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  1. The term metastasis means the tumor?
  2. Which element is a word root?
  3. The term extracranial means?
  4. What is the disorder that causes telescoping of the intestine?
  5. The combining form poli/o means?
  6. Which directional term refers to lying face sown on the abdomen?
  7. Which procedure uses liquid nitrogen to destroy abnormal tissue, such as warts, tumors, or infected tissue?
  8. Which of the following suffixes is INCORRECTLY paired with its meaning?
  9. Which medication is used to liquefy respiratory secretions so that they are more easily coughed up?
  10. Which element is commonly used for ease of pronounciation?
  11. What is the medical term or a freckle?
  12. The CF for joint is?
  13. Which term means removal of a representative tissue sample for microscopic examination?
  14. The CF cyan/o means?
  15. Rhthmic contraction of a tubular organ to propel its contents is known as?
  16. In the term epidermis, epi- means?
  17. The suffix -logist means?
  18. Which laboratory test grows a colony of bacteria removed from an infected site and determines effective antibiotics for treatment?
  19. What instrument is used to perfoem a lower GI endoscopy?
  20. Which term means before birth?
  21. The combining form choledoch/o means?
  22. What is the etiology of diabetes?
  23. What is an occupational disorder commonly caused by inhaling dust particles?
  24. A rash is an example of
  25. The combining form odont/o means?
  26. Which term means excessive sweating?
  27. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is also known as?
  28. Febrile means?
  29. The CF chol/o means?
  30. The combining form ungu/o means?
  31. Which of the following words means "rapid breathing?"
  32. The suffix -penia means?
  33. Define a medical word by first defining the:
  34. What is a hereditary disorder that commonly affects the lungs?
  35. The prefix para- means?
  36. A combining form(CF) is a word root plus a:
  37. The suffix -malacia means:
  38. The CF morph/o means?
  39. The combining form for fat is?
  40. In macroglossia (large tongue), macro- is a:
  41. Which prefix means against?
  42. A pathological condition is also described as
  43. Antiemetics are prescribed to?
  44. The prefix pan- means:
  45. Which term means producing or associated with the generation of pus?
  46. An ulcer that produces a hole in the stomach is known as what kind of ulcer?
  47. A collapsed or airless lung is called?
  48. The combining form cholecyst/o means?
  49. The suffix -rrhea means?
  50. The term alopecia means?
  51. The suffix prandial means?
  52. What medications destroy the outer layer of skin?
  53. What is the term for bedsores?
  54. The prefix uni-has the same meaning as the prefix:
  55. Which plane divides the body into equal right and left halves?
  56. Which term means extreme sensitivity to sensory stimuli?
  57. Word endings are called:
  58. Which is an example of a word root linking a suffix that begins with a vowel?
  59. Surgical connection of two tubular structures is called?
  60. In cardi/o/centesis, cardi/o is a?
  61. Solidification of the lungs is called?
  62. The suffix -emesis means?
  63. Which term means a visual examination of a body cavity or canal using a specialized lighted instrument?
  64. The combining form for fungus (plural fungi) is?
  65. Which suffix means inflammation?
  66. Which term contains a prefix?
  67. The combining form xer/o means?
  68. In the anatomical position, the
  69. the prefix ad- means?
  70. A CF is used to link a suffix that begins with a?
  71. Damaged tissue following a severe burn is called?
  72. THe CF gastr/o means?
  73. the CF ventr/o means?
  74. Which prefix means around?
  75. Which term refers to the neck?
  76. Skin is also called?
  77. The prefix an- means?
  78. What is the term for the diagnostic procedure to examine the rectum and the anus?
  79. General lack of nutrition and wasting occuring in the course of a chronic disease is called?
  80. Protrusion of an organ throught the wall that normally contains it is called?
  81. The prefix dia- means?
  82. Which agents are used to kill mites and lice?
  83. A localized collection of pus at the site of infection is?
  84. The prefix infra- means?
  85. The word eupepsia refers to?
  86. Which prefix means before or in for of?
  87. The combining form jaund/o means?
  88. Which of the following is a TRUE statement?
  89. An example of a neoplastic disorder is?
  90. The combining form proct/o means?
  91. The suffix -trophy means?
  92. Oste/o means bone. The word for surgical fracture of a bone is?
  93. What medications relieves or prevents itching?
  94. Which prefix means false?
  95. The suffix -pathy means?
  96. A plantar wart is located?
  97. The prefix homo- means?
  98. Which of the following terms in NOT utilizing a diminuitive suffix?
  99. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
  100. Which suffix means suture?
  101. The CF pneum/o or pneumon/o means?
  102. Which of the following suffixes is incorrectly paired with its meaning?
  103. The combining form idi/o means:
  104. Which agents are used to control inflammation, redness, and itching caused by allergic skin reactions?
  105. Difficult or painful swallowing is called?
  106. To change word ending in y from a singular form to a plural form?
  107. The prefix peri- means?
  108. Which term means foul-smelling breath?
  109. Which suffix means binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)?
  110. Which of the following is a FALSE statement?
  111. The combining form cyt/o means?
  112. The suffix -genesis means?
  113. The suffix -pepsia means?
  114. the prefix sub- means?
