Medical Terminology Exam Review 1

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-rrhea
anter-
-ectomy
thorac/o
in-,im-,non-
ventr/o
cerebr-
sym-,syn-
relating to the groin
peps/o
aden/o
Means 'lying down'
eu-
lingu/o
inter-
xer/o
layer of loose connective tissue that connects the skin to the surface muscles
en-,end-,endo-
collection of large localized abscesses seated in groups of hair follicles and connected by channels
Burp or belch
post-
-stasis
-ism,-ia,-y
ecto-, exo-
chronic liver disease characterized by gradual failure of liver cells and loss of blood flow in the liver
ex-
poly-
blast/o
-ium
later/o
commonly called a scar
-ic, -ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -ous
intra-
-logy
cephal/o
-cele
a contagious bacterial skin infection typically occurring on the face of children
crani
lip/o
central abdominal region
pseudo-
injury producing discoloration and swelling without causing a break in the skin
brachi/o
dors/o
-graphy
lying on back with head of bed raised 45 degrees
leuk/o
cyt/o
gluc,glyc/o
-genic, -genesis
gastr-
caud/o
chrom/o
troph/o
dis-
cervic/o
hist/o
hypo-
trans-
Stem/WordDefinitionExample
-stomy
protein found in the hair and nails that promotes hardness
related to a disease of unknown cause
pachy/o
normo-
black, tarry stools due to the presence of occult blood
hetero-
sub-, infra-
cholecyst/o
-centesis
-plasty
viscer/o
-megaly
bucc/o
melan/o
a scratch mark on the skin
anti-, contra-
vertical plane dividng the body into left and right halves
lying face up
vertical plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior halves
pan-
-scope
-oma
de-
-osis
neo-
medi/o
mega-, megalo-
lying on back with legs bent and feet flat
re-
-ole
rhytid/o
aliment/o
tri-
-logist, -ist
outer layer of skin
pulmon/o
abdominal region above the umbilical region
dys-
ab-
bi-, di-
dilated hair follicle filled with bacteri and sebum; commonly called a white head or black head
-pathy
-scopy
infer/o
brady-
jejun/o
-oid
infection of a hair follicle; commonly called a boil
tachy-
glands that secrete sweat to the outside of the body
-tripsy
onych/o
multi-
-rrhaphy
pre-
reythr/o
uni-, mono-
-tomy
Stem/WordDefinitionExample
proxim/o
oste/o
trich/o
hyper-
hematochezia:the passage of ____ ____
dermat-
tiny muscle that attaches to the hair follicle
a twisting of the intestine that can cause obstruction
the study of cause of disease
hem/hemat/o
-itis
py/o
cec/o
chol/o
labi, cheil/o
peri-
horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower halves
Cardi-
ile/o
cyan/o
supra-, super-
sial/o
-plasia
lapar, abdomin/o
seb/o
lei/o
lith/o
pathologic change in tissue resulting from disease or injury
-meter
Col, colon
chlor/o
acr/o
abdominal region to left and right of epigastric region
abdominal region below the umbilical region
iso-
lumb/o
macro-
homo-,homeo-
accumulation of fluid in the abdominal/peritoneal cavity
disk
-emia
hemi-,semi-
lessening in severity of disease symptoms
quad-,quadri-
-gram
The sliding of one section of the intestine into an adjacent section; much like the parts of a collapsable telescope
ad-
proct/o
xanth/o
deep layer of skin that contains the sweat and oil glands; also contains tiny muscles attached to the hair follicles
micro-
fibr/o
ultra-
nephr, ren
per-
-algia
a-,an-
epitheli/o

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