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Chapter 1 Quiz A
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Which of the following statements regarding prefixes is true?
a. not every medical cord contains a prefix; it is an optional medical word part.
b. prefixes are found at the end of a medical word.
c. a medical word cannot contain more than one prefix.
d. all medical words must contain at least one prefix.
not every medical word contains a prefix; it is an optional medical word part.
The abbreviation CC means:
For a patient who is ready to be sent home from the hospital, the doctor dictates a DS. The abbreviation DS in this setting stands for:
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means process of cutting or making an incision in the abdomen?
Which of the following pairs of prefixes have an opposite meaning?
a. bi-, intra-
b. brady-, tachy-
c. anti-, poly-
d. sub-, post-
All of the following combining forms are related to structures located in the head or neck except:
Which word means pertaining to the heart?
The prefix re- means;
again and again
The prefix hyper- means:
above; more than normal
The prefix that means after or behind is:
The suffix -iatry means:
The word endotracheal means pertaining to within the:
The surgeon performed a laryngectomy on the:
The study of word origins is:
The abbreviation for physical examination is:
The suffix -osis means:
condition; abnormal condition; process
The medical word part that gives a medical word its meaning is the:
A healthcare facility can release a patient's medical record information only to:
an authorized healthcare provider
the patient's insurance company
a healthcare quality monitoring organization
The suffix -ation means:
a process; being or having
The combining form cutane/o- means:
Select the abbreviation that would not appear in a history and physical examination report.
Which suffix indicates a surgical procedure?
The combining form psych/o- means:
The prefix intra- means:
The word part sub- is a:
The suffix -ism means:
process; disease from a specific cause
The combining form hepat/o-means:
Which of the following is an example of a combining form?
can be a single letter or a group of letters
The combining form laryng/o- means:
larynx (voice box)
How many bones does the cervical region have ?
What is the term for prolapse (sagging) of an eyelid?
which substance is essential for maintenance of the normal level of blood sugar
What is the meaning of the root hydr/o?
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