IAHCSMM Chapter 2

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Prefix

The term "hemi" is a

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To cut out

The term "excise" means

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Para

Which means "beside or near"

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ORIF

Which of the following surgical abbreviations might be used relating to a fractured bone?

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Between the ribs

The term "intercosto" means

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Below

The term "hypo" means

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Greek or Latin

The majority of medical terms are of either _____ or ____ origin.

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Root word element

Which of the following tells a primary meaning of a word?

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Ease pronunciation

The purpose of a combining is to:

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Suffix

The last word element in a medical term is the:

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Stomach

The root element, "gastro," refers to the:

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Surgical removal

The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:

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High blood sugar

"Hyperglycemia" refers to:

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Surgical repair of the nose

The term "rhinoplasty," refers to:

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Skin disease

"Dermopathy" is a(an):

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Crushing of a stone

"Lithotripsy" refers to:

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Beneath the skin

"Subcutaneous" refers to:

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An instrument used to remove tissue around the bone

The term, "periosteal elevator," refers to:

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below the knee amputation

The term, "BKA," refers to a surgical procedure involving:

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Treating fractured bone without a surgical incision

The term, "CR," relates to a surgical procedure for: