Med Term – Mid Term Part 2

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A phlebo____ is the incision of a vein
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tomy
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A red blood cell is known as a(n)
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erythrocyte
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a synonym for arthrodynia is
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arthralgia
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all of the following terms relate to pain except: neuralgia, pleurodynia, necrotic, myalgia
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necrotic
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a _____ means condition of no growth
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trophy
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blepharo____ is drooping of the eyelid
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ptosis
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carcino___ means producing or forming cancer
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genesis
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Choose the correct spelling for the word that means the stopping of the flow of blood. hemstasis, hematostasis, hemostasis, homeostasis
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hemostasis
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choose the term that means softening of the bone: osteomalacia, osteopenia, osteoporosis, osteitis
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osteomalacia
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clusters of berry-shaped bacteria are
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staphylococci
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enlargement of the spleen is termed
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splenomegaly
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excess cells due to an increased rate of cell division is termed
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hyperplasia
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A smear of the discharge indicated she had gonorrhea, a STD caused by a diplo____ bacterium
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coccal
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Inflammation of the bronchi is called bronch____
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itis
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Mr. Hutchinson has decreased production of clotting cells, or thrombo____, from his treatment with cancer drugs, or chemo_____
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cytes, therapy
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On monday, Maria attended classes to learn the process of recording the electrical impulses of the heart, termed
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electrocardiography
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one who specializes in treating disease of the kidnet is a nephrolog_____
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ist
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Osteo____ is softening of the bones
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malacia
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pain in the chest wall muscles aggravated by breathing is called pleur____
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odynia
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protrusion of the urinary bladder through the vaginal wall is a cysto____
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cele
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Removal and viewing of living tissue from the body is a bi_____
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opsy
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removal of the larynx is a laryng____
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ectomy
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surgical repair of a blood vessel is ______
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angioplasty
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cancerous white blood cells, or leuk_____
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emia
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the folded layer of connective tissue that surrounds the heart is called the
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pericardium
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the medical term for the surgical removal of plaque is
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atherectomy
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the procedure that creates a permanent artificial opening in the trachea is a
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tracheostomy
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the suffix -ac means
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pertaining to
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the suffix -lysis means
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breakdown, separation
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the suffix -ole means
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little or small
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the suffix -um means
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structure,tissue, thing
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the suffix in the term acrophobia is _____, which means ____
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-phobia, fear
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the suffix in the term cardiomyopathy is
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-pathy
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the suffix in the term chronic is
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-ic
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the suffix i the term laryngeal is
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-eal
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the suffix in the term laryngoscopy is _____, which means _____
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-scopy, process of visual examination
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the suffix in the term metastasis is
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-stasis
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the suffix in the term mucoid is
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-oid
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the suffix in the term peritoneal is ____ which means ____
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-al, pertaining to
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the suffix in the term pneumonia is ____ which means ____
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-ia, condition
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this type of cell contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen
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erthrocyte
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this type of cell produces antibodies
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lymphocyte
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very small vessels that collect blood from the capillaries and join to form veins are
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venules
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what is the term for bone marrow tumor?
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myeloma
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what is the term for removal of breast tissue?
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mastectomy
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what is the term for surgical repair of cartilage?
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chondroplasty
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which suffix added to acr/o will create a word that means a fear of heights?
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-phobia
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which suffix means disease condition?
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-pathy
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which suffix means process of recording
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-graphy
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which term means surgical puncture to remove fluid from a joint?
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arthrocentesis
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a temporary absence of breathing is ____pnea
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a
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a _____glossectomy means the surgical removal of half of the tongue
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hemi
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a(n) ____cision is a cut produced surgically with a sharp instrument
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in
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a(n) ____lapse is the recurrence of a disease of symptoms after apparent recovery
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re
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a slow heartbeat, or ____cardia
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brady
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Mr. Gladstone was diagnosed with benign prostatic ____trophy,or increase in the size of the organ’s tissue cells
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hyper
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Mrs. Ferrari’s physician told her that she had a(n) ____topic pregnancy and explained that the embryo was implanted outside the uterus in the fallopian tubes.
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ec
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Ms. Tanager had two units of blood transfused into, or within, the veins; the procedure was done ______venously
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intra
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Occurring or performed after death is referred to as
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postmortem
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the bones beyond (distal to) the carpals are the ____carpals
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meta
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the foreign substance neutralized by antibodies in the immune process is called a(n)
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antigen
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the glands located beside the thyroid are the _____glands
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parathyroid
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the prefix ana- means _____; the opposite if ana- is ____
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up or apart, cata-
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the prefix brady- means _____; the opposite is ____
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slow, tachy-
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the prefix ecto- means ____; the opposite is ____
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out or outside, endo-
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the prefix hyper- means ____; the opposite is ___
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excessive or above, hypo-
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the prefix in the term abductor is
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ab-
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the prefix in the term anoxia is
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an-
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the prefix in the term antibodies is ____, which means ____
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anti-, against
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the prefix in the term hypoglycemia is
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hypo-
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the prefix in the term infracostal is
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infra-
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the prefix in the term pancytopenia is
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pan-
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the prefix in the term subcutaneous is ____, which means _____
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sub-, under or beneath
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the prefix in the term symphysis is _____, which means ____
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sym-, together or with
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the prefix macro- means ____; the opposite _____
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large, micro-
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the prefix post- means ____; the opposite ____
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after or behind, pre-
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the ____physis pubis is the joint formed by the fusion of the two pubic bones
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sym
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trauma sustained beneath the eye (orbit/o) is ____orbital trauma
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infra
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What prefixes can mean before?
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ante-, pre-
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which prefix combined with calcemia means pertaining to deficient blood calcium?
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hypo-
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which prefix combined with costal means pertaining to beneath the ribs?
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infra-
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which prefix combined with lateral means pertaining to one side?
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uni-
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which prefix combined with peritoneal means pertaining to behind the peritoneum?
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retro-
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which prefix combined with thoracic means pertaining to above the chest?
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supra-
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____aise is a bad feeling or a vague feeling of bodily discomfort
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mal
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____cephalic means pertaining to an abnormally small head and brain
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micro
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____osteum is the rough fibrous membrane surrounding a bone
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Peri

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