The combining form chol/e means?
What is the medical term for the return of fluids and solids from the stomach into the mouth?
The combining form enter/o means?
The combining form or/o means?
Which combining form stands for a section of the colon?
Protrusion of the stomach through the diaphragm and into the thoracic cavity is a(n)?
The tissue that covers the larynx and trachea so food does not enter the lungs is called the?
The ring of muscles at the opening between the stomach and the duodenum is the?
The small worm-like outgrowth at the end of the cecum is called the?
The organ that produces bile is the?
The organ that stores bile is the?
The diagnostic term that means "inflammation of a blind pouch or sac in the colon" is?
The upper region of the stomach is called the?
Which of the following is NOT a salivary gland?
Build a medical term meaning "excessive eating."
The diagnostic term for twisting or kinking of the intestine causing intestinal obstruction is?
Build a medical term meaning "abnormal condition of gallstones."
Build a medical term meaning "inflammation of the small intestine."
Build a medical term meaning "excision of the gallbladder."
The diagnostic term for chronic disease of the liver with gradual destruction of cells is?
Build a medical term meaning "procedure to visually examine the colon."
The diagnostic term that means inflammation of the gallbladder is?
The diagnostic test in which dye is administered in order to visualize the bile ducts is called a(n)?
Build a medical term meaning "surgical creation of an opening into the esophagus."
The medical term for a series of x-ray films taken of the stomach and duodenum after barium has been swallowed is?
Build a medical term meaning "suture the lip."
Build a medical term meaning "difficult digestion."
What is the medical term for tooth decay?
A general term meaning "loss of appetite" is?
Varicose veins of the rectum are called?
Which imaging technique listed below utilizes radioactive substances?
Which surgical term listed below "means to create a passageway between two organs"?
Which abbreviation means "nothing by mouth"?
The combining form that means "rectum and anus" is?
inflammation of the gums
The diagnostic term gingivitis is defined as?
protrusion of the bladder
The diagnostic term cystocele is defined as?
The combining form cyst/o means?
The combining form pyel/o means?
The diagnostic term that means "distention of the renal pelvis due to urine collecting in the kidney" is?
conditions of stones in the kidney
The diagnostic term nephrolithiasis is defined as?
Another term for micturition is?
Which of the following is NOT one of the stages of urine production?
Which of the following substances is NOT associated with disease if it is found in the urine?
Build a medical term meaning "pain in the bladder."
Build a medical term meaning "bleeding from the bladder."
The surgical term for creation of an artificial opening into the kidney is?
The combining form that means stone is?
narrowing of the ureter
The medical term ureterostenosis means?
Which medical term would be used to mean "visual examination of the bladder"?
Build a medical term meaning "surgical repair of the renal pelvis."
The medical term that means "complete absence of urine" is?
reduced amount of urination
The medical term oliguria means?
Build a medical term that means "pus in the urine."
The medical term dysuria means?
blood in the urine
The medical term hematuria is defined as?
A laboratory test that consists of a physical, chemical, and microscopic exam of urine is called a(n)?
Build a medical term meaning "urethra pain."
The outer portion of the kidney is called the?
Inflammation of the renal pelvis and the kidney is?
Which structure carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder?
The surgical term that means "incision into the bladder" is?
Urine formation takes place in the?
The medical term that means "x-ray film of the renal pelvis with a contrast medium injected into a vein" is?
The area where the renal artery enters and the renal vein leaves the kidney is the?
The main collection point for urine as it is formed is/are the?
An inflammation of the urethra is called?
The cup-like structure surrounding the glomerulus is called?
The medical term for the involuntary release of urine is urinary?
The insertion of a tube through the urethra and into the bladder is called?
The abbreviation for urinalysis is?
The combining form colp/o means?
The combining form oophor/o means?
The combining form orch/o means?
The combining form balan/o means?
Which organ is NOT part of the female external genitalia?
The combining form mast/o is defined as?
Build a medical term meaning "study of newborn."
The region between the vaginal opening and the anus is termed the?
The medical term meaning "more than one pregnancy" is?
The beginning of menstruation and the ability to reproduce is known as?
The length of time from conception to birth - generally nine months - is called?
The medical term for excessive bleeding during the menstrual period is?
The medical term for difficult menstrual flow (cramping) is?
The diagnostic term that means "difficult labor and childbirth" is?
placenta tears away from the uterine wall prematurely
The medical term "abruptio placenta" means?
The diagnostic term that means the same as "benign growth or tumor in the uterus" is?
suture of the vulva
The surgical term episiorrhaphy is defined as?
