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  1. What is the prefix that means the opposite of hyper?
    hypo-
  2. What is one suffix that means development?
    -trophy
  3. what does the suffix -graph mean?
    instrument to record
  4. What is the word root for head?
    cephal
  5. What combining form is used for words about epithelial tissue organ cancers?
    carcin/o
  6. Oncology is the study of what?
    tumors
  7. What are atheromata?
    fatty material that forms plaques in the arteries
  8. Bone cancer is classified as a what?
    sarcoma
  9. How would you form the plural for a singular ending in -oma?
    -mata
  10. What is an ulcer?
    an open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane that fails to heal
  11. What word indicates a low potassium level?
    hypokalemia
  12. What is the verb that indicates a tumor that spreads?
    metastasis
  13. melan/o
    black
  14. aden/o
    gland
  15. lymph/o
    lymph
  16. myel/o
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  17. carcin/o
    epithelial-type cancer
  18. lip/o
    fat, lipid
  19. papill/o
    small elevation of tissue
  20. excessive vomiting
    hyperemesis
  21. degeneration or wasting away
    atrophy, hypotrophy
  22. excision or removal of a gland
    adenoectomy
  23. tumor of a lymph gland
    lymphoma
  24. cancerous tumor of a glandular-type tissue
    adenocarcinoma
  25. resembling (like) fat
    lipoid
  26. lesion that is a sore
    abrasion
  27. cancer of connective tisue
    sarcoma
  28. a ___ tumor is not cancerous
    lipoma
  29. dark pigmented cell
    melanocyte
  30. study of form and development
    morphology
  31. the study of tumors (specialty)
    oncology
  32. ____ is secreted by cells by the lining of the nose
    mucus
  33. new growth (another term for tumor)
    neoplasm
  34. headache
    cephalgia, cephalodynia
  35. herniation of brain tissue
    ecephalocele
  36. softening of the bones of the skull
    craniomalacia
  37. process of recording electrical brain activity
    electroencephalography, encephalography
  38. incision (cutting into) the skull
    craniotomy
  39. encephalitis
    inflammation of the brain
  40. hypertrophy
    overdevelopment
  41. chemotherapy
    treatment of disease (especially cancer) by the use of chemical substances
  42. melanoma
    tumor involving growth of melanocytes, dark pigmented tumor
  43. serosa
    the tissue of a serous membrane
  44. oncologist
    one who studies tumors
  45. craniometer
    a device for measuring the external dimensions of the skull
  46. encephalomalacia
    softening of brain tissue
  47. cerebrovascular
    relating to the brain and its blood vessels
  48. craniectomy
    surgical removal of a portion of the skull
  49. antitumorigenic
    agent that prevents tumor growth
  50. meningocele
    herniation of the meninges
  51. basal cell carcinoma
    BCC
  52. headache
    HA
  53. metastasis
    METAS
  54. transient ischemic attack
    TIA
  55. medical laboratory technician
    MLT
  56. mmHG
    millimeters of mercury (blood pressure)
  57. BX
    biopsy
  58. EEG
    electroencephalography
  59. CA
    cancer, carcinoma, cardiac arrest, chronological age
  60. PSG
    polysomnogram
  61. when pronouncing the term "arthroscopy" the accent goes on which syllable?
    THROS
  62. what is the word root for bone?
    oste
  63. what is a combining form for either bone marrow or the spinal cord?
    myel/o
  64. what is the suffix for surgical repair?
    -plasty
  65. what is the prefix that means between?
    -inter
  66. periodontal refers to the what?
    the tissue around the teeth
  67. the region of the abdomen below the right ribs is what?
    right hypochondriac
  68. what would you call a person who makes artificial limbs?
    prosthetist
  69. what is the suffix for softening?
    -malacia
  70. the term aberrant means wandering where?
    from the usual or normal
  71. what is the combining form for abdomen?
    abdomin/o, lapar/o
  72. what is the membrane around the bone called?
    periosteum
  73. a physician is a DO (adjective)
    doctor of osteopathic medicine
  74. porous condition of the bone
    osteoperosis
  75. instrument used to look into a joint
    arthroscope
  76. immature bone marrow cell
    myeloblast
  77. tendon pain
    tenodynia, tanalgia
  78. plural of bursa
    bursae
  79. complete lack of development
    agenesis, aplasia
  80. incision into a joint
    arthrotomy
  81. between the ribs
    intercostal space
  82. inflammation of the rib and cartilage
    costochondritis
  83. pertaining to teeth or a tooth
    dental
  84. inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord
    poliomyelitis
  85. bone and joint physician specialist (they straighten deformities)
    orthopedic
  86. artificial body part
    prosthesis
  87. pertaining to a location above the pubic bone
    suprapubic
  88. measurement of the pelvis
    pelvimetry
  89. condition of bone loss
    osteopenia
  90. movement carrying a body part toward the midline
    adduction
  91. unusual route or wandering from the normal path
    aberrant
  92. poor or abnormal development
    dysplasia, dystrophy
  93. noun for chest or chest cavity
    thoracic cavity
  94. sack-like structure with clear fluid
    cyst, hydrocyst
  95. addiction
    the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance
  96. hydrocele
    the accumulation of serous fluid in a body sac
  97. abdominocentesis
    centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
  98. cystoscopy
    endoscopy of the urinary bladder via the urethra
  99. adhesions
    the action or process of adhering to a surface or object
  100. arthroplasty
    surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint
  101. osteomalacia
    softening of the bone
  102. rheumatology
    the study of rheumatism, arthritis, & other such disorders
  103. encephalomyelopathy
    any disease of both brain & spinal cord
  104. dentist
    D.D.S.
  105. rheumatoid arthritis
    RA
  106. chest x-ray
    CX, CXR
  107. cephalopelvic disproportion
    CPD
  108. orthopedics
    ORTH, ortho.
  109. fracture
    Fx

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