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A combining vowel is used:

Both B and C are correct answers

When defining a medical term one should usually start by defining the ______

suffix

Add a suffix to create a medical term meaning: toward the head

Cephal______

Cephalad

Add a combining form to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to the middle and to the side

_______lateral

Mediolateral

Add a prefix to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to two sides

_______lateral

Bilateral

Add a word root to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to away

_______al

Distal

Vertical field which divides the body into right and left sides

sagittal plane

Horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower portions

transverse plane

Divides the body into right and left halves

midsagittal plane

Divides the body into anterior and posterior portions

frontal plane

Medical term from word parts that means: substance that causes cancer

carcinogen

give the combining form meaning flesh or connective tissue

sarc/o

build a medical term from word parts that means: physician who studies disease

pathologist

Give the suffix meaning: origin, cause

genesis

Build a medical term from word parts that means: tumor of smooth muscle

leiomyoma

Which of the following acurately describes a Dx of leukocytosis

abnormal increase in numbers of white blood cells

Give the combining form meaning: nerve

neur/o

Which of these is the correct meaning of the term: exacerbation

increase in severity of disease or symptoms

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the term: in vitro

observable within a test tube

Build a medical term from word parts that means pertaining to yellow color: ________ic

xanthrochromic

Give the suffix meaning: control, stop

stasis

Give the combining form meaning: gland

aden/o

Give the prefix meaning: through

dia-

Give the suffix meaning: producing, causing

-genic

Build a medical term from word parts that means: resembling fat

lipoid

Give the combining from meaning: green

chlor/o

which of these terms refers to a nonmalignant, nonrecurrent tumor?

benign

Give the combining form meaning: tissue

hist/o

Build a medical term from word parts that means: pertaining to internal organs: ______al

visceral

Give the prefix meaning: above or excessive

hyper-

Build a medical term from word parts that means: abnormal or development

dysplasia

Give the combining form meaning nucleus

kary/o

Build a medical term from word pars that means: new growth

neoplasm

Give the combining form meaning: Black

melan/o

Build a medical term from word parts that means: abnormal condition of blue

cyanosis

Build a medical term from word parts that means: disease of the body

somatopathy

Build a medical term from word parts that means: styudy of cells

histology

Give the combining form meaning: red

erythr/o

Give the prefix meaning: before

pro-

Give the prefix meaning: below or deficient

hypo-

Give the medical term meaning: inflammation of a sweat gland

hidradenitis

The combining form for sweat is:

hidr/o

A contagious disease transmitted by the itch mite is:

scabies

Pinpoint hemorrhages on the skin

petechiae

Give the combining form meaning wrinkles

rhytid/o

Wants or verrucae are caused by

viruses

Give the medical term meaning excessive discharge of sebum

Seborrhea

Trichopathy is a disease of the

hair

Which of the following terms means: unnatural paleness of the skin

pallor

Give the combining form meaning: dust

coni/o

Give the medical term meaning: abnormal condition of death

necrosis

True or False: Urticaria is characterized by the eruption of pale red, elevated patches called wheals (hives)

True

The term alopecia means:

baldness

A superficial skin disease characterized by pustules, often caused by staphylococci

impetigo

Give the suffix meaning: softening

-malacia

The medical term for a flat, colored spot on the skin, such as a freckle is

macule

Add a combining form to a create a medical term meaning yellow skin

xanthroderma

All of the following are true about tinea except:

it is a bacterial infection

Give the suffix meaning: eating or swallowing

-phagia

True or False: Papule is also known as a pimple

True

Pediculosis is a skin infestation by:

lice

A black and blue bruise mark caused by escape of blood into the tissues is

ecchymosis

Which of the following is a secondary lesion described as a slit or cracklike sore in the skin

fissure

Give the medical term that means abnormal condition of hidden nail

onychocryptosis

Give the medical term meaning: surgical repair of the skin

dermatoplasty

Give the medical term meaning: instrument to cut into the skin

dermatome

Give the combining form meaning: dry

xer/o

Pruritus of the hands indicates that the patient has a/an

itching of the hands

Give the prefix meaning within

intra

What is a diagnostic term that means a localized collection of pus

abscess

Give a medical term meaning: surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the chest cavity:

thoracocentesis

The suffix for voice is

-phonia

Give a word root meaning sleep

somn

The suffix that means breathing is:

