Medical Terminology Exam Review 2

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Stem/Word/DefinitionMeaning/word
pertaining to the anterior left chest
disease of the heart muscles
surgical fixation of a drooping kidney
pertaining to both artria and ventricles
pulmon/o
pancytopenia
wall of the heart tissue separating the right and left sides
pyel/o
outer lining of the heart
test to measure the total amount of creatinine excreted in the urine, usually in a 24 hour period to assess kidney function
pertaining to the swollen or twisted veins
narrowing of coronary arteries causing a decrease of blood flow or ischemia to the myocardium
meat/o
condition of fluid in the ureters
-ptosis
noct/i
blockage of a coronary vessel often leading to a myocardial infarction
involuntary discharge of urine
recording of the force and flow of urine
drug that stops the flow of blood within vessels
blood test that measures the amount of urea in the blood; used to evaluate kidney function
dys-
suturing of the bladder
small vein
a reservoir in each kidney that collects urine
forceful or irregular heart beat felt by the patient
compression of the heart due to an increase of fluid in the pericardium
sudden
lower pumping chamber of the heart; right and left structures
inflammation of the renal pelvis
inefficiency of cardiac circulation causing edema and pulmonary congestion
increase of mononuclear leukocytes with symptoms of fever, enlarged cervical lymph nodes and fatigue
coron/o
ARF
upper receiving chamber of the heart; right and left
steth/o
thromb/o
open or exposed
interior space of a vessel
process of making a radiologic recording of the bladder and urethra during urination after instillation of a contrast dye into the bladder
plas/o
rapid regular muscular contractions of the atria or ventricles
congenital defect in which the urinary meatus is on the underside of the penis
-penia
incision into a vein to inject a solution or withdraw blood
middle muscular layer of heart tissue
Stem/Word/DefinitionMeaning/word
aort/o
-stenosis
phleb/o, ven/i, ven/o
sac around the heart that facilitates movement of the heart as it beats
inflammation of the valves of the heart
One of several capillary clusters at the entrance of each nephron that initiates the process of filtering of the blood
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o
inflammation of a vein
condition of excreting increased amounts of urine
inner lining of the heart
creating a surgical opening into the bladder
pertaining to a blue or purple discoloration due to deoxygenated blood
-lith
hardening or loss of elasticity of the arteries
large VEIN carrying blood to the heart from the lower part of the body
small parasitic worms that are transmitted by mosquitoes
automated count of all blood cells
protrusion of the bladder
enur/o
chest pains and other signs and symptoms associated with cardia ischemia
large vein carrying blood to the heart from the upper part of the body
rapid irregular muscular contractions of the atria or ventricles
absence of urine formation
largest artery that begins as an arch from the left ventricle
process of making a radiologic recording of the bladder
poly-
excessive absorption and storage of dietary iron in body tissues causing dysfunction
sphygm/o
the largest lymph vessels that transport lymph to the venous system
-cele
pertaining to a lack of blood flow
-scopy
heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle; also called a bicuspid valve
blood donated for future use by same patient; usually presurgical
recording of kidney function after injection of a radioactive substance into the blood stream; note that this is not an xray view
abnormal heart sound
medical specialty focusing on the study and treatment of conditions of the urinary system
removal and replacement of a patient's own blood or donor blood after specific components have been removed
dilation of an artery; usually to do a weakness in the wall of said artery
-rrhage
denotes an extremely toxic pathogen
heart valve between the left ventricle and aorta
cyst/o, vesicul/o
disorder caused by a genetic defect resulting in low hemoglobin production
backward movement of the mitral valve cusps allowing regurgitation
chest pain or pressure resulting from lack of blood flow to the myocardium
Stem/Word/DefinitionMeaning/word
painful urination
disorder involving low levels of platelets in blood
radiologic recording of the bladder
scler/o
process of releasing urine from the bladder
olig/o
varic/o
-iasis, -esis
excision of the bladder
Test done to measure the total amount of creatinine excreted in the urine, usually in a 24 hour period, to assess kidney function
condition of luid in the kidneys; a buildup of urine caused by obstruction of urine flow usually due to a stone or stricture
examination of the bladder
removal of waste products from the blood by pumping the blood through a machine that works as an artificial kidney
ather/o
breaking up of renal or ureteral calculi by focused ultrasound energy
narrowing of the mitral valve opening usually caused by scarring from rheumatic fever
-ectasia
-oid
abnormal presence of clotting within a blood vessel
opening that carries urine from the urethra to the outside of the body
-emia
dialtion of small or terminal vessels
the relaxation phase of the ventricles in the heartbeat cycle
congenital defect in which the urinary meatus is on the upper surface of the penis
edema that retains an indentation of a finger that had been pressed firmly on skin
pertaining to the condition of narrowing
-tripsy
build up of plaque or fatty paste inside arterial walls
aden/o
the lower pointed end of the heart
vascular blockage made up of a thrombus, bacteria, air, plaque, and/or other foreign material
vessel carrying blood away from the heart
blockage or closure
process of making a radiologic recording of the urinary tract after injection of a contrast dye into the blood stream
disorder in which bone marrow does not produce enough red blood cells
spread of microorganisms or toxins through circulating blood
pertaining to both arteries and veins
microscopic thin walled vessel connecting arterioles and venules where gas nutrient and waste exchange take place between the blood and cells of the body
accumulation of excess fluid in intercellular spaces; can be caused by blockage of lymph vessels
py/o
intravascular insertion of a hollow mesh tube designed to keep a vessel open or patent
tel-
removal of a small amount of fluid and cells from inside the bone with a needle and syringe
heart valve between the right atrium and right ventricle; also called a smilunar valve due to the half moon shape of its three cusps
disorder in which hemoglobin is unable to transport oxygen due to a lack of iron
pertaining to the pulse

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