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Medical Terminology Quiz


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If a _________ begins with a consonant, then _____ a combining vowel

A. suffix, use

B. word root, use

C. suffix, do NOT use

D. word root, do NOT use


A suffix is used to describe

A. procedure, condition, disorder, disease

B. date, time, location, condition

C. anything, but only when a prefix is used

D. number, location, condition, procedure


What does “Dorsal” mean?

A. Front

B. Back

C. Head

D. Side


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

A. Hypoglycemia

B. Hypo-glyc/o-emia

C. Hypo–emiaglyc/o

D. Hypoeniaglcyo


______ specialize in searching for the cause of disease, identify at risk people, and determine how to stop spread

A. Pathologist

B. Epidemiologists

C. Immunologist

D. Microscope technician


what suffix denotes the presence of inflammation?

A. Ectomy

B. Plasty

C. Itis

D. Lateri


backward, behind

A. forward

B. pseudo

C. retro

D. sub


FBS

A. freely

B. free fluids

C. fasting blood sugar

D. sugar


Anatomical area referring to behind the knee

A. Popliteal

B. Axilla

C. Patella

D. Olecranon


ad lib

A. ambulate

B. freely

C. admission

D. history


Clinical term for RBC

A. leukocyte

B. Erythrocyte

C. Thrombocyte

D. Platelets


Inflammation of the tonsils

A. hepatitis

B. Fasciitis

C. Tonsillitis

D. Cholecystitis


BMI

A. ambulate

B. body mass index

C. backward

D. below, under


What does “-rrhea” mean?

A. Blood

B. Flow

C. Occlusion

D. Liquid


pseudo

A. FALSE

B. forward

C. four

D. under, below


Term meaning without symptoms

A. Idiopathic

B. Asymptomatic

C. Prodrome

D. Pathogenic


the suffix -logy, means

A. Study of

B. Specialist of

C. Absence of

D. Pertaining to


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


Specialized cells in your blood that help your blood to clot

A. Red blood cells

B. White blood cells

C. erythrocytes

D. Platelets


Prefix referring to the side

A. Latero

B. Peri

C. Hyper

D. Ab


Prefix referring to the arm

A. Peri

B. Brachi

C. Axilla

D. Popliteal


Cyst- means:

A. Pancreas

B. Bladder

C. Spleen

D. Lymph


Which of the following root words relates to this image?

A. Ger-

B. Cost-

C. Acr-

D. Acou-


sugar

A. gingiva

B. glyco

C. woman

D. gastro


Clinical term for fever

A. Hyperglycemia

B. Hypertension

C. Pyrexia

D. Purulent




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