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Prefixes, Roots, Combining Forms, and Suffixes
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Elements of a Medical Term are the:

INDIVIDUAL PARTS OF THE WORD

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Medical Language came mostly from which 2 roots?

LATIN AND GREEK

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The prefix is:

THE BEGINNING OF SOME WORDS

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The core element of any term is its:

ROOT

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Which of the following elements is the root for the word DERMATITIS?

DERMAT-

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Which of the following are the roots for the Medical Term ATHROSCOPY and RESPIRATORY

ARTHR- AND RESPIR-

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The word element CARD- is an example of a:

ROOT

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The suffix is:

FOUND AT THE END OF THE WORD

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ENDOCARDITIS: What is the root and what does the root mean?

THE ROOT IS CARD-

IT MEANS HEART

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What are the roots in the words GYNECOLOGY, ARTHROSCOPY, and HYPOGASTRIC?

GYNEC-

ARTHR-

GASTR-

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GASTROENTEROLOGY is an example of a Medical Term that has 2 what?

COMBINING FORMS

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ARTHROSCOPY~ What does the combining form mean?

JOINT

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GASTROENTEROLOGY~ What does the combining form ENTER/O refer to?

INTESTINES

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GYNEC/O is an example of?

A COMBINATION OF THE ROOT AND A COMBINING VOWEL

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HYPERGASTRIC refers to the?

STOMACH

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DERMAT- refers to the?

SKIN

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Combination of a root and a combining vowel is?

COMBINING FORM

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Medical term that refers to the process of Breathing?

RESPIRATORY

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CPR is the abbreviation for?

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION

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PNEUMOTHORAX has more than one of which word element?

ROOT

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The most common combining vowel is?

O

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A root with a combining vowel added to it is called?

COMBINING FORM

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The word element -SCOPY is an example of?

SUFFIX