MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY PRONUNCIATION - (Audio CD) Compiled by Lesley Graham Voice Over by Michael Vilbro Audio Recording and cover design by the Institute Design Centre S A M P L E Medical Terminology Pronunciation (Audio CD) © 2005, L J Graham All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the permission of the author. Requests for permission may be directed to: Ms Lesley J Graham PO Box 569 Dapto NSW 2530 email: email@example.com http://www.medicalterm.com.au The information contained in this publication is, to the best of the author 9s knowledge, true and correct.
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0600 Fax: +61 3 9639 4684 www.atpl.net.au e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org First published: May 2005 Stock Code Number: EAWZBC32 ISBN: 0957871112 Printed by: Document Printing Australia, Melbourne, Australia AESharenet Code: C Print Version No: 1 Release Date: 31/05/2005 S A M P L E PRONUNCIATION Medical Terminology Copyright © 2005 3 Pronunciation and accenting different syllables tends to differ according to region.<br><br> It is best to follow whatever is in usage in the current work environment. The following guides are to be found in most medical dictionaries. Samples of words from the various body systems are given with their meanings.<br><br> The word is repeated and then a three second gap follows for you to practice the word. At the end of this section four short medical reports follow for you to practice on. 1 Integumentary System Word Meaning 1.<br><br> dermatome skin/instrument for cutting 2. dermatomycosis skin/fungus/condition of 3. erythroderma red/skin 4.<br><br> keloid overgrowth of scar tissue 5. leukoderma white/skin 6. macula flat spot 7.<br><br> mesoderm middle/skin 8. mycosis fungal/condition 9. onychomycosis nail/fungal/condition of 10.<br><br> papula raised spot 11. pruritis itching 12. schizotrichia split/hair 13.<br><br> subcutaneous below/skin 14. trichology hair/study of 15. xerodermia dry/skin 2 Musculoskeletal System Word Meaning 1.<br><br> ankylosis bent/condition of 2. arthroscopy joint/examination of 3. bursitis bursa/inflammation of 4.<br><br> cervicobrachialgia neck/upper arm/pain 5. cheiromegaly hand/enlargement 6. chondromalacia cartilage/softening 7.<br><br> costectomy rib/removal of 8. gnathotomy jaw/incision into 9. intervertebral between/vertebrae 10.<br><br> lumbosacral lumbar/sacrum 11. myalgia muscle/pain 12. osteomyelitis bone/marrow/inflammation 13.<br><br> panmyositis generalised/muscle/inflammation of 14. spondylopathy vertebrae/disease 15. tarsorrhaphy edge of foot/suturing of S A M P L E Medical Terminology PRONUNCIATION Copyright © 2005 4 3 Cardiovascular System Word Meaning 1.<br><br> acrocyanosis extremities/blue/condition of 2. angiitis vessel/inflammation of 3. atherosclerosis fat/hardening/condition of 4.<br><br> bradycardia slow/heart beat 5. cardiomyopathy heart/muscle/disease 6. erythrocyte red/cell 7.<br><br> haemostasis blood/stoppage 8. leucocytolysis white/cell/breaking down 9. lienopathy spleen/disease 10.<br><br> myocarditis muscle/heart/inflammation of 11. phlebostenosis vein/narrowing/condition of 12. splenorrhaphy spleen/suturing of 13.<br><br> tachycardia rapid/heart beat 14. venectasia vein/expansion 4 Respiratory System Word Meaning 1. alveolitis air sac/inflammation of 2.<br><br> blennorrhagia mucous/flow 3. bronchiectasis bronchus/expansion 4. dyspnoea difficult/breathing 5.<br><br> laryngocoele voice box/hernia or tumour 6. nasopharyngoscopy nose/throat/examination of 7. peribronchial around/bronchus 8.<br><br> pneumatocele lung/hernia 9. pneumothorax air/chest 10. retronasal behind/nose 11.<br><br> rhinorrhoea nose/flow, discharge 12. spirometry breath/measuring 13. staphylectomy uvula/removal of 14.<br><br> stomatomycosis mouth/fungus/condition of 15. uvulopalatopharyngoplasty uvula/palate/throat/removal of S A M P L E PRONUNCIATION Medical Terminology Copyright © 2005 5 5 Gastroenterology Word Meaning 1. cheilosis lip/condition 2.<br><br> choledochostomy bile/duct/artificial opening 3. dysphagia difficult/swallowing 4. enterorrhexis intestines/rupture 5.