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Add a combining form to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to the middle and to the side
Which of the following acurately describes a Dx of leukocytosis
abnormal increase in numbers of white blood cells
Which of these is the correct meaning of the term: exacerbation
increase in severity of disease or symptoms
Build a medical term from word parts that means pertaining to yellow color: ________ic
True or False: Urticaria is characterized by the eruption of pale red, elevated patches called wheals (hives)
Which of the following is a secondary lesion described as a slit or cracklike sore in the skin
Give a medical term meaning: surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the chest cavity:
Give a medical term meaning instrument used for visual examination within ( a hollow organ or cavity:
The abbreviation that can be used to refer to a head cold or infection of the nasal cavity is
URI-Upper Respiratory Infection
The condition in which there are excess amounts of urea, creatinine, and uric acid in the blood is called
Give the medical term which refers to the creation of an artificial opening into the kidney
True or False: The surgical reversal of a vasectomy is medically referred to as a vasovasectomy
Give the medical term meaning surgical puncture to remove fluid from Douglas cul-de-sac(rectouterine pouch)
Give the medical term for one studies and treats diseases of women (female reproductive system)
The abbreviation for an instrumental expansion of the cervix and scraping of the uterine cavity is
True or False: Toxic condition of pregnancy, called eclampsia, is a severe complication characterized by convulsion and coma
Fill-in-the-blank to create a medical term referring to a fetus with a very small head
Fill-in-the-blank to create a medical term referring to a woman who has had no births
Fill in the blank to create a medical term for a woman who has been pregnant two or more times
A progressive wavelike movement that occurs involuntarily in hollow tubes or the body is
Radiographic examination of the rectum and colon following enema administration of a contrast medium into the rectum
Periodic disturbances of bowel function, such as diarrhea and/or constipation, usually with pain
Irritable bowel syndrome
Chronic inflammation, characterized by cobblestone ulcerations along the intestinal wall and formation of scar tissue which may cause obstruction
True or False: Colostomies are performed to divert fecal flow to a bag on the outside of the body
Which of these refers to reduced vision in one eye caused by disease or misuse, also called "lazy eye"?
A destruction of the visual cells of the macula lutea leading to permanent central visual loss is called:
Which of the following terms means perception of ringing, hissing, or other sounds in the ears or head when no external sound is present
Process of recording blood vessels of the eye with flourescing dye is called
Which of these is the correct medical term for a condition often referred to as a bone spur
True or False: A slipped disk is actually NOT a disk that has moved out of position, rather, it is a rupture of the disk cartilage also called a herniated disk
Which of these is a combining form that can be used to refer to either bone marrow or spinal cord?
Which of these refers to a group of hereditary diseases characterized by degeneration of muscle and weakness
A chronic systemic disease characterized by autoimmune inflammatory changes in the connective tissue throughout the body
Which of the following terms means inflammation of joints caused by excessive uric acid accumulation?
Chronic disease characterized by muscle weakness due to defect in the transmission of impulses from nerve to muscle
True or False: Rigidity, tremors, expressionless face, and shuffling gait are associated with Parkinson disease
True or False: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by uncontrolled binge eating followed by purging
The disorder characterized by early senility, confusion, loss of recognition of persons or familiar surroundings, restlessness, and impaired memory is called:
Medical term meaning unable to express one's thoughts or ideas in an elderly, intelligible manner
The imaging technique that indicates the degree of metabolism or blood flow in the brain is called
positron emission tomography
True or False: Bipolar disorder is characterized by mental and physical hyperactivity, disorganized behavior, and hyper-elevated mood
The medical term interictal refers to those behaviors or events occuring:
between seizures or attacks
The term for muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of blood calcium related to deficiency of parathyroid hormone is
Which of the following disorders is caused by hypersecretion of the thyroid gland
Graves disease and goiter
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