Type
Crossword
Description

pertaining to the cheek. buccal
combining form for pouch diverticulo
combining form for yellow cirrho
stomach pain gastralgia
abnormal appetite dysorexia
use of NG tube to wash out the stomach lavage
To surgically create a connection between two organs or vessels anastomosis
surgical incision into the abdomen laparotomy
abbreviation for “before meals” ac
abbreviation for “fecal occult blood test” FOBT
a liver tumor hepatoma
inflammation of the pancreas pancreatitis
dropping of the anus/rectum proctoptosis
body weight that is above a healthy level obesity
urge to vomit nausea
being unable to swallow/eat aphagia
specialty of the teeth dentistry
pertaining to the gums gingival
pertaining to the esophagus esophageal
pertaining to the colon colonic
pertaining to the teeth dental
combining form of the small intestine entero
combining form of the tongue linguo
suffix for “surgical crushing” tripsy
suffix for “digestion” pepsia
combining form for “ileum” ileo
combining form for “blood” hemato
combining form for “cancer” carcino
combining form for “pylorus” pyloro
pertaining to the duodenum duodenal

Body Structure/Anatomical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lying on floor face up supine
pertaining to the upper stomach region epigastric
constant internal environment homeostasis
combining form meaning tissue histo
another term for back dorsal
prefix that means away from ab
suffix that means inflammation itis
term that means to the side lateral
term that means further away from distal
pertaining to tail caudal
opposite of anterior posterior
plane that divides the body from anterior and posterior coronal plane
plane that divides the body into superior and inferior transverse plane
divides the body into equal left and right sides midsagittal
directional term that means lying face down prone
term that refers to neck cervical
cyt/o means cell
bluish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
what is the suffix that means disease pathy
the abbreviation bx means biopsy
suffix that means specialist in the study of logist

Medical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Combining Form Cyt/o means Cell
Plane divides the body into right & left halves Midsagittal
Thoracic cavity is separated from the abdominopelvic cavity by Diaphragm
(CF) of Jaund/o means Yellow
Term means producing or association with pus suppurative
Suffix -pathy means disease
Prefix meaning toward ad
Disease of Unknown Cause Idiopathic
Combining form meaning belly, belly side ventro
Suffix for Forming, Producing, Origin Genesis
Term means removal of part or all Resection
Abnormal fibrous bands that bind tissue Adhesion
Carbuncle is Pyogenic Infection
CF for fat means Steato
Form of skin cancer may result in death melanoma
CF choledoch/o means Bile Duct
Suffix Pepsia means digestion
Localized collection of pus at site of infection Abcess
Suffix prandial means Meal
Serous fluid in abdominal cavity Ascites
Loss of Appetite is called Anorexia
Surgery procedure to treat morbid obesity Bariatric
Expelling air from body orifice (anus) Flatus
Passage of dark colored stools Melena
Jaundice is caused by excessive levels of Bilirubin
Protrusion of organ thru wall is called Hernia
Term meaning stricture or narrowing of the rectum Rectostenosis
Which term refers to the neck Cervical
CF of viscer/o means Internal Organs
Surgical joining of two ducts or blood vessels anastomosis
Suffix desis means binding
removal of tissue sample for microsopic examination Biopsy

MA 1010, Assignment 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

word root for "heart" cardi
word root for "head" cephal
suffix meaning "inflammation" itis
suffix meaning "surgical removal" ectomy
word root for "stomach" gastr
prefix meaning "difficult or painful" dys
prefix meaning "under or beneath" sub
connects word parts combining vowel
word root for "muscle" my
combining form for "Joint" arthro
plural of "apex" apices
singular of "phalanges" phalanx
suffix meaning "surgical fixation" pexy
word root for "eye" ophthalm
suffix meaning "abnormal condition" iasis
suffix meaning "pain" algia
suffix meaning "mass or tumor" oma
suffix meaning "fear" phobia
suffix meaning "poison" toxic
suffix meaning "surgically create an opening" ostomy
suffix meaning an "instrument for recording" graph
suffix meaning "treatment" therapy
one of the suffixes meaning "specialist" ician
in the word "adipose", the suffix is ose
in the word "uterine," the suffix is ine
means "hardening of an artery" arteriosclerosis
means "cut into the trachea" tracheotomy
prefix meaning "within or inner" endo
prefix meaning "between" inter
prefix meaning "after" post
prefix meaning "across" trans
prefix meaning "two" bi
prefix meaning "self" auto
prefix meaning "many" multi
word that means "first birth" primipara
word that means "slow heart" bradycardia
word that means "pertaining to one side" unilateral
word that means "condition of too much urine" polyuria
prefix meaning "normal or good" eu
word that means "pertaining to above the skin" epidermal

Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The surgical removal of the gallbladder cholecystectomy
A condition characterized by difficulty in defecating constipation
A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the small intestine or colon crohns disease
The occurrence of frequent, watery bowel movements diarrhea
Solid crystals that form from substances in the bile of the gallbladder gallstones
An inflammation of the stomach or intestine that produces some combination of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain gastroenteritis
The movement of chyme from the stomach into the lower esophagus gastroesophageal reflux
An abbreviation for the chronic inflammation of the esophagus caused by the upward flow of gastric juice (caused by gastroesophageal reflux) GERD
A disease characterized by inflammation of and damage to the liver hepatitis
A condition in which the wall of the small and/or large intestine becomes chronically inflamed inflammatory bowel disease
Inflammation of the pancreas pancreatitis
A disease that affects the supporting structure of the teeth and the gums periodontal disease
A break in the lining of the stomach, duodenum, or lower esophagus ulcer
An inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the colon and the mucosal layer of the intestinal wall ulcerative colitis

