Med. Term 100

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Chapter 1: Pluralizing
Provide the plurals for the following terms. Where possible, give two different plurals.

1. carcinoma- carcinomas
2. frenulum-frenula
3. serum- sera
4. psychosis- psychoses
5. virus- viruses
6. septum- septa
7. femur- femurs
8. kidney- kidneys
9. tongue- tongues
10. urethra- urethrae
11. ureter- ureters
12. malignancy- malignancies
13. leukocyte- leukocytes
14. nucleus- nuclei
15. reflex- reflexes
16. tremor- tremors
17. venogram- venograms
18. suture- sutures
19. macula- maculae
20. thrombus- thrombi
21. tricuspid- tricuspids
22. respiration- respirations
23. antibiotic- antibiotics
24. fungus- fungi
25. palate- palates

Chapter 2: Combing Terms
Identify the combining forms that best fits the definition.

1. Sugars- Glyc (o)
2. Fat- Lip (o)
3. Immature cells- Blast (o)
4. Iron- Sider (o)
5. Tube- Salping (o)
6. Cold- Cry (o)
7. Sound- Phon (o)
8. Light- Phot (o)
9. Masculine- Andr (o)
10. Hidden- Crypt (o)
11. Blue- Cyan (o)
12. White- Leuk (o)
13. Black- Melan (o)
14. Hard, hardening- Scler (o)
15. Yellow- Xanth (o)
16. Fever, fire, heat- Therm (o)
17. Cancer- Carcin (o)
18. Disease- Path (o)
19. Back- Dors (o)
20. Straight, normal- Orth (o)

Chapter 3: Combing Terms
Identify the definition of the prefix below.

1. brachy- slow /Short
2. pan- All, entire
3. hemi- Half
4. apo- Derived, seperate
5. cata- Down
6. peri- Around, about, near
7. mes(o)- Middle, mediam
8. epi- Over
9. pre-Before
10. primi- First
11. de- Away from
12. dys- abnomal, difficult, painful
13. ambi- Both, around
14. a- without
15. tachy- fast
16. hypo- below normal
17. eu- well, good, normal
18. mono- single
19. micr(o)- small, microscopic
20. iso- equal, same

Chapter 4: Word-Building
Using the following word parts, complete the word that best fits each definition given below. Word parts may be used more...
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