Acquiring Medical Language Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 9 :
The Cardiovascular System Cardiology

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Quiz 9 :
The Cardiovascular System Cardiology

D Explanation: The heart has four valves, the purpose of heart valves is to prevent blood from flowing backward, and medical terms pertaining to valves use the root valvul/o.

B Explanation: Sept/o stands for "septum," comes from a Latin word meaning "partition or dividing structure," and can refer to any wall dividing two cavities.

D Explanation: Coron/o literally means "crown," and refers to the way the blood vessels that supply the heart descend and support the heart like a crown.