100 notecards = 25 pages (4 cards per page)
The sebum plug (blackhead) characteristic of acne is
An electro______gram is a record of the electrical conduction of the heart
Means disease condition
The lidlike piece of cartilage covering the larynx is
Surgical repair of a joint is
Refraction refers to the bending of light rays to bring the rays into focus on the
Epi- is a
Gastrectomy, gastro/o, -ectomy
_______ means removal of the stomach. The term is composed of the combining form _____ and the suffix ______.
A group of organs that work together to perform related functions is classified as a body
The diaphragm lies ______ to the stomach.
Blepharo____ is drooping of the eyelid.
The term that means pertaining to mucus
The bones beyond (distal to) the carpals are the _____carpals
Mrs. Farrell's system-paroxysmal dysapnea, wheezing, coughing- are indicators of
The space between defect in the ability to produce hemoglobin is
An inherited defect in the ability to produce hemoglobin is
WBC is the abbreviation for
white blood cell count
_____ectomy means the removal of the thymus gland
The combining form lymph/o means
____ectomy is the removal of a bone of the hindfoot (ankle bone)
SLE is the abbreviation for
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Yellow marrow is composed chiefly of
Hair turns gray when the body stops producing
The outermost layer of epidermis is the
____ dermic means below the skin; the word part you choose is a _____.
____ itis is inflammation of a gland
The thoracic, and abdominal pelvic cavities are the _____ cavities.
Mrs. Luce begins ambulating with assistance on her first postoperative day. On the fourth postoperative day, she experiences an acute onset of dyspnea, tachypnea, persistance cough with hemoptysis, and pleuritic pain. Mrs. Luce's systomps include
rapid and shallow breathing, difficult breathing, spitting up of blood
A person with Type O blood is
The correct term for removal of the spleen
The C in "ABCDE" stands for
The part of the eye commonly called the blind spot because it has no light receptor cells
____ means inflammation of the joints and is composed of the combining form ____ and the suffix ____.
Arthritis, arthr/o, -itis
Lumbo ____ means pertaining to the lower back and sacrum
Umbilical means pertaining to the
______ means nearest the point of reference. Its opposite direction is ______.
removal and reviewing of living tissue form the body is a bi_____.
A temporary absence of breathing is __pnea.
Which prefix combines with flexion means forward curvature of a part or organ
fluid accumulation in the pleural space due to infection, malignancy, or trauma is called
The laryngopharynx is a subdivision
-ray of arteries and veins in the lung after injection of dye into a blood vessel is called
clotting proteins and cells
Serum is plasma minus
Which blood type contains no antibodies
The virus that causes AIDS
The collection of interstitial fluid within the spaces between cells due to obstruction of lymph vessels and nodes
The organ that is the site for production and maturation of one type of lymphocyte is
_____ plasty means surgical repair of a joint
The process of recording the strength of muscle contraction as the muscle is stimulated is ______graphy
A full-thickness burn injury is also called
______ is a contagious parasitic infection of skin with intense pruritus
Mary increased her susceptibility to malignant melanoma
overexposing her skin to the sun
gastritis is inflammation of
Hepatitis is inflammation of
Cephalo____ means from the head to the feet
the _____ body cavity is where the nerves of the spinal cord are located
the largest and uppermost section of the brain is
damage to the heart valves produces lesions called ______ that can break off into the blood stream as _______, material that travels through the blood
DOE is the abbreviation for
Dydspnea on exertion
Surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the pleural cavity is
Red blood count
RBC is the abbreviation for
______megaly is enlargement of the spleen
A cracklike sore is termed an
A freckle is an example of an
Flap of the ear is called
The ear structure that provided an equalization of air pressure between the middle ear and external atmospheric pressure is
The tough outer membrane covering the eyeball that helps to maintain the size of the eyeball and attaches to the muscles that moves the eye is
A ____ is attached to the beginning of a word root to modify its meaning
Most often the combining vowel is the letter _____.
A ____ type is a picture of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell
_____ means to the front. Its opposite direction is ____.
Similar cells working together to do a specific job are
Cervical means pertaining to the ____.
Carcino_____ means producing or forming cancer.
Osteo___ is softening of bones
what is the term for removal of breast tissue
A ____glossectomy means the surgical removal of half of the tongue.
The prefix macro- means ______; the opposite pf macro- is______.
The central portion or area of the chest that separated the lungs is called
The function of the thyroid cartliage (Adam's apple) is
provide support for the larynx
The pharyngeal tonsils are also called
Upper respiratory infection
URI is the abbreviation for
_____anemia is a genetic disorder characterized by production of abnormal hemoglobin (HbS)
CLL is the abbreviation for
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
The blood protein in RBC's that enables the RBCs to carry oxygen is
The liquid portion of blood
Which blood type contains only anti-B antibodies
A collection of stationary lymph tissue in the groin region is known as
KS is the abbreviation for
The organ located in the upper mediastinum that plays an important role in immunity, especially during fetal life and the early years of growth is
The organ near the stomach that produces, stores, and eliminates blood cells is
movement of the arm toward the midline of the body is called ___duction.
RA is the abbreviation for
Surgical puncture of a joint is called
The upper part of the pelvic bone is
A hair-containing cyst found in the sacral region of the back is called a _____cyst.
another term for blister
A tumor of the liver is called
_______ is pigmentation loss in areas of the skin
Enteritis is inflammation of the