CMA / RMA National Board Exam

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Chapter 1

The distal portion of the small intestine is called the ileum?

True

The medical term for German Measles is rubella?

True

Bacilli are rod shaped bacteria?

True

A patient with a rapid pulse has Bradycardia?

False

hypertension is also referred to as high blood pressure?

True

OU refers to the right eye?

False - OU refers to BOTH eyes

Another name for a heart attack is myocardial infarction?

True

An erythrocyte is an example of poikilocytosis?

False - Sickle cell is poikilocytosis

An example of anisocytosis is a microcyte?

True

Gestation is another term for dysmenorrheal?

False

The beginning of a word is known as the prefix?

True

A suffix is the ending of a word?

True

The combining form is the root of the word?

False

The most common combining vowel is "o" ?

True

If two combining forms are present the least important comes first?

True

Aden is a headache?

False - the root of gland is aden, adeno

Carcin is the root of cancer?

True

Encephal means neck ?

False

Cyst means bladder?

True

Hepat stands for root of kidney?

False

Osteo means bone?

True

The body is divided into front and back by which of the following planes?

coronal plane

The opposite of ventral is :

dorsal

Enlargement of the heart is :

megalocardia

The part of the small intestine that connects with the stomach is the :

duodenum, first or proximal portion

The medical term for headache is:

cephalalgia

Excessive vomiting is:

hyperemesis

An incision into the gallbladder is a:

cholecystotomy

Enlargement of the kidney is :

Nephromegaly

Destruction or breakdown of fat is called:

lipolysis

Diathermy means?

generating heat thru tissues

Tachy is a prefix meaning?

fast or rapid

A combining form that means pus is :

pyo

A prefix meaning toward ?

ad

Painful menstral flow is ?

dysmenorrhea

A word meaning fever is ?

pyrexia

Low blood sugar is?

hypoglycemia

The prefix epi means ?

on or upon

Surgical puncturing of the pleura is ?

pleurocentesis

A common word for sternum is ?

breastbone

A fungal infection of the toenail is called ?

onychomycosis

Variola is ?

smallpox

A bruise is a/an ?

contusion

The combining form cyano means ?

blue

The word part peri means ?

around

The word part dys means ?

painful

The word part itis means ?

inflammation

The word part which means joint ?

arthro

Occult means ?

hidden

The word part which means neck is ?

cervix

The suffix centesis refers to :

puncture

The word part that means excision is :

ectomy

Cardiorrhaphy refers to :

suturing of the heart

Excessive tissue formation is referred to as ?

hyperplasia

The word part meaning white is ?

leuko

Erythema refers to ?

red skin

The word part phago means ?

to eat

Laparotomy is ?

incision into the abdomen

The abbreviation for urine is ?

ur

The opposite of superficial is ?

deep

Gastroscopy is ?

the "process" of viewing the stomach.

The word part nephro means ?

kidney

Pyelolithotomy refers to ?

an incision into the renal pelvis for removal of calculi

One who studies cells is referred to as a/an ?

cytologist

An electrocardiograph is ?

a device to monitor electrical heart activity

The word part that means hard is ?

scirrho

A histologist is ?

one who studies microscopic tissue

Incision into the chest wall is referred to as ?

thoracotomy

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