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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    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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    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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    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...

      636 Words | 3 Pages  

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Course Key The Course Key listed below provides prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms that will help you form your knowledge base for medical terminology and prepare you for course assignments. Use this list as a reference throughout the course. 1. -AL | PERTAINING TO | 26. MY/O | MUSCLE | ...

      259 Words | 1 Pages  

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    Medical Terminology- Study Guide Chapter #1: Combining Form 1. Aden/o- gland 2. Arthr/o- joint 3. Bi/o- life 4. Carcin/o- cancerous 5. Cardi/o- heart 6. Cephal/o- head 7. Cerebr/o- brain...

      432 Words | 3 Pages   Human male reproductive system, Urinary system, Lymphatic system, Blood vessel

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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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    CC 306M – Test 5 (Fall 2012) 1. Combining form for ‘eye’: A) Ot/o B) Opt/o C) Ophthalm/o D) A and C E) B and C 2. Core/o: A) Cornea B) Pupil C) Lens D) Sclera 3. Farsightedness is also termed: A) Myopia B) Hyperopia C) Haplopia D) Isopia 4. ______osis = abnormal contraction/lessening of the pupils: A)...

      1875 Words | 5 Pages   Hyperopia, Otitis media, Human eye, Ear

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    For each term, underline any combining vowel(s) used in the word and complete the questions. If the question does not pertain to the word, write N/A (not applicable) in the answer blank. Example: interpulmonocentesis What is the prefix and what does it mean? __inter____; _____among, between____________________ ...

      434 Words | 2 Pages   Root (linguistics)

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    what medical terminology is, where it came from, and how it is applied to medical assistant careers as well as how it is applied to medical administration careers. I will give examples of the importance of medical terminology and specific examples of where medical careers use medical terminology on a...

      1299 Words | 4 Pages   Medical terminology, Medical assistant, Hippocrates, Physician

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