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The purpose of this lesson is to learn the basic definitions of the type of language that

applies to medical terminology.

Medical Terminology or Med Terms are broken down into


three different parts. Prefix, Suffix and Root Word. In
this lesson, the student will recognize the meaning of
each part.

PREFIX Root Word Suffix

First part of a word Gives the basic Gives meaning to the


that gives meaning to meaning for the word. end of the word.
the word.

Example Pre means Example Cardio means Example Fix means


BEFORE
HEART

Now try to recall the definition to the terms you just studied. Cut and paste the
answers by the correct definition. Root Word Suffix Prefix

Gives meaning at the end of a word suffix


Root
Root
Word
Gives the basic meaning to the word
Word

Gives the meaning at the beginning of a word Prefix


Prefix

Click on the picture and delete the picture. If the words match up, you got it right!
If you are ready to continue; click on the button to go to the next part
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Back
Purpose of this lesson is to learn basic medical terms for some of the bodys organs.
Below is the common word, then the medical term, followed by a picture of the organ.

Organs

Heart Cardio

Lung Pulmono

Liver Hepato

Stomach Gastro

Kidney Nephro

Brain Cerebro

Resources http://ec.hku.hk/mt/
Now Test Your Knowledge

Directions: Use
Gastro the drawing tool,
Hepato make a line
connecting to the
correct medical
term from the body
part. Then click on
the picture and
Nephro
delete the picture
to view the correct
Pul mono answer. The same
word must be at the
other end of the
line. Print page 2
and turn into the
Pulmono teacher.

Gastro

Cardio Cerebro

Nephro
Hepato
If you would
Cardio like a
challenge,
Cerebro try this site.

Using Medical Abbreviations Name_______________________________

Abbreviations are shortened form of words, usually just letters. Abbreviations are used in healthcare to shorten
directions and meaning of words. Fill in the missing abbreviations, study and then take the 2 page test at end of
lesson. Place corrected test in folder.
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Cc

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CBR
aa
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ck
abd
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cm
ac
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d
ad lib
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D/C
am
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DOB
amb
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DOD
amt
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dr
bid
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dsg
bil
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ea
BR
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elixir
C
___________________________ ____________________________
ft _
kg
____________________________
_ ____________________________
fl _
lt
____________________________
_ ____________________________
FUO _
l
____________________________
_ ____________________________
gal _
lb
____________________________
_ ____________________________
gt,gtt _
liq
____________________________
_ ____________________________
hr _
m
____________________________
_ ____________________________
in _
ml
____________________________
_ ____________________________
jt _
mm
____________________________
_ ____________________________
IV _
MN
____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
Neg po

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
noc prn

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
npo per

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
nil q

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
oz qd

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
p qh

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
pc q2h

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
pt QID

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
per Qt
____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
Rt TID

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
s Tsp

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
sm Tbsp

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
sos TPR

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
syp Ung

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
ss vol

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
stat VS

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
tab Wt

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
tol w/c
____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
X Tx

____________________________ ____________________________
XR _
S&Sx
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Yr _
Px
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Bx _
Ex
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Dx _
Cx
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Fx _
Cu
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Rx _
Fe
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Hx _
H
____________________________
_ ____________________________
Sx _
H2O
____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
H2O2 OR

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
O2 ER

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
K+ ICU

____________________________ ____________________________
_ _
Cl OPD

____________________________ ____________________________
_ L&D
CO2
____________________________
____________________________ _
_ R/O
CHO
____________________________
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_ w/o
Mg
____________________________
____________________________ _
_ N/V
NaCl
____________________________
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_ D/C
pH
>
____________________________
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_
_
N/C
#
____________________________
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_
_
U/A
_____________
____________________________ _____________
_ ________________
< _____________

____________________________
_
Time Abbreviation Name ____________________________

Hr (h) ___________________________________

a ___________________________________

p ___________________________________

q ___________________________________

am ___________________________________

pm ___________________________________

d ___________________________________

ac ___________________________________

pc ___________________________________

pre ___________________________________

post ___________________________________

noct ___________________________________

hs ___________________________________

yr ___________________________________
q2h ___________________________________

min ___________________________________

QD ___________________________________

QOD ___________________________________

QID ___________________________________

TID ___________________________________

BID ___________________________________

Measurement Abbreviations Name ________________________

Oz _____________________________________

m _____________________________________

lb _____________________________________

gal _____________________________________

pt _____________________________________

cm _____________________________________

mm _____________________________________

ht _____________________________________

ft _____________________________________

cc _____________________________________

ml _____________________________________

in _____________________________________

kg _____________________________________
wt _____________________________________

mm _____________________________________

Fill in the blanks

Colors
Chrom(o) _______________________ Cyan(o)
_____________________________
Erythro- ________________________ Melan(o)
____________________________
Leuko- __________________________ Chlor (o)
____________________________
Xanth(o) _________________________ Alba-
_______________________________

Actions
-able _____________________ -ac
_______________________ab____________________
ad- ______________________ -al __________________________ ante
________________
-asis ________________________ bi- __________________________ bio
_________________
-blast _______________________ -cise _________________________ -clysis
_______________
-desis _______________________ di ___________________________ dia
__________________
dis _________________________ -eal
________________________________________________
epi - ________________________ -estasis
_____________________________________________
-ectomy _______________________________________________ endo
___________________
-esis ________________________-esthesia
_____________________________________________
ex- _________________________ -form
______________________________________________
-genesis ____________________________________________________ -genous
______________
-gram _______________________ -graph _______________________
hom(o,e,)________________
hypno _______________________ hypo- _____________________ hyper-
________________
-iasis________________________ -ism
_______________________________________________
infra- _______________________ intra-_______________________-
inter___________________
-lys(is,o) ________________________________________________-opia
___________________
onco- _______________________ -opsy ______________________-orrhea
_________________
-otic __________________________________________ -otomy___
__________________________
path (o) _______________________________________ -phobia
__________________________
pod(e,o) ______________________________________ post
_____________________________
pre- _________________________ pro ________________________ -rraphy
_________________
sep __________________________ son-(o) _____________________ -sect
___________________
vit- ______________________________________________________
Body Parts
Cardio ___________________________
cephlo____________________________
Chol-(e,o) ________________________ crani (o)
__________________________
Derm-(a,at,o) ______________________ enter -(i,o)
_____________________________
Encephal-(o) ___________________________ gastr(o)
________________________________
Gloss- ________________________________ hepat(o)
________________________________
Hyster(o) ______________________________ neph (r,ro)
______________________________
Neur (o) _______________________________ pancreat (o)
_____________________________
Pulmon)o) _____________________________ pyel(o)
_________________________________
Rect(o) ________________________________ ren (o)
_________________________________
Rhin(o) ________________________________ salping(o)
______________________________
Spleen(o) ______________________________ stoma
_________________________________
Ten ___________________________________ thorac (o)
______________________________
Cardi (o) _______________________________ trach (e, i, o)
____________________________
Trich (o) _______________________________ tympan (o)
_____________________________
Vertebr (o) _____________________________ vesic (o)
_______________________________
Brachi- ________________________________ bronchi(o)
______________________________
Carp (o) _______________________________ cerebro-
________________________________
Colo(o) ________________________________ mening (o)
______________________________
0cul- (o) _______________________________ ven (o)
_________________________________
hem (o) ________________________________ art-(o)
_________________________________