Measurement of the pelvic area to see if the fetus can be delivered vaginally is called?
The finger-like projections of the ends of the fallopian tubes are called?
Between implantation and the end of the eighth week, the baby is correctly referred to as a(n)?
Another medical term meaning "spontaneous abortion" is?
The term for a surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to remove amniotic fluid is?
The failure of the testes to descend into the scrotal sac before birth is known as?
destruction of sperm
The medical term spermatolysis means?
Build a medical term meaning "inflammation of the glans penis."
The male sterilization procedure whereby a segment of the vas deferens is removed is called a?
The medical term for excision of the testicles in the male or the ovaries in the female is?
An accumulation of fluid within the testes is called?
The structure that is shared by the urinary and male reproductive systems is the?
The medical term for the foreskin is?
Build a medical term meaning "state of no sperm."
The PSA procedure provides a screening test for?
The diagnostic term that means "absence of testes" is?
The abbreviation that means "delivery of the first infant" is?
Which abbreviation stands for a surgical procedure to treat BPH?
The combining form aden/o means?
The combining form crin/o
The hormone that regulates fluid volume and electrolytes (sodium and potassium) is?
The hormone that aids the body in regulating carbohydrates is?
Which of the following is NOT an endocrine gland?
pancreas and insulin
Which gland and hormone decrease the level of glucose in the blood?
thyroid and calcitonin
Which gland and hormone stimulate the deposition of calcium into bone?
Which hormone is NOT secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland?
The hormone that assists the body to deal with stress and emergency conditions is?
on top of the kidneys
The adrenal glands are located?
The sum of all physical and chemical changes taking place in the body is called?
Which gland is sometimes referred to as the "master gland"?
Which gland is especially important in the development of the immune system?
Which gland secretes testosterone?
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus is known as?
excess potassium in the blood
The diagnostic term hyperkalemia is defined as?
The hormone that stimulates uterine contractions is?
Build a medical term meaning "sugar in the urine."
The diagnostic term for a condition of painful muscle cramps resulting from a low amount of calcium in the blood is?
The medical term for the condition of having an excessive amount of hair is?
The chronis disorder of carbohydrate metabolism which results in hyperglycemia and glycosuria is?
The diagnostic term that means "low level of sugar in the blood" is?
Build a medical term meaning "excessive activity of the thyroid."
Build a medical term meaning "excessive calcium in the blood."
surgical removal of the thymus gland
A thyrectomy is the?
blood tests used to measure the levels of T3, T4, and TSH
Thyroid function tests are?
The disease charecterized by hypersecretion by the adrenal cortex is?
Goiter is an enlargement of the?
abnormal state of extreme thirst
The medical term polydipsia is defined as?
The diagnostic term for an abnormal condition of poisoning caused by excessive thyroid gland activity is?
Build a medical term meaning "enlarged adrenal gland."
A medical term meaning "normal thyroid" is?
The diagnostic term for the result of decreased activity of the antidiuretic hormone from the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland is?
Which of the following abbreviations is NOT a hormone?
Which of the following abbreviations is NOT a diagnostic test?
The combining form cephal/o means?
The combining form gli/o means?
The thin innermost layer of the meninges is the?
lack of muscle coordination
The medical term ataxia is defined as?
A knotlike mass of nerve tissue located outside the brain and spinal cord is a(n)?
carry impulses to the brain and spinal cord
The largest section of the brain is the?
The section of the brain that contains the thalamus and hypothalamus is the?
The section that processes our thoughts, judgement, and memory is the?
The section of the brain that maintains balance is the?
What section of the brain consists of the medulla oblongata, pons, and midbrain?
The cranial nerve that transports impulses for sense of smell to the brain is the?
The cranial nerve that supplies most organs in the abdominal and thoracic cavities is the?
The combining form encephal/o is defined as?
The medical term for spasmodic, involuntary muscular contraction involving the head, face, eyes, and/or mouth is?
The term for surgical repair of a nerve is?
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
The condition in which there is degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord (Lou Gehrig's Disease) is known as?
One-sided facial paralysis with an unknown cause is known as?
Build a medical term meaning "impairment of speech."
An abnormal deep sleep resulting from an illness or injury is a?
The suffix -paresis is defined as?
destruction of a nerve
The term neurolysis is defined as?
The medical term for paralysis on only one side of the body is?
The diagnostic terms that means "the process of x-ray filming of the blood vessels in the brain" is?
