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CMA / RMA National Board Exam

Chapter 1
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The distal portion of the small intestine is called the ileum?
True
The medical term for German Measles is rubella?
True
Bacilli are rod shaped bacteria?
True
A patient with a rapid pulse has Bradycardia?
False
hypertension is also referred to as high blood pressure?
True
OU refers to the right eye?
False - OU refers to BOTH eyes
Another name for a heart attack is myocardial infarction?
True
An erythrocyte is an example of poikilocytosis?
False - Sickle cell is poikilocytosis
An example of anisocytosis is a microcyte?
True
Gestation is another term for dysmenorrheal?
False
The beginning of a word is known as the prefix?
True
A suffix is the ending of a word?
True
The combining form is the root of the word?
False
The most common combining vowel is "o" ?
True
If two combining forms are present the least important comes first?
True
Aden is a headache?
False - the root of gland is aden, adeno
Carcin is the root of cancer?
True
Encephal means neck ?
False
Cyst means bladder?
True
Hepat stands for root of kidney?
False
Osteo means bone?
True
The body is divided into front and back by which of the following planes?
coronal plane
The opposite of ventral is :
dorsal
Enlargement of the heart is :
megalocardia
The part of the small intestine that connects with the stomach is the :
duodenum, first or proximal portion
The medical term for headache is:
cephalalgia
Excessive vomiting is:
hyperemesis
An incision into the gallbladder is a:
cholecystotomy
Enlargement of the kidney is :
Nephromegaly
Destruction or breakdown of fat is called:
lipolysis
Diathermy means?
generating heat thru tissues
Tachy is a prefix meaning?
fast or rapid
A combining form that means pus is :
pyo
A prefix meaning toward ?
ad
Painful menstral flow is ?
dysmenorrhea
A word meaning fever is ?
pyrexia
Low blood sugar is?
hypoglycemia
The prefix epi means ?
on or upon
Surgical puncturing of the pleura is ?
pleurocentesis
A common word for sternum is ?
breastbone
A fungal infection of the toenail is called ?
onychomycosis
Variola is ?
smallpox
A bruise is a/an ?
contusion
The combining form cyano means ?
blue
The word part peri means ?
around
The word part dys means ?
painful
The word part itis means ?
inflammation
The word part which means joint ?
arthro
Occult means ?
hidden
The word part which means neck is ?
cervix
The suffix centesis refers to :
puncture
The word part that means excision is :
ectomy
Cardiorrhaphy refers to :
suturing of the heart
Excessive tissue formation is referred to as ?
hyperplasia
The word part meaning white is ?
leuko
Erythema refers to ?
red skin
The word part phago means ?
to eat
Laparotomy is ?
incision into the abdomen
The abbreviation for urine is ?
ur
The opposite of superficial is ?
deep
Gastroscopy is ?
the "process" of viewing the stomach.
The word part nephro means ?
kidney
Pyelolithotomy refers to ?
an incision into the renal pelvis for removal of calculi
One who studies cells is referred to as a/an ?
cytologist
An electrocardiograph is ?
a device to monitor electrical heart activity
The word part that means hard is ?
scirrho
A histologist is ?
one who studies microscopic tissue
Incision into the chest wall is referred to as ?
thoracotomy