# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine I Task 1276117512

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain commonly used prefixes and suffixes in medical terminology.

Definition

Explanation should include dividing words into prefix, root, and suffix to determine origin of medical terms based on Greek, Latin, and other languages.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are common roots, prefixes, and suffixes associated with body parts? Physical conditions? Body movements?
  • How is it helpful to a sports medicine aide to know the meaning of common roots, prefixes, and suffixes?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

12.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms, to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms, and literary and classical allusions in text.
  5. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Health Professions Events

 

Sports Medicine