Topic: Identifying Word Parts in Medical Terms
Text Reference: Chapter 1. Identifying Word Parts in Medical Terms
Objectives: Students should be able to…
Apply the rules of medical language to pronounce, break into word parts, and define the following words.
Label each word part by using the following abbreviations:
P = Prefix
WR = Word Root
CV = Combining Vowel
S = Suffix
CF = Combining Form
Understand the key parts of medical terminology. Match the words with the definitions.
combining vowel | prefix | suffix | word root
- word part at the beginning of the term that changes meaning
- word part at the end of the term that changes meaning
- foundational meaning of a word
- used to join word parts to ease pronunciation