Sunday, January 26, 2014

January 2014 Medical Terminology Word Albinocyte


Albin/ - Root

Albin/ - White

O - CV

- cyte - Suffix

- cyte - Cell

Albinocyte - White blood cell

Albinocyte is rarely used in the Medical Field. Leukocyte is the more commonly used Medical Terminology word used when referring to a White blood cell.

White blood cells or WBC main purposes are to fight off infection and aid in the healing process. 

The body's immune system relies on the power of WBCs to fight off Viruses & Bacterias such as Pneumonia, Influenza, H1N1, Strep Throat, and many more infectious diseases.  

Remember to Maintain your health with a proper diet & excerise.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

January 2014 Medical Terminology Word BradyCardia


Brady - Prefix

Brady - Slow

- card - Root

- card - Heart

- ia - Suffix

- ia - Pertaining to / condition

Bradycardia - Pertaining to a slow heart beat ( a condition where the heart beats less than 60 bpm)

*Health tip for your soul.

A Pacemaker is used to treat Bradycardia

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Weekly Medical Terminology Word Gastralgia

Gastralgia - Stomach pain

Gastr/ - Root

Gastr/ - Stomach

- algia - Suffix

- algia - Pain

Gastralgia can result from different medical problems.

Cancer, Ulcer, The Flu, Gas, and many more.

Always check with your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms of Gastralgia.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014

2014 Medical Terminology Word Gastropathy


Gastr/ - Root

Gastr/ - Stomach

O - CV

- pathy - Suffix

- pathy - Disease

Gastropathy - Any disease of the stomach

Health Fact: Gastropathy can occur in Diabetic Patients.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

2014 Medical Terminology Word Dermopathy


Derm/ - Root

Derm/ - Skin

O - CV

- pathy - Suffix

- pathy - Disease

Dermopathy - Disease of the skin.

* Medical Fun Fact

Skin falls under the Integumentary System. There are many many types of Dermopathies such as; Psorisas, Eczema, Shingles, Diaper Rash, Herpes (Oral), etc...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

2014 Medical Terminology Word Stomatorrhagia


Stomat/ - Root

Stomat/ - Mouth

O  - CV

- rrhagia - Suffix

- rrhagia - Excessive Bleeding or Hemorrhage

Stomatorrhagia - Excessive bleeding from the mouth ( or anywhere in the oral cavity)

* Health Tip you should know**

When performing CPR, make sure that there is no sign of Stomatorrhagia. If so, proceed with caution, making sure you are wearing your PPE. There maybe internal bleeding. Only perform CPR, if you are certified.

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Monday, January 6, 2014

2014 Daily Medical Terminology Word Hypothermia


Hypo - Prefix

Hypo - Below

Therm/ - Root

Therm/ - Temperature

- ia - Suffix

- ia - Pertaining to

Hypothermia - Temperature that is below normal

* Fun Health Tip

Hypothermia can be Fatal if untreated. It is very in the Winter months along with the Flu & Pneumonia.

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

2014 Sunday Medical Terminology Word Steatorrhea


Steat/- Fat

Steat/ - Root

O - CV

- rrhea - Flow or Discharge

- rrhea - Suffix

Steatorrhea - Excess fat components in the feces.

* Symptoms includes; greasy, foul smelling stool.

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Saturday, January 4, 2014

2014 Saturday Medical Terminology Word Pharyngitis


Pharyng - Root

Pharyng - Throat - Pharynx

- itis - Suffix

- itis - Inflammation

Pharyngitis - Inflamation of the Pharynx or Inflammation of the (back) of the throat

Common  in the flu, influenza, whooping cough, pneumonia and other ailments.

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Friday, January 3, 2014

2014 Medical Terminology Word Rhinorrhea

Rhin/ - Root

Rhin/ - Nose

O - CV

- rrhea - Suffix

- rrhea - Flow or Discharge

A discharge or flow from the nose ( mucus, blood, or other body fluids).

*A symptom in the common cold, flu, or Influenza.

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