HCA220_Appendix_B (2)

HCA220_Appendix_B (2) - a definition of the word. Write a...

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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 Anti- Against Dys- Painful, difficult, abnormal Laryng/o- larynx HCA 220 Hepatic intravenous anesthesia hematoma hepatomegaly Appendectomy subcutaneous polyneuropathy
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C. In the following activity, break the medical word into its word parts. Using the word parts, create
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Unformatted text preview: 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: It is good to understand etymology when learning medical terms. Mastectomy Mast/o-ectomy Surgical removal of the breast Sentence: My aunt had a mastectomy when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Neuroma Neur/o-oma Tumor or mass of the nerve Sentence: The lady down the road has neuromas and they are very painful she said. Tachycardia Tachy-Cardi/o-ia The condition of a fast heart rate Sentence: People often experience tachycardia after a sudden scare. Endotracheal Endo-Trache/o-al Pertaining to within the trachea Sentence: To help patients breath, an endotracheal tube would be inserted through the mouth and into the trachea. HCA 220...
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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