Eth 125 Week 3

Axia College Material
Appendix E

Building a Medical Vocabulary Ch. 3, 4, & 5

Complete activities A, B, & C.

A. Use the word bank below to build the medical word that corresponds to each definition in problems 1-16. Word parts may be used more than once. Click the grey box to begin typing.

|gloss/o-                   |epi-                     |diastol/o-                 |-in                       |saphen/o-               |
|bil/i-                     |apic/o-                   |cusp/o-                   |-ic                       |-id                     |
|mastic/o-                 |tri-                     |rub/o-                     |thorac/o-                 |eu-                     |
|axill/o-                   |glott/o-                 |sept/o-                   |-ous                       |mucos/o-               |
|-al                       |-stals/o                 |-ary                       |-sis                       |-pne/o-                 |
|cardi/o-                   |fec/o-                   |peri-                     |-ation                     |-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

B. Define the following words or word parts

|-cyte                             |Cell                             |-eal                             |Pertaining to                     |
|-gen                             |That which produces               |cecum                             |First part of large intestine. A |