finale study guide

finale study guide

Question Answer
-tic pertaining to/this need a combining vowel to combine a word
dermatology study of the skin
pulmonary embolism a blockage in the pulmonary circulation
meniere disease chronic disease of the inner ear/ ringing in the ear
cirrhosis progressive liver disease
colonoscopy the visual exam of the rectum
communicable disease that spreads from one person to another,
multi – infection mixed infection with several different organism
IBS- irritable bowl syndrome IBS
atrophy reduction in muscle size and strength
chiropractoer is a practitioner of manipulation of the bones
CT scan procedure that uses multiple x-rays in 3D
dysrhythmia an abnormal heart rhythm
gigantism high growth hormone – abnormally
contusion leaking blood vessels
concussion injury to the soft tissue of the brain/ dizziness, and sometimes nausea.
cardi/o means “heart”
-ectomy means “surgical excision, removal”
glaucoma know spelling
combing vowel "o" in any word, just know how to identify the final word
-logy suffix
transcontinental across
constructed terms multiple word parts that are combined
osteoclasis a surgical procedure that involves breaking a bone in order to correct a defect or an improperly healed fracture
parathyroidectomy the surgical removal of a parathyroid gland,
enter/o small intestine
orchid/o testis
colp/o vagina
constipation Infrequent or incomplete bowel movements
sub- under, beneath, below
ambi- both
heter- different
hemi- half
neo- new
endo- within
-pathy disease
-desis fusion
-cele hernia, swelling, protrusion
-plegia paralysis
-scopy the process of viewing with an instrument
-tripsy the surgically crush
-oma tumor
-ectomy suffix with correct spelling
-endocarditis inflammation of the inner lining of the heart
psoriasis know correct spelling
pruritus know correct spelling
the head is to the neck superior
coronal plane divides the body into front and back portions
cardiac arrest cessation of heart actvity
correct meaning of the root in the term myopia muscle
the suffix of rytidoplasty surgical repair
myalgia muscle pain
vaccination administration of foreign substance – reduce ability to cause disease
-malacia softening
cerebral aneurysm dilation of a blood vessel supplying the brain
hypocalcemia low calcium levels in the blood
PSA blood test to check prostate cancer
dysuria difficulty or pain in urination
hiatal hernia protrusion of the upper portion of the stomach through the diaphram wall
hypercapnia abnormally high amounts of carbon dioxide in the blood
hyperventilation abnormally rapid breathing
hematuria blood in the urine
dystocia difficult labor
bronchitis inflammation of the broncki
nevus mole
asphyxia suffocation
glycosuria sugar in the urine
arthoplasty surgical repair of a joint
edema swelling
stress incontinence involuntary discharge of urine/ coughing, sneezing, strained movement
analgesic relieve pain
coronal or frontal plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
brady slow
thrombolysis dissolves an unwanted blood clot,
scope instrument for viewing
desis surgical fusing or fixation
homeostasis the process of maintaing internal stability
endocardium thin inner lining of the heart
umbilical belly button
endocrine body system responsible for producing hormones
nervous system body system senses changes in the
bipolar disorder disease characterized by alternating manic and depression
ADHD disease characterized by short attention span, poor attention and hyperativity
adrenal gland on top of kidney
anaphylaxis severe reaction to an antigen
bacteremia presence of bacteria in the blood stream
LASIK procedure using easer to reshape the cornea
sickle cell anemia defective hemoglobin that causes hemoglobin misshaped red blood cells
word part used to combine a root with a suffix combining vowel "o"
paramedic- bedsides is a term used to describe how a person works with a physician
plasty surgical repair
electromyography records muscle responses to electrical stimuli
IOL artificial intrascular lens
urinary catherization flexible tube through the urethra to the bladder
thoracic body cavity that contains the lungs and heart
electro/cardi/ogram
sphygmomanometry blood pressure cuff-know correct spelling
herpes know correct spelling
alveoli not considered part of the upper respiratory system
suffix in melanoma tumor-oma

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