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Chapter 1 Quiz B
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The suffix -ac means:
The prefixes anti- and dys- belong to a category that describes:
a degree or quality
The suffix -pathy means:
The combining form arthr/o- means:
The physician describes the purpose of the surgery to the patient and informs the patient of the:
What is the foundation of a medical word?
Which word means pertaining to the muscle?
Pericardial means pertaining to __________ the heart
The combining form in the word pneumonia means:
lung or air
The prefix hypo- means:
Anesthesia is defined as:
a condition of not feeling
On the x-ray, Irene Rainer's spine shows several __________that are misaligned.
The suffix -ic means:
The combining form esthes/o- means:
Which of the following pairs of prefixes have an opposite meaning?
a. anti-, dys-
b. tachy-, tri-
c. mono-, pre-
d. eu-, mal-
The suffix -logy means:
the study of
Which of the following is not a medical word part?
c. combining form
Which of the following statements concerning prefixes is false?
a. prefixes are at the beginning of the medical word
b. prefixes can be a single letter
c. prefixes modify the meaning of the combining form
d. all medical words must have a prefix
all medical words must have a prefix
The combining form thyroid/o- means:
Which word means inflammation of the lungs?
The abbreviation for diagnosis is:
The abbreviation PMH might be seen in:
a paper medical record
The combining form medic/o- means:
The prefix post- means:
The prefix brady- means:
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means medical treatment for the mind?
The suffix -itis means:
inflammation of; infection of
The prefix peri- means:
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 -oma means:
What is the term for male castration?
What type of disorder is spina bifida? When does it develop and how is it prevented?
What are the three major disorders included in COPD?
What does the root word in histology mean?
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