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Deconstruct/Construct Exercise
1. The prefix anti- means A. _________ while the prefix ante- means B. _________.
A. Against
B. In front of
2. Deconstruct the term into the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix)
from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'. In the
fourth drop-down box, select the meaning of the medical term.
Lymphedema
Definition of Prefix: N/A
Definition of R/CF: lymph, lymphatic tissue; swelling
Definition of Suffix: N/A
Meaning of Medical Term: Swelling due to lymph
3. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the
word element that means disease. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last
box, select the term for the definition that is given.
Disease
Word Element: pathy
Word Element Type: suffix
Term Meaning disease of lymph nodes: lymphadenopathy
4. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the
word element that means enlargement. In the second box, select the word element type. In the
last box, select the term for the definition that is given.
Enlargement
Word Element: megaly
Word Element Type: Suffix
Term Meaning enlargement of the spleen: Splenomegaly
5. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the
word element that means gland. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box,
select the term for the definition that is given.
Gland
Word Element: aden
Word Element Type: Root
Term Meaning resembling a gland: Adenoid
6. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the
word element that means groin. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box,
select the term for the definition that is given.
Groin
Word Element: inguin
Word Element Type: Root
Term Meaning pertaining to the groin: Inguinal
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7. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the
word element that means in front of. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last
box, select the term for the definition that is given.
In front of
Word Element: ante
Word Element Type: Prefix
Term Meaning in front of the elbow: Antecubital
8. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the
root or combining form in the term. In the second box, select the meaning of the root or
combining form. In the last box, select the meaning for the term.
Agglutination
R/CF: glutin
Definition of R/CF: Glue
Definition of Term: Process by which cells clump together.
9. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (root or
combining form, suffix) from each drop-down box. The element leuk or leuk/o will be used in
the term.
another term for a white blood cell
R/CF: leuk/o
Suffix: -cyte
10. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (prefix,
root or combining form, suffix) from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix
or suffix, select 'N/A'.
hypersensitivity to a particular allergen
Prefix: N/A
R/CF: all
Suffix: ergy
11. Construct the term using the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix)
from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'.
Exaggerated abnormal response to an allergen
A. Hyper B. sensitiv /ity
12. Construct the term using the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix)
from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'.
process to develop an infection
Incub /ation
13. Construct the term using the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix)
from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'.
failure of the immune system
immun/ A. defici B. ency
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14. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (root or
combining form, suffix) from each drop-down box. The element leuk or leuk/o will be used in
the term.
the disease when the blood is taken over by the WBCs
R/CF: leuk
Suffix: -emia
15. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (root or
combining form and the suffix) from each drop-down box. The element leuk or leuk/o will be
used in the term.
a deficient number of white blood cells
R/CF: leuk/o
Suffix: -penia

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Deconstruct/Construct Exercise 1. The prefix anti- means A. _________ while the prefix ante- means B. _________. A. Against B. In front of 2. Deconstruct the term into the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix) from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'. In the fourth drop-down box, select the meaning of the medical term. Lymphedema Definition of Prefix: N/A Definition of R/CF: lymph, lymphatic tissue; swelling Definition of Suffix: N/A Meaning of Medical Term: Swelling due to lymph 3. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the word element that means disease. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box, select the term for the definition that is given. Disease Word Element: pathy Word Element Type: suffix Term Meaning disease of lymph nodes: lymphadenopathy 4. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the word element that means enlargement. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box, select the term for the definition that is given. Enlargement Word Element: megaly Word Element Type: Suffix Term Meaning enlargement of the spleen: Splenomegaly 5. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the word element that means gland. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box, select the term for the definition that is given. Gland Word Element: aden Word Element Type: Root Term Meaning resembling a gland: Adenoid 6. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the word element that means groin. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box, select the term for the definition that is given. Groin Word Element: inguin Word Element Type: Root Term Meaning pertaining to the groin: Inguinal 7. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the word element that means in front of. In the second box, select the word element type. In the last box, select the term for the definition that is given. In front of Word Element: ante Word Element Type: Prefix Term Meaning in front of the elbow: Antecubital 8. Practice using your medical terminology in the following exercise. In the first box, select the root or combining form in the term. In the second box, select the meaning of the root or combining form. In the last box, select the meaning for the term. Agglutination R/CF: glutin Definition of R/CF: Glue Definition of Term: Process by which cells clump together. 9. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (root or combining form, suffix) from each drop-down box. The element leuk or leuk/o will be used in the term. another term for a white blood cell R/CF: leuk/o Suffix: -cyte 10. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (prefix, root or combining form, suffix) from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'. hypersensitivity to a particular allergen Prefix: N/A R/CF: all Suffix: ergy 11. Construct the term using the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix) from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'. Exaggerated abnormal response to an allergen A. Hyper B. sensitiv /ity 12. Construct the term using the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix) from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'. process to develop an infection Incub /ation 13. Construct the term using the appropriate elements (prefix, root or combining form, or suffix) from each drop-down box. If the term does not include a prefix or suffix, select 'N/A'. failure of the immune system immun/ A. defici B. ency 14. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (root or combining form, suffix) from each drop-down box. The element leuk or leuk/o will be used in the term. the disease when the blood is taken over by the WBCs R/CF: leuk Suffix: -emia 15. Construct the word for the following definition using the appropriate word elements (root or combining form and the suffix) from each drop-down box. The element leuk or leuk/o will be used in the term. a deficient number of white blood cells R/CF: leuk/o Suffix: -penia Name: Description: ...
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