Which combining form means white?
based on its word parts, the term "cardiorrhexis" means?
rupture of the heart
In the term "pericardiectomy" the word part "-ectomy" is a?
which term describes a torn, ragged, wound?
which prefix means between or among?
which term means the tissue death of an artery or arteries?
which word means inflammation of a nerve?
which suffix means to suture or stitch?
which suffix means a surgical creation of an artificial opening?
which of these suffix means a surgical creation of an artificial opening?
Based on its word parts, the term "hepatorrhagia" means...
bleeding from the liver
which statement is true about inflammation...
inflammation is a localized response to an injury or destruction of tissues
a fever is referred to as a _____ because it can be measured by the patient or others
which term describes the time and events surrounding birth?
in the term "otorhinolaryngology", which word means ear?
the term ____ means any pathologic change or disease in the spinal cord or bone marrow.
which term means pain in the stomach?
which term means the rupture of a muscle?
which combining form means plaque or fatty substance?
The examination technique in which the examiner's hands are used to feel the texture, size, consistency, and location of certain body parts is known as...
which combining form means fungus?
the ____is part of the hip bone
which combining form means fever?
which suffix means specialist?
which combining form means nerve?
the process through which the body maintains a constant internal environment are known as...
which of the following is a characteristic of the anatomic position?
standing up straight so the body is erect
____ has the specialized ability to contract and relax
when a recessive gene for a disease is inherited from _____.
both parents, the offspring will have that condition
a/an____divides the body into the anterior and posterior portion.
the term _____ is the opposite of "anterior"
a/an ____divides the body into anterior and posterior portions.
the organs of reproduction are protected by the ____ cavity
a transverse plane divides the body into ____ and inferior positions
which term means toward the lower part of the body?
the ____ body regions are located on the left and right sides and are covered by the lower ribs.
left and right hypochondriac
the term____describes congenital absence of a normal opening or the failure of a structure, such as the anus, to be tubular.
the____plane, which is also known as the midline, divides the body into equal left and right halves.
which term describes a benign tumor formed from glandular tissue?
which term means the direction toward of nearer the midline?
a physician who specializes in the care of older people is known as a _____?
which condition is the abnormal development or growth of cells, tissues, or organs?
which term refers to an outbreak of a disease occurring over a large geographic area, possibly worldwide?
which term means the study of the structure, composition, and function of tissues?
which term means toward the side?
which term means the study of the function of body structures?
a/an____disorder, such as a panic attack, produces symptoms for which no physiological or anatomical cause can be identified.
____is a genetic disorder in which an essential digestive enzyme is missing.
which of these diseases is NOT spread by bloodborne transmission?
a genome is ____
the complete set of an individual's genetic information
the term _____ means wound or injury
the term _____ describes swelling caused by excess fluid in the body tissues.
a strong dependence on a drug or substance is a/an_____
a/an_____is the loss of a large amount of blood in a short time.
a/an____is a fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity
True or False: mucous is the substance secreted by the mucous membranes.
True or False: suppuration is the formation of discharging of pus.
True or False: a combining vowel is not required when two word roots are joined together.
True or False: a syndrome can be observed only by the patient not by others
True or False: a prefix usually, but not always, indicates location, a time, or a number.
True or False: a combining vowel is used when the suffix begins with a vowel.
True or False: a sign, such as a fever, is evidence of disease that can be observed by the patient and by others.
True or False: the term "phlegm" begins with an "f" sound.
True or False: pain is said to be a symptom because it can be observed only by the patient
True or False: a diagnosis is the identification of a disease.
True or False: an atheroma is a fatty deposit within a joint.
True or False: swelling is one sign of inflammation.
True or False: a lesion is a torn, ragged, wound.
True or False: the combining form "myc/o" means spinal cord or bone marrow
True or False: the suffix "-otomy" means cutting into a surgical incision
True or False: pyrosis is also known as heartburn
True or False: prostate means to collapse
True or False: interstitial means between, but not within, the parts of a tissue.
True or False: euthyroid means a hyperactive thyroid gland.
True or False: "dysfunctional" describes a body part that is not working properly
True or False: the plural of "appendix" is "appendices"
True or False: an inflammation is in the invasion of the body by a disease-causing organism.
True or False: myelitis is any disease caused by a fungus.
True or False: a colostomy is the surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the body surface.
True or False: the suffix "-gram" means the process of recording a picture record.
True of False: the distal end of the humerus (the bone of the upper arm) is located near the shoulder.
True or False: a sagittal plane divides the body into unequal upper and lower portions.
True or False: the term "inguinal", which means relating to the groin, refers to the entire lower portion of the abdomen.
True or False: DNA is packaged in a chromosomes as two spiraling strands that twist together to form a double helix.
True or False: the epigastric region surrounds the umbilicus.
True or False: the thoracic cavity surrounds and protects the heart and the lungs.
True or False: each chromosome contains 46 genes.
True or False: a gamete is the only type of cell that does not contain 46 chromosomes.
True or False: anatomy means any deviation from what is regarded as normal.
True or False: Hemophilia is a group of hereditary bleeding disorders in which a blood-clotting factor is missing.
True or False: stem cells can be harvested from the bone marrow of a new born infant.
True or False: the umbilicus is also known as the belly button or navel.
True or False: Quadrant means divided into 6 equal parts.
True or False: the term "proximal" means situated nearest the midline or the beginning of a body structure.
True or False: deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is found only in gametes.
True or False: somatic cell mutation can be transmitted to the offspring.
True or False: the mesentery attaches parts of the intestine to the interior abdominal wall.
True or False: the term "retroperitoneal" means located behind the peritoneum.
True or False: cytology is the study of the formation, structure, and function of cells.
True or False: the dorsal cavity contains the body organs that maintain homeostasis.
True or False: adult stem cells are undifferentiated cells found among differentiated cells in a tissue or organ.
True or False: a genetic mutation is a change of the sequence of a DNA molecule.
True or False: Freckles are a physical trait that is transmitted by a recessive gene.
True or False: tay-sachs disease is a fatal genetic disorder in which harmful quantities of a fatty substance build up in the lungs.
True or False: Huntington's disease is a genetic disorder causing nerve degeneration that can result in uncontrolled movements and the loss of some mental abilities.
surgical removal of the appendix
mature red blood cell
inflammation of the tonsils
a picture or a record
process of recording a picture or a record.
pertaining to the heart
temporary disappearance of symptoms.
abnormal stomach condition
above the ribs
signs and symptoms that occur together
inflammation of a gland
a benign tumor from recognizable glandular structures.
abnormal softening of a gland
abnormal hardening of a gland
any disease condition of a gland
protects the major organs of digestion
protects the brain
protects reproductive and excretory system organs
protects the spinal cord
protects the heart and lungs
suspends parts of the intestine within the abdominal cavity
outer layer of the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity
membrane that protects and supports organs in the abdominal cavity
located behind the peritoneum of the abdominal cavity
inner layer of membrane that surrounds the organs of the abdominal cavity
a change in the structure of cells and in their orientation to each other
the defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue
abnormal tissue development
abnormal increase in the number of normal cells in normal arrangement
incomplete development or an organ or tissue
any disease transmitted from one person to another
a disorder with no detectable physical changes to explain the symptoms
an illness without a known cause
an illness caused by a pathogenic organism
a disorder with pathologic physical changes that explain symptoms