Medical Terms 1-3

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  1. a specialist who studies the stomach
    gastrologist
  2. the suffixes -ic, -al, or -ac mean
    pertaining to
  3. dissolution or degeneration of articular cartilage
    Chondrolysis
  4. proxim-
    near
  5. -logist
    specialist
  6. -lysis
    destruction
  7. hist
    tissue
  8. chondro
    cartilage
  9. Provide the combining form for the following common name Groin
    inguin/o
  10. a male patient comes into the ER with a cervical spine fracture, this fracture occurred:
    superior to the abdominal cavity
  11. Provide the combining form for the following common name Chest
    thorac/o
  12. the root of a medical term usually indicates a
    • part of the body
    • part of the anatomy
    • body part
  13. a note of encephalopathy in a patient's medical chart would indicate:
    a disorder in the head
  14. -ior
    pertaining to
  15. a word root links a suffix that begins with a
    vowel
  16. Provide the combining form for the following common name dry or scaly
    • ichthy/o
    • xer/o
  17. Provide the combining form for the following common name black
    melan/o
  18. inflammation of fatty tissues
    Steatitis
  19. Trichotillomania most likely refers to
    uncontrolled hair pulling
  20. The prefix "epi-" in epidermis means the ____ part of the skin
    upper
  21. Joseph suffers from sudoresis therefore he
    excessively sweats
  22. the word part meaning dead or death is
    necr-
  23. Provide the combining form for the following common name fungus
    myc/o
  24. xer/o
    dry
  25. pil/o
    hair
  26. hyp/o
    below
  27. cyan/o
    blue
  28. malacia
    softening
  29. Jill is a heavy drinker, which caused liver necrosis and is melanotic. Therefore, her liver tissue
    has died and become black
  30. a fungal infection of the hair
    Pilomycosis
  31. Amelia underwent an adipectomy. Immediately after the surgery:
    she was lighter
  32. Profide the combining form for the following common name nail
    • onych/o
    • anycho
    • onych
  33. Bill underwent dermatoplasty in order to cure his dermatosis. This dermatoplasty was
    a surgical procedure.
  34. -ac,-al,-ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ical, -ior, -ile, -ous, -tic
    • pertaining to,
    • relating to
  35. -esis, -ia, -ism,
    condition
  36. -iatry,
    medicine, treatment
  37. -ist
    specialist
  38. -y,
    condition, process
  39. -icle, -ole, -ule
    small, minute, little
  40. -ous
    • pertaining to,
    • relating to,
    • composed of,
    • producing
  41. chondr/o
    cartilage
  42. cyt/o
    cell
  43. hist/o
    tissue
  44. nucle/o
    nucleus
  45. anter/o
    anterior, front
  46. caud/o
    tail
  47. dist/o
    far, farthest
  48. dors/o
    back (of the body)
  49. infer/o
    lower, below
  50. later/o
    side, to one side
  51. medi/o
    middle
  52. poster/o
    • back (of body),
    • behind, posterior
  53. proxim/o
    near, nearest
  54. ventr/o
    belly, belly side
  55. -ad
    toward
  56. -logist
    specialist in study of
  57. -logy
    study of
  58. -lysis
    separtation, destruction, loosening
  59. -toxic
    poison
  60. cephal/o
    head
  61. cervic/o
    • neck
    • cervix uteri (neck of unterus)
  62. crani/o
    cranium (skull)
  63. ili/o
    ilium
  64. inguin/o
    groin
  65. lumb/o
    loins (lower back)
  66. spin/o
    spine
  67. thorac/o
    chest
  68. trans-
    through, across
  69. -verse
    turning
  70. -ad
    toward
  71. super-
    upper, above
  72. medi-
    middle
  73. epi
    above
  74. abd
    abdomen
  75. AP
    anteroposterior
  76. Lat
    lateral
  77. LLQ
    left lateral quadrant
  78. LUQ
    Left upper quadrant
  79. PA
    posteroanteior
  80. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  81. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  82. U&L, U/L
    Upper and lower
  83. CT
    computed tomography
  84. CXR
    chest xray
  85. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  86. PET
    positron emission tomography
  87. US
    ultrasonography, ultrasound
  88. SPECT
    single-photon emission computed tomography
  89. adip/o, lip/o, steat/o
    fat
  90. cutane/o, dermat/o, derm/o
    skin
  91. hidr/o, sudor/o
    sweat
  92. ichthy/o
    dry,scaly
  93. kerat/o
    hard, horny tissue, cornea
  94. melan/o
    black
  95. myc/o
    fungus
  96. onych/o
    nail
  97. pil/o, trich/o
    hair
  98. scler/o
    hardening; sclera (white of eye)
  99. seb/o
    sebum, sebaceous
  100. squam/o
    scale
  101. xer/o
    dry
  102. -phoresis
    carrying, transmission
  103. -plasty
    surgical repair
  104. -therapy
    treatment
  105. BCC
    basal cell carcinoma
  106. Bx
    biopsy
  107. decub
    decubitus
  108. FH
    family history
  109. FS
    frozen section
  110. ID
    intradermal
  111. I&D
    incision and drainage
  112. IM
    intramuscular
  113. oint, ung
    ointment
  114. PE
    physical examination
  115. WBC
    • white blood cell
    • white blood count
  116. auto-
    self, own
  117. hypo-
    sub-
    under, below, deficient
  118. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  119. cyan/o
    blue
  120. erythr/o,
    erythemat/o
    red
  121. leuk/o
    white
  122. melan/o
    black
  123. xanth/o
    yellow
  124. -tome
    instrument to cut
  125. -cele
    hernia, swelling
  126. -cyte
    cell
  127. -emia
    blood condition
  128. -esis
    condition
  129. -malacia
    softening
  130. -osis
    abnormal conditon; increase (primarily used in blood cells)
  131. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  132. -phagia
    swallowing, eating
  133. -phoresis
    carrying, transmission

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