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Medical Terminology Quiz # 6

Quiz number 6 Chapters 12 - 15 of Medical Terminology.
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The combining form that means eyelid is:
Blephar/o.
The combining form for cornea is:
Kerat/o.
The term diplopia means:
Double vision.
The term blepharitis means inflammation:
Of the Eyelid.
The term photophobia is defined as:
Abnormal fear or sensitivity to light.
The term that means surgicial repair of the eyelid is:
Blepharoplasty.
The instrument that examines the interior of the eye is the:
Ophthalmoscope.
The term that means an abnormal condition of crossed eyes is:
Strabismus.
Clouding of the lens of the eye is called:
Cataract.
Which of the following means pertaining to two or both eyes?
Binocular.
Surgical removal of the eyeball is called:
Enucleation.
The combining form acou/o means:
Hearing.
In a mastoidectomy, the surgical proceudre is a:
Excision.
The term that means rugical repair of the eardrum is:
Tympanoplasty.
An instrument used for visual examination of the ear is:
An Otoscope.
The term audiometry is defined as:
Measurement of hearing.
The term that means one who studies and specializes in hearing is:
Audiologist.
The portion of the ear that contains receptors that help the body to maintain its equilibrium is the:
Semicircular canals and vestibule.
The term that means ringing of the ears is:
Tinnitus.
Otitis media is also called:
Typanitis.
An incision into the typanic membrane is aclled:
Myringotomy.
A physician who studies and treats diseases of the ear, nose, and larynx (throat) is a:
Otorhinolaryngologist.
A physician may prescribe medication to control nausea and vomiting for acute attacks of _____, a chronic disease of the inner ear characterized by dizzingess, ringing in the ears, and hearing loss.
Meniere DIsease.
The first set of seven bones forming the neck is called:
Cervical.
The upper jawbone is called the:
Maxilla.
The kneecap bone is called the:
Patella.
The structure that attaches muscle to bone is called the:
Tendon.
The type of muscle tissue that is striated and voluntary is:
Skeletal.
Drawing away from the middle is a movement called:
Abduction.
The movement in which a limb is placed in a straight position is:
Extension.
The combining form that means rib is:
Cost/o.
The combining from that means kneecap is:
Patell/o.
The combining form stern/o is defined as:
Breast bone.
The combining form that means lower jawbone is:
Mandibul/o.
The combining form that means joint is:
Arthr/o.
The combining from that means bone is:
Oste/o.
The combining form for bone marrow is:
Myel/o.
The prefix inter means:
Between.
The fusing together of the spine is termed:
Spondylosydesis.
The visual examination inside a joint is an:
Arthroscopy.
The peripheral nervous system is made up of the:
Cranial and Spinal Nerves.
The suffix paresis is defined as:
Slight paralysis.
Inflammationg of the membranous coerings of the brain and spinal cord is called:
Meningitis.
The term encephalitis is defined as inflmmation of the:
Brain.
The term neuroma means:
A tumor of nervous tissue.
THe term neualgia is defined as:
Pain in the nerve.
A term that means interruption of blood supply to the brain is:
CVA, Cerebrovascular accident.
A deficient supply of blood to the brain for a short time is called:
TIA, Transient Ischemic Attack.
An instrument used for recording the electrical impulses of the brai is a:
Electroencephalograph.
Which of the following is used to remove cerebral spinal fluid for diagnostic purposes?
Lumbar punture, LP.