Download
slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Veterinary Terminology PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Veterinary Terminology

Veterinary Terminology

225 Vues Download Presentation
Télécharger la présentation

Veterinary Terminology

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Veterinary Terminology Prefix Form

  2. History • Most of the terms used in veterinary medicine are based on Latin or Greek. • Latin=universal language of medicine • Greeks=founders of modern medicine • terminology can be confusing unless you have the tools to decipher it. So….

  3. Building Blocks • Prefix • modifies the meaning of the word it is attached to • located at the beginning of a word • Examples: Poly-, De-, Anti-, Post • Handout 1, Handout 4

  4. Building Blocks • Suffix • modifies the meaning of the word it is attached to • located at the end of a word • Examples: -itis, -ology, -lysis • Handout 2, Handout 5

  5. Building Blocks • Root • foundation of a word • Adding a prefix or a suffix to the root modifies its meaning • Roots can be combined with other roots or a suffix by adding a combining form… • Examples: Cardi/o, Nas/o • Handout 3, Handout 6

  6. Building Blocks • Combining Form • vowel that is used to connect roots to other roots or to a suffix • usually an “O” but can be “A”, “E”, or an “I” • make the term easier to pronounce • Not always used

  7. Ep-, Epi- • On, upon • Epidermal: upon the epidermis

  8. Eu- (yoo) • Normal • Eupnea: Normal breathing

  9. Iso- • Equal; same • Isothermic: equality of temperature

  10. Multi- • Many, much • Multicellular: many cells

  11. Neo- • New • Neonatal- new born

  12. Pan- • All • Panarthritis- all inflammation of joints

  13. Peri- • Around • Periodontal: pertaining to the area around the tooth

  14. Post- • After • Postoperative: after a surgical operation

  15. Uni- • One • Unicellular: one celled

  16. -al, -ic, -ac,-ous- • Thermic: temperature • Dermal: skin • Hydrous: water • Pertaining to

  17. -graphy • Recording of • Radiography: recording of an image using x-rays

  18. -ist • One who studies • Cardiologist: person who studies the heart

  19. -lysis • Destruction of • Erythrolysis: destruction of red blood cells

  20. -megaly • Abnormally large • Hepatomegaly: abnormally large liver

  21. -natal • Birth • Postnatal: after birth

  22. -oxia • Oxygen • Hypoxia: insufficient oxygen

  23. -phagia • Eating, swallowing • Malphagia: poor swallowing or eating ability

  24. -spasm • Involuntary contraction • Cardiospasm: involuntary contraction of the heart

  25. -toxin • Poison • Entrotoxin: intestintal poisoning

  26. Abdomin/o-

  27. Copr/o

  28. Cyan/o

  29. Derm/o, Dermat/o

  30. Enter/o

  31. Erythr/o

  32. Gingiv/o

  33. Hepat/o

  34. Hydr/o

  35. Peritone/o

  36. Ur/o