The form of epilepsy in which there is a loss of awareness without a seizure is?
The condition characterized by nonprogressive paralysis from a defect or trauma at birth is?
The medical term for fainting is?
Build a medical term meaning "process of recording the electrical activity of the brain."
The diagnostic term for a disease affecting children and adolescents, typically following a viral infection is?
The diagnostic term that means "nerve tumor" is?
The diagnostic test in which cerebrospinal fluid is withdrawn from the lumbar back for analysis is?
A reflex test that suggests abnormalities in the nervous system is known as?
Build a medical term meaning "brain hardening."
The medical term commonly known as a headache is?
The abbreviation for a stroke is?
The outermost layer of the eye, referred to as the "white" of the eye, is the?
The opening in the center of the iris is the?
The combining form myring/o means?
lacrimal glands and ducts
The organs that produce and drain tears from the eye are the?
vitreous fluid (humor)
The jellylike liquid located between the lens and retina is the?
drooping of the eyelid
The diagnostic term blepharoptosis is defined as?
The layer of the eye that provides the blood supply for the eye is the?
The layer of the eye that receives and transmits light impulses to the brain is the?
The ability of the eye to adjust to variations in distance is?
The medical term for nearsightedness is?
Build a medical term meaning "old age vision."
The medical term for farsightedness is?
Build a medical term meaning "inflammation of the eyelid."
The condition characterized by an increase in intraocular pressure is?
The diagnostic term for involuntary, jerky movements of the eye is?
The diagnostic term for inflammation of the cornea is?
The process of measuring the intraocular pressure of the eye is called?
The abbreviation OD stands for?
The medical term for pinkeye is?
The medical term for normal vision is?
The depression of the retina that is the point of sharpest vision is the?
Build a medical term meaning "paralysis of iris."
The medical term for ear wax is?
Which of the following is NOT one of the ossicles of the ear?
The snail-shaped portion of the inner ear that contains the organ of Corti is/are the?
Build a medical term meaning "rupture of the eardrum."
abscence of hearing
The medical term anacusis means?
sound transmission is blocked in the middle and outer ear
In conductive hearing loss,
Build a term meaning "surgical repair of the eardrum."
Hair cells in the area change vibrations to electrical impulses for hearing.
organ of corti
Which of the following is NOT an inner ear region for equilibrium?
The tissue that separates the auditory canal from the middle ear cavity is the?
The medical term for ringing in the ear is?
The diagnostic term for a chronic disease of the inner ear characterized by dizziness, hearing loss, and ringing in the ear is?
The abbreviation for a common ear infection seen in children is?
The drug name that describes the chemical formula or molecular structure of a drug is the?
The drug name that means the same thing as "generic name" is?
Which health professional does not write prescriptions?
Drugs that have the potential for being addictive are known as?
aquired dependence on a drug
The term addiction means?
A decrease in susceptibility to a drug after continued use is?
Prescribing a drug to prevent a disease or condition from occuring is called?
Which route of drug administration requires the skin to be punctured by a needle?
The abbreviation meaning "twice a day" is?
The abbreviation meaning "by mouth" is?
Amnesia and multiple personality disorder are examples of?
Which is NOT a method of treating mental disorders?
The medical term that means "binge eating and then purging by induced vomiting or laxatives"?
A mental illness characterized by sever distortions of reality with delusions and hallucinations is?
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an example of an?
Absorption of radiactive material and medicines into an organ or tissue is called?
The process that uses radioactive glucose to measure metabolic activity in the brain is known as?
The use of high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of internal structures is?
Which of the following is used most often to detect blood clots and blood vessel obstructions?
An imaging technique that produces cross-sectional views, taking x-rays at multiple angles, is?
The use of ultrasound waves to introduce medication through the skin and into subcutaneous tissue is?
A graphic recording of a muscle contraction is an?
Which of the following would likely be used for burn therapy?
nerve conduction velocity
A test to determine if nerves have been damaged is?
The study of human work requirements and environments is?
Resection means the same as?
A surgical instrument used to grasp tissue is a?
A medication to produce partial to complete loss of feeling or sensation is an?
Using heat, cold, electricity, or chemicals to scar, burn, or cut tissues is called?
The term used to describe a tumor that is not progressive or recurring is?
The plan of treatment for cancer patients developed by examining all of the options is known as?
Treatment designed to reduce the intensity of painful symptoms but doesn't produce a cure is?
Movement and spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another is known as?
Which of the following tumor classifications would be most difficult to read?
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