Geriatrics: Chapter 19 Review

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Synonym for the term aging...

SENESCENCE

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Suffix in the term OSTEOPENIA..

DEFICIENCY

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Wasting or diminished volume of tissue or organ...

ATROPHY

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Root/combining form in the term SARCOPENIA...

MUSCLE

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Plural form of the word LENTIGO...

LENTIGINES

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Root word in the term DEMENTIA...

MIND

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Prefix in the word POLYPHARMACY...

MANY

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Root in the term HALLUCINATION...

IMAGINATION

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Root word in the term VEGETATIVE...

GROWTH

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Suffix with a meaning STATE OF...

-ENCE

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Word elements that mean OLD AGE...

GER- and SEN-

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Prefix in the term PALLIATIVE...

REDUCE SUFFERING

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Synonym for the term AUTOPSY...

POSTMORTEM

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Prefix in the term ANTIOXIDANT...

AGAINST