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Cardiology Services Med Terms Quiz


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The root word ven/o means?

A. vein

B. artery

C. capillary


The root word atri/o refers to which structure of the heart?

A. aorta

B. atrium

C. arterioles


The suffix -ology means:

A. the study of

B. condition

C. disease


Myocarditis is a condition that affects which structure of the heart?

A. The aorta

B. The blood vessel

C. The atrium

D. The muscle


The root word aort/o refers to which structure of the heart?

A. aorta

B. atrium

C. arterioles


The structure that divides the right & left sides of the heart is known as the____________.

A. septum

B. mediastinum

C. valve


The root word arteri/o refers to which structure of the heart?

A. aorta

B. atrium

C. arterioles


The endocardium is found ___________the heart.

A. outside

B. inside


The SA node is responsible for which type of heart rhythm?

A. sinus

B. atrial

C. ventricular


An EKG is a procedure that uses __________ to assess the function of the heart.

A. sound waves

B. electricity


Jeff’s EKG shows that he is currently experiencing tachycardia. This means that his heart is beating too _____________.

A. fast

B. slow


Janet is scheduled for an angioplasty next week. Which structure does this procedure directly affect?

A. The heart

B. The blood vessel

C. The atrium

D. The muscle


A cardiothoracic surgeon performs surgical procedures on the heart, lungs and________________.

A. chest

B. bladder

C. stomach

D. kidneys


The root word path means:

A. disease

B. disorder

C. procedure


Cardiology is the study of the ____________.

A. The heart

B. The lungs

C. The blood vessels


Candace’s EKG shows that she is currently experiencing bradycardia. This means that her heart is beating too _____________.

A. fast

B. slow


An echocardiogram is a procedure that uses __________ to assess the function of the heart.

A. sound waves

B. electricity


The structure that prevents the backflow of blood in the heart is known as the____________.

A. septum

B. mediastinum

C. valve




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