checkpoint wk1 -Hca220

checkpoint wk1 -Hca220 - Laryng/o-larynx HCA220r6 C. In the...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Laryng/o-larynx HCA220r6 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 Prefi x Combining form Suffix Definition Etymology Etym-ology-the study of the meaning of words Sentence: Etymology is a good way to learn medical terminology. Mastectomy Mast/o Ectomy-surgical excision of the breast Sentence: Naomi needs a mastectomy due to breast cancer. Neuroma Neur/o-oma -tumor of the nerve Sentence: The doctor needs an X-ray of the neuroma. Tachycardia Tachy Cardi/o-ia- rapid heart beat Sentence: Tachycardia is a condition in your heart. Endotracheal endo Trache/o-al-within the trachea Sentence: Endotracheal cancer is very severe....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

Page1 / 3

checkpoint wk1 -Hca220 - Laryng/o-larynx HCA220r6 C. In the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online