HCA220_Appendix_B2

HCA220_Appendix_B2 - 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 Pertaining to Peri- Around Hyper- Above; more than normal Brady- Slow Post- After; Anti- Against Dys- Painful; difficulty, abnormal Laryng/o- Combining form HCA 220 Hepatic venous anesthesia hematoma hepatomegaly appendectomy subcutaneous poluneuropathy
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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 logy The study of word origins and derivations. Sentence: People use etymology to learn new words every day. Mastectomy Mast/o Ectomy Surgical resection or all or part of the breast to exercise a malignant tumor. Sentence: Ms. Lisa had to have a double mastectomy because of cancer. Neuroma Neur/o Oma Benign tumor of a nerve or any of the specialized cells of the nervous system. Sentence: The lump in my breast was a neuroma. Tachycardia Tachy Card/i Abnormal rapid heart rate. Sentence: John had to wear a heart monitor to see if he had tachycardia. Endotracheal endo Trache/o Al Within or passing thru the trachea. Sentence: A laryngoscope is a procedure that endotracheal is used. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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