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________ography: continuous recording of the concentration of carbon dioxide in the inhaled and exhaled air | capn | _______ocyte: a cell that nourishes | troph | -agog | drawing forth | -agra | pain | -arche | beginning | -auxe | grow | -para | give birth | -salpinx | fallopian tube | -syrinx | cavity | -ter | instrument |

(A prominent and sharp pubic) spine on a(rachitic) pelvis: ______pelvis | acantho | (any) tumor of the breast | mastoncus | (located) behind the breast(s) | retromammary | (slow) introduction of fluid into the rectum: recto | clysis | abnormal attraction to dead bodies: __________ia | necrophil | abnormal growth of a part | -auxis | abnormal sexual gratification | lagnia | abnormal shortness of the lower jaw: ______gnathia | brachy | abnormal size of the lips | macrolabia | absence (or less than normal amount) of carbon dioxide (in the blood or tissues) | acapnia |

absence of the colored part of the eye | aniridea | absence of the lower jaw:a_________ | gnathia | absence of the mandible/jaw | agnathia | acapnia | lack of /less than normal amount of carbon dioxide in the blood | accumulation of carbon deposits in the lung | anthracosis | achloropsia | condition in which the color green cannot be discerned | actinodermatitis: inflammation of the skin due to | radiation | acyesis | non-pregnancy | affecting the first part of the small intestine and the liver: ic | duodenohepat | agent that destroys/kills sperm: spermi______ | cide |

agent that increases the flow of bile into the intestine: chole | agogue | agent that increases the flow of saliva: ptyal______ | agogue | alve- | hollow | alveolar | small hollow | amygdal- | tonsil | ankylocolpos | congenital closure / fusion of the vagina's opening | Another term for biliary calculus is | choledochlithiasis | anthrac- | coal | antigalactic | an agent that prevents or diminishes the secretion of milk | An antistreptococcic vaccine works against bacteria of what kind of shape? | twisted chain |

the anus | proct | any abnormality in discharge of urine: uria | par | arch- | beginning | archeokinetic: pertaining to | a low and primitive type of motor nerve mechanism | archi- | origin | archigaster | the primitive embryonic alimentary canal | around the eye:______ocular | circum | attracting water molecules | hydrophilism | autophagy | biting oneself | aux- | increase |

bacteria that grow best in an atmosphere that contains carbon dioxide are called_____philic bacteria | capno | be born | nat | be born | gn | be pregnant | cye | Before the invention of glasses, those nearsighted (unable to see things far away) would half close their eyes (squint) to bring distant objects into focus; hence nearsightedness is called . | myopia | the beginning of puberty:pub_____ | arche | breast | mamm | breast | stern | breast | mast | breastbone | stern |

capn- | carbon dioxide | cavity | alve- | cecal distention | typhlectasis | cervic | neck of the uterus | The cervical vertebrae are located where? | in the neck | cervical: pertaining to | the neck of the uterus | cervicovesical: pertaining to ________ and bladder | the neck of the uterus | cessation of digestion | apepsia | chemical that stimulates rapid birthing | oxytocin | chest | steth |

chiragra | pain in the hand | choledochectasia | distention of the common bile duct | chowing preference for cold: crymo______ic | phil | chronic inflammation of the oviduct with thickening of its walls: ________itis | pachysalping | ciliary body | cycl | These cocci cluster together like a bunch of grapes: cocci. | staphylo | These cocci form twisted chains: ______cocci | strepto | coloclysis | an colonic enema | colp | vagina | colpeurysis | dilation of the vagina by surgery |

colpitis: inflammation of the | vagina | colpohyperplasia | excessive growth of the mucous membrane of the vagina | combining form meaning the same as bili- | chole- | combining form meaning the same as labi--- | cheil | combining form meaning the same as lact- | gal- | combining form meaning the same as sial | ptyal | combining form that means the same as maz- | mamm- | combining form that means the same as PEN- | phall- | concerning the breastbone and around the heart: sterno____cardial | peri | concerning the breastbone and the ribs | sternocostal |

concerning the trachea and the breast bone: (o)tracheal | stern | conditin in which the testes fail to descend and "remain hidden" in the abdomen | cryptorchidism | condition in which the sperm in the ejaculate are lifeless: _____spermia | necro | condition of having excessively large breast(s) | hypermastia | condition of having more than two testicles: poly | orchidism | condition of having no testicles: a(n)______ism | orch | the condition of having two heads | diplocephaly | conducting impulses towards the outer surface (of an organ) | corticoafferent | congenital absence of the tongue: _____glossia | a | congenital fissure of the chest wall | thoracoschisis |

copremesis | vomiting of fecal material | coprozoic | living in excrement | coremorphosis | establishment of an artificial pupil | cornea | kerat | cortic- | outer layer | cry- | icy cold | crymodynia | pain from cold | cryometer: instrument for measuring | very low temperatures | developed from the vagina:vagino_____ | genic | device | -ter |

