Med Term.txt

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Med Term.txt
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2012-09-18 08:43:59
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structure of medical language
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  1. End in - a -
    Ex. Vena
    • Plural - ae -
    • Ex Venae
  2. Ends in - us-
    Ex Aveolus
    • Plural - I -
    • Ex Alveoli

    Exception : fetus , virus, sinus
  3. End - um -
    Ex bacterium
    • Plural - a-
    • Ex bacteria
  4. Ends - is - or - ex
    Ex diagnosis , index
    • Plural - es -
    • Ex diagnoses , indices
  5. End - ix -
    Ex helix
    • Plural - ices-
    • Helices
  6. Greek ends - is-
    Ex iris
    • Plural - ides -
    • Ex irides
  7. Greek ends - nx-
    Ex phalanx
    • Plural - nges-
    • Ex phalanges
  8. Greek ends - Oma-
    Ex carcinoma
    • Plural - omata -
    • Ex carcinomata
  9. Greek ends - on-
    Ex ganglion
    • Plural - a-
    • Ex ganglia
  10. Abdomin/o
    Append/o
    Arteri/o
    Intestin/o
    Laryng/o
    Muscul/o
    Thyroid/I
    Tonsill/o
    Ven/o
    • Abdomen
    • Appendix
    • Artery
    • Intestine
    • Larynx
    • Muscle
    • Thyroid gland
    • Tonsil
    • Vein
  11. Combining forms - meaning
    Arthr/o
    Cardi/o
    Derm/o
    Gastr/o
    Mamm/o
    Nas/o
    Psych/o
    • Joint
    • Heart
    • Skin
    • Stomach
    • Breast
    • Nose
    • Mind
  12. Cholecyst/o
    Gallbladder
  13. Cost/o
    Rib
  14. Enter/o
    Intestine
  15. Hepat/o
    Liver
  16. Hyster/o
    Uterus
  17. Lapar/o
    Abdomen

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