<br><br> gingivectomy gums/removal of 6. hepatoptosis liver/displacement downward 7. ileostomy ileum/artificial opening 8.<br><br> inguinodynia groin/pain 9. juxtapyloric near/pylorus/pertaining to 10. labioplasty lip/repair of 11.<br><br> oesophagotomy oesophagus/incision into 12. proctocolectomy rectum/colon/removal of 13. sialolith salivary/stone 14.<br><br> staphylectomy uvula/removal of 15. steatorrhoea fat/discharge (in stools) 6 Nervous System Word Meaning 1. cephalgia head/pain 2.<br><br> cerebellitis cerebellum/inflammation of 3. encephalomyelitis brain/spinal cord/inflammation of 4. intervertebral between/vertebrae 5.<br><br> intracranial within/cranium 6. laminectomy layer/removal of 7. meningioencephalitis membrane/brain/inflammation of 8.<br><br> meningocele membrane/hernia 9. myelography spinal cord/tracing 10. neurectasis nerve/stretching 11.<br><br> neurofibroma nerve/fibre/tumour 12. pseudoplegia false/paralysis 13. rhizotomy nerve root/incision into 14.<br><br> spondylosis vertebrae/condition of 15. subdural below/dura S A M P L E Medical Terminology PRONUNCIATION Copyright © 2005 6 7 Ophthalmology Word Meaning 1. amblyopia dim/vision 2.<br><br> blepharospasm eyelid/spasm 3. ciliary eyelash/pertaining to 4. dacryoadenitis tear gland/inflammation of 5.<br><br> diplopia double/vision 6. exophthalmia outward/eye/condition 7. iridomalacia iris/softening 8.<br><br> iritis iris/inflammation of 9. keratomalacia cornea/softening 10. lacrimal tears/pertaining to 11.<br><br> phacosclerosis lens/hardening of 12. presbyopia old age/eye condition 13. trichiasis condition of eyelashes rubbing cornea 14.<br><br> uveitis inflammation of uveal tract 15. xerophthalmia dry/eye/condition of 8 Auditory System Word Meaning 1. audiologist sound/one who studies 2.<br><br> binaural both/ears/pertaining to 3. labyrinthitis inflammation of labyrinth of ear 4. myringectomy eardrum/removal of 5.<br><br> otalgia ear/pain 6. otolithiasis ear/stone/condition of 7. otoplasty ear/repair of 8.<br><br> otorhinolaryngology ear/nose/throat/study of 9. presbyacusis old age/hearing/condition of 10. retrocochlear behind/cochlear 11.<br><br> sinistroaural left/ear/pertaining to 12. stapedectomy removal of stapes 13. tinnitus ringing of the ear 14.<br><br> tympanoplasty middle ear/repair of 15. tympanotomy middle ear/incision into S A M P L E PRONUNCIATION Medical Terminology Copyright © 2005 7 9 Urinary System Word Meaning 1. anuria without/urine 2.<br><br> cystocele bladder/hernia 3. cystostomy bladder/artificial opening 4. dysuria difficult/urination 5.<br><br> haematuria blood/ in urine 6. nephrolithiasis kidney/stone/condition of 7. nephrosclerosis kidney/hardening/condition of 8.<br><br> oliguria scanty/urine 9. pyelitis renal pelvis/inflammation of 10. pyelocystitis renal pelvis/bladder/inflammation of 11.<br><br> pyeloplasty renal pelvis/repair of 12. pyuria pus/in urine 13. ureterocele ureter/hernia 14.<br><br> urethritis urethra/inflammation of 15. vesicotomy bladder/incision into 10 Male reproductive system Word Meaning 1. anorchism absence of testes 2.<br><br> azoospermia absence of sperm 3. balanitis glans penis/inflammation of 4. cryptorchidism hidden/testes/condition of 5.<br><br> epididymectomy upon/testes/removal of 6. oligospermia scanty/sperm 7. orchidopexy testes/fixation 8.<br><br> orchidotomy testes/incision into 9. orchiectomy testes/removal of 10. orchitis testes/inflammation of 11.<br><br> prostatectomy removal of prostate 12. phimosis narrowing of foreskin 13. seminoma tumour of testes 14.<br><br> transurethral across/urethra 15. vasoligation vessel/tying S A M P L E Medical Terminology PRONUNCIATION Copyright © 2005 8 11 Female Reproductive System Word Meaning 1. colpohysterectomy vagina/uterus/removal of 2.<br><br> endometrium inner (lining)/uterus 3. extrauterine outside/uterus 4. galactorrhoea milk/discharge 5.<br><br> gynaecopathy female/diseases of 6. hysterosalpingectomy uterus/Fallopian tube/removal of 7. mammoplasty breast/repair of 8.<br><br> mastodynia breast/pain 9. menorrhagia month/excessive flow 10. metritis uterus/inflammation of 11.