difficult, irregular, or abnormal menstruation: menia | para | dilate | euryn | disease of the sex organs:_____opathy | gonad | distention of the fallopian tube by clear fluid | hydrosalpinx | double | diplo- | downward displacement of the thyroid: thyro | ptosis | duct | doch | dust | coni- | dyspnea | labored breathing | the eating of excrement | scatophagy |

eccyesis | ectopic pregnancy | enlargement of the internal organs of the abdomen: megaly | splancho | eucapnia | presence of normal amounts of carbon dioxide in the blood | excrement | fec | excrement | scat- | eyelid | blephar | fear of being beaten with a rod or stick: _____ophobia | rhabd | fermentation | zym | filamentous bacteria:______obacteria | trich | the first milk following childbirth | neogala |

a fungus infection of one or both of the main branches of the trachea (HINT: what are these branches called?): omycosis | bronch | galactopoietic | substance that promotes the secretion of milk | gas | phys- | geus- | taste | gingiv- | gum (of the mouth) | gingiva | gums | give birth | part- | giving birth through eggs:ovi_______ | parous | glossodynia | painful tongue | glossolalia | repetition of senseless remarks or words |

gout | -agra | gravid | pregnant | having a swelling like a belly | ventrose | having concealed suppuration: _______ic | cryptopy | having no nipples | athelia | hemorrhage from the penis________rrhagia | phallo | hernia of the tear duct:______ocele | dacryo | hernia protuberance of lung tissue | pneumatocele | hidden | crypt | hidden (subconscious)memory: amnesia | crypt |

hymen | membrane | hymenitis: inflammation | of the membrane covering the mouth of the uterus | hypercapnia | increased carbon dioxide(in the blood) | hypergonadism | excessive secretion of the sex glands | hypogalactia | deficient milk production | hyposynergia | poor coordination | hysteroscopy: examination of | the uterus | In this condition the male develops abnormally large breasts. | gynecomastia | incision into the cecum:ceco_______ | tomy | inducing sleep: hypn | agogic |

inducing the secretion of milk | lactogenic | infestation of fungi in the esophagus: esophago | mycosis | inflammation (of the connective tissue)around a tonsil: _______itis | periamygdal | inflammation of the cecum: ______itis | typhl | inflammation of the iris and the choroid: choroiditis | irido | inflammation of the outer parts of the pleura: pleuritis | cortico | inflammation of the pouch containing the testicles and part of the spermatic cord:______itis | scrot | inflammation of the renal pelvis: _______itis | pyel | inflammation of the urinary bladder: _____itis | vesicul | inflammation of the uterus due to pus: __________itis | pyometr |

inguin | groin | inguinal | pertaining to the groin | inject fluid | clys | instrument for cutting the thyroid gland: thyro | tome | an instrument for the incision of a urethral stricture: urethro | tome | iridotasis | a stretching of the iris in the treatment of glaucoma | iron deficiency in the blood | sideropenia | junct | join | keratomalacia | softening of the cornea | knife for cutting the cornea | keratome |

koni- | dust | labi- | lip | labial gingiva | part of the gums that cover the teeth on the side facing the lips | labor | toc- | lactiferous ducts are those that | produce milk | lagnia | abnormal sexual excitation | laryng- | the organ of voice | laryngotomy | incision into the larynx | leading | agog | lien- | spleen |

lienal: pertaining to | the spleen | lingu- | tongue | living on decaying material: ________ic | saprozo | located behing the pharynx: pharyngeal | retro | lung | pneumon- | mastauxe | enlargement of the breast | melanotrichia linguae:condition in which the tongue | is covered with black hairs | menstrual periods that occur with abnormal frequency | polymenorrhea | menstruation | men | metr- | uterus |

milk | galact | milk | gal | milk production | lactation | myope | one having the condition of near-sightedness | natality | birth rate | near the urinary bladder | perivesical | neck of the uterus | cervix | nipple | thele- | obstruction of the pharynx:pharyg_________ | emphraxis | odor | osm |

oligogalactia | deficient milk secretion | oligopnea | infrequent or shallow respiration | oligoptyalism | insufficient secretion of saliva | one of the tubes through which the egg passes from the ovary to the uterus:____duct | ovi | one that specializes in the study of ferments: ologist | zym | orche | testicle | orolingual: pertaining to the mouth and | tongue | osm- | sense of smell | osmesis | sense of smelling | osmonosology: branch of medicine dealing with | diseases and disorders of the sense of smell |

osphr- | sense of smell | ov- | egg | ovarian enlargement | oophorauxe | ovary | oophor- | overgrowth of the nails | onychauxis | oviduct | syring- | oxyosphresia | abnormal acuity of the sense of smell | pain in a circular muscle that constricts an orifice: algia | sphincter | pain in the nipple:_____algia | thel | pain in the uterus:_____algia | metr |

