Type
Crossword
Description

Low RBC count Anemia
Difficulty eating Dysphagia
Too much sugar in the blood Hyperglycemia
Looking at blood vessels with dye Angiogram
Slow heart rate Bradycardia
Without fever Afebrile
Suffix meaning sagging/ falling out of place Ptosis
Root word for cartilage Chrondro
Suffix meaning hernia/tumor Cele
Suffix meaning dilation/stretching Ectasis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Commonly known as 'blood poisoning' Septicemia
Blood group system ABO
Abbreviation for the medical term of stroke CVA
Deficiency of WBC Leukopenia
Examination of the abdomen with a ------scope Laparoscopy
Urination occuring at night Nocturia
High blood pressure Hypertension
Blood clot under the skin Hematoma
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Root word for skull Crani
Ovary root Oophor
Term for tube Salping
Suffix meaning breakdown or separation Lysis
Root for lung Pneumo
Blue Cyan
Root for rib Cost
Large Macro
Excessive; too much Hyper
Many; much Poly
Requiring the presence of air Aerobic
Platelet Thrombocyte
Removal of a kidney Nephrectomy
Under the skin Subcutaneous
Cutting of a tube/vessel Vasectomy
Inflammation Itis
BID; 3 words Twice a day
ECG Electrocardiogram
PRN; 2 words When necessary

Medical Terminology Prefix, Root, Suffix Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Myo Muscle
oseto bone
inflammation itis
The medical work for neck pain cervicalgia
The medical root word for heart cardi
When the skin begins to turn blue cyan
A dermatologist is what kind of doctor skin
one who studies or specializes logist
megaly enlargement
known as an involuntary contraction spasm
spondy spine
White blood cell leukocyte
Too much mobility hypermobile
difficulty breathing dyspnea
Large macro

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

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

medical terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

red erythro
bi two
many/much poly
within or in intra
above or over epi
backward or behind retro
decrease in blood cells penia
removal incision ectomy
incision-cut into otomy
forming a mouth or opening ostomy
pain algia
what the word refers to(body) root
What is being done to the root word or condition of the root Suffix
beginning/further defines the root prefix
cephal head
crani skull
instrument to look in ears otoscope
rhinorrhea is a runny nose
gastr stomach
cholecyst gallbladder
neph kidney
pertains to the chest thoracic
laryng voicebox
cyst bladder
fast heartbeat tachycardia
arth joint
cyanosis bluish discoloration
cerumen earwax
The temporary cessation of breathing apnea
difficulty breathing dyspnea
derm skin
ophthalm eye
bucc cheek
hem blood
cyt cell

Fun With Surgical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

from the root word laparo (abdomen) and the suffix –otomy (make incision or cut into) laparotomy
from the root word laparo (abdomen) and the suffix –scopy (to look) laparoscopy
removal or destruction of tissue ablation
from the root word arthro (joint) the suffix –scopy (to look) arthroscopy
an agent used to burn or destroy tissue cautery
from the root word hyster (uterus) and the suffix –ectomy (remove) hysterectomy
surgical removal of part of an organ or structure resection
removal or destruction of tissue ablation
the medical specialty concerned with correction of deformities or functional impairments of the skeletal system orthopedics
the care of the human foot, especially the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders podiatry
from the root words chole (gall) and cyst (bladder) and the suffix –ectomy (removal) cholecystectomy
from the root word col (colon) and suffix –ectomy (removal) colectomy
the surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in cauterization electrosurgery
from the root word nephro (kidney) and the suffix –ectomy (removal) nephrectomy
concerned with, or producing waves with the same nature as sound waves but frequencies above audio frequencies ultrasonic

Urinary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Waste materials are filtered from the blood into these. Kidneys
The tube that leads from the kidney to the bladder ureter
Painful urination Disuria
Visual examination of the urinary bladder. Cystoscopy
Inflammation of the urethra Urethritis
Muscular sac that holds urine Bladder
Root that means Renal Pelvis Pyel
Largest artery located in the abdominal cavity. Abdominal aorta
The kidneys are located behind the parietal peritoneum. Their location is then, _______peritoneal Retro
Abnormal condition of protein (alumin) in the urine. Albuminuria
Shock waves are beamed into a patient to crush urinary tract stones. Lithotripsy
Nitrogenous waste materials are separated from the blood by a machine. Dialysis
A person who performs surgery on the urinary tract and provides treatment of male reproductive disorders. Urologist
Vessel that carries blood toward the heart from the kidneys. Renal Vein
One of the two roots meaning kidney Nephr

Words of the Skin Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

outer, thinner layer of the skin that is composed of living and dead cells. epidermis
thicker layer of the skin beneath the epidermis that is made up of connective tissue and contauns blood vessels and nerves. dermis
a pigment that gives the skin, hair, and eyes their color. melanin
produces an oily secretion called sebum. sebaceous gland
structures within the dermis that secrete perspiration through ducts to pores on the skin surface. sweat glands
most serious form of skin cancer. melanoma
condition that can occur if the scalp becomes too dry and dead skin cells are shed. dandruff
structure that surrounds the root of a hair. hair follicle
specialize in skin problems. dermatologist
skin cindition in which patches of skin have lost all pigment. vitiligo
common skin problem among teens. acne

Phlebotomy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Means to cut into a vein Phlebotomy
70% of medical decisions are based on laboratory results
microorganism-free practices are known aseptic
the study, diagnosis, and treatment of hormone disorders Endocrinology
Greek word phlebo- means vein
suffix meaning to make an incision -tomy
disease-causing organisms that are carried in the blood bloodborne pathogens
vein, used for venipuncture not anchored and tends to roll basilic vein
instrument that spins contents at a high speeds, separate cells from plasma/serum centrfuge
general term that includes both handwashing and using alcohol-based rubs hand hygiene
collection of blood under the skin due to leakage of blood hematoma
most commonly used vein for venipuncture located in the middle of the forearm median cubital vein
smallest living units living in the body cells
vein, used for venipuncture that may be difficult to palpate cephalic vein
area in the middle of the arm, in front of the elbow, commonly used for venipunture antecubital fossa
walking about ambulatory
metabolic condition after 12 hours of fasting and lack of exercise basal state
arm brachium
pertaining to the skin dermal

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

Unit 2: Careers In Healthcare Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Process whereby a government authorizes people to work in a given job. Licensure
2-yr. degree associate's Degree
required in some health occupations. Preformed by regulatory body Regiatration
Treatment of diseases of the pulp,nerves, blood vessels and the root of teeth. Endodontics
straightening of teeth orthodontics
dental treatment of children Pedodontics
Treatment and prevention of disease of the gums,bone, and the structures supporting the teeth. Periodontics
Replacement of natural teeth with fake ones prosthodontics
DMD Dentist
Working under supervision of medical techs. can perform basic lab test Medical Laboratory Assistants
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
Focuses on ensuring proper alignment of the spine Doctor of Chiropractic
Diagnoses,treats, and prevents diseases or disorders Doctor Of Medicine
Works under supervision of physicians Physician Assistants
Administers medication to cause loss of sensation or feeling during surgery Anesthesiologist
Diseases of the heart cardiologist
Diseases of the skin Dermatologist
Acute illness or injury Emergency Physician
Promotes wellness, treat illness or injury in all age groups Family Physician
Diseases of the stomach and instine Gastroenterologist
Doctor for old people Gerontologist
Doctor for females Gynecologist
Doctor for internal Organs Internist
Brain Doctor Neurologist
Pregnancy and delivery doctor Obstetrician
Doctor for Tumors/Cancer Oncologist
Eye Doctor Ophthalmologist
Child Doctor Pediatrician