Chapter 1: The Structure Of Medical Language

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appendic/o-
 
appendix
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arthr/o-
 
Joint
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cardi/o-
 
Heart  
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cutane/o-
 
skin
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esthes/o-
 
sensation, feeling
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gastr/o-
 
Stomach
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hemat/o-
 
Blood
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hepat/o-
 
liver
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laryng/o-
 
larnx (voice box)
10
mast/o-
 
breast, mastoid process
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nat/o-
 
birth
12
neur/o-
 
nerve
13
pneumon/o-
 
lung; air
14
psych/o-
 
mind
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retin/o-
 
retaina (of the eye)
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tonsill/o-
 
tonsil
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trache/o-
 
trachea (windpipe)
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urin/o-
 
urine, urinary system
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ven/o-
 
vein
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-ac
 
pertaining to
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-al
 
pertaining to
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-ar
 
pertaining to
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-ary
 
pertaining to
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-ation
 
a process; being or having
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-ous
 
pertaning to
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-tic
 
pertaining to
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-ia
 
condition, state, thing
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-ion
 
action; condition
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-ism
 
process; disease from a specific cause
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-itis
 
infammation of
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-megaly
 
enlargement
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-oma
 
tumor, mass
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-osis
 
condition; abnormal; condition; process
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-pathy
 
disease, suffering
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-ectomy
 
surgical excision
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-graphy
 
process of recording
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-scopy
 
process of  using an instrument to examine
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-iatry
 
medical treatment
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-itian
 
a skilled professional or expert
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-ology
 
the study of
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endo-
 
innermost, within
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intra-
 
within
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peri-
 
around
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sub-
 
below; underneath; less than
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an-
 
without, not
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hyper-
 
above; more than normal
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hypo-
 
below; deficient
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poly-
 
many, much
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brady-
 
slow
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pre-
 
before; in front of
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post-
 
after, behind
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tachy-
 
fast
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anti-
 
against
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dys-
 
painful, difficult, abnormal
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change the term nucleus to plural
 
nuclei
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Change the term atrium to a plural
 
atria
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Change the term bacterium to a plural
 
bacteria
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Change the term diagnosis to a plural
 
diagnoses
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Change the term testis to a plural
 
testes
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Change the term helix to a plural
 
helices
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Change the term apex to a plural
 
apices
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Change the tern phalanx to a plural
 
phalanges
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Change the term ganglion to a plural
 
ganglia
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Change the term carcinoma to a plural
 
carcinomata
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Singuar term: bura
 
Plural term: bursae
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Singular term: scapula
 
Plural term: scapulae
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Singular term: vertebra
 
Plural term: vertebrae
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Singular term:  bronchus
 
Plural term: bronchi
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Singular term:  musculus
 
Plural term:  musculi
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Singular term:  nucleus
 
Plural term:  nuclei
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Singular term:  atrium
 
Plural term: atria
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Singular term:  bacterium
 
Plural term:  bacteria
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Abbreviation for A
 
assessment
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Abbreviation for CC
 
Chief complaint
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Abbreviation for CPR
 
Computerized patient records
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Abbreviation for DS
 
Discharge Summary
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Abbreviation for Dx
 
Diagnosis
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Abbreviation for EHR
 
Electronic Health Record
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Abbreviation for EPR
 
Electronic Patient Record
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Abbreviation for H
 
History & Physical Examination
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Abbreviation for HIPAA
 
Health Insurance Portability amd Accountability Act
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Abbreviation for HPI
 
history of present illness
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Abbreviation for O
 
Objective
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Abbreviation for P
 
Plan
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Abbreviation for PE
 
Physical Examination


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