 11. The phrase, refers to or _____, is a generalized actual meaning (not a literal meaning) used for the suffixes -a, -ia, -iac, -al, -ar, -ic, -is, -on, -os, -us, -ium, and -um. pertains to 12. Verb variations of a stem word usually describe: action taken, condition, or state 13. Adjectives usually modify a noun (thing named) denoting quality, quantity, extent, or _____ . distinction of the object from something else 14. Breaking a compound term into component word parts (usually with its combining vowel or vowels) is called: fracturing 15. What cellular organelle contains chromosomes and has the literal meaning "nut"? nucleus 16. The combining form or term that literally means "internal organs" is: viscer/o- 17. The abdominal cavity contains the: liver 18. My/o- is the combining form of a word part that means: muscle 19. The combining form hist/o- means: tissue or web-like 20. A body part which is formed of two or more types of body tissue and performs one or more specific functions is called a(n) ________: organ 21. The suffix –plas/ia is a compound suffix (2 or more parts) that refers to: formation, growth or development 22. Bone is described as _____ tissue. connective 23. The combining form that means "cause of (disease)" is: eti/o Caduceus International Publishing :: Welcome .. 1 of 5
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course HLTH 314 taught by Professor Ballard during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M.

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