<br><br> metrorrhagia uterus/excessive discharge 12. oocyte egg/cell 13. oophorrhapy ovary/suturing 14.<br><br> salpingo-oophoritis Fallopian tube/ovary/inflammation of 15. uteroplasty uterus/repair of 12 Obstetrics Word Meaning 1. amniocentesis amnio/puncture to remove fluid 2.<br><br> antenatal before/birth 3. dystocia difficult/birth 4. eclampsia convulsion during pregnancy 5.<br><br> hyperemesis excessive/vomiting 6. multigravida many/pregnancies 7. multipara many/live births 8.<br><br> nullipara no/live births 9. primigravida first/pregnancy 10. primipara first/birth S A M P L E PRONUNCIATION Medical Terminology Copyright © 2005 9 13 Endocrinology Word Meaning 1.<br><br> acromegaly extremities/enlargement of 2. adenitis gland/inflammation of 3. adenomalacia gland/softening of 4.<br><br> adenopathy gland/disease of 5. adrenal near/kidney (gland) 6. euthyroid good/thyroid 7.<br><br> hypercalcaemia excessive/calcium/ in blood 8. hyperinsulinism excessive/insulin/condition of 9. hypernatraemia excessive/sodium/ in blood 10.<br><br> hyperthyroidism excessive (activity)/thyroid/ condition of 11. hyponatraemia deficient/sodium/ in blood 12. hypopituitarism deficient/pituitary/condition of activity 13.<br><br> hypothryroidism deficient/thyroid/condition of activity 14. lymphadenotomy lymph/gland/incision into 15. thyrotoxicosis thryoid/toxic/condition of 14 Oncology Word Meaning 1.<br><br> adenocarcinoma gland/cancerous/tumour or mass 2. adenoma gland/tumour or mass 3. carcinogen cancer/origin 4.<br><br> chondroma cartilage/tumour or mass 5. erythroplakia red patches 6. histology tissue/study of 7.<br><br> leukoplakia white patches 8. leiomyoma smooth/muscle/tumour or mass 9. lymphoma lymph/tumour or mass 10.<br><br> metastases secondary site 11. melanoma black/tumour or mass 12. morphology form/study of 13.<br><br> neoplasm new/growth 14. oncolysis tumour/breaking down 15. pleomorphic many/forms S A M P L E Medical Terminology PRONUNCIATION Copyright © 2005 10 15 Psychiatry Word Meaning 1.<br><br> acousticophobia sound/fear of 2. affect feeling 3. antidepressant against depression 4.<br><br> bipolar two poles 5. catatonia stupor 6. cognitive understanding 7.<br><br> déjà vu a feeling of familiarity 8. euphoria good/emotional state 9. fugue loss of memory 10.<br><br> hydrophobia water/fear of 11. megalomania grandness/obsession 12. neurosis nerve/condition of 13.<br><br> psychogenic mind/originating in 14. psychosomatic mind/body/pertaining to 15. schizophrenia severe mental disorder 16 Pharmacology Word Meaning 1.<br><br> anaphylaxis abnormal reaction 2. antiemetic against/vomiting 3. antihypertensive against/excessive/tension (blood) 4.<br><br> antimycotic against/fungal infection 5. antipruritic against/itching 6. antipyretic against/fever 7.<br><br> antisepsis against/infection (bacterial) 8. bronchodilator bronchus/expansion 9. contraindication not indicated to continue 10.<br><br> intramuscular via muscle 11. mane morning 12. nocte night 13.<br><br> palliative treatment that relieves but doesn 9t cure 14. parenteral not/intestines/pertaining to administration of drug 15. vasodilator vessel/expansion S A M P L E PRONUNCIATION Medical Terminology Copyright © 2005 11 17 Miscellaneous Terms Word Meaning 1.<br><br> bilateral both sides 2. cortical sulci grooves in cortex of brain 3. echogenicity echoforming 4.<br><br> focal focus 5. goitre enlarged thyroid gland 6. hypoechoic decreased echo producing 7.<br><br> multinodular many nodes 8. osteoporotic porous bone 9. paravertebral near spinal column 10.<br><br> pontine bridge 11. preponderance greater in amount 12. prosthesis artificial substitute 13.<br><br> scoliosis lateral curvature of the spine 14. spondylotic pertaining to the vertebrae 15. ventricle cavity 18 Reports The eighteenth track consists of four short reports to either practice dictation or be used as an assessment.<br><br> The seventeenth track uses miscellaneous terms from the last track, while the booklet helps with the spelling of the terms. 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