pain in the vagina:____algia | colp | pain located in the groin:______odynia | inguin | the palate | staphyl- | parageusia | disorder of the sense of taste | paralysis on one side of the body | hemiparesis | paresis | paralysis | passageway for air from the nasal cavity into the throat | pharayng- | penis | pen | peps- | digest | pept- | digest |

pertaining to excrement:_____al | fec | pertaining to good digestion | eupeptic | pertaining to the nose and production of tears | nasolacrimal | phil | love | phys- | gas | plastic surgery of the lips:_______oplasty | labi | plural of coccus (2d declension masc. noun) | cocci | pneumatocardia | presence of air or gas in the heart chamber | pneumon- | lung | polycyesis | multiple pregnancy |

portal vein | pyle- | pregnancy in the ovary:ovari______ | cyesis | pregnant | gravid | prenatal: pertaining to | before birth | presence of calculi in the ureter: uretero | lithiasis | the presence of serous effusion with gas in the pericardium:________pericardium | hemopneumo | presence of sugar in the cerebrospinal fluid: rhachia | glyco | presence of sugar in the cerebrospinal fluid: glyco | rrhachia | presence of sugar in the saliva | glycosialia | presence of sugar(s) in the blood: _____(h)emia | glyc |

the primary formation of tissue | protoplasia | the primitive digestive cavity (of the gastrula): enteron | arch | proctagra | pain in the anus | producing several children at one birth | polytocous | production of bile:bili_______ | genesis | prolapse of the viscera | splanchoptosia | puberty | period in life at which members of both sexes become functionally capable of reproduction | pyel | renal pelvis | pyelectasia | dilation of the renal pelvis | pylemphraxis | obstruction of the portal vein |

pyocolpocele | vaginal tumor containing pus | radioactive material | actinogen | a red blood cell containing iron (in a form other than hematin) | siderocyte | relating to the bladder and the neck of the uterus: ___________al | vesicocervic | resembling a rod: oid | rhabd | resembling excrement:_____aloid | fec | retention of urine:_______uria | isch | rhabd | rod | rhineurynter | instrument for dilating the nostrils | rinse out | cly |

salivary duct | sial | salivary gland | sialaden | salping- | fallopian tube | the secretion and discharge of tears | lacrimation | semen | spermat | semin | semen | serous membrane of the lung | pleur- | sex gland | gonad | sexual desire for animals | zoolagnia | sider- | iron |

similar to a penis | phalloid | slackening of strength | paresis | Snake venom is an example of this. | zootoxin | sone | unit of loudness | a spasm of the chest muscles: _____spasm | stetho | spherical bacterium | coccus | staphyledema | swelling of the uvula | stern- | chest | steth | breast | stigm | point |

substance that is capable of destroying bacteria: bacteri(o)____ | lysine | sud- | sweat | Sudor- means the same as this combining form: | hidr- | suffix: having given birth to at least one child | parous | sugar | glyc | surgery using a super-cooled instrument to freeze the lesion: ______surgery | cryo | sweat glands | -syrinx | syring- | fistula | taste | geust | testicle | orchid |

testicle | orch | that part of the body between the base of the neck and the diaphragm | thorac- | thel- | nipple | This base means the same as phys-: | pneumat- | This base means the same as pne-: | spir- | thorac- | chest cavity | thyrogenic | having its origin in the thyroid gland | to breathe | spirat- | to draw in or out by suction | aspirate | toc- | childbirth |

tracheoscopy: examination of | wind pipe | typhl- | cecum | union or partial fusion of testicles: ______orchidism | syn | ur | urine | urinary bladder | vesic | urolagnia | sexual excitation associated with urination | uropenia | lack of urinary secretion | uterus | hyster | uterus | -metra | vaginismus | painful spasm of the vagina |

ventrohysteropexy:attachment of | the uterus to the abdominal wall | very rapid breathing | polypnea | viscus | splanchn- | vision | ops | voice sounds (heard in auscultating) the larynx | laryngophony | Which is a "fancy" name for a sweat bath room or sauna? | sudatorium | widen | eury | windpipe | trachy- (trachea) | windpipe | Trachea ( bronchi) | zo | animal |

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...2014) | | Last Date Revised: 4/18/2014 I. COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: BIOL 2600 DA2 Medical Terminology/ 3 sem. hrs. Fall Semester 2014 CRN # 20417 Room: TBD Day and Time: Classroom assignments can be found at the following website (check before class begins in case of changes): Building & Room: Follow the above link to find this course. II. INSTRUCTOR: Janice Stone, D.C. Office Hours by appointment before class on Thursdays Phone: Leave message (954) 262-8300 (MST Secretary) E-mail: Departmental Contact: Dr. Deanne Roopnarine Coordinator of Biology 954-262-8196 III. COURSE DESCRIPTION Medical Terminology: This course covers the basic structure of medical terms, including roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Emphasis will also be placed on the terminology of body systems. Medical terms related to anatomy, physiology, pathology, clinical procedures, laboratory tests, and medical abbreviations will be covered. Also, students will learn medical terminology related to specialized areas of...

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