Chapter 1 cond.

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Chapter 1 cond.
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  1. WR + CV ex
    • arthr/o
    • hepat/0
    • ven/o
    • oste/o
  2. Word root
    the core of the word ex hepat.itis
  3. Suffix
    Attached at the end of a word root to modify its meaning ex. hepat/itis
  4. Prefix
    attached at the begininning of a word rood to modify its meaning ex. sub/hepat/ic
  5. Combining vowel
    • usually an "O" used to ease promunciation¬†
    • ex. hepat/o/megaly
  6. Combining form
    Word root with a combining vowel attached separated by a slash ex. hepat/o
  7. how are combining vowels used?
    used to connect WR or WR and suffix, but if suffix begins with vowel the CV is usually not used
  8. combining two WR
    • connecting two WR a CV is usually used even if vowels are present at the junction
    • ex. oste/o/arthr/itis
  9. how to read a medical term
    • useually medical terms are defined by starting at the suffix(ending) of the term and going back to the beginning
    • ex oste/o/arthr/itis = inflammation of the bone and joints.
  10. reading a medical term cond.
    • a few terms are more easily accurately defined by starting at the beginning of the term
    • ex melan/oma, melan = black, oma = tumor
  11. WR=arthr/o
    Joint
  12. WR = hepat/o
    liver
  13. WR = ven/o
    vein
  14. WR = oste/o
    bone
  15. CV = o
    o
  16. P = intra
    within
  17. P = sub
    under
  18. S = itis
    inflammation
  19. S = ic
    Pretaining to
  20. S = ous
    Pertaining
  21. S = Pathy
    disease
  22. arthritis
    inflammation of a joint
  23. intravenous
    pertaining to within a vein
  24. osteoarthritis
    inflammation of the bone
  25. subhepatic
    pertaining to under the liver
  26. osteopathy
    disease of the bone
  27. arthropathy
    disease of the joint
  28. hepatitis
    inflammation of the liver

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