7. Condition (of a) slow heart (rate) Brady cardia Bradycardia 8. Substance in the blood (of a) more than normal (level of) fat 9. Pertaining to (an area) above (the) 10. Condition (of the heart being) without rhythm 11. Inflammation of (the membrane that is) around (the) heart Peri carditis Pericarditits 12. Surgical removal (of plaque from) within (an) artery 13. Pertaining to below (normal blood) pressure
Naomi Miller Definition of the Medical Word Prefix Word or Partial Word Build the Medical Word 14. Inflammation of (or) infection of (the) innermost (lining of the) heart Multiple Combining Forms and Suffix Exercise Read the definition of the medical word. Select the correct suffix and combining forms. Then build the medical word and write it on the line. Be sure to check your spelling. The first one has been done for you. Suffix List Combining form List -al (pertaining to) arteri/o- (artery) my/o- (muscle) -graphy (process of recording) ather/o- (soft, fatty substance) path/o- (disease) -ic (pertaining to) cardi/o- (heart) phleb/o- (vein) -ion (action; condition) ech/o- (echo of a sound wave) scler/o- (hard; sclera of the eye) -itis (infection of; inflammation of) electr/o- (electricity) sphygm/o- (pulse) -meter (instrument used to measure) idi/o- (individual; unknown) thromb/o- (blood clot)
Naomi Miller Suffix List Combining form List -osis (condition; process) lyt/o- (break down; destroy) vers/o- (travel; turn) -pathy (disease) man/o- (frenzy; thin) Definition of the Medical Word Build the Medical Word 1. Condition (of the) artery (with) hard(ness) arteriosclerosis 2. Pertaining to (the) muscle (of the) heart Myocardial 3. Process of recording (the) echo of a sound wave (from the) heart Echocardiography 4. Pertaining to (a drug that takes a) blood clot (and) breaks down and destroys (it) Lytothrombotic 5. Condition (of a) soft, fatty substance (as well as) hard(ness in an artery) Artherosclerosis 6. Process of recording (the) electrical (impulses of the) heart Electrocardiogram 7. Inflammation of (or) infection of (a) blood clot (in a) vein thrombophlbitis 8. Disease (of the) heart muscle myocarditis
Naomi Miller Suffix List Combining form List 9. Instrument used to measure (the) pulse (of the blood pressure using a) thin (cuff) Sphygmomanometer 10. Pertaining to (an) unknown (cause of a) disease idiopathic 11. Action (done to the) heart (to) turn (it away from an arrhythmia) cardioversion 5.7A Spell Medical Words Proofreading and Spelling Exercise Read the following paragraph. Identify each misspelled medical word and write the correct spelling of it on the line provided.
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