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9.4: §141. Exercises, Chapter 23

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  • §141. Exercises, Chapter 23

    The terminology in §140 is a tiny sampling of the hundreds of anatomical terms derived from Greek and Latin; similar lists could be devised for the nervous system, bone structure, musculature, skin and cells, etc.

    Here are some sample words to explore and analyse. No key is provided.

    psychiatrist stomatodysodia h(a)emorrhoid
    pharmacist = halitosis thrombosis
    pharmacology gingivectomy nephritis
    toxicology cheilocarcinoma nephrosis
    hydrotherapy gastroenteritis nephrolithiasis
    hydrocephaly gastrorrhaphy menopause
    encephalitis hepatopath menorrhagia
    encephalogram phlebitis dysmenorrhea
    elephantiasis ophthalmophlebotomy hysterectomy
    ophthalmoscope ileitis and colitis hysterooophorectomy
    rhinometer colostomy monorchidism
    rhinorrhagia dyspnea cryptorchidism
    otoplasty orthopnea orchidectomy
    otoscopy tracheotomy spermatogenesis
    otopyorrhea tracheostomy gonorrhea
    G πυον = L pus cardiography proctologist
    myxorrhea angiorrhexis proctoscope
    G μυξα = L mucus angioplasty perihysteric
    otorhinolaryngologist h(a)emorrhage pneumogastric
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