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pneumonitis

which word means inflammation of the lungs?

above

a supraventricular beat means that the heartbeat originated at an ectopic site __ the ventricles

hospice

pallative care would be the goal in a/an

F

A medical word can only contain one prefix. T or F

red

the combining form erythr/o means

liver

absorbed food nutrients are carried by the blood in the portal vein to the

projection;point

the combining form cusp/o means

exacerbation

a sudden worsening in severity means the patient's signs or symptoms are in

proct/o

combining form for rectum

aorta

where do all lymphatic vessels end

immature cell

the suffix blood means

mouth

combining form lingu/o means

hollow cavity; chamber

combining form sin/o means

T

Not every medical word contains a combining form. T or F

chest

in the medical word stethoscope, the combining form means

peyer's patches

small areas on the intestinal walls that contain white blood cells to destroy microorganisms

orthopnea

breathing that is easier in an upright position

away from the point of origin

combining form dist/o

mass that is a soft, fatty substance

an athreoma is a

air sac

combining form alveol/o means

angiography

process of recording a blood vessel

coron/o

combining form meaning structure that encircles like a crown

cystic duct

the portion of the biliary tree that transports bile from the gallbladder to the common bile duct is the

endocrinology

medical specialty that studies: testes, ovaries, adrenal glands, pancreas, thymus, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and pineal glands

attending physician

a physician who is on the medical staff of a hospital and admits a patient to the hospital is

emulsification

the process of bile breaking down fats

anthracosis

which is a type of pneumoconiosis

flutter

__is an arrhythmia in which there is a very fast but regular rhythm (250 beats per min) of the atria or ventricles

F

a medical word has a prefix, combing form, and a suffix. T or F.

chewing

combining form mastic/o means

emesis

medical word meaning vomiting

visceral pericardium

serous membrane located next to the surface of the heart

cough

combining form tuss/o means

refractory

a disease that does not respond well to treatment is

aggreg/o

combining form for crowding together

carbon dioxide

combining form capn/o

absorb digested nutrients

purpose of the villi in small intestine

HDL

"good cholesterol"

myocardium

purpose of the coronary artieries is to bring oxygenated blood to

-poietin

suffix that means a substance that forms

apex

where is the PMI located, the site where auscultation of the heart is done

interleukin

all of the following are specialized types of lymphocytes except

F

Combining forms modify the meaning of suffixes and prefixes. T or F

cardiomyopathy

disease of the heart muscle

breathing

pne/o

liver enlargement

When a physician palpates the abdomen and documents, "No hepatomegaly," this means that there is no:

gall;bile

bili/o

frontal plane

The orientation of the coronal suture in the cranium corresponds to the orientation of the:

DPM

Which doctor's practice is limited to treating diseases and conditions of the feet?

volvulus

When the intestine twists, forming an obstruction that prevents the passage of food, this is known as a/an:

limping pain

claudicat/o

breathe

hal/o

deglutition

swallowing food

-emia

condition of the blood; substance in the blood. suffix

lymphocytes

smallest leukocytes

liver

ascities is a disease related to the

hematemesis

passing of blood in the stool

none of these

large intestine includes:

posterior to the sternum

location of thymus

LES

The muscular ring that keeps food in the stomach from going back into the esophagus is:

to pass feces

chez/o

saliva

sial/o

abdomen

celi/o

outer aspects

peripher/o

hypogastric region

Which abdominopelvic region is located inferior to the navel?

separation of

-crit

diverticulum

A single hernia pouch in the muscular wall of the colon is spelled:

bacterium

Antibiotic drugs are used to treat pneumococcal pneumonia because it is caused by a:

viscera

The large internal organs in the abdominopelvic cavity are known as:

increase

Vasoconstriction causes the blood pressure to:

remission

A temporary improvement in the symptoms or signs of a disease, without the underlying disease being cured, is known as a/an:

atherosclerosis

Plaque on the arterial walls is characteristic of:

growth; formation

plast/o

new growths

Neoplastic diseases are:

foramen ovale

The normal small opening in the fetal heart that closes at birth is known as the:

outpatients

Sick people who visit a clinic are known as:

leukocytes

All of these help form a clot except:

F

The combining form hem/o- means blood vessel. T or F

degree or quality

The prefixes anti- and dys- belong to a category that describes:

lumen

Which word means the central opening in a blood vessel through which blood flows?

low-fiber diet

Which of the following contributes to the formation of diverticula?

gallbladder

cholecyst/o

abdomen

lapar/o

it produces RBC

All of the following are true of the spleen except:

groin

An inguinal hernia would appear in the area of the:

irregular

poikil/o

sphygmomanometer

The medical language definition of the word ________ is an instrument used to measure the pressure of the pulse by using a thin, inflatable cuff.

swallowing

degluti/o

present at birth

The category of congenital diseases includes diseases that are:

gallbladder

cholelithiasis affects the

duodenum, jejunum, ileum

Which of the following lists the sections of the small intestine in the correct order?

congenital

If an infant is born with cerebral palsy from too little oxygen to the brain while in the uterus or during delivery, this disease is categorized as

resembling 2 projections

Bicuspid means:

stomach

Which of the following is not an accessory organ of digestion?

umbilicus; navel

omphalo/o

colic

a common gastrointestinal problem in babies

abdominal cavity

pelvic cavity is a continuation of the

supine

Lying on the posterior part of the body is being in the ________ position.

HIPAA

Select the abbreviation that would not appear in a history and physical examination report.

hypogastric

The region of the abdominopelvic area that is centered and inferior to the umbilical region is the ________ region.

colon

A barium enema uses a contrast medium to outline the:

enzymes and acid

Chemical digestion involves:

intussusception

Telescoping of one segment of the intestine into the lumen of an adjacent segment is known as a/an:

bile duct

cholangi/o

caratoid

Which artery brings oxygenated blood to the brain, head, and face?

pericardium

Which structure secretes a slippery, watery fluid that allows the two membranes of the sac around the heart to slide smoothly past one another?

keep back; back

isch/o

hydrocodone

for the patient's cough, the physician prescribed the antitussive drug:

iron

ferr/o

hypochondriac

The right and left ________ regions are directly inferior to the ribs.

ears, nose, throat

Otolaryngology is a branch of medicine specializing in diseases and conditions of the ________.

soft, fatty substance

ather/o

pancreatitis

steatorrhea is a symptom of

fundus

The part of the stomach that is superior to the pylorus is the:

food;nourishment

aliment/o

incisional

Which kind of hernia occurs along a surgical suture line?

dilating

diastol/o

lip

cheil/o

a man who attempted suicide by staying in a running car in a closed garage

Which patient would have an elevated serum carboxyhemoglobin?

blood vessel

vascul/o

area of dead tissue

infarct/o

congenital

Disease associated with an abnormality in the fetus is said to be:

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