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Medical Terminology Ch. 13-15
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Uterine descensus is also known as uterine:
A neonate born at ___ weeks would be considered a term newborn.
Cryosurgery would be an option to remove ____ lesions after these lesions are identified on colposcopy.
Which is a surgical incision into the posterior edge of the vagina to prevent the tissue from tearing during delivery of the baby?
A casarean section would be performed for:
Which test is done to determine if the uterine tubes are open and unobstructed?
The opening for the cervical canal is called the cervical:
How could a woman know that she was ovulating?
Rise of body temperature
A myomectomy is done to remove:
uteral fibroid tumors
HRT is treatment for:
replacement of hormones during menopause
Leukorrhea is a sign of a possible yeast infection that is known as:
When a pregnant woman develops preeclampsia, she shows:
increased blood pressure, fluid retention, protein in the urine
A pregnant woman with ____ is more likely to carry a fetus that is large for its gestational age.
The abbreviation BUS refers to which type of tissue in the female reproductive system?
Peau d'orange is a sign of possible breast cancer and appears as a:
dimpling of the skin of the breast
infection of the internal female
Which gene is a risk factor for a type of breast cancer?
Sustained muscle spasms from hypocalcemia are known as:
Insulin is secreted by the ____ cells in the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas.
A physical characteristic of Addison's disease is:
fatigue, weight loss, bronze skin pigmentation
The master gland of the body is the:
Which symptom is common to a patient with diabetes mellitus as well as diabetes insipidus?
Which is a lab test done to help diagnose diabetes insipidus?
ADH stimulation test
Which is a treatment option for hyperthyroidism?
radioactive sodium chloride
Which is the eponym for a form of thyroiditis classified as autoimmune?
Which is often a precipitating factor to the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus?
Which hormone is secreted by alpha cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas?
A neurotransmitter of the sympathetic division of the nervous system that increases the heart rate and constricts smooth muscle in blood vessels to raise blood pressure in the "fight or flight" response is called:
Hypoglycemia can cause:
headache, sweating, shakiness
A lab test for a patient showed low calcium levels in the blood. The physician would consider doing further testing on which endocrine gland to evaluate the cause of this hypocalcemia?
Thyromegaly is a sign of a:
Increased cortisol levesl would be found in patients with:
Abnormal levels of FSH point to improper functioning of the:
anterior pituitary gland
It was in the middle of winter when the patient came to the doctor's office complaining of depression, weight gain, and problems with sleep. He was told that he had a condition related to hyper-secretion of melatonin plus the lack of exposure to sunlight. He was diagnosed with:
The physician noted in the physical examination that the patient had anisocoria. This means that the patient had:
pupils that were unequal in size
Mydriatic eye drops are given to a patient before an eye examination in order to:
dilate the eyes
The combining form irid/o- refers to the:
colored portion of the eye
All of the following are true about the sclera except which sentence?
a. It is known as the white of the eye.
b. It bends or refracts light rays entering the eyes.
c. it is the site of attachment for the extra-ocular muscles.
d. it helps to maintain the shape of the eye.
b. It bends or refracts light rays entering the eyes.
In bright light, the muscles of the iris contract, reducing the size of the pupil in order to keep too much light from entering the eye. This process is called:
A slit lamp examination includes viewing the:
lens and anterior chamber
A patient has a bacterial infection of the eye. What would be the antibiotic drug used for this condition?
Which is the abbreviation for the left eye?
The blind spot of the eye is found at the:
The border between the transparent edge of the cornea and the white of the fibrous sclera is the:
The ability of both eyes to turn medially toward the nose and maintain focus as an object approaches the face is called:
The patient complained of a recent painful swelling of the eyelid. The physician told the patient that he had a stye. The medical word for this condition is:
Robert Kovaleski needs to have a cataract removed from his eye. In order to have this surgery performed, this patient must see an:
Which is the condition in which the lower eyelid turns inward causing the eyelashes to come into contact with the conjunctiva?
The patient has a herpes simplex infection of his eye. The medication prescribed for this condition is:
Which abbreviation would be found in a physical assessment relating to an examination of the eyes?
HEENF, PERRL, FOM
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