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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.
- Spring '11