Medical Language for Modern Health Care: CH.1 Review ~ Prefixes, Roots, Combining Forms, and Suffixes Flashcards
Elements of a Medical Term are the:
INDIVIDUAL PARTS OF THE WORD
Medical Language came mostly from which 2 roots?
LATIN AND GREEK
The prefix is:
THE BEGINNING OF SOME WORDS
The core element of any term is its:
Which of the following elements is the root for the word DERMATITIS?
Which of the following are the roots for the Medical Term ATHROSCOPY and RESPIRATORY
ARTHR- AND RESPIR-
The word element CARD- is an example of a:
The suffix is:
FOUND AT THE END OF THE WORD
ENDOCARDITIS: What is the root and what does the root mean?
THE ROOT IS CARD-
IT MEANS HEART
What are the roots in the words GYNECOLOGY, ARTHROSCOPY, and HYPOGASTRIC?
GASTROENTEROLOGY is an example of a Medical Term that has 2 what?
ARTHROSCOPY~ What does the combining form mean?
GASTROENTEROLOGY~ What does the combining form ENTER/O refer to?
GYNEC/O is an example of?
A COMBINATION OF THE ROOT AND A COMBINING VOWEL
HYPERGASTRIC refers to the?
DERMAT- refers to the?
Combination of a root and a combining vowel is?
Medical term that refers to the process of Breathing?
CPR is the abbreviation for?
PNEUMOTHORAX has more than one of which word element?
The most common combining vowel is?
A root with a combining vowel added to it is called?
The word element -SCOPY is an example of?