Medical Terminology: Matching Word Parts

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Melissa Miller Medical Terminology Chapter 1 Exercises “Matching Word Parts” Sections 1, 2, 3 & 4 1.1. 1.2. dys- 1.3. hyper- 1.4. –megaly 1.5. –algia 1.6. –ectomy 1.7. –osis 1.8. –malacia 1.9. hypo- 1.10. –itis 1.11. –necrosis 1.12. –rrhage 1.13. –ostomy 1.14. –otomy 1.15. –plasty 1.16. –rrhapy 1.17. –scopy 1.18. –rrhexis 1.19. –stenosis 1.20. –sclerosis 1.21. –rrhea Definitions 1.22. 1.23. The term myelopathy describes any pathologic change or disease in the spinal cord. 1.24. The medical term for higher than normal blood pressure is hypertension.…show more content…
Pyoderma means any acute pus-forming bacterial skin infection. Term Selection 1.55. The abnormal hardening of the walls of an artery or arteries is called arteriosclerosis. 1.56. A fever is considered to be a symptom. 1.57. An inflammation of the stomach and small intestine is known as gastritis. 1.58. The term meaning pain in a joint or joints is arthritis. 1.59. A dermatologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the skin. Sentence Completion 1.60. Lower than normal blood pressure is called hypotension. 1.61. The process of recording a radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium is known as an angiography. 1.62. The term meaning above or outside the ribs is supracostal. 1.63. A differential diagnosis is also known as a rule out. 1.64. A fistula is an abnormal passage, usually between two internal organs, or leading from an organ to the surface of the body. True/False 1.65. 1.66. True 1.67. False 1.68. True 1.69. False 1.70. True “Word Surgery” 1.71. OTO/RHIN/O/LARYNG/OLOGY 1.72. MYC/O/SIS 1.73. POLIO/MYEL/IT

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