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Pertaining to the tongue

Latin: Lingual

Greek: Glossal

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Tootlike

Latin: Dentoid

Greek: Odontoid

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Navel

Latin: Umbilicus

Greek: Omphalos

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Pertaining to the nose

Latin: Nasal

Greek: Rhinal

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Pertaining to the ear

Latin: Aural

Greek: Otic

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derived from the name of a person, often (but not always) a physician or scientist who was first to identify a certain condition or to devise a medical procedure

eponym

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named after the American physician H.J. Heimlich, a procedure used to dislodge food from the airway of a person who is choking.

Heimlich maneuver

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a procedure named after Julius Caesar, who was believed to have been born this way—that is, through an incision into the abdomen and uterus to deliver the infant

cesarean section

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When the initials used for abbreviations create a word that can be pronounced, the word formed in this way is called an

acronym

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the main part, or foundation, of the word; it contains the word's essential meaning.

word root

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abnormal contact between the teeth of the upper and lower jaws, and other dental irregularities.

malocclusion

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the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the dental pulp and tooth root

Endodontics

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specially trained to provide dental care such as root canal therapy, a procedure to save a tooth by removing the contents of its root canal and filling it with a protective substance

endodontist

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specializes in providing dental care to older persons

pedodontist

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known as gerodontology, is the study of the dentition and dental needs of the elderly

gerdontics

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provide services that include preventive care, cleaning teeth, radiography, and dental education to patients and to the community

Dental hygienists

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perform tasks such as chairside aid, clerical work, some radiography, and dental laboratory work

Dental assistants

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Dental laboratory technicians

dental appliances according to a dentist's prescription.

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the measurement of vision

optometry

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prepare written records of patient data from physicians' reports

Medical transcriptionists

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the practice of preparing and dispensing drugs. In our discussion of the early history of medicine

Pharmacy

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Drugs containing radioactive atoms

radiopharmaceuticals.

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When drugs exert their effects at the circumscribed site of administration,

local effect

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When drugs act on a number of receptors throughout the body in this way

systemic effect