MEDQUEST FINAL EXAM

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MEDQUEST

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-ectomy

removal of

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-itis

infection or inflammation

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-dynia

pain

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-algia

pain

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-megaly

enlargement

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-pathy

disease process

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-ptosis

prolapse, droops, moves out of place

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-malacia

softening

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LMP

Last menstrual period

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CHF

Congestive heart failure

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dx, Dx

Diagnosis

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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Fx, #

fracture

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FB

foreign body

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Bx

Biopsy

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-rrhea

discharge/ flow

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-stenosis

narrowing

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-opsy

process of viewing

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-scopy

process of viewing

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-graphy

process of recording

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-metry

process of measurement

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Spir/o

Breating

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Bi/o

living, life

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Col/o colon/o

Large intestine/ colon

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Lith/o

stone

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-logy

the study of

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-logist

one who studies

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-graph

instrument to record

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-meter

instrument to measure

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- scope

instrument to view

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tripter

machine to crush

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-trite

instrument to crush

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-stomy

new opening

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-tomy

incision/cutting opening

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-tripsy

crushing

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Sub

under/below

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Hypo

under/below

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Endo

within

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Hyper

excessive

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a-

no, not

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an-

No, not

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Poly

many

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Neo

New

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Ante

Forward

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Anti

against

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Dys

abnormal

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Epi

above

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inter

between

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intra

within

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Par-

near

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Para-

abnormal

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Per-

through

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Peri-

Surrounding

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Post-

After, behind

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Pre-

infront of, before

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Trans

Through/across

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Arteri/o

Artery

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Bacteri/o

Bacteria

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Cervic/o

Neck

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Cut/o

Skin

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Cutane/o

Skin

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Dent/i

Tooth

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Derm/o

Skin

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Enter/o

small intestine

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Gloss/o

Tounge

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Glyc/o

Sugar

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Hyster/o

Uterus

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Lingu/o

Tounge

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Lipid/o

Lipidis, fat

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Muscul/o My/o Myos/o

muscle

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Near/o

Nerve

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Oster/o

Bone

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Ot/o

Ear

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Path/o

disease

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Ped/o

Foot

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Phil/o

Attraction

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Pne/o

Breathing

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Psych/o

mind

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Somn/o

Sleep

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Urethr/o

Urethra

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Ven/o Phleb/o

Vein

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Vers/o

turning

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Epistaxis

nosebleed

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claudication

cramp in claves due to poor circulation

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Murmur

Swishing sound of heart

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Bruit

A sound made by artery

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Ana

up, apart, away

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Cata

down

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En

in

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Endo

within

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Meta

Beyond, change

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Para

Near, beside, abnormal

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Auto

Self

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-al -ous

Pertaining to

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-ia -ism

Condition, State of

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