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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....
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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.
- Winter '10