Medical Terminology Essays and Term Papers

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    08/12/13 1. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Aneurysm (AN-ū-rizm) A thin, weakened section of the wall of an artery or a vein that bulges outward, forming a balloonlike sac. Common causes are atherosclerosis, syphilis, congenital blood vessel defects, and trauma. If untreated, the aneurysm enlarges...

      1257 Words | 4 Pages   Heart, Aneurysm, Blood pressure, Angiography

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    Medical Terminology Kanzata A. Pendell Medical Terminology In this paper I will define what medical terminology is, where it came from, and the importance of correct knowledge of medical terminology. I will only define what makes up medical terms but I will also give you examples. Importance, History...

      400 Words | 4 Pages   Medical terminology

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    Unit 1 IP Medical Terminology 1. Please define what a root, prefix, suffix and combining form is in medical terminology? A. Root- B. Prefix- C. Suffix- D. Combining form- 2. Define eponychium. What are the root, suffix and prefix? A. Meaning- B. Root- C. Suffix- D. Prefix- 3. What are the...

      441 Words | 2 Pages   Medical terminology

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    Introduction To Medical Terminology What is Medical Terminology? It is the language of medicine. When studying this subject you will find that most medical words are divided into 3 categories: terms made from word parts; terms not made from word parts; terms which are eponyms (condition named for...

      1993 Words | 8 Pages   Medical terminology, English language, Chest, Grammatical number

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    means nerve, so choices neurectomy and neurotomy can be ruled out right away. Objective: Use combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes to build medical terms. Text pages: 10, 12 MTO: Section I, Lesson 3.9 Question 7 Match the word part to its correct spot to create a term that means the study ...

      782 Words | 4 Pages   Medical terminology

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    that eliminating medical abbreviations would reduce errors because many abbreviations are very similar and people get confused between them, however, if abbreviations were eliminated it would make it very difficult on medical professionals. They would have to write out very lengthy medical terms. According...

      436 Words | 2 Pages   Medical prescription, Medical error, Patient safety

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    MEDICAL ERRORS By: Sara Unger While identifying reasons why medical errors occur and constructing models of how to manage them has proved relatively straightforward, implementing and meaningfully evaluating solutions in 'real-world' settings has proven considerably more difficult. From an information...

      1072 Words | 3 Pages   Epistemology, Patient safety organization, Patient safety, Medical error

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    example Clomid, a prescription and a catheter placement in the uterine cavity has increased pregnancy by 12 to 15%. REFERENCES: Medical Terminology Systems w/TermPlus 3.o. 7th Edition. F.A. Davis Company, 2013. VitalBook file. South University. http://www.webmd.com/infertility-and-repro...

      432 Words | 2 Pages   Human papillomavirus, Cervical cancer, Gynaecology, Obstetrics

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    Jobs & Internships Tab 3 of 3 Current Location 5345_2155OL Medical Terminology Course Documents Student Resources Take Test: Chapter 6: Cardiovascular System Menu Management Options Course Menu: 5345_2155OL (Medical Terminology) Announcements Student Help Calendar Course Messages Technical...

      939 Words | 11 Pages   Heart sounds, Blood vessel, Embolism, Vein

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    Week 4 Discussion Activity/Assignment: Due March 1st (for those of you who have not already posted or sent me an e-mail response) Write a simple answer about 4 or 5 sentences for Part 1. You must complete Part 1 and 2 of the assignment to receive full credit. If you do not have at least 4 sentences...

      670 Words | 2 Pages   Sympathetic nervous system

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    proceedures of the muscular system  | THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM:  In this module you will learn to recognize, define, spell, and pronounce a number of medical terms.  You will also be tested on information found in the topics below.  Also study Chapter Four of your book for more information on these topics...

      848 Words | 4 Pages   Muscle, Skeleton, Anatomical terms of motion, Cardiac muscle

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    Radio Lab - Personality Steven Johnson Wrote a book – a bio feedback Hooked up to a bunch of sensors and probs Body in motion Made a joke – had a huge spike in the screen - book about the brain (what part likes coke or pepsi) Sleepers as they dream 7th century Venice Created mirrors “That’s...

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    Sarah Hampton Medical Terminology & Coding Medical Terminilogy Report Medical terminology is a language for accurately describing the human body and associated components, conditions, processes and process in a science-based manner. Medical terminology is important in the medical field because...

      263 Words | 1 Pages   Nursing home, Physical therapy, Health care provider, Health care

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    Cassie Gremillion Medical Terminology Spring Pressession 2014 Homework 10 page 685 review of terms 1. Ankylosis- abnormal condition of stiffness (often referring to fixation of a joint, such as the result of chronic rheumatoid arthritis) The patient was experiencing rheumatoid arthritis more and...

      651 Words | 2 Pages   Knee, Gout, Nerve root, Arthritis

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    andr/o - male crypt/o - hidden epididym/o - epididym orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o, testicul/o - testis or testicle prostat/o - prostate spermat/o - sperm vas/o - vessel vesicul/o - bladder spermia - absence of sperm cells in semen cervic/o - neck; cervix (neck of uterus) chori/o - chorion (outermost...

      1956 Words | 16 Pages   Urinary catheterization, Abdomen, Histoplasmosis, Hemodialysis

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    motorcycle accident. Read the case study and answer the questions. Some questions ask for information not included within this lesson. Use your text, a medical dictionary, or any other reference material you choose to answer these questions. Jamie Michaels was thrown from his motorcycle on a patch of gravel...

      257 Words | 2 Pages  

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    Question Answer False True or False - A word cannot end with a combining form (word root + vowel). False True or False - The definition of a medical word usually begins with defining the prefix first, the suffix second and the word root last. False True or False - Paralysis occurring on only one...

      3566 Words | 22 Pages   Asbestosis, Human heart, Cardiac cycle, Respiratory disease

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    Medical Terminology, HIT 107, Research Project # 40903200 1. How can eliminating abbreviations reduce errors? Abbreviations are usually used for convenience, to save space and to avoid the trouble of spelling out the word fully. Abbreviations are used in medical records and in medical language...

      967 Words | 4 Pages   Text messaging, Medical record, Acronym, Abbreviation

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    HANDOUT 14.1 14 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM PRETEST Circle the correct answer. 1. The medical term for collar bone is a. mandible. b. scapula. c. sternum. d. clavicle. 2. The movement in which a limb is placed in a straight position is a. eversion. b. inversion...

      1117 Words | 10 Pages   Anatomical terms of motion, Sacrum, Sacroiliac joint, Rib

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    Ambre Maurer BIOL 2401.041 08/28/2013 The health related article that I read was called, “Age Page: High Blood Pressure”. http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/high-blood-pressure Having high blood pressure is something that can happen to anyone, whether or not the person is young or old....

      527 Words | 2 Pages   Blood pressure, Hypertension, Stroke

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