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med term 1
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  1. spell the plural form of THROMBUS
    THROMBI
  2. spell the plural form of VERTEBRA
    VERTEBRAE
  3. spell the plural form of DIVERTICULUM
    DIVERTICULA
  4. spell the plural form of DIAGNOSIS
    DIAGNOSES
  5. spell the plural form of THORAX
    THORACES
  6. spell the plural form of APPENDIX
    APPENDICES
  7. spell the plural form of LUMEN
    LUMINA
  8. spell the plural form of SPERMATOZOON
    SPERMATOZOA
  9. spell the plural form of SARCOMA
    SARCOMATA
  10. spell the plural form of OVARY
    OVARIES
  11. spell the singular form of THROMBI
    THROMBUS
  12. spell the singular form of VERTEBRAE
    VERTEBRA
  13. spell the singular form of DIVERTICULA
    DIVERTICULUM
  14. spell the singular form of DIAGNOSES
    DIAGNOSIS
  15. spell the singular form of THORACES
    THORAX
  16. spell the singular form of APPENDICES
    APPENDIX
  17. spell the singular form of LUMINA
    LUMEN
  18. spell the singular form of SPERMATOZOA
    SPERMATOZOON
  19. spell the singular form of SARCOMATA
    SARCOMA
  20. spell the singular form of OVARIES
    OVARY
  21. A MEDICAL WORD CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTS:
    • WORD ROOT
    • COMBINING FORM
    • SUFFIX
    • PREFIX
  22. THREE RULES OF WORD BUILDING
    • 1. A WORD ROOT LINKS A SUFFIX THAT BEGINS WITH A VOWEL
    • 2. A COMBINING FORM (ROOT + O) LINKS A SUFFIX THAT BEGINS WITH A CONSONANT
    • 3. A COMBINING FORM (ROOT + O) LINKS A ROOT WITH ANOTHER ROOT TO FORM A COMPOUND WORD
  23. pertaining to
    -al
  24. after; behind
    post-
  25. intra-
    in, within
  26. post-
    after
  27. peri-
    around
  28. pre-
    before, in front of
  29. surgical suffix:
    -CENTESIS
    SURGICAL PUNCTURE
  30. surgical suffix:
    -CLAST
    TO BREAK
  31. surgical suffix:
    -DESIS
    BINDING, FIXATION (OF A BONE OR JOINT)
  32. surgical suffix:
    -ECTOMY
    EXCISION, REMOVAL
  33. surgical suffix:
    -LYSIS
    SEPARATION; DESTRUCTION; LOOSENING
  34. surgical suffix:
    -PEXY
    FIXATION (OF AN ORGAN)
  35. surgical suffix:
    -PLASTY
    SURGICAL REPAIR
  36. surgical suffix:
    -RRHAPHY
    SUTURE
  37. surgical suffix:
    -STOMY
    FORMING AN OPENING (MOUTH)
  38. surgical suffix:
    -TOME
    INSTRUMENT TO CUT
  39. surgical suffix:
    -TOMY
    INCISION
  40. surgical suffix:
    -TRIPSY
    CRUSHING
  41. diagnostic suffix:
    -GRAM
    RECORD WRITING
  42. diagnostic suffix:
    -GRAPH
    INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING
  43. diagnostic suffix:
    -GRAPHY
    PROCESS OF RECORDING
  44. diagnostic suffix:
    -METER
    INSTRUMENT FOR MEASURING
  45. diagnostic suffix:
    -METRY
    ACT OF MEASURING
  46. diagnostic suffix:
    -SCOPE
    INSTRUMENT FOR EXAMINING
  47. diagnostic suffix:
    -SCOPY
    VISUAL EXAMINATION
  48. pathological suffix:
    -ALGIA, -DYNIA
    PAIN
  49. pathological suffix:
    -CELE
    HERNIA, SWELLING
  50. pathological suffix:
    -ECTASIS
    DILATION, EXPANSION
  51. pathological suffix:
    -EDEMA
    SWELLING
  52. pathological suffix:
    -EMESIS
    VOMITING
  53. pathological suffix:
    -EMIA
    BLOOD CONDITION
  54. pathological suffix:
    -IASIS
    ABNORMAL CONDITION (produced by something SPECIFIC)
  55. pathological suffix:
    -ITIS
    INFLAMMATION
