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The combining form is the core or foundation of a word.
False
The combining vowel connects the root to the suffix or to another root.
True
All medical terms have a suffix.
True
The word root contains the fundamental meaning of a word.
True
All combining vowels are the letter "o".
False
The combining vowel is usually dropped before a suffix beginning with a vowel.
True
cardi/o
combining form
-logy
Suffix
dia-
Prefix
peri-
Prefix
gastr/o
combining form
-genic
Suffix
Study of the heart
cardiology
Pertaining to the head
cephalic
Removal of the stomach
gastrectomy
High blood sugar
hyperglycemia
Inflammation of a gland
adenitis
The combining form, bi/o, means:
Life
The combining form, derm/o, means:
Skin
The combining form, hepat/o, means:
Liver
A patient with an osteosarcoma would be treated by a/n:
oncologist
A patient with cephalalgia has:
Pain in the head
In the term, "autopsy," the prefix is _____, which means _________.
auto-, self
A condition of excessive blood in a body part is:
Hyperemia
In the term "endocrine," the prefix is _____, which means ___________.
endo-, within
A patient who has an inflammation of the joints has:
Arthritis
In the term "electroencephalogram," the suffix is ___________, which means _______.
-gram, record
A resection of the kidney is a:
Nephrectomy
A patient with a disorder of his/her erythrocytes would probably visit a specialist in:
Hematology
_______ means pertaining to the heart; its word root is _____.
Cardiac, cardi
A condition of excessive blood in a body part is:
Hyperemia
In the term "endocrine," the prefix is _____, which means ___________.
endo-, within
A patient who has an inflammation of the joints has:
Arthritis
In the term "electroencephalogram," the suffix is ___________, which means _______.
-gram, record
A resection of the kidney is a:
Nephrectomy
A patient with a disorder of his/her erythrocytes would probably visit a specialist in:
Hematology
_______ means pertaining to the heart; its word root is _____.
Cardiac, cardi
High blood sugar
hyperglycemia
Inflammation of a gland
adenitis
The combining form, bi/o, means:
Life
The combining form, derm/o, means:
Skin
The combining form, hepat/o, means:
Liver
A patient with an osteosarcoma would be treated by a/n:
oncologist
A patient with cephalalgia has:
Pain in the head
In the term, "autopsy," the prefix is _____, which means _________.
auto-, self
A condition of excessive blood in a body part is:
Hyperemia
In the term "endocrine," the prefix is _____, which means ___________.
endo-, within
A patient who has an inflammation of the joints has:
Arthritis
In the term "electroencephalogram," the suffix is ___________, which means _______.
-gram, record
A patient with a disorder of his/her erythrocytes would probably visit a specialist in:
Hematology
_______ means pertaining to the heart; its word root is _____.
Cardiac, cardi
Mrs. Noriega's urologist told her that her painful urination and urinary frequency and urgency were due to inflammation of the bladder caused by infection. Mrs. Noriega's diagnosis is:
Cystitis
combining form used with the suffix "-logy" to mean study of the cells?
Cyt/o
suffixe used with "oste/o" to mean the process of cutting into bone?
-tomy
prefixe used with "dermic" to mean below the skin?
Hypo-
A tumor of the liver is called a/n:
Hepatoma
Cigarette smoke is cancer producing. Therefore, it is considered:
Carcinogenic
The study of disorders of the mind is:
Psychiatry
The visual examination of the (interior of the) urinary bladder is called a:
Cystoscopy
________al means pertaining to the kidneys. The word part (in the blank) is a __________.
Ren, word root
_________pathy means disease of the intestines. The word part (in the blank) is a ______.
Entero, combining form