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HCA220 Appendix E

HCA220 Appendix E


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Appendix E Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch. 3, 4, & 5
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 116. Word parts may be used more than once. Click the grey box to begin typing. gloss/obil/imastic/oaxill/o-al cardi/oepiapic/otriglott/o-stals/o fec/odiastol/ocusp/orub/osept/o-ary peri-in -ic thorac/o-ous -sis -ation saphen/o-id eumucos/o-pne/o-ac

1. Pertaining to the tongue 2. Pertaining to the mucous membrane 3. Process of chewing 4. Process of contracting around 5. Substance of red (red blood cell) bile 6. Pertaining to stool 7. Pertaining to the septum 8. Pertaining to above the glottis 9. Pertaining to the apex 10. Pertaining to Normal breathing 11. Pertaining to the heart 12. Resembling three points 13. Pertaining to the heart and lung cavity 14. Pertaining to the armpit 15. Pertaining to standing 16. Pertaining to dilating

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B. Define the following words or word parts -cyte -gen enzyme -ole thorax -ature sin/obiC. In this activity, break the medical word into its word parts. Using the word parts, create a definition of the word. Write a sentence using the word in a medical context. Use the table to record your answers. Combining form Additional Combining form or suffix -eal cecum inexcilia -ity extra-

Medical Word Peritoneal Sentence: Cholecystokinin Sentence: Sternal Sentence:




Medical Word Inspiration Sentence: Oxyhemoglobin Sentence: Myocardial


Combining form

Additional Combining form or suffix



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Sentence: Endocardium Sentence:

Vasoconstriction Sentence:

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