Chapter 4 - Exploring Medical Language

Card Set Information

Author:
kimberlyjennery
ID:
168490
Filename:
Chapter 4 - Exploring Medical Language
Updated:
2012-09-02 05:19:56
Tags:
Chapter Exploring Medical Language LeFleur kimberlyjennery
Folders:

Description:
These are the flashcards from Exploring Medical Language Chapter 4 by LeFleur
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user kimberlyjennery on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. flow, discharge
    • -rrhea
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: seb/o/rrhea
  2. eating or swallowing
    • -phagia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: onych/o/phagia
  3. softening
    • -malacia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: onych/o/malacia
  4. instrument used to cut
    • -tome
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/o/tome
  5. surgical repair
    • -plasty
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/o/plasty
  6. view of, viewing
    • -opsy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: bi/opsy
  7. under, below
    • sub-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: sub/cutane/ous
  8. noun suffix, no meaning
    • -a
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: leuk/o/derm/a
  9. excision or surgical removal
    • -ectomy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: rhytid/ectomy
  10. inflammation
    • -itis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/itis
  11. diseased or abnormal state, condition of
    • -ia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: par/onych/ia
  12. berry shaped (form of bacterium)
    • coccus (pl -cocci)
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: strpt/o/coccus
  13. through, across, beyond
    • trans-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: trans/derm/al
  14. through
    • per-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: per/cuteane/ous
  15. graplike clusters
    • staphyl/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: staphyl/o/coccus
  16. thick
    • pachy/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: pachy/derm/a
  17. dry
    • xer/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: xer/o/derm/a
  18. within
    • intra-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: intra/derm/al
  19. twisted chains
    • strept/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: strept/o/coccus
  20. wrinkles
    • rhytid/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: rhytid/ectomy
  21. beside, beyond, around, abnormal
    • para-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE:par/onychi/ia
  22. on, upon, over
    • epi-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: epi/derm/al
  23. death (cells, body)
    • necr/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: necr/osis
  24. other
    • heter/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/o/heter/o/plasty
  25. dust
    • coni/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/o/coni/osis
  26. self
    • aut/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/o/aut/o/plasty
  27. fungus
    • myc/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: trich/o/myc/osis
  28. hidden
    • crypt/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: onych/o/chrypt/osis
  29. life
    • bi/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: bi/opsy
  30. hair
    • trich/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: trich/o/myc/osis
  31. nail (two combining forms)
    • onych/o, ungu/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: onych/ectomy
  32. sweat
    • hidr/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: hidr/aden/itis
  33. sebum (oil)
    • seb/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: seb/o/rrhea
  34. horny tissue, hard
    • kerat/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: kerat/o/genic
  35. skin (3 combining forms)
    • cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: dermat/o/logy

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview