CPAP 1502 Unit 1 Building Additional Terms

CPAP 1502 Unit 1 - CPAP 1502 Health Care Terminology for the Chiropractor Unit 1 Word Building Unit 1 Word Building Additional Terms and Info

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Unit 1 - Word Building - Additional Terms and Info: Sample test questions: 1. A _____ is a syllable or syllables placed before a word or word root to alter its meaning. A. noun B. suffix C. prefix D. vowel 2. A suffix meaning inflammation: A. -osis B. –oma C. –emesis D. –itis Unit 1 - Basic Word Elements Objectives: Describe how scientific terms are formed. Divide terms into basic components. Give several examples of the four basic word parts: word roots, combining forms, suffixes and prefixes. Two basic rules for word building. Three steps for defining health care terms. In forming health care terms, it is important to understand and be able to identify the four basic word parts: A word root is the main part, stem, or foundation of a word. All words contain at least one word root. It is usually derived from the Greek or Latin language and often indicates a body part. For example, the root in cardiac is cardi and means
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1502 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Spring '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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CPAP 1502 Unit 1 - CPAP 1502 Health Care Terminology for the Chiropractor Unit 1 Word Building Unit 1 Word Building Additional Terms and Info

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