Medical Terminology Chapter 1 Med Term

Discipline: Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology etc.)

Type of Paper: Question-Answer

Academic Level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)

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Medical Terminology Chapter 1 Med Term

what condition is characterized by redness, heat, swelling and pain? inflammation

what prefix means within or inside?   intra-

what term means abdominal hardening is the walls of and artery or arteries?    arteriosclerosis

what term means the surgical repair of a nerve?  neuroplasty

what combining form means red?   erythr/o

what suffix means a surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnosis purposes?   -centesis

what term describes a disease or procedure named for the person who first discovered it?   eponym

what suffix means to rupture   -rrhexis

what is the correct spelling of the term meaning wound or injury?   trauma

which combining form means both spinal cord and bone marrow?   myel/o

which of these suffixes require the use of the combining vowel?
A. -algia B. -otomy C. -rrhea     -rrhea

the term meaning any pathologic change or disease in the spinal cord or bone marrow is?    myelopathy

in the term otorhinolaryngology which word root mean ear?   ot/o

pain which can be observed only by the patient is a?   symptom

which suffix means abnormal enlargement?    -megaly

which prefix means deficient or decreased?   hypo-

which term means pain in the stomach?   gastralgia

in the term perinatal which part is the suffix?  -al

which term means rotating the arm so that the so that the palm of the hand is upward?   supination

which suffix means pain, suffering?   -algia

which term means rupture of a muscle?   myorrhexis

which combining form means plaque or fatty substance?   ather/o

which term describes part of the small intestine?   ileum

which combining form means fever?   pyr/o

which term describes a prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disease?   prognosis