CH 1 Tools For Building medical Terms- Building medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations

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CH 1 Tools For Building medical Terms- Building medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations
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Building a Medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations - Ch 1 - Tools for Building Medical terms
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  1. What is the main body of the word?
    Word Root
  2. What do you call a word Root with a closed vowel?
    Example: carcin(o)
    Combining form.

    Most word roots have an (o) but there are exceptions.
  3. Some compound words are composed of two word roots or words. Ex: cephalometer

    what is the combining form for cephal?
    Cephal(o)
  4. What do you call a word part that is placed before a word root to modify its meaning?
    Prefix
  5. What do you call a word part attached to the end of a word part to modify its meaning?
    Suffix
  6. What do the following abbreviations stand for?
    CF
    P
    S
    • CF - Combining Form
    • P - Prefix
    • S - Suffix
  7. What do you call the word parts that are underlined in the following?
    adhesion endocardial hypoglossal

    microscope prenatal
    Prefixes
  8. What do you call the word parts that are underlined in the following?
    adenopathy biliary dermal

    hematology
    Suffixes
  9. Combine the following to write a term

    gastr(o) + enter(o) + -ology
    gastroenterology
  10. Write a word that means pertaining to the wrist by combining carp(o), meaning wrist, and -al meaning pertaining to:
    carpal
  11. how many component word parts are in the word aden/oma?
    two
  12. how many component parts does peri/ophthalm/itis have?
    three
  13. shortened words and phrases are called
    abbreviations
  14. Ot(o)
    Ear

    Remember Oto is ear by saying the word Audio which sounds similar to Oto.
  15. angi(o) or
    Vas(o)
    vessel
  16. cephal(o)
    head
  17. ophthalm(o)
    eye
  18. cardi(o)
    heart
  19. chir(o)
    hand
  20. suffic

    -ic
    pertaining to
  21. suffix

    itis
    inflamation
  22. suffix

    -logy
    study of
  23. suffix

    -plasty
  24. plastic surgery
  25. suffix

    -rrhea
    discharge
  26. suffix
    -tomy

    incision
  27. Singular endings is

    diagnosis, prognosis, psychosis
    Plural endings es

    diagnoses, prognoses, psychoses
  28. singular ending um

    atrium, ileum, septum, bacterium
    • plural ending a
    • atria, ilea, septa, bacteria
  29. singular ending us

    alveolus, bacillus, bronchus
    plural ending i

    alveoli, bacilli, bronchi
  30. singular ending a

    vertebra, patella, petechia
    plural ending ae

    vertebrae, patellae, petechiae
  31. singular ending ix

    appendix, varix, cervix
    plural ending ices

    appendices, varices, cervices
  32. singular ending ex

    cortex
    plural ending ices

    cortices
  33. singular ending ax

    thorax
    plural ending aces

    thoraces
  34. singular ending ma

    carcinoma, sarcoma
    plural ending s or mata

    carcinomas or carcinomata, sarcomas or sarcomata
  35. singular ending on

    protozoon, spermatozoon
    plural ending a

    protozoa, spermatozoa
  36. singular ending nx

    phalanx, larynx
    plural ending nges

    phalanges, larynges

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