Med Term 1-4

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Med Term 1-4
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  1. arthr
    joint
  2. Bronch
    bronchus
  3. Ger or gernot
    Aged
  4. Nat
    Birth
  5. What addeds meaning to root words
    Suffixes
  6. ac, al, ar, ia, ic, ory
    pertaining to
  7. Algia
    Pain
  8. centesis
    surgical puncture
  9. ectomy
    surgically excised
  10. what word element provides information such as numbers, direction, time or frequency
    Prefixes
  11. dys
    painful, difficult
  12. What order to you read the terms in when analyzing a word?
    • suffix
    • prefix
    • root
  13. plural of ax
    • aces
    • thorax to thoraces
  14. plural of sis
    • ses
    • diagnosis to diagnoses
  15. plural of ix or ex
    • ices
    • appendix to appendices
  16. plural of um
    • a
    • bacterium to bacteria
  17. plural of US
    • I
    • calculus to calculi
  18. plural of y
    • ies
    • ovary to ovaries
  19. what can be used to convert a noun to an adjective?
    Prefix
  20. algia
    pain
  21. dynia
  22. Pain
  23. emia
    blood
  24. osis
    condition of
  25. penia
    reduction in sized or quantity
  26. plegia
    paralysis
  27. Pnea
    breathing
  28. ptosis
    downward placement
  29. rrhage
    flowing forth
  30. rrhea
    discharge
  31. plasty
    surgical repair
  32. tomy 
    incision
  33. desis
    surgical binding
  34. what are the four categories of prefixes
    • time or speed
    • direction
    • Position
    • Size or number
  35. ante
    before
  36. con, sym, syn
    with
  37. dia
    across or through
  38. What are the four structural levels of the body systems
    • cellular
    • tissue
    • organ
    • system
  39. what part of the skin contains nerves, blood vessels, sebaceous and sudoriferous glands?
    Dermis or corium
  40. what is the layer beneath the skin?
    subcutaneous
  41. what is the sudoriferous gland?
    sweat gland
  42. wound with clean edge
    incision
  43. wound with jagged edge
    laceration
  44. pulling or tearing wound
    pulling or tearing
  45. red vascular lesions
    eczema
  46. large erythematous plaques with silvery scales
    Psoriasis
  47. taut, thick, and leather-like skin?
    scleroderma
  48. caused by fungus
    tinea
  49. skin soft to touch, appers red, then white, usually painless (frost bite)
    1st degree
  50. skin firm to touch, tissue beneath is soft, red and swollen; diffuse numbness with prickly sensation; white waxy color soon to appear (frost bite)
    2nd degree
  51. skin hard to touch, completely numb, blotchy white-yellow-gray to blue-gray (frost bite)
    3rd degree

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