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Root

Main word part

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Combining vowel

element appended to a root

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In the word gastr/ic, the element "ic" is the ...

Suffix

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In the word leuk/o/cyt/o/penia, the element "leuk" is the ...

Root

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end/o+gastr/o+-ic

Endogastric

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dys-+-uria

Dysuria

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enter/o+-pathy

Enteropathy

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peri- +card/i+-um

pericardium

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inter-+cost/o+-al

intercostal

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The suffix -uria means

Urinary condition or urine

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The suffix -um means

Structure

12

The prefix sub- means

Under

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A condition of blue discoloration is

Cyanosis

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In the word gastroenteritis, what is the combining vowel?

O

15

Physiology is the study of

Body function

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Pathology is the study of

The nature, causes, and development of abnormal conditions.

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What are the combining forms for mouth?

Or/o, stomat/o

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What do you call the hollow space between the neck and diaphragm, containing the heart and lungs?

Thoracic cavity

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The medical term for "pertaining to both sides" is ...

Bilateral

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The term ... means farthest from the midline or farthest from the beginning of a structure.

Distal

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In terms of problems with tissue formation, .... is a change in the structure of cells and their orientation to each other.

Anaplasia

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In the skeletal system, the word part "meta" means ....

Beyond

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The .... is the tough, fibrous tissue that forms the outer covering of bone.

Periosteum

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During the surgical process known as ....., a joint is punctured to remove fluid for analysis.

Arthrocentesis

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Spell "humatoepoetic" correctly

Hematopoietic

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Spell "lamenectomy" correctly

Laminectomy

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Neck region of the vertebral column

Cervical region

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Broken bone that is splintered or crushed into multiple pieces

Comminuted fracture

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Name for horns on a cow

Cornual process

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Name for the cushioning anatomy between the vertebrae

Intervertebral disks

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What type of fracture results when the bone is splintered?

A comminuted fracture

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Common injury to the stifle joint of dogs

A cruciate ligament rupture

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Inflammation of the bone and joint

Osteoarthritis

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Surgical repair of bone

Osteoplasty

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Intercostal muscles are located between the ...

Ribs

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Inflammation of the bone and spinal cord

Osteomyelitis