HCA220_Appendix_B - subcutaneous polyneuropathy C. In the...

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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- Larynx (voice box) HCA 220 Hepatic intravenous anestesia hematomegaly hepatomegaly appendectomy
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Unformatted text preview: 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 Etym/o--ology The study of word origins Sentence: Etymology is the study of word origins. Mastectomy Mast/o--ectomy Surgical removal of the breast or mastoid process Sentence: My aunt had a mastectomy because she had breast cancer. Neuroma Neur/o--oma Tumor of the nerve Sentence: Neuroma is treated with a surgical incision. Tachycardia Tachy-Cardi/o--ia Condition of a fast heartbeat Sentence: Tachycardia is an arrhythmia in which there is a fast but regular rhythm. Endotracheal Endo-Trache/o--al Pertaining to within the trachea Sentence: An endotracheal tube can help a patient breathe. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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