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Axia College Material Appendix B Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch. 1 Complete activities A, B, & C, and post to the Individual forum. 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 Cardiac -ar Muscular pertaining to -ary Urinary -ion Digestion action condition -osis Psychosis condition process Peri- Perintal around Hyper- Hyperactive above more then normal Brady- Bradycardia slow Post- Postnatal after or behind Anti- Antipsychotic against Dys- Dysfunctional painful Laryng/o- (voice box) HCA 220 Hepat/o-
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Unformatted text preview: Ven/o-An-Hemat/o-Hepat/o-Appendic/o-Cutane/o-Neuro/o-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 _ology The study Sentence: The etymology of Mr Smith was done by Dr. Edwards. Mastectomy Mast _ectomy Surgical excision Sentence: the patient with cancer of the breast may have to have a mastectomy. Neuroma Neur/o _oma Growth of nerve tissue Sentence: due to his bad car accident he is suffering from Neuroma Tachycardia Tachy Cardi/o -ia Condition of a fast hearth Sentence: tachycardia is a medical condition in which the hearth has an abnormally fast beat. Endotracheal Endo Trache/o Windpipe Sentence: the 50 year old man needed a endotracheal to help him breath on his own. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor Sarah during the Spring '11 term at Calumet College.

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