Medical Terminology Quiz # 6

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Quiz number 6 Chapters 12 - 15 of Medical Terminology.

The combining form that means eyelid is:

Blephar/o.

The combining form for cornea is:

Kerat/o.

The term diplopia means:

Double vision.

The term blepharitis means inflammation:

Of the Eyelid.

The term photophobia is defined as:

Abnormal fear or sensitivity to light.

The term that means surgicial repair of the eyelid is:

Blepharoplasty.

The instrument that examines the interior of the eye is the:

Ophthalmoscope.

The term that means an abnormal condition of crossed eyes is:

Strabismus.

Clouding of the lens of the eye is called:

Cataract.

Which of the following means pertaining to two or both eyes?

Binocular.

Surgical removal of the eyeball is called:

Enucleation.

The combining form acou/o means:

Hearing.

In a mastoidectomy, the surgical proceudre is a:

Excision.

The term that means rugical repair of the eardrum is:

Tympanoplasty.

An instrument used for visual examination of the ear is:

An Otoscope.

The term audiometry is defined as:

Measurement of hearing.

The term that means one who studies and specializes in hearing is:

Audiologist.

The portion of the ear that contains receptors that help the body to maintain its equilibrium is the:

Semicircular canals and vestibule.

The term that means ringing of the ears is:

Tinnitus.

Otitis media is also called:

Typanitis.

An incision into the typanic membrane is aclled:

Myringotomy.

A physician who studies and treats diseases of the ear, nose, and larynx (throat) is a:

Otorhinolaryngologist.

A physician may prescribe medication to control nausea and vomiting for acute attacks of _____, a chronic disease of the inner ear characterized by dizzingess, ringing in the ears, and hearing loss.

Meniere DIsease.

The first set of seven bones forming the neck is called:

Cervical.

The upper jawbone is called the:

Maxilla.

The kneecap bone is called the:

Patella.

The structure that attaches muscle to bone is called the:

Tendon.

The type of muscle tissue that is striated and voluntary is:

Skeletal.

Drawing away from the middle is a movement called:

Abduction.

The movement in which a limb is placed in a straight position is:

Extension.

The combining form that means rib is:

Cost/o.

The combining from that means kneecap is:

Patell/o.

The combining form stern/o is defined as:

Breast bone.

The combining form that means lower jawbone is:

Mandibul/o.

The combining form that means joint is:

Arthr/o.

The combining from that means bone is:

Oste/o.

The combining form for bone marrow is:

Myel/o.

The prefix inter means:

Between.

The fusing together of the spine is termed:

Spondylosydesis.

The visual examination inside a joint is an:

Arthroscopy.

The peripheral nervous system is made up of the:

Cranial and Spinal Nerves.

The suffix paresis is defined as:

Slight paralysis.

Inflammationg of the membranous coerings of the brain and spinal cord is called:

Meningitis.

The term encephalitis is defined as inflmmation of the:

Brain.

The term neuroma means:

A tumor of nervous tissue.

THe term neualgia is defined as:

Pain in the nerve.

A term that means interruption of blood supply to the brain is:

CVA, Cerebrovascular accident.

A deficient supply of blood to the brain for a short time is called:

TIA, Transient Ischemic Attack.

An instrument used for recording the electrical impulses of the brai is a:

Electroencephalograph.

Which of the following is used to remove cerebral spinal fluid for diagnostic purposes?

Lumbar punture, LP.

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