Medical Terminology Quiz


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A word part is

A. not a complete word

B. is a complete word

C. needs to have another part to be a complete word

D. Is a complete word, but only if it has a meaning


ADM

A. ad lib

B. as soon as possible

C. ambulate

D. admission


FF

A. free fluids

B. fasting blood sugar

C. freely

D. history


Prefix referring to the gallbladder

A. Hepato

B. Gastro

C. Cholecyst

D. Recto


Inflammation of the tonsils

A. hepatitis

B. Fasciitis

C. Tonsillitis

D. Cholecystitis


What type of infection is acquired while a patient is in the hospital?

A. Pathogenic infection

B. Sinus jnfection

C. Nosocomial infection

D. MRSA


Word Roots are the

A. Main idea or structure of the term

B. Source of all evil

C. Represent the time, location, number,

D. Descriptor of the term


geront

A. gum

B. stomach

C. quad

D. old age


Removal of the spleen

A. Splenectomy

B. Nephrectomy

C. Tonsillectomy

D. gastrectomy


______ is a microorganism that causes infection

A. Pathogen

B. Antigen

C. Prodrome

D. microscope


Clinical term for WBC

A. erythrocyte

B. Thrombocyte

C. Leukocyte

D. Platelets


stoppage

A. stomy

B. stasis

C. scope

D. sclerosis


A prefix is used to describe

A. Location, time, number, status

B. Structure, location, alignment, type

C. Procedure, purpose, location, type

D. Location, direction, alignment, status


Clinical term for RBC

A. leukocyte

B. Erythrocyte

C. Thrombocyte

D. Platelets


A root word must have a _______ to be complete term

A. Suffix

B. Prefix

C. Another root

D. combining vowel


When writing a word root by itself, its combining form is used, which of the following is correct?

A. Dermat/o

B. Dermat

C. Dermat-o

D. Derma/to


Olecranon is the anatomical term for what body part?

A. Armpit

B. Mouth

C. Behind the knee

D. Elbow


What is the proper word the following: hypo-, -emia, glyc/o,

A. Hypoglycemia

B. Hypo-glyc/o-emia

C. Hypo–emiaglyc/o

D. Hypoeniaglcyo


Symbols are

A. used in place of common words as a form of shorthand

B. used in place of medical terms as a form of short hand

C. not really used anymore due to technology

D. abbreviations formed from the first letter of each word or phrase


What does a pathologist specialize in?

A. Diagnosing and treating disorders of the feet

B. Diagnosing and treating disorders in children

C. Diagnosing disease by examining body tissue specimens in the lab

D. identifying people who are risk of contracting a disease


gastro

A. gum

B. old age

C. stomach

D. sugar


What is the anatomical term for knee cap?

A. Olecranon

B. Patella

C. Popliteal

D. Rectum


______ is a condition that is free of pathogens

A. Pathogen

B. Microscopic organism

C. Sepsis

D. Asepsis


Which prefix means fast

A. hyper-

B. brady-

C. tachy-

D. hypo-


Latin words describe

A. Anatomical Structures

B. Anatomical Positions

C. Anatomical Problems

D. Anatomical Numbers




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