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IPE-233 Medical Terminology Ch 10, 11, 12, 13
Terms in this set (50)
What is the combining form for eyelid?
What is the aqueous humor?
watery liquid secreted by the ciliary process that fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eyes. It also nourishes the cornea, iris, and lens.
True or False: Cones are color sensitive and respond to bright light.
The iris is the:
A. black circle of the eye
B. colored circle of the eye
C. whites of the eyes
D. clear portion of the eye
B. Colored circle of the eye
What procedure would a patient need to get to remove a cloudy lens?
This condition is also know as "pinkeye"
lacrim/o, dacry/o mean:
Abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballs is known as:
True of False: Hyperopia is nearsightedness; difficult seeing far away objects.
What is LASIK an acronym for?
laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis
A patient has some debris in their eyes, what could you do to get the debris free from their eyes?
A. wear contact lenses
B. use eye instillation
C irrigate the eyes
D. use antibiotic ophthalmic solution
C. irrigate the eyes
Ocul/o is a combining form meaning
Acous/o is a combining form meaning
True or False: Pinna translates to feather
What is the tube that connects the middle ear to the pharynx?
Also means earache
Inflammation of the middle ear is known as:
A. otitis externa
C. otitis media
C. otitis media
What is the process of measuring hearing?
What is a general term for partial or complete loss of hearing?
If a patient starts bleeding from the ear what condition might they have?
A football player takes a tackle to the head. He gets up and experiences a ringing in the ear. What condition might this be?
A patient sits up and turns his head quickly and experiences dizziness. What condition might this be?
A nurse checks a patient's temperature with a tympanic thermometer. What does the combining from tympan/o mean?
True or False: Cochlea translates to snail
A patient might wear this external device to amplify their hearing
A. hearing aid
B. cochlear implant
A. hearing aid
What is surgical repair of the external ear known as?
Enter/o is a combining form meaning
True or False: The palate is divided into the hard and soft palate
This oral structure is also know as the frenulum
What is the function of the teeth?
B. softening food
C. producing saliva
D. absorbing water
True or False: The duodenum is the second portion of the small intestine
What is the distal portion of the large intestine?
A patient reports of having stool occurrences that are frequent and is liquid. What condition might he have?
A patient tries to eat P.O. but can't swallow, what might a practitioner conclude?
A patient's has an inflammation of their gums. What condition might they have?
True of False: Excisional biopsy is the removal of an entire lesion
A patient has their colon examined with a flexible colonoscope. What procedure did they undergo?
What test can indicate potential bleeding in the GI tract?
stool occult blood study
A patient underwent a procedure where an abdominal anus was created. What is this known as?
A patient experiences a surge of vomiting. What drug might they take to stop the vomiting?
The combining form ur/o means
What tube carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder?
A patient tries to urinate, but has pain doing so. What might the patient be experiencing?
Involuntary discharge of urine or feces is known as
True of False: Nocturia is known as urination in the day time
Inflammation of the kidneys is known as:
A patient experiences an excessive urination. What condition might the patient have?
A patient has an injury to their kidney that requires sutures in order to be repaired. What procedure must the practitioner perform?
A practitioner needs to hold open a vessel in order to perform a procedure. What device would he use?
True or False: A straight catheter is removed immediately after the procedure
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