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1 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley CHAPTER Medical Language Second Edition The Structure of Medical Language 1

2 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Classroom Response System

3 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley When a singular noun ends in –a, the plural is formed by changing the –a to: -i -a -ae -ide

4 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley When a singular noun ends in –a, the plural is formed by changing the –a to: -i -a -ae -ide

5 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Which of the following is an example of a combining form? Intra- -ectomy Ven/o- Poly-

6 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Which of the following is an example of a combining form? Intra- -ectomy Ven/o- Poly-

7 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley The medical word diverticulum is a Latin noun. You would make the plural form by changing the word ending -um to: -a -ices -us -ae

8 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley The medical word diverticulum is a Latin noun. You would make the plural form by changing the word ending -um to: -a -ices -us -ae

9 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley The parts of medical words can include: Combining forms Suffixes Prefixes All of the above

10 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley The parts of medical words can include: Combining forms Suffixes Prefixes All of the above

11 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley A suffix is found at the beginning of the medical word. True False

12 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley A suffix is found at the beginning of the medical word. True False

13 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley A prefix: Is always at the end of a medical word Is always at the beginning of a medical word Never ends in a vowel Never attaches to the beginning of a combining form

14 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley A prefix: Is always at the end of a medical word Is always at the beginning of a medical word Never ends in a vowel Never attaches to the beginning of a combining form

15 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley A suffix, by itself, cannot be the foundation of a medical word. True False

16 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley A suffix, by itself, cannot be the foundation of a medical word. True False

17 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley When a singular noun ends in –is, the plural is formed by changing the –is to: -i -es -ides -nges

18 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley When a greek singular noun ends in -is, the plural is formed by changing the –is to: -i -es -ides -nges

19 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley The suffixes -ac, -al, -ar, -ary, and -ous all mean: A process; being or having Pertaining to Diagnosis Action; condition

20 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley The suffixes -ac, -al, -ar, -ary, and -ous all mean: A process; being or having Pertaining to Diagnosis Action; condition

21 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Suffixes such as -iatry, -ist, and - logy describe: Medical specialties or specialists Procedures or instruments Diseases Colors

22 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Suffixes such as -iatry, -ist, and - logy describe: Medical specialties or specialists Procedures or instruments Diseases Colors

23 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Prefixes such as hyper- and poly- indicate: Time or speed A characteristic Amount or number Weight

24 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Prefixes such as hyper- and poly- indicate: Time or speed A characteristic Amount or number Weight

25 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley In the medical word hypothyroidism, the suffix -ism means: Condition, state, or thing Pertaining to Disease from a specific cause Medical treatment

26 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley In the medical word hypothyroidism, the suffix -ism means: Condition; state; thing Pertaining to Disease from a specific cause Medical treatment

27 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Which suffix means process of recording? -pathy -graphy -ation -iatry

28 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Which suffix means process of recording? -pathy -graphy -ation -iatry

29 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley When a singular noun ends in –us, the plural is formed by changing the –us to: -i -a -ae -ide

30 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley When a singular noun ends in –us, the plural is formed by changing the -us to: -i -a -ae -ide

31 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Medical words must be defined by analyzing them, beginning with the: Prefix Combining form Suffix Latin part of the word

32 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Medical words must be defined by analyzing them, beginning with the: Prefix Combining form Suffix Latin part of the word

33 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Which of the following is an example of a suffix? -ia post- dys- nas/o-

34 Copyright ©2011 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Medical Language, Second Edition Susan Turley Which of the following is an example of a suffix? -ia post- dys- nas/o-


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