MedTerm1

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MedTerm1
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2012-07-20 15:58:33
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Medical Terminology
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Chapter 1
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  1. "arth"
    joint
  2. "hepat"
    liver
  3. "ven"
    vein
  4. "oste"
    bone
  5. "intra"
    within
  6. "sub-"
    under
  7. -itis
    inflamation
  8. -ic
    pertaining to 
  9. -ous
    pertaining to
  10. -pathy
    disease
  11. -megaly
    enlargement
  12. Eponyms
    terms derived from the name of a person
  13. acronyms
    terms formed from the first letter of words in a phrase that can be spoken as a whole word and usually contains a vowel
  14. modern language
    terms derived from the English language 
  15. orth/o
    straight
  16. ped/o
    child or foot
  17. The word part that links a word root to a suffix is a...
    combining vowel
  18. A combining form could best be described as a(n)...
    association of a word root and combining vowel
  19. Medical terms built from word parts are defined by:
    the meaning of the word parts
  20. What is a combining vowel?
    Usually an "o" used between two word roots or a word root and suffix to ease pronunciation.

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