Chapter Review

Identify the suffix that means "condition of" in each of the following words:

Give the suffix in the following words that means "specialty" or "specialist":

9. obstetrics (ob-STET-riks) _

Give the name of the specialist in each of the following fields:

Identify the adjective suffix in each of the following words that means "pertaining to" or "resembling":

Write the plural for each of the following words. The word ending is underlined:

pa-TEL-a

29. prognosis (prediction of disease outcome) _

prog-NO-sis

30. bacterium (type of microorganism) _

bak-TE-re-um

31. fungus (simple, nongreen plant) _

FUN-gus

32. protozoon (single-celled animal) _

pro-to-ZO-an

FAR-inks

A-peks

Write the singular form for each of the following words. The word ending is underlined:

35. foramina (openings) _

fo-RAM-i-na

NU-kla-i

37. ganglia (small masses of nerve tissue) _

GANG-la-a

38. vertebrae (spinal bones) _

VER-te-bre

39. indices (directories; lists) _

IN-di-sez

40. carcinomata (cancers) kar-si-NO-ma-ta

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