Chapter 8 - Exploring Medical Language

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  1. uterus (3 CFs)
    • hyster/o, metr/o, metr/i
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: hyster/ectomy
  2. ovary
    • oophor/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: oophor/ectomy
  3. uterine (fallopian) tube (CF)
    • salping/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: salping/o/cele
  4. absence of normal body opening, occlusion, closure
    • -atresia
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: hyster/atresia
  5. menstruation
    • men/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: men/o/rrhagia
  6. perineum
    • perine/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: perine/o/rrhaphy
  7. surrounding (outer)
    • peri-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: peri/metr/itis
  8. uterine (fallopian) tube (suffix)
    • -salpinx
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: hemat/o/salpinx
  9. vagina (2 CFs)
    • colp/o, vagin/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: colp/itis
  10. breast (2 CFs)
    • mamm/o, mast/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: mast/ectomy
  11. cervix
    • cervic/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: cervic/itis
  12. hymen
    • hymen/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: hymen/o/tomy
  13. vulva (2 CFs)
    • episi/o, vulv/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: episi/o/tomy
  14. woman (2 CFs)
    • gynec/o, gyn/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: gynec/o/logist
  15. cul-de-sac
    • culd/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: culd/o/scopy
  16. first, beginning
    • arche/o
    • (CF)
    • EXAMPLE: men/arche

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