-pnea

Give a prefix meaning many, much

poly-

Give a suffix meaning constriction or narrowing

-stenosis

A lung disorder(usually occupational) caused by inhailing dust particals

pneumoconiosis

Give a medical term meaning instrument used to measure oxygen

oximeter

True or False: Inflammation of the pleural membranes is called pleuritis or pleurisy

true

The presence of pus in the chest is called

pyothorax

Give a medical term meaning deficient oxygen in the blood

hypoxemia

Give a medical term meaning difficult breathing

dyspnea

Give a medical term meaning visual examination of the thorax

thoracoscopy

Give a medical term meaning incomplete expansion

atelectasis

Give a suffix meaning surgical puncture to aspirate fluid

thoracocentesis

Give a prefix meaning normal, good

eu-

give a suffix meaning surgical fixation, suspension

-pexy

Give a suffix meaning measurement

-metry

The term for nosebleed is

epistaxis

Give a medical term meaning surgical repair of the nose

rhinoplasty

An excess of carbon dioxide in the blood is

hypercapnia

The combining form for dust is

coni/o

Give a medical term meaning creation of an artificial opening into the trachea

tracheostomy

Give a medical term meaning rapid flow of blood from the nose

rhinorrhagia

The term that refers to any diseased state of the lungs is

pneumonia

Give a medical term meaning instrument used for visual examination within ( a hollow organ or cavity:

endoscope

A term that means periodic, sudden attack is

paroxysm

Give a medical term that means discharge from the nose

rhinorrhea

The abbreviation that can be used to refer to a head cold or infection of the nasal cavity is

URI-Upper Respiratory Infection

Give a medical term meaning pain in the chest

thoracalgia

Which of the following is the process of recording the kidney using sound

neprhrosonography

Which of these is an instrument used for visual examination of the bladder

cystoscope

Give the medical term for inflammation of the renal pelvis

pyelitis

True or False: Micturition is another term for voiding

true

Give the medical term which means drooping kidney

nephroptosis

True or False: An x-ray image of the bladder is a cystogram

true

The combining form vesic/o means

bladder

What surgical procedure is a fixation of a floating or movable kidney

nephropexy

Give the suffix meaning suturing, repairing

-rrhaphy

Which of the following is mismatched?

Diuresis- painful urination

The inability to control urination is called

enuresis

The term that means blood in the urine is

hematuria

Give the word root meaning night

noct/i

The condition in which there are excess amounts of urea, creatinine, and uric acid in the blood is called

azotemia

Give the medical term that means surgical crushing of a stone

lithotripsy

Give the medical term which means sugar (glucose) in the urine

glycosuria

The combining form py/o

pus

Give the medical term meaning condition of a stone(s) in the kidney

Nephrolithiasis

True or False: Incontinence is also called anuria

False

Give the word root meaning developing cell, germ cell

blast

Give the medical term which refers to the creation of an artificial opening into the kidney

nephrostomy

The accumulation of water in the kidney due to an obstruction, is called

hydronephrosis

Agents that promote secretion of urine are called

diuretics

Which of these is an instrument used for visual examination of the bladder?

cystoscope

A physician who studies and treats the urinary tract is known as a/an _______

urologist

Give the word root meaning water

hydro

Give the suffix meaning loosening, dissolution, separating

-lysis

Give the suffix meaning nourishment, development

-trophy

Give the suffix meaning enlargement

-megaly

True or False: A decrease in the normal amount of urine (scanty urine) is called oliguria

true

Which of the following combining forms means male?

andr/o

True or False: The surgical reversal of a vasectomy is medically referred to as a vasovasectomy

True

True or False: The term gonads refers to the male sex glands

False

True or False: Removal of part of the prepuce is known as circumcision

True

Which of the following refers to a state of hidden testes?

Cryptorchidism

Give the prefix meaning through, across, beyond

trans-

True or False: Coitus refers to sexual intercourse between man and woman

True

The PSA test is used as a screening test for

Prostatic hyperplasia

Which of the following means absence of sperm?

aspermia

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the combining form lith/o

stone

Which of the following terms describes a deficiency in spermatoza in semen

oligospermia

Which of the following means absence of testis

anorchism

The excision or partial excision of the vas deferens is

vasectomy

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the combining form vesicul/o

seminal vesicle

Which of the following is the swelling of the scrotum caused by a collection of fluid?

hydrocele

Give the medical term meaning surgical puncture to remove fluid from Douglas cul-de-sac(rectouterine pouch)

culdocentesis

Give the medical term meaning excision of an ovary

oophorectomy

the term for onset of menses is

menarche

Which of the following refers to difficult or painful intercourse>

dyspareunia

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