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Medical Terminology Quiz # 4

Quiz # 4 chapters 7 - 8 to Medical Terminology.
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The primary male sex organs is are the:
Testes.
The scrotum encases the:
Testes.
The coiled tube on top of the testes that carries the mature sperm is the:
Epididymis.
The combining form that means glands penix is:
Balan/o.
The combining form that means male is:
Andr/o.
The combining form that means testis, testicle is:
Orchi/o.
The combning form for vessel, duct is:
Vas/o.
The suffix ism is defined as:
State of.
The term that means undescended testes is:
Cryptorchidism.
The term that means inflammation of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles is:
Prostatovesiculitis.
The term anorchism is defined as:
State of absense of testis.
The term orchiepididymitis means inflmmation of the:
Testes and epididymis.
Scrotal swelling caused by a collection of fluid along the tubes within the testes is called:
Hydrocele.
The creation of artificial openings between ducts is called:
Vasovasostomy.
Male sterilization is performed by:
Vasectomy.
The surgical resection of the prostate gland through the urethrea is called:
Transurethral resection of the prostate gland.
The absense of sperm is called:
Aspermia.
The term that means the foreskin of the penis is:
Prepuce.
Testicular torsion is the medical term that means:
Twisting of the spermatic cord.
The term circumcision is defined as:
Surgical removal of the prepuce.
A physical examination in which the physician palpates the prostate gland to scren for BPH and prostate cancer is called:
Digital rectal examanation.
Human Papillom virus is also called:
Veneral warts.
The process that rends an individual unable to produce offspring is:
Sterilization.
Which of the following is the abbreviation for a blood test in which an elevated result may indicated prostate cancer?
BPH.
The term that means tightness of the prepuce is:
Phimosis.
Egg cells are formed in the:
Ovary.
The passageway from the ovary to the uterus is called the:
Fallopian tube.
The middle layer of the uterus is the:
Myometrium.
The ovaries are indicated by the combining form:
Oophor/o.
The prefix peri means:
Surroundiing.
The term mastisis means inflammation of the:
Breast.
The term that means an excision of the uterus is the:
Hysterectomy.
The term perineorrhaphy is defined as a:
Suture of a tear in the perineum.
In a D & C, the D stands for dilation of the:
Cervix.
The medical specialty that deals with disorders of the female reproductive system is:
Gynecology.
The term that means pain in the breast is:
Mastalgia.
TVH is the abbreviation for:
Total vaginal hyterectomy.
The pigmented area at the center of the breast is called:
The areola.
The pelvic floor in both male and female is called the:
Perineum.
The narrow lower portion of the uterus is called:
Fundus.
The pair of mucus-producing glands located on each side of and just above the vaginal opening are the:
Bartholin glands.
The word root salping- means:
Fallopian tube.
The term that means painful menstrual dischage is:
Dysmenorrhea.
The term for inflammation of the inner (lining) on the uterus is:
Endometritis.
THe term amenorrhea is defined as:
Absense of menstrual discharge.
THe term that means abnormal conditon of growth of endometrial tissue is various areas of the pelvic cavity is:
Entrometriosis.
Sterilization is accomplised by a procedure called:
Tubal Ligation.
The term that means white dischage (from the vagina is)
Leukorrhea.
The beginning of mensturation is called:
Menarche.
The term that means scanty menstural flow is:
Oligomenorrhea.