Comprehensive Medical Terminology, Third Edition by Betty Davis Jones

By Betty Davis Jones

Liberate an entire new international of information with this complete advent to scientific terminology! geared up by means of physique approach and uniqueness components of perform, emphasis is put on anatomy and body structure, pathological stipulations, and diagnostic thoughts and approaches. The examine of be aware components, the basis of scientific terminology, is built-in into each bankruptcy, which results in powerful comprehension. Simple-to-complex definitions improve your skill to learn and interpret scientific phrases in studies and charts.

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A medical word that is made up of a combining form ϩ a word root ϩ a suffix is known as a . Number correct ϫ 10 points/correct answer: Your score % E. Rev ie w the Rules Read each statement carefully and select the correct answer from the options listed. Each correct answer is worth 10 points. Record your score in the space provided at the end of the exercise. is needed to sepa1. When using more than one word root, as in a compound word, a rate the different word roots. This is done regardless of the second or third word root beginning with a vowel.

Correctly identify at least 30 other prefixes. 5. Demonstrate the ability to create at least 10 new words using prefixes by completing the applicable exercises at the end of the chapter. 20 Prefixes 21 OVERVIEW Have you ever drawn a diagram? Have you ever taken a pretest? Have you ever taken antibiotics? Have you ever received a blood transfusion? Have you ever thought about the many prefixes we use on a daily basis? While studying this chapter, you will discover many new prefixes. You will also find that some of the prefixes that are part of your regular vocabulary are also used in medical terminology.

Medical words, like English words, consist of three basic component parts: word roots, prefixes, and suffixes. How you combine the component parts, or word elements, determines the meaning of the word. For example, if one part is changed the meaning of the word also changes. Review the English word port and see the different words you can create by adding to it different prefixes and suffixes. Prefixes appear at the beginning of the word root, whereas suffixes appear at the end of the word root.

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