Chapter 1-7 Study Guide Midterm Medical Terminology

The combining form that means gland is
aden/o
The combining form that means cancer is
carcin/o
The combining form that means heart is
cardi/o
The combining form that means chemical is
chem/o
The combining form that means to cut is
cis/o
A prefix that means painful or difficult is
dys-
A prefix that means normal or good is
eu-
The combining form that means cartilage is
chondr/o
The combining form that means bone is
oste/o
The combining form that means heart muscle is
myocardi/o
A combining form that means vein is
ven/o
The combining form that means vessel is
angi/o
A combining form that means heart is
coron/o
A medical term that means condition of slow heart is
bradycardia
A medical term that means decrease in blood pressure is
hypotension
The combining form that means base is
bas/o
The combining form that means clotting is
coagul/o , thromb/o
The combining form that means red is
erythr/o
The combining form that means white is
leuk/o , albin/o
A combining form that means blood is
hemat/o
The combining form that means shape is
morph/o
The combining form that means eat or swallow is
phag/o
A suffix that means tumor or mass is
-oma
A suffix that means abnormal softening is
-malacia
A suffix that means instrument for viewing is
-scope
The combining form that means abdomen is
abdomin/o
The combining form that means middle is
medi/o
The combining form that means stomach is
gastr/o
A medical term that means pertaining to the arm is
brachial
A medical term that means pertaining to the skull is
cranial
A medical term that means pertaining to the buttocks is
gluteal
A medical term that means pertaining to the heart and blood vessels is
cardiovascular
A medical term that means pertaining to above is
superior
A medical term that means pertaining to the belly side of the body is
ventral
A medical term that means pertaining to the chest is
thoracic
The combining form that means life is
bi/o
The combining form that means red is
erythr/o
The combining form that means electricity is
electr/o
The combining form that means horny is
kerat/o
A suffix that means skin is
-derma
A combining form that means skin is
dermat/o
A medical term that means pertaining to upon the skin is
epidermal
A medical term that means inflammation of the skin is
dermatitis
A medical term that means black tumor is
melanoma
A medical term that means fat mass is
adipoma , lipoma
The combining form that means poison is
tox/o , toxic/o
A suffix that means abnormal decrease or too few is
-penia
A medical term that means white cell is
leukocyte
A medical term that means clotting cell is
thrombocyte
A medical term that means not breathing is
apnea
A medical term that means insufficient oxygen is
hypoxia
The combining form that means epiglottis is
epiglott/o
The combining form that means larynx is
laryng/o
A combining form that means nose is
rhin/o
A combining form that means oxygen is
ox/o, ox/i
A combining form that means lung or air is
pneumon/o , pneum/o
The combining form that means lung is
pulmon/o
The suffix that means carbon dioxide is
-capnia
The suffix that means paralysis is
-plegia
The suffix that means voice is
-phonia
The suffix that means chest is
-thorax
A medical term that means surgical repair of the voice box is
laryngoplasty
A medical term that means throat inflammation is
pharyngitis