Medical Terminology 350 Lesson 8

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Flashcards for word roots and word terminals presented in Lesson 8, pp. 137-152; Lesson 8 is the LAST lesson that includes word terminals. Lessons 9-14 will focus solely on word roots.
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pneum-

Lung

See the name plate turned into a lung!

Audionym: name(plate)

2

phage

To eat

See the page eating!

Audionym: page

3

phren-

Mind

See the boy and girl pulling on the friend saying, "mine! mine! mine!"

Audionym: friend
Note: Mind and mine do NOT mean the same thing. They are NOT interchangeable.

4

corne-

Horny, as to have horns

See the corn with horns growing out of it!

Audionym: corn

5

plak-

Plate

See the plaque with a plate of food on it!

Audionym: plaque (wall decoration)

6

iris

Rainbow

See the person saying, "I race" while racing on a rainbow!

Audionym: I race

7

kerat-

Horny, to have horns or hardened surfaces

See the carrot with horns growing out of it!

Audionym: carrot

8

pulmo-

Lung

See someone pulling on the moon that turns into a lung!

Audionym: pull moon

9

ptyal-

Saliva

See the tile with a sailboat on it!

Audionym: tile

10

alveol-

Cavity

See owl in the field falling into a cave-in (cavity)!

Audionym: owl field

11

oophor-

Ovary

See the overturned egg and eggs being turned over!

Audionym: over

12

oment-

Covering

See the "O" men with a covering over their heads!

Audionym: O men

13

sedat-

Quiet, calm

See the speaker saying, "Be seated" and the audience becoming quiet and calm!

Audionym: seated

14

furca-

Fork-shaped

See the fur coat covered with forks!

Audionym: fur coat

15

radic-

Root

See the radish with the root beer bursting out of it!

Audionym: radish

16

fistul-

Pipe

See the fist full of pipes!

Audionym: fist

17

radi-

Ray

See the radio with a ray of light beaming out of it!

Audionym: radio

18

edema

Swelling

See a demon swelling and swelling!

Audionym: a demon

19

dactyl-

Finger, toe

See the duck tail with a finger and toe growing out of it!

Audionym: duck tail

20

metabole-

Change

See the man who met a bull asking it for change!

Audionym: met a bull

21

pariet-

Wall

See the parrot with walls on its sides!

Audionym: parrot

22

ependym-

Wrapping, outer covering

See a pendulum with wrapping all over it!

Audionym: a pendulum

23

gravid-

Pregnant

See the sacks of gravel with pregant women sitting on them!

Audionym: gravel

24

aer-

Air

See the airplane with air coming out of it in all directions!

Audionym: airplane

25

glyco-

Sweet

See the gliding coal made of sweet chocolate!

Audionym: glide coal

26

-ization

action of process

Combination of terminals

-ize: to do, to act in a specified way

-ation: a process, action, or condition

27

-ity

Condition; cahracter

28

-ive

Of, relating to, having the nature or quality of

29

-or

A person or thing that does something or has some particular function

30

-ence

Another form of -ance; a state or condition; the act of