Chapter 5 - Exploring Medical Language

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  1. chest
    • -thorax
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: pneum/o/thorax
  2. alveolus
    • alveol/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE:  alveol/itis
  3. oxygen (two combining forms)
    • ox/o, ox/i
    • (combining forms)
    • EXAMPLE:  ox/i/meter
  4. sound, voice
    • phon/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE:  dys/phon/ia
  5. mucus
    • muc/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: muc/oid
  6. sleep
    • somn/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: poly/somn/o/graphy
  7. carbon dioxide
    • capn/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: capn/o/meter
  8. straight
    • orth/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: orth/o/pnea
  9. blood (2 combining forms)
    • hem/o, hemat/o
    • (combining forms)
    • EXAMPLE: hem/o/thorax
  10. pus
    • py/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: py/o/thorax
  11. nose (two combining forms)
    • nas/o, rhin/o
    • (combining forms)
    • EXAMPLE: rhin/o/plasty
  12. pleura
    • pleur/o
    • (combining forms)
    • EXAMPLE: pleur/itis
  13. larynx
    • laryng/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: laryng/itis
  14. diaphragm (two CFs)
    • diaphragmat/o, phren/o
    • (CFs)
    • EXAMPLE: diaphragmat/o/cele
  15. pharynx
    • pharyng/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: pharyng/itis
  16. lobe
    • lob/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: lob/ectomy
  17. epiglottis
    • epiglott/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: epiglott/itis
  18. bronchus (2 CFs)
    • bronchi/o, bronch/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: bronchi/ectasis
  19. adenoids
    • adenoid/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: adenoid/itis
  20. pertaining to (3 suffixes)
    • -ar, -ary, -eal
    • (suffixes)
    • EXAMPLE: laryng/eal
  21. blood condition
    • -emia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: hyp/ox/emia
  22. instrument used to measure
    • -meter
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: spir/o/meter
  23. rapid flow of blood
    • -rrhagia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: rhin/o/rrhagia
  24. breathe, breathing (CF)
    • spir/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: spir/o/meter
  25. within
    • endo-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: endo/scope
  26. all, total
    • pan-
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: pan/sinus/itis
  27. fast, rapid
    • tachy-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: tachy/pnea
  28. many, much
    • poly-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: poly/somn/o/graphy
  29. pain
    • -algia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: thorac/algia
  30. normal, good
    • eu-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: eu/pnea
  31. without or absence of (two prefixes)
    • a-, an-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: a/pnea
  32. hernia or protrusion
    • -cele
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: pneumat/o/cele
  33. strething out, dilation, expansion
    • -ectasis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: atel/ectasis
  34. process of recording, radiographic imaging
    • -graphy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: poly/somn/o/graphy
  35. measurement
    • -metry
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: spir/o/metry
  36. surgical puncture to aspirate fluid (with a sterile needle)
    • -centesis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: thorac/o/centesis
  37. surgical fixation, suspension
    • -pexy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: pleur/o/pexy
  38. pertaining to visual examination
    • -scopic
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: endo/scopic
  39. sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
    • -spasm
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: bronch/o/spasm
  40. sinus
    • sinus/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: sinus/o/tomy
  41. lung
    • pulmon/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: pulmon/ary
  42. imperfect, incomplete
    • atel/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: atel/ectasis
  43. visual examination
    • -scopy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: endo/scopy
  44. instrument used for visual examination
    • -scope
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: bronch/o/scope
  45. breathing
    • -pnea
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: a/pnea
  46. cut into or incision
    • -tomy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: trache/o/tomy
  47. creation of an artificial opening
    • -stomy
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: laryng/o/stomy
  48. septum (wall off, fence)
    • sept/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: sept/o/tomy
  49. thorax (chest)
    • thorac/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: thorac/o/centesis
  50. trachea
    • trache/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: trache/o/stomy
  51. tonsil
    • tonsill/o (note: two Ls)
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: tonsill/itis
  52. constriction or narrowing
    • -stenosis
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: trache/o/stenosis

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