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Hepatitis means...
Inflammation of the liver
The abbreviation PT stands for...
Prothrombin time
What is the word used to describe the break down of red blood cells?
Hemolysis
The ability of the body to maintain equilibrium or "steady state" is called...
Homeostasis
The combining form "erythro" means...
Red
The singular form of vena cavae is...
Vena cava
The pleural (more than 1) form of lumen is...
Lumina
What word means large cell?
Macrocyte
What word means "controlling blood flow"?
Hemostasis
Which pair of letters is each letter pronounced separately?
"pn" as in dyspnea
The "e" is pronounced separately in...
Syncope
Oxia is a...
Suffix
In the term "bicuspid" bi- is a...
Prefix
The letter "c" has the sound of "s" in the term...
Hypoglycemia
IM stands for...
Intramuscular
Diff. stands for...
Differential
RBC stands for...
Red Blood Cell
RPR stands for...
Rapid plasma regain
EEG stands for...
Electroencephalogram
DOB stands for...
Date of birth
ASO stands for...
Antistrepolysin O
Rx stands for...
Prescription
FUO stands for...
Fever of unknown origin
NPO stands for...
Nothing by mouth
ESR stands for...
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
O & P stands for...
Ova & parasites
PKU stands for...
Phenylkonuria
LD stands for...
Lactic dehydrogenase
The meaning of the word root "derm" is...
Skin
The meaning of the word root "cardi" is...
Heart
The meaning of the word root "arteri" is...
Artery
The meaning of the word root "glyc" is...
Sugar
The meaning of the word root "cyte" is...
Cell
The meaning of the word root "osteo" is...
Bone
The meaning of the word root "phleb" is...
Vein
The meaning of the word root "hepat" is...
Liver
The meaning of the word root "hem" is...
Blood
The meaning of the word root "onco" is...
Tumor
The meaning of the word root "thromb" is...
Clot
The meaning of the word root "sclera" is...
Hard
The meaning of the word root "pulmon" is...
Lung
The meaning of the word root "vas" is...
Vessel
The meaning of the prefix "brady" is...
Slow
The meaning of the prefix "a/an" is...
Without
The meaning of the prefix "anti" is...
Against
The meaning of the prefix "dys" is...
Difficult
The meaning of the prefix "poly" is...
Many
The meaning of the prefix "homo" is...
Same
The meaning of the prefix "hypo" is...
Low, under
The meaning of the prefix "micro" is...
Small
The meaning of the suffix "-itis" is...
Inflammation
The meaning of the suffix "-algia" is...
Pain
The meaning of the suffix "-gram" is...
Record, writing
The meaning of the suffix "-cyte" is...
Cell
The meaning of the suffix "-emia" is...
Blood condition
The meaning of the suffix "-pathy" is...
Disease
The meaning of the suffix "-logist" is...
Specialist
The meaning of the suffix "-oma" is...
Tumor
The meaning of the suffix "-lysis" is...
Breakdown, destruction
The meaning of the suffix "-osis" is...
Condition
The meaning of the suffix "-tomy" is...
Cutting, incision
The meaning of the suffix "-stasis" is...
Stopping, controlling
The meaning of the suffix "-penia" is...
Deficiency
The meaning of the suffix "-rrhage" is...
Bursting, forth