Vet Tech Terminology Combining Form Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Oste/o, oss/o, or odd/i Bones
Copr/o Feces
Cyan/o Blue
Derm/o, dermat/o Skin
Enter/o Small Intestine
Erythr/o Red
Gingiv/o Gums
Hepat/o Liver
Hydr/o Water
Peritone/o Peritoneum
Ur/o Urinary Tract
Arthr/o Joint
Chondr/o Cartilage
My/o Muscles
Arteri/o Arteries
Ven/o or phelb/o Veins
Hem/o or hemat/o Blood
Pneum/o or pneumon/o Lungs
Stomat/o or or/o Mouth
Gastr/o Stomach
Col/o or colon/o Large intestine
Ren/o or nephr/o Kidneys
Cyst/o Urinary Bladder
Myel/o Spinal cord
Gloss/o or lingu/o Tongue
Spondyl/o Vertebrae
Hist/o Tissue
Cost/o Ribs

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Opening for digestive system Mouth
Type of digestion that uses the teeth Mechanical
Releases enzymes to break down food Saliva
Carries food from mouth to stomach Esophagus
Around 20ft long Small intestine
About five feet long absorbs water and minerals large intestine
Infection of the liver Hepatitis
Enlarged section of the alimentary canal, between the esophagus and the small intestine Stomach
Largest gland in the body Liver
External opening of the anal canal Anus
Small sac near liver Gall bladder
Gland that is dorsal to stomach Pancreas
Structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing Teeth
Glands of mouth that produce Silvia Salivary glands
First part of the small intestine connects the pylorus and the jejunum Duodenum
Thick sticky fluid decorated by mucous membrane Mucous
Varicosu veins of the anal canal or anus Hemorrhoid
Blood vessel that carries blood away from heart Arteries
Tiny blood vessel that connects a arterioles and venuoes and allows for exchange for nutrients and gases Capillaries
Type of fat in blood. Received from eating foods such as butter, meat, eggs, etc. Cholesterol

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY CHAPTER 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

combining form meaning bone oste
suffix meaning narrowing stenosis
joint pain arthralgia
abnormal lateral curve of the spine scoliosis
surgical procedure that cuts into a joint capsule arthrotomy
solid material to immobilize a limb or portion of the body cast
abbreviation for bone density test BDT
movement away from the midline abduction
turning outward eversion
severe neck spasms which causes head to turn to one side torticollis
inflammation of the tendon tendinitis
abbreviation for deep tendon reflex DTR
surgical procedure that cuts into a bone osteotomy
clubfoot talipes
bone spur exostosis

Introduction to Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Suffix that means "surgical repair" plasty
Suffix that means "visual examination" scopy
Suffix that means "swelling" edema
Suffix that means "paralysis" plegia
Suffix that means "narrowing" stenosis
Suffix that means "to break, surgical fracture" clasis
Combining form that means "bone" osteo
Suffix that means "forming an opening" Stomy
Suffix that means "abnormal condition" Iasis
Suffix meaning "disease" pathy
Prefix meaning "double" diplo
Prefix meaning "large" Macro
Prefix meaning "first" primi
Prefix meaning "after or behind" Post
Suffix meaning "inflammation" itis
Combining form meaning "stomach" gastro
Combining form meaning "joint" arthro
Suffix meaning "pain" algia

Medical Terminology Crossword Puzzle Chapter 10

Type
Crossword
Description

pertaining to,amnion amniotic
pertaining to,breast mammary
pertaining to,vulva vulvar
pertaining to,uterus uterine
pertaining to,ovary ovarian
childbirth,after postpartum
surgical repair,stomach abdominoplasty
surgical removal,uterus hysterectomy
pertaining to before,menstruation premenstrual
pregnancy,uterine tube salpingocyesis
study of,woman gynecology
pain,breast mastalgia
person who studies,new, birth(born) neonatologist
cell,white leukocyte
pertaining to,chorion chorionic
abnormal condition,vagina vaginosis
visual examining of,abdomen laparoscopy
destruction,blood hemolytic
pertaining to within,uterus intrauterine
urine,scanty oliguria

Medical & Anatomical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

membrane around the heart pericardium
pertaining to the abdomen and pelvis abdominopelvic
surgical puncture of the chest thoracocentesis
suffix for specialist ist
from back to front posteroanterior
from middle to side mediolateral
tail end of the spine caudal
anterior to posterior (abrev) ap
suffix for one who er
suffix for inflammation itis
hydrochloride (chemical symbol) HCL
acro is the combining form extremities
destruction of tissue histolysis
lateral (abrev) lat
pertaining to the head cephalic
front anterior
chest thorac
the study of body functions physiology
study of cells cytology
close to the origin proximal
type of membrane that secrets mucus serous
enlarged extremities acromegaly
opposite of proximal distal
back dorsal
loss of movement parylisis
suffix meaning condition osis