Axia College Material
Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch. 1
Complete activities A, B, & C, and post to the Individual forum.
A. Use the word bank below to build the medical word that corresponds to each definition in problems 1-8. Click the grey box to begin typing.
|-ic |sub- |-ectomy |-oma |
|-pathy |gastr/o- |poly- |-ous |
|hepat/o- |ven/o- |hemat/o- |neur/o- |
|an- |esthes/o- |-ous |appendic/o- |
|-megaly |cutane/o- |-ia |intra- |
1. Pertaining to the liver
2. Pertaining to underneath the skin
3. Surgical removal of the appendix
4. Pertaining to within the vein
5. Disease of many nerves
6. Enlargement of the liver
7. Swelling of the blood
8. Condition of not feeling
B. Define the following word parts.
|-ac |Pertaining to the heart |-ar |Pertaining to |
|-ary |urinary |-ion |Action; condition |
|-osis |Condition, abnormal condition, process |Peri- |around |
|Hyper- |Above; more than normal |Brady- |bradycardia |
|Post- |After, behind or postnatal |Anti- |Antipsychotic |
|Dys- |Painful, difficult, abnormal...