  56. pathological suffix:
    -LITH
    STONE, CALCULUS
  57. pathological suffix:
    -MALACIA
    SOFTENING
  58. pathological suffix:
    -MEGALY
    ENLARGEMENT
  59. pathological suffix:
    -OMA
    TUMOR
  60. pathological suffix:
    -OSIS
    ABNORMAL CONDITION; INCREASE (used primarily with BLOOD CELLS)
  61. pathological suffix:
    -PATHY
    DISEASE
  62. pathological suffix:
    -PENIA
    DECREASE, DEFICIENCY
  63. pathological suffix:
    -PHOBIA
    FEAR
  64. pathological suffix:
    -PLEGIA
    PARALYSIS
  65. pathological suffix:
    -RRHAGE, -RRHAGIA
    BURSTING (OF)
  66. pathological suffix:
    -RRHEA
    DISCHARGE, FLOW
  67. pathological suffix:
    -RRHEXIS
    RUPTURE
  68. pathological suffix:
    -STENOSIS
    NARROWING, STRICTURE
  69. pathological suffix:
    -TOXIC
    POISON
  70. pathological suffix:
    -TROPHY
    NOURISHMENT, DEVELOPMENT
  71. MACRON ABOVE A VOWEL IS USED TO INDICATE WHAT VOWEL PRONUNCIATIONS?
    LONG
  72. BREVE ABOVE A VOWEL IS USED TO INDICATE WHAT VOWEL PRONUNCIATIONS?
    SHORT
  73. WHEN pn IS IN THE middle OF A WORD, PRONOUNCE WHAT?
    THE p and the n
  74. THE LETTERS c & g, HAVE WHAT SOUND BEFORE THE LETTERS a & o?
    hard sound
  75. WHEN pn IS AT THE beginning OF A WORD, PRONOUNCE WHAT?
    THE n
  76. WHEN i IS AT THE END OF A WORD (TO FORM A PLURAL) IT IS PRONOUNCED LIKE WHAT?
    EYE
  77. FOR ae & oe, ONLY THE WHAT VOWEL IS PRONOUNCED?
    THE SECOND VOWEL
  78. WHEN e & es FORM THE FINAL LETTER OR LETTERS OF A WORD, THEY ARE COMMONLY PRONOUNCED AS WHAT SYLLABLES?
    SEPARATE
  79. SINGULAR:
    -a
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    RETAIN a AND ADD e
  80. SINGULAR:
    -ax
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP x AND ADD ces
  81. SINGULAR:
    -en
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP en AND ADD ina
  82. SINGULAR:
    -is
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP is AND ADD es
  83. SINGULAR:
    -ix
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP ix AND ADD ices
  84. SINGULAR:
    -ex
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP ex AND ADD ices
  85. SINGULAR:
    -ma
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    RETAIN ma AND ADD ta
  86. SINGULAR:
    -on
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP on AND ADD a
  87. SINGULAR:
    -um
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP um AND ADD a
  88. SINGULAR:
    -us
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP us AND ADD i
  89. SINGULAR:
    -y
    WHAT'S PLURAL?
    DROP y AND ADD ies
  90. COMMON PREFIXES:
    a-*, an-**
    without, not
  91. COMMON PREFIXES:
    circum-, peri-
    around
  92. COMMON PREFIXES:
    dia-, trans-
    through, across
  93. COMMON PREFIXES:
    dipl-, diplo-
    double
  94. COMMON PREFIXES:
    endo-, intra-
    in, within
  95. COMMON PREFIXES:
    homo-, homeo-
    same
  96. COMMON PREFIXES:
    hypo-
    under, below, deficient
  97. COMMON PREFIXES:
    macro-
    large
  98. COMMON PREFIXES:
    micro-
    small
  99. COMMON PREFIXES:
    mono-, uni-
    one
  100. COMMON PREFIXES:
    post-
    after, behind
  101. COMMON PREFIXES:
    pre-, pro-
    before, in front of
  102. COMMON PREFIXES:
    primi-
    first
  103. COMMON PREFIXES:
    retro-
    backward, behind
  104. COMMON PREFIXES:
    super-
    upper, above

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