HCA220_Appendix_B (1) - intravenous anesthesia hematoma...

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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 Condition: Abnormal condition process Peri- around Hyper- Above: more than normal Brady- slow Post- After, behind Anti- against Dys- Painful, difficult, abnormal Laryng/o- combining HCA 220 Hepatic
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Unformatted text preview: intravenous anesthesia hematoma hepatamegaly Appendicectomy Subcutaneous polyneuropathy 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 Etymo ol-ogy History Sentence: I need the patients etymology Mastectomy Maste. o-omy Sentence: The women with stage 4 breast cancer, had to undergo a double mastectomy. Neuroma Neur-om-a Tumor or mass on the nerve Sentence: She has a small neuroma. Tachycardia Tachy Cardi/o-ia Condition of a Fast heart Sentence: Ma’m, your husband suffered from tachycardia. Endotracheal Endo-Trache/o--al Pertaining to within the trachea Sentence: They had to put the tube in endotracheally. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course HEALTH ADM 220 taught by Professor Hammer during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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