which word means inflammation of the lungs?
a supraventricular beat means that the heartbeat originated at an ectopic site __ the ventricles
pallative care would be the goal in a/an
A medical word can only contain one prefix. T or F
the combining form erythr/o means
absorbed food nutrients are carried by the blood in the portal vein to the
the combining form cusp/o means
a sudden worsening in severity means the patient's signs or symptoms are in
combining form for rectum
where do all lymphatic vessels end
the suffix blood means
combining form lingu/o means
hollow cavity; chamber
combining form sin/o means
Not every medical word contains a combining form. T or F
in the medical word stethoscope, the combining form means
small areas on the intestinal walls that contain white blood cells to destroy microorganisms
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
combining form alveol/o means
process of recording a blood vessel
combining form meaning structure that encircles like a crown
the portion of the biliary tree that transports bile from the gallbladder to the common bile duct is the
medical specialty that studies: testes, ovaries, adrenal glands, pancreas, thymus, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and pineal glands
a physician who is on the medical staff of a hospital and admits a patient to the hospital is
the process of bile breaking down fats
which is a type of pneumoconiosis
__is an arrhythmia in which there is a very fast but regular rhythm (250 beats per min) of the atria or ventricles
a medical word has a prefix, combing form, and a suffix. T or F.
combining form mastic/o means
medical word meaning vomiting
serous membrane located next to the surface of the heart
combining form tuss/o means
a disease that does not respond well to treatment is
combining form for crowding together
combining form capn/o
absorb digested nutrients
purpose of the villi in small intestine
purpose of the coronary artieries is to bring oxygenated blood to
suffix that means a substance that forms
where is the PMI located, the site where auscultation of the heart is done
all of the following are specialized types of lymphocytes except
Combining forms modify the meaning of suffixes and prefixes. T or F
disease of the heart muscle
When a physician palpates the abdomen and documents, "No hepatomegaly," this means that there is no:
The orientation of the coronal suture in the cranium corresponds to the orientation of the:
Which doctor's practice is limited to treating diseases and conditions of the feet?
When the intestine twists, forming an obstruction that prevents the passage of food, this is known as a/an:
condition of the blood; substance in the blood. suffix
ascities is a disease related to the
passing of blood in the stool
none of these
large intestine includes:
posterior to the sternum
location of thymus
The muscular ring that keeps food in the stomach from going back into the esophagus is:
to pass feces
Which abdominopelvic region is located inferior to the navel?
A single hernia pouch in the muscular wall of the colon is spelled:
Antibiotic drugs are used to treat pneumococcal pneumonia because it is caused by a:
The large internal organs in the abdominopelvic cavity are known as:
Vasoconstriction causes the blood pressure to:
A temporary improvement in the symptoms or signs of a disease, without the underlying disease being cured, is known as a/an:
Plaque on the arterial walls is characteristic of:
Neoplastic diseases are:
The normal small opening in the fetal heart that closes at birth is known as the:
Sick people who visit a clinic are known as:
All of these help form a clot except:
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:
Which word means the central opening in a blood vessel through which blood flows?
Which of the following contributes to the formation of diverticula?
it produces RBC
All of the following are true of the spleen except:
An inguinal hernia would appear in the area of the:
The medical language definition of the word ________ is an instrument used to measure the pressure of the pulse by using a thin, inflatable cuff.
present at birth
The category of congenital diseases includes diseases that are:
cholelithiasis affects the
duodenum, jejunum, ileum
Which of the following lists the sections of the small intestine in the correct order?
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
Which of the following is not an accessory organ of digestion?
a common gastrointestinal problem in babies
pelvic cavity is a continuation of the
Lying on the posterior part of the body is being in the ________ position.
Select the abbreviation that would not appear in a history and physical examination report.
The region of the abdominopelvic area that is centered and inferior to the umbilical region is the ________ region.
A barium enema uses a contrast medium to outline the:
enzymes and acid
Chemical digestion involves:
Telescoping of one segment of the intestine into the lumen of an adjacent segment is known as a/an:
Which artery brings oxygenated blood to the brain, head, and face?
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
for the patient's cough, the physician prescribed the antitussive drug:
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
steatorrhea is a symptom of
The part of the stomach that is superior to the pylorus is the:
Which kind of hernia occurs along a surgical suture line?
a man who attempted suicide by staying in a running car in a closed garage
Which patient would have an elevated serum carboxyhemoglobin?
area of dead tissue
Disease associated with an abnormality in the fetus is said to be: