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October 21, 2014

Homework Help: Medical Language

Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 12:28pm.

Could someone please help me with this I have been working at this for a few hours now.

A. Use the word bank below to build the medical word that corresponds to each definition in problems 1-16. Word parts may be used more than once. Click the grey box to begin typing.

gloss/o-
bil/i-
mastic/o-
axill/o-
-al
cardi/o-
epi-
apic/o-
tri-
glott/o-
-stals/o
fec/o- diastol/o-
cusp/o-
rub/o-
sept/o-
-ary
peri-

-in
-ic
thorac/o-
-ous
-sis
-ation saphen/o-
-id
eu-
mucos/o-
-pne/o-
-ac


1. Pertaining to the tongue

2. Pertaining to the mucous membrane

3. Process of chewing

4. Process of contracting around

5. Substance of red (red blood cell) bile

6. Pertaining to stool

7. Pertaining to the septum

8. Pertaining to above the glottis

9. Pertaining to the apex

10. Pertaining to Normal breathing

11. Pertaining to the heart

12. Resembling three points

13. Pertaining to the heart and lung cavity

14. Pertaining to the armpit

15. Pertaining to standing

16. Pertaining to dilating


B. Define the following words or word parts

-cyte
-eal

-gen cecum

enzyme
in-
-ole
ex-

thorax
cilia
-ature -ity

sin/o-
extra-

bi-


C. In this activity, break the medical word into its word parts. Using the word parts, create a definition of the word. Write a sentence using the word in a medical context. Use the table to record your answers.

Medical Word Prefix Combining form Additional Combining form or suffix Suffix Definition
Peritoneal
Sentence:
Cholecystokinin
Sentence:
Sternal
Sentence:
Medical Word Prefix Combining form Additional Combining form or suffix Suffix Definition

Inspiration
Sentence:
Oxyhemoglobin
Sentence:
Myocardial
Sentence:
Endocardium
Sentence:
Vasoconstriction
Sentence:

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