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Med Term Study Questions

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The “i” in the medical word ox/i/metry is called a:
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Combining Vowel
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In the term oste/o/arthr/itis, the word element oste/o is a:
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Combining Form
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In the term leukemia, the suffix ia means:
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Condition
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The term alcohol/ism is a (part of language)
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Noun
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The term pod/iatry means:
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Treatment of the feet
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The term ateri/o/stenosis means:
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narrowing, stricture of an artery
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The plural form of atrium is:
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atria
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The plural form of bacteria is:
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bacterium
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The plural form of deformity is:
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deformities
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In the term para/nas/al, the prefix means:
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near, beside, beyond
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Enlargement of the liver
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hepat/o/megaly
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Surgical removal of a kidney
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nephr/o/ectomy
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Pertaining to the skin
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cutane/o/us
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Indicates the long vowel sound
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Macron
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Inflammation of the mouth
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Stomat/o/itis
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Swelling and accumulation of tissue fluid
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lymph/edema
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New tissue growth
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neo/plasm
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Pertaining to the lungs
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pulmon/o/ary
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Suffix that forms a part of speech
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Grammatical
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Word part used to link with suffix, -itis
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Root
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Part of speech created with suffixes: -ary, -ic, -ior
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Adjective
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The suffix -icle denotes this form of a work
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Dimunitive
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Fornices is an example of this word form
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Plural
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Suffix type used in the term colonoscopy
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Diagnostic
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Turning backwards
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Retro/version
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Across or through the skin
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transcutaneous
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Pertaining to the area around a tooth
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peri/odont/o-al
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Condition of joined fingers or toes
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syndactylism
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Prefix type that describes a place or location
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Position
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Prefix type of mono-
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number
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Prefix type that indicates a pathway or route
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Direction
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Prefix type used in the term, microscope
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Measurement