Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch1

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Hepatic Subcutaneous Appendectomy Intravenous Neuropathy Hepatosplenomegaly Hematoma anesthesia 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 Process -osis Disease, condition Peri- Around Hyper- Excessive Brady- Slow Post- Behind Anti- Against
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Unformatted text preview: Dys-Painful, abdominal Laryng/o-Larynx HCA 220 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: Mastectomy mast ectomy Surgical Excision Sentence: My aunt had a mastectomy of one of her breast due to cancer. Neuroma Neur/ o oma Growth of nerve system Sentence: He was suffering from Neuroma from his car accident Tachycardia tachy Cardi/o ia Condition of a fast heart Sentence: A medical condition in which the heart beat fast is called Tachycardia. Endotracheal endo Trache/ o Windpipe Sentence: My mother needed a Endotracheal to help her breathe. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Winter '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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