Exercise

Match the following terms and write the appropriate letter to the left of each number:

1.

asynchronous (a-SIN-kro-nus)

a.

abnormally high body temperature

2.

hypobaric (hi -po-BAR-ik)

b.

study and use of radiation

3.

chromophilic (kro-mo-FIL-ik)

c.

pertaining to decreased pressure

4.

hyperthermia (hi -per-THER-me-a)

d.

not occurring at the same time

5.

radiology (ra-de-OL-o-je)

e.

attracting color (stain)

Identify and define the root in each of the following words:

Root Meaning of Root

6. homeothermic (ho-me-o-THER-mik) therm/o _heat_

Fill in the blanks:

10. Cryalgesia (kri-al-JE-ze-a) is pain caused by _.

12. The term electroconvulsive (e-lek-tro-con-VUL-siv) means causing convulsions by means of

13. Ultrasonography (ul-tra-son-OG-ra-fe) is a method for diagnosis that uses

14. A barometer (ba-ROM-e-ter) is an instrument used to measure _

15. A photoreaction is a response to _.

TABLE 7-2 Suffixes for Diagnosis

SUFFIX

MEANING

EXAMPLE

DEFINITION OF EXAMPLE

-graph

instrument for recording data

polyg raph POL-e-graf

instrument used to record many physiologic responses simultaneously; lie detector

-graphy

act of recording data*

radiography ra-de-OG-ra-fe

obtaining pictures using x-rays

-gram+

a record of data

sonog ram SON-o-gram

record obtained by use of ultrasound (ultrasonography)

-meter

instrument for measuring

audio meter aw-de-OM-e-ter

instrument for measuring hearing (audi/o)

metry

measurement of

ergometry er-GOM-e-tre

measurement of work done

-scope

instrument for viewing or examining

endoscope EN-dO-skop

instrument for viewing the inside of an organ or cavity

-scopy

examination of

laparoscopy lap-a-ROS-ko-pe

examination of the abdomen through the abdominal wall (lapar/o)

*This ending is often used to mean not only the recording of data but also the evaluation and interpretation of the data.

fA picture taken simply using x-rays is called a radiograph. When special techniques are used to image an organ or region with x-rays, the ending -gram is used with the root for that area, as in urogram (urinary tract), angiogram (blood vessels), mammogram (breast).

*This ending is often used to mean not only the recording of data but also the evaluation and interpretation of the data.

fA picture taken simply using x-rays is called a radiograph. When special techniques are used to image an organ or region with x-rays, the ending -gram is used with the root for that area, as in urogram (urinary tract), angiogram (blood vessels), mammogram (breast).

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