HCC 145 Exam 2

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HCC 145 Exam 2
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  1. abdomin/o-
    • combining form
    • :abdomen
  2. accommod/o-
    • combining form
    • :to adapt
  3. aggreg/o-
    • combining form
    • :crowding together
  4. alveol/o-
    • combining form
    • :alveolus (air sac)
  5. anter/o-
    • combining form
    • :before; front part
  6. aque/o-
    • combining form
    • :watery substance
  7. arteri/o-
    • combining form
    • :artery
  8. atri/o-
    • combining form
    • :atrium (upper heart chamber)
  9. blephar/o-
    • combining form
    • :eyelid
  10. capn/o-
    • combining form
    • :carbon dioxide
  11. cardi/o-
    • card/i-
    • combining form
    • :heart
  12. celi/o-
    • combining form
    • :abdomen
  13. circulat/o-
    • combining form
    • :movement in a circular route
  14. coagul/o-
    • combining form
    • :clotting
  15. coron/o-
    • combining form
    • :structure that encircles like a crown
  16. cost/o-
    • combining form
    • :rib
  17. degluti/o-
    • combining form
    • :swallowing
  18. emet/o-
    • combining form
    • :to vomit
  19. enter/o-
    • combining form
    • :intestine
  20. erythr/o-
    • combining form
    • :red
  21. fec/o-
    • fec/a-
    • combining form
    • :feces; stool
  22. fibr/o-
    • combining form
    • :fiber
  23. flatul/o-
    • combining form
    • :flatus (gas)
  24. gastr/o-
    • combining form
    • :stomach
  25. glob/o-
    • combining form
    • :shaped like a glob; comprehensive
  26. globul/o-
    • combining form
    • :shaped like a glob
  27. gloss/o-
    • combining form
    • :tongue
  28. hal/o-
    • combining form
    • :breathe
  29. hem/o-
    • combining form
    • :blood
  30. hemat/o-
    • combining form
    • :blood
  31. immun/o-
    • combining form
    • :immune response
  32. infarct/o-
    • combining form
    • :area of dead tissue
  33. intestin/o-
    • combining form
    • :intestine
  34. intussuscept/o-
    • combining form
    • :to receive within
  35. irid/o-
    • combining form
    • :iris (colored part of the eye)
  36. lacrim/o-
    • combining form
    • :tears
  37. lapar/o-
    • combining form
    • :abdomen
  38. laryng/o-
    • combining form
    • :larynx (voice box)
  39. lingu/o-
    • combining form
    • :tongue
  40. lob/o-
    • combining form
    • :lobe of an organ
  41. log/o-
    • combining form
    • :word; the study of
  42. mastic/o-
    • combining form
    • :chewing
  43. mediastin/o-
    • combining form
    • :mediastinum
  44. metabol/o-
    • combining form
    • :change; transformation
  45. mucos/o-
    • combining form
    • :mucous membrane
  46. my/o-
    • combining form
    • :muscle
  47. myring/o-
    • combining form
    • :tympanic membrane (eardrum)
  48. nas/o-
    • combining form
    • :nose
  49. opt/o-
    • combining form
    • :eye; vision
  50. or/o-
    • combining form
    • :mouth
  51. ot/o-
    • combining form
    • :ear
  52. ox/y-
    • ox/i-
    • ox/o-
    • combining form
    • :oxygen
  53. parenchym/o-
    • combining form
    • :parenchyma (functional cells of an organ)
  54. pariet/o-
    • combining form
    • :wall of a cavity
  55. pector/o-
    • combining form
    • :chest
  56. phag/o-
    • combining form
    • :eating; swallowing
  57. phren/o-
    • combining form
    • :diaphragm; mind
  58. pleur/o-
    • combining form
    • :pleura (lung membrane)
  59. pneum/o-
    • combining form
    • :lung; air
  60. pulmon/o-
    • combining form
    • :lung
  61. py/o-
    • combining form
    • :pus
  62. scler/o-
    • combining form
    • :hard; sclera (white of the eye)
  63. sial/o-
    • combining form
    • :saliva; salivary gland
  64. spir/o-
    • combining form
    • :breathe; a coil
  65. thorac/o-
    • combining form
    • :thorax (chest)
  66. trache/o-
    • combining form
    • :trachea (windpipe)
  67. tympan/o-
    • combining form
    • :tympanic membrane (eardrum)
  68. vascul/o-
    • vas/o-
    • combining form
    • :blood vessel
  69. ven/o-
    • ven/i-
    • combining form
    • :vein
  70. ventricul/o-
    • combining form
    • :ventricle (lower heart chamber; chamber in the brain)
  71. de-
    • prefix
    • :reversal of; without
  72. dia-
    • prefix
    • :complete; completely through
  73. dys-
    • prefix
    • :painful; difficult; abnormal
  74. em-
    • prefix
    • :in
  75. endo-
    • prefix
    • :innermost; within
  76. epi-
    • prefix
    • :upon; above
  77. ex-
    • prefix
    • :out; away from
  78. in-
    • prefix
    • :in; within; not
  79. inter-
    • prefix
    • :between
  80. intra-
    • prefix
    • :within
  81. peri-
    • prefix
    • :around
  82. re-
    • prefix
    • :again and again; backward; unable to
  83. -ac
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  84. -al
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  85. -ar
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  86. -ary
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  87. -ation
    • suffix
    • :a process; being or having
  88. -atory
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  89. -ectomy
    • suffix
    • :surgical excision
  90. -ema
    • suffix
    • :condition
  91. -emesis
    • suffix
    • :condition of vomiting
  92. -ence
    • suffix
    • :state of
  93. -esis
    • suffix
    • :a process
  94. -ia
    • suffix
    • :condition; state; thing
  95. -ic
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  96. -in
    • suffix
    • :a substance
  97. -ism
    • suffix
    • :process; disease from a specific cause
  98. -ist
    • suffix
    • :one who specializes in
  99. -itis
    • suffix
    • :inflammation of; infection of
  100. -ity
    • suffix
    • :state; condition
  101. -ium
    • suffix
    • :a chemical element; a structure
  102. -ous
    • suffix
    • :pertaining to
  103. -pathy
    • suffix
    • :disease; suffering
  104. -poiesis
    • suffix
    • :condition of formation
  105. -rrhea
    • suffix
    • :flow; discharge
  106. -stasis
    • suffix
    • :condition of standing still; staying in one place
  107. -tion
    • suffix
    • :a process; being or having
  108. mediastinum
    -an irregularly shaped area between the lungs containing the trachea, esophagus, and heart.
  109. orbit
    -a hollow bony socket in the anterior cranium.
  110. active immunity
    -the body's response and defense against pathogens it has seen before.
  111. passive immunity
    -until 18 months of age when the infant begins to make its own antibodies.
  112. ileus
    -abnormal absence of peristalsis in the small and large intestines.
  113. volvulus
    -twisting of the intestines around itself because of a structural abnormality of the mesentery. (malrotation of the intestines)
  114. colic
    -crampy abdominal pain soon after eating.

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