ch. 12 practice quizzes
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A diagnostic procedure in which a sample of cells is scraped from the cervix and examined microscopically for abnormalities is:
The medical term for having more than two breasts is:
Aristotle agreed with the Hippocratic physicians that the female reproductive organs are "mutilated male organs."
A patient has complained of excessive bleeding during her menstrual period. The correct medical term for this is:
Etymologically the word Amazon means
The oldest medical profession is
In Latin, the word obstetrics means
to stand opposite
A fibroid tumor is a cancerous tumor of the uterus.
The correct meaning of the root in the term mammogram is:
In Latin, the medical term vas deferens means
The sensation of being pregnant when a true pregnancy does not exist is known as a false pregnancy, or pseudocyesis.
Excessive growth of the prostate gland that is nonmalignant and results in constriction of the urethra is:
benign prostatic hyperplasia
The combining form balan/o means glans ________
Oogenesis or ovogenesis is the medical term describing the production of eggs, the medical term describing the production of semen is ________.
A patient complaining of irregular and excessive bleeding during and between menstrual periods would be experiencing:
The medical term for an undescended testicle is:
Mittelschmerz is a condition of
abdominal pain during ovulation
This instrument is used to open the vaginal orifice for visual examination.
Hysteroptosis is a prolapsed or fallen uterus.
A surgical procedure that removes the prepuce covering the glans penis is called a ________.
This is the medical term for the procedure where the fallopian tubes are severed and closed as a form of permanent female birth control.
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a protozoan that causes inflammation of the urethra and prostate, and pelvic pain, is ________.
The virus that causes genital warts is abbreviated ________.
The condition of pain during or after sexual intercourse is called ______.
The main function of the reproductive system is
to produce offspring
Semen is the Latin word for "seed," the Greek word is _________.
Childbirth using an incision through the abdomen and uterus is known as:
The medical term for an abnormally persistent, prolonged, and painful erection of the penis is:
A swelling of the scrotum caused by fluid accumulation within the testes is a hydrocele.
painful menstrual flow
Vulva is the Latin word for the internal female reproductive organs.
The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea:
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a spirochete that causes chancres as the first symptom is genital herpes.
infection by a yeastlike fungus
AIDS is the abbreviation for ______________.
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
In Latin, the word vagina means
The absence of living sperm in semen is called azoospermia.
the muscle of the uterus
A patient was diagnosed with breast cancer and needed to have a breast removed. The medical term for surgical removal of the breast is ________.
The word root orchid means "testis.
PID is the abbreviation for ____________.
pelvic inflammatory disease
A condition in which endometrial cells grow and bleed outside the uterus is:
The prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test measures the level of a protein in the blood, which, if elevated, suggests the presence of prostate cancer.
D&C is the abbreviation for ________.
dilation and curettage
discharge of milk
The combining form for glans penis is _______________.
Uterus is a Latin word meaning womb, the combining form which derives from Greek and means also womb or uterus is _____.
A severe staphylococcal bacterial infection characterized by a rapid onset of symptoms including high fever, skin rash, and mental confusion is:
toxic shock syndrome
Abnormal leakage of amniotic fluid, which indicates a rupture of the amniotic sac, is called:
The combining form hyster/o means ________.
Priapism is a twisted spermatic cord.
A pregnancy in which the fertilized egg is attached to the wall of the Fallopian Tubes is called ______.
The combining form which derives from Greek and means vagina is _____.
surgical puncture of the amnion
An abnormal dilation of the veins of the spermatic cord, caused by failure of the valves within the veins, is:
Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome is a disease of toddlers in which the lung cells are too immature for adequate breathing.
The abbreviation TURP stands for _______________.
transurethral resection of the prostate
 med term 12 practice test
Chapter 16 Med terms