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hypo
in the term hypodermic the prefix is
oste
a word root for "bone" is
gastro
the word component that refers to the stomach is
before the birth of her child
a patient who has a prenatal visit sees her practitioner
was incised
a patient has a surgical procedure described as an arthrotomy. You know that the joint:
electrocardiograph
A notation is made about an instrument to be ordered for the hospital. It makes a record of the electrical activity of the heart. The instrument is called an:
teeth
Odontology is a discipline that would most likely treat patients with disorders of the:
computed tomography
A patient has an order on his chart for a CT of the abdomen. You know that the abbreviation stands for
osteotone
an instrument used to cut bone is an:
cardiomegaly
an enlargement of the heart is
fetus
Fetology is the study of the:
overdeveloped
A patient has a hypertrophied scar. You recognize that this means the scar is:
sutured
As part of the operative procedure, the surgeon performs an enterorrhphy. You know that she has___ part of the intestines.
a structure
In the term "peropsteum", you know that the suffix refers to:
removal and microscopic viewing
A biopsy is a (n) _______ of living tissue.
abnormal development
A patient with muscular dystrophy has ______ of muscles.
between their teeth
patients with food caught in their interdental spaces have pieces of food:
x
One of your professors is using a term that sounds like it starts with a "z", but you have read every z term in your dictionary and it's not there you should try looking under the letter:
p
The professor dictated the terms that would be included on the next examination, but you didnt recognize the one that started with a "t" sound. Later when reviewing your notes, you realize that it could have started with a(n):
vertebrae
the plural of vertebra
diagonoses
The plural of diagnosis is:
phalanges
The plural phalanx is:
acute
What type of diagnosis begins suddenly and severely and ends after a short period of time
crush
A patient is treated for kidney stones with a machine called a lithotripter. Its function is to:
ultrasound
Which of the following is an imaging procedure?
USP
Information of all drugs available in the United States is published in the:
eu
One of the terms used to describe a patient's healthy condition starts with a "u" sound. You can't find it in the U listings so you check under which spelling
chronic
The patient reports that she has had breathing difficulties for the last few years that have been getting progressively worse. After testing, her disease is diagnosed as one that she will most likely have for the next several years. Her disease is considered to be:
hypo
The opposite of "hyper" is:
tripsy
Indicates a therapeutic intervention
tympanometer
An instrument to measure the function of the eardrum
imaging procedure
An MRI
view
An EGD is a procedure to ________ organs
bacterium
The singular of bacteria is:
discharge from his ear.
A child is otorrhea. He has;
homeostasis
The term for the continual balancing act of the body system to provide an internal enviroment that is compatible with life is:
plasma
the liquid portion of blood is termed:
erythrocytes
Red blood cells
eosinophils
Cells that attract an acidic dye and defend against allergens and parasities are
splenography
The process of radiographic visualization of the spleen with the use of a contrast medium is:
HIV
ELISA is a test for
blood culture
Propagation of microoraganisms that may be presented in the blood sample is a:
Hgb
What is an iron-containing pigment of RBCs that carries oxygen to tissue?
Hct
The measurement of the percentage of RBCs in the blood is:
PTT.
A test of blood plasma to detect coagulation defects of the intrinsic system that is used to detect hemophilia is:
ESR's
What is the test for the measurement of time for the mature RBC's to settle out of blood sample after an anticoagulant is added?
MCH
What is a test to measure the average weight of hemoglobin per RBC that is useful in diagonosing anemia
PT
What is a test that measures the amount of time taken for clot formation
Monospot
A test for infectious mononucleois is
allergy test
A test of hypersensitivity is a(n):
autologous transfusion
The process in which a donor's own blood is removed and stored in anticipation of a future need is
artificial active acquired immunity
DPT and MMR vaccines are examples of which type of immunity
artifical passive acquired immunity
Immunoglobulins harvested from a donor who developed resistance against specific antigens is:
NK cells
Lymphocytes that act nonspecifically to kill cells taht have been infected by certain viruses and cancer cells that are a type of second-line defense are:
morphology
A blood sample of a patient with sickle cell anemia shows an abnormality of cell
carbon dioxide
what is the wast product that is excreted by the lungs
precordium
The area of the chest wall anterior to the heart lower thorax is
electrocardiography
the process of recording the electrical activity of the heart is
LAVD
What is a mechanical pump device that assists a patient's weakend heart