Marcy's Medical Language CSI midterm

90 terms by marcyreif

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Which of the following health care occupations would not be working with a rehabilitation team?
occupational therapist
physical therapist
physiatrist
phlebotomist
speech therapist

phlebotomist

Two examples of parasitic infestations of the skin are:
leprosy and smallpox.
chicken pox and warts.
Staphylococcus aureus and scabies.
shingles and tinea corporis.
lice and mites.

lice and mites.

The opposite of distal is:

proximal.

A tissue consisting of contractile cells is called a(n):
graft.

muscle

Where is the laryngopharynx located?

below the tip of the epiglottis

What findings in the laboratory blood study indicate that an acute infection may be present

leukocytosis

Besides the integumentary system, what other body system can suffer complications from burns?

respiratory damage from smoke inhalation

Which of the following terms is derived from a Latin word meaning worm and refers to a group of skin infections caused by fungi?

tinea

A common fracture of the radius just above the wrist joint is called a ________________fracture

Colles

X-rays of a greenstick fracture show which of the following

The fracture is a partial fracture in which one side shows a break and the other a bend

Which occupation is most likely to suffer a partial or complete rotator cuff tear on the job?

a baseball pitcher

The plural form of the word for armpit is

axillae.

Which of the following is the largest lymphatic organ?

the spleen

Which of the following conditions is more common in boys

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Mechanical pacemakers are used to treat:

arrhythmias

In the word arthroscopy, the combining form is

arthr/o

The opposite of posterior is

anterior

Which of the following words means sticking together to form clumps

agglutination

Union of a sperm and an egg is known as

fertilization.

A tissue consisting of contractile cells is called a(n):
graft.

muscle

Nancy Gill developed an upper respiratory viral infection that developed into a bacterial infection with thick, yellow, nasal drainage, headache, and low-grade fever. She went to her healthcare practitioner for help. Which of the following is most likely the cause of her problems?

sinusitis

Myocardium refers to a(n):

heart muscle

If your heartbeat is too fast or too slow, what specialist would you see

cardiologist

Which of the following is true regarding combining forms?

A combining form can be attached to another root or combining form

What is the correct spelling of the plural form of the term that means hair-like, motile projections from the surface of a cell?

cilia

What is the medical term for windpipe?

trachea

What is the advantage of the biconcave shape of the red blood cell?

The shape enables a more rapid flow of gases into and out of the cell

Besides the integumentary system, what other body system can suffer complications from burns?

respiratory damage from smoke inhalation

What is a Pott fracture

fracture of the fibula, near the ankle

_____ Ileum

third portion of the small intestine

What is the correct spelling of the term that means the same as ventilator

respirator

What is the muscle on the back of your arm that extends your elbow joint and forearm

triceps brachii

Which of these is not true of a stent?

it is a procedure that can be done in the office

Which type of laboratory report lists the percentages of the various kinds of leukocytes in a blood sample?

differential white blood cell count

Whiteheads or blackheads can also be referred to as

comedones

The exchange of gases between air and blood and interstitial fluids is known as

respiration

Which of the following is not a cause of tennis elbow

genetics

A common fracture of the radius just above the wrist joint is called a ________________fracture

Colles

How many bones fused together to make the tailbone

4 small bones

Which of the following is an example of the skin function of protection?

provision of a physical barrier against toxins

Which of the following words means a conditioninvolving the veins

thrombophlebitis

Hypersplenism causes what to happen in the bloodstream

a decrease in the number of blood cells and platelets

Several tissues work together to carry out specific functions in a(n):

organ.

An example of the use of a prefix in a medical term is

endocarditis

In the term quadriceps femoris, the anterior thigh muscle, what does the prefix quadri- mean

four

Which of the following terms is derived from a Latin word meaning worm and refers to a group of skin infections caused by fungi

tinea

What does the prefix in the term apnea mean

without

The lymphatic system absorbs excess interstitial fluid and returns it to what area

the bloodstream

In the term pneumonia, what does the root mean

lung, air

X-rays of a greenstick fracture show which of the following??

The fracture is a partial fracture in which one side shows a break and the other a bend

What is the best description of the deltoid muscle?

large, fan-shaped muscle that connects the scapula and clavicle to the humerus.

Which of the following statements is true?

Recognizing word elements helps in the process of dissecting the term.

What does the term dormant mean?

inactive

What part of the skull is formed by the parietal bones

the bulging sides and roof of the cranium

Artificial heart valves can be composed of:

metal alloys or plastics
tissue from the patient's pericardium
tissue from a pig or cow
tissue from a cadaver

The shaft of a long bone is called

diaphysis.

The elements in the term "cardiomyopathy" in order are:

a combining form, a combining form and a suffix.

Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Fourth degree burns destroy the first two layers of skin.

The element "lysis" in rhabdomyolysis means

destruction

The axial skeleton is the _______ axis of the body.
proximal

upright

The root of the word spinal is

spin-.

The suffix in the word detoxification means:

remove

The opposite of distal is

proximal

What is the best definition for claudication?

intermittent leg pain and limping

_____ Hypertension

elevated blood pressure

Which of the following words means continuous movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels?

circulation

The heart has four sections, known as:

chambers

The _______ bones are the prominences of the cheeks below the eyes

zygomatic

Which of the following words means pertaining to the urine?

urinary

Where is the laryngopharynx located?

below the tip of the epiglottis

Which of the following terms is spelled correctly?

appendices

Where does erythropoiesis occur?

in the bone marrow

What does a pulse oximeter measure

oxygen saturation of the blood

Vitamin D is essential for

bone growth and maintenance.

Which body sensation is most influenced by smell?

sense of taste

Which of the following health care occupations would not be working with a rehabilitation team?

phlebotomist

The anterior cruciate ligament is located in the:
arm.

knee.

Mary was in a car accident 3 days ago. Her physician documented that Mary had suffered a fracture to her L1 area of the back. What does this mean?

fracture of the first lumbar vertebra

Which of the following processes is an example of the skin function of vitamin D synthesis?

working with sunlight to produce vitamin D

Two examples of parasitic infestations of the skin are:

lice and mites.

What findings in the laboratory blood study indicate that an acute infection may be present?

leukocytosis

The combining form ur/o must have the following suffix added to mean the study of the urinary tract

-logy

The term that means a neoplasm formed from cells that produce melanin is:

melanoma

An instrument called an electrocardiograph picks up the electrical changes in the heart muscle and amplifies them to record an electrocardiogram in the form of five waves. The waves are labeled P, Q, R, S, and T. Which best describes this procedure?

Electrical changes in the heart are detectable and predictable.

Which of the following terms is spelled correctly?

ovaries

Which statement is NOT true regarding blood?

Blood volume is relatively constant and does not vary depending upon the individual's body size.

The terms flexion and extension refer to

movement

Analyze the elements carefully and find which muscle has four heads?

quadriceps femoris

The tissues involved in movement are in the _______________ system

musculoskeletal

The term transdermal is best defined as:

going across or through the skin

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set