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MED101 – Medical Terminology

Week 2 Assignment
Directions: Download, print, and complete the worksheets. Type your answers in a new document and submit
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save your document as WEEK2HOMEWORK_LAST NAME. With last name, being your last name. Homework is
worth 50 points!!!

ROOT OR COMBINING FORM

Underline the root or combining form in the following words:

1. Dorsolateral
2. Cytology
3. Lateral
4. Somatic
5. Visceral
6. Endocardium
7. Neoplasia

PREFIX

Underline the prefix in the following words:

8. Dysplasia
9. Transplant
10. Retrograde
11. Anaplasia
12. Intramuscular
13. Contraindicated
14. Hyperplasia
15. Excrete
16. Pericardium
17. Hypoplasia
18. Intramuscular
19. Subconscious

SUFFIX

Underline the suffix in the following words:

20. Arthrocentesis
21. Osteoclasis
22. Appendectomy
23. Thrombolysis
24. Mastopexy
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25. Rhinoplasty
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MED101 – Medical Terminology
Week 2 Assignment

DEFINE THE MEDICAL TERMS

Define the following terms. Use your book or medical dictionary if you need help.

26. Gastrectomy:
27. Nephritis:
28. Hepatitis:
29. Gastroma:
30. Intramuscular:
31. Polyuria:
32. Osteoarthritis:
33. Arteriosclerosis:
34. Cardiac:
35. Abduction:

ELEMENT RECOGNITION

Place a slash between the appropriate letters to identify prefixes, word elements, and suffixes. Don’t
forget the combining vowels!

Example: i n t e r /d e n t a l

36. hypodermic
37. microscope
38. suprapelvic
39. quadriplegia
40. anesthesia
41. adduction
42. sublingual
43. macrocyte
44. diarrhea
45. retroversion

WORD BUILDING

Build the word that has the following meaning:

46. rapid heartbeat:


47. without sensation:
48. difficult digestion:
49. slow heartbeat:
50. against bacteria:
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