NCCT Test Review for Medical Assistant ( Medical Terminology)

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Medical Assis tant Rev


 
  
Created Jan 14, 2010
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The medical term for the time when menstruation begins is?
 
Menarche
2
The medical term for when menstruation stops is?
 
Menopause
3
The medical term for paralysis from the waist down is?
 
Paraplegia
4
The medical term for moving a body part away from the body?
 
abduction
5
The medical term for moving a body part toward the midline of the body is?
 
adduction
6
The medical term for tube feeding is?
 
gavage
7
The common term for a decubitus ulcer: a pressure sore?
 
bed sore
8
Removal of synovial fluid from a joint is called?
 
arthrocentesis
9
A condition seen in infancy due to a deficiency in vitamin D characterized by softening of...
 
Rickets
10
Abnormal S-shaped lateral curavature of the spine is called?
 
Scoliosis
11
What is the name of the structure in the heart which distributes the electical impulse to the...
 
Purkinje fibers
12
The temperature taken at the armpit is the?
 
Axillary temperature
13
What is a break in a bone (without penetration) of the sin surface over the fracture site called?...
 
closed fracture
14
Inflammation of the eyelid is called?
 
blepharitis

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