  115. The prefix ultra- means?
  116. Which plane divides the body into front and back aspects?
  117. the combining forms col/o and colon/o mean?
  118. Inthe terms bronchi and fungi, the i is pronounced:
  119. An accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity is called?
  120. The suffix -magaly means?
  121. what is a life-threatening obstruction in which the bowel twists on itself?
  122. The letter combination ps at the beginning of a word (as in psychosis) is pronounced?
  123. The combing form trich/o means?
  124. Which term means pertaining to a disease of unknown cause?
  125. Which term means prediction of the course of a disease?
  126. Which term means abnormal fibrous band that binds tissues that are normally separated?
  127. Oste/o/chondr/itis is an example of a:
  128. What does the term congenital hernia mean?
  129. The conbining form ichthy/o means?
  130. Which of the following word elements is NOT a prefix of position?
  131. When the blood supply to a herniated structure is cut off, the hernia is said to be?
  132. A condition of stones in the common bile duct is called?
  133. What medication is administered to control heartburn and acid reflux?
  134. The suffix -orexia means?
  135. The CF or/o and stomat/o means?
  136. Vowels marked with a macron(-) indicate a?
  137. THe combining form cutane/o means?
  138. Which of the following is defined by "an incision to remove a stone?"
  1. a compound word
  2. b prenatal
  3. c blue
  4. d anastomosis
  5. e scler/osis
  6. f biopsy
  7. g under, below
  8. h proctoscopy
  9. i halitosis
  10. j monocyte
  11. k abscess
  12. l metabolic
  13. m enlargement
  14. n pseudo-
  15. o morbid
  16. p keratolytics
  17. q body is erect and the eyes are looking forward
  18. r normal digestion
  19. s When a word changes from singular to plural form, the word suffix is the part that changes.
  20. t long sound
  21. u bile duct
  22. v baldness
  23. w oste/o/clasis
  24. x dysphagia
  25. y atelectasis
  26. z culture and sensitivity
  27. aa feverish
  28. ab belly, belly side
  29. ac softening
  30. ad choledocholithiasis
  31. ae myc/o
  32. af cancer
  33. ag drop the y and add ies
  34. ah perforated
  35. ai macule
  36. aj all medical words contain a prefix
  37. ak appetite
  38. al expectorant
  39. am gray
  40. an decrese, deficiency
  41. ao prognosis
  42. ap idiopathic
  43. aq alopecia is also known as chloasma
  44. ar -itis
  45. as consolidation
  46. at spastic colon
  47. au suffix
  48. av discharge, flow
  49. aw form, shape, structure
  50. ax prefix
  51. ay dry
  52. az outside the caranium (skull)
  53. ba lith/o/tomy
  54. bb hyperhidrosis
  55. bc hernia
  56. bd developement, nourishment
  57. be "ss"
  58. bf eschar
  59. bg unknown/peculiar
  60. bh hernia present at birth
  61. bi cell
  62. bj tachypnea
  63. bk digestion
  64. bl hair
  65. bm suppurative
  66. bn vowel
  67. bo specialist in the study of
  68. bp bile, gall
  69. bq skin
  70. br disease
  71. bs meal
  72. bt ascites
  73. bu circum-
  74. bv vomiting
  75. bw nephr
  76. bx around
  77. by combining vowel
  78. bz pressure ulcers
  79. ca bi-
  80. cb antacid
  81. cc air, lung
  82. cd colonoscope
  83. ce peristalsis
  84. cf colon
  85. cg -rrhaphy/bursting forth (of)
  86. ch cachexia
  87. ci prone
  88. cj "eye"
  89. ck yellow
  90. cl arthr/o
  91. cm anus, rectum
  92. cn toward
  93. co near, beside, beyond
  94. cp nail
  95. cq stomach
  96. cr cystic fibrosis
  97. cs combining form
  98. ct intussusception
  99. cu cells travel to remote regions of the body
  100. cv teeth
  101. cw dry, scaly
  102. cx mono-
  103. cy strangulated
  104. cz volvulus
  105. da through, across
  106. db cryosurgery
  107. dc a sign
  108. dd midsagittal
  109. de endoscopy
  110. df -rrhaphy
  111. dg antihistamines
  112. dh control nausea and vomiting
  113. di antiparasitics
  114. dj pre-
  115. dk all
  116. dl coronal
  117. dm integument
  118. dn mouth
  119. do antipruritics
  120. dp consonant
  121. dq below, under
  122. dr atom
  123. ds forming, producing, origin
  124. dt on the sole of the foot
  125. du excess, beyond
  126. dv steat/o
  127. dw -edema/pain
  128. dx gallbladder
  129. dy hyperesthesia
  130. dz suffixes
  131. ea without, not
  132. eb cervical
  133. ec same
  134. ed contra-
  135. ee -desis
  136. ef adhesion
  137. eg pneumoconiosis
  138. eh above, upon