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algesia

sense of pain

angi/o

vessel

areri/o

artery

cardiac arrest

stopped heart

dactyl/o

fingers

defibrillation

heart shocked to a regular beat

embolism

obstruction of a b.v.

embolus

foreign particle in the bloodstream

esthesia

feeling, sensation

fibrillation

very fast/quivering, irregular heartbeat

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

phas/o

speech

phleb/o

vein

plas/o

formation

thrombosis

blood clot occluding a vessel

thrombus

blood clot

a-, an-

absent, without

brady-

slow

dys-

bad, difficult, painful

macro-

large

micro-

small, very small

tachy-

fast

poly-

many

sym-, syn-

together

-orrhexis

rupture, bursting apart

-tripsy

rubbing, crushing

-emia

blood


embolism is a condition caused by a what?

embolus

a circulating blood clot is a what?

- thrombus

what is a thrombosis?

-when a circulating thrombus enters and occludes a vessel.

what is an embolism caused by

an embolus

what is an embolus?

any circulating abnormal or foreign particle.

what is a coronary thrombosis

- a sudden blockage or occlusion of a coronary vessel of the heart by a blood clot.

what is cardiac arrest?

- stopping the heart

what is a blood clot floating through the blood stream called?

- a thrombus.

arteri/o

artery

phleb/o

vein

pneumon/o


- lung

angi/o

vessel

bradycardia


tachycardia

-slow HR


-fast HR

cardioangiogram

- a radiographic picture of the heart vessel.

phlebosclerosis

- a condition of hardening of the veins.

phlebotomy

incision into a vein.

phlebitis

- inflammation of a vein

thromb/o

- clot.

excision of a thrombus.

- thrombectomy.

inflammation of a vein c thrombus formation.

- thrombophlebitis.

a synonym for a clot is. . .

- thrombus.

thrombosis

- occlusion of a vessel by a circulating blood clot.

thrombocyte

- a cell that aids in clotting.

coronary thrombosis

- a heart attack caused by an occlusion of a coronary blood vessel.

cystorrhexis

- a rupture of the bladder.

rupture of the small intestine.

- enterorrhexis.

angiorrhexis

- rupture of a b.v.

cardiorrhexis


phleborrhexis


cystorrhexis


hepatorrhagia


rhinorrhea


salpingorrhaphy

- rupture of the heart.


- rupture of a vein.


- rupture of the bladder.


- bleeding from the liver.


- drainage from the nose.


- suturing (or joining) the fallopian tube.

-orrhaphy


-orrhagia


-orrhea


-orrhexis

- suture, close, repair, join.


- burst forth, hemorrhage.


- discharge, flowing.


- rupture, bursting apart.

esthesia


anesthesia

- feeling or sensation.


- without feeling.

anesthesiology

- the study or science of removing feeling.

esthesiometer



- an instrument for measuring feeling.

hyperesthesia

- abnormally high sensitivity (usually to pain).

algesia

- sense of pain.

analgesia

- without sensitivity to pain.


anemia

- a condition of less blood.


astomia


afebrile


anodontia


speechless


abnormally slow speech


abnormally fast speech


pain or difficulty when speaking


pain along the course of a nerve

- without a mouth.


- without fever.


- toothless.


- aphasia.


- bradyphasia.


- tachyphasia.


- dysphasia.


- neuralgia.

crushing, rubbing, or grinding

trips

neurotripsy

- surg crushing a nerve

cholelithotripsy

- surg crushing a gallstone.

myelitis

- either inflammation of bone marrow or the spinal cord.

myeloblast


myelocele



- an immature bone marrow cell.


- a hernia of the spinal cord.

plasia

- formation or change during the growing years.

dysplasia


hyperplasia


hypoplasia


aplasia

- bad, defective, abnormal formation.


- overdevelopment.


- underdevelopment.


- failure to develop properly.

chondrodysplasia

- defective development of cartilage.

osetochondrodysplasia



- defective formation of bone and cartilage.

abnormally slow speech.


rubbing, crushing of a nerve.


incision to remove a gallstone.


radiographic exam of the spinal cord.


bad development of cartilage.


lack of pain sensation.

- bradyphasia.


- neurotripsy.


- cholelithotomy.


- myelogram.


- chondrodysplasia.


- analgesia.

what is a micron?


what is the instrument used for measuring the diameter of something microscopic?

1/1000 mm.


- micrometer.

what does macro mean?

what is a macroblast?

-- something large, visible c the naked eye.

- a large immature cell visible c the naked eye.

what does micro mean?

- something that is visible only c the help of a microscope.

macrocephalus


macrocyte


macrococcus

- an abnormally large head.


- a cell visible c the naked eye, or, an abnormally large cell.


- a very large coccus.

macroglossia


macrotia


macrorhinia


macrocheilia

- the condition of an abnormally large tongue.


- the condition of abnormally large ears.


- the condition of an abnormally large nose.


- the condition of abnormally large lips.

dactyl

fingers, or toes.

dactylomegaly

- enlarge digits.

dactylitis


dactylospasm


dactylogram


abnormally large fingers and toes.


fingers or toes.

- inflammation of the fingers, toes, or digits.


- spasm of a digit.


- a fingerprint.


- macrodactylia.


- dactyl.

polyuria


polyneuritis


inflammation of many nerves.


inflammation of many joints.


pain in several nerves.


polyneuropathy

- excessive amount of urine.

- inflammation of many nerves.


- polyneuritis.


- polyarthritis.


- polyneuralgia.


- disease of many nerves.

synergetic

- working together.

synarthrosis


syndactylism

- abnormal condition where adjoining bones are fused together. An immoveable joint.


- a medical condition or disease where two or more digits are joined together and move as one.

syn-, sym-


when is sym- used, and syn-?

- prefixes meaning joined as one, or together.


sym- is used when the word begins c the consonants b, m, or p; use syn- in all other cases.




synarthrosis, symmetrical, symbolism, symphysis, syndrome, sympathy, symbiosis.

neurotripsy


anesthesia


myelodysplasia


coronary thrombosis


microscopic


aphasia


syndactylism


herniorrhaphy


hepatorrhagia


analgesia


cardiac arrest


defibrillation


ruptured vein.


abnormally slow heartbeat

- surg crushing a nerve.

- without feeling (of pain).


- defective development of the spinal cord.


- heart attach caused by an occlusion of a coronary blood vessel by a blot clot.


- not visible c the naked eye.


- without speech.


- a medical condition where two or more digits are joined as one.


- suturing close a hernia.


- bleeding from the liver.


- without pain.


- the heart stops.


- using an electrical shock to stop the heart.


- phleborrhexis.


- bradycardia.