Quiz 2 Chap 3-4

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Quiz 2 Chap 3-4

Med. Term Oct . 13, 20

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Which term describes the surgical repair or replacement of a damaged joint?
The surgical procedure for loosening an ankylosed joint is known as:
Which procedure is the suturing or wiring together of bone?
is an inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone.
The term describes an abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side.
Which term describes the partial dislocation of a bone from its joint?
When a bone is splintered or crushed this is known as a/an:
Comminuted fracture
Which bone tissue is hemopoietic?
Red bone marrow
Which condition is a congenital defect in which the spinal canal fails to close around the spinal cord?
Spina bifida
Which type of bone marrow transplant use the patient's own bone marrow?
Which motion turns the palm of the hand downward or backward?
The term means to move away from the midline.
Which term is the total paralysis of one side of the body?
Weakness and wasting away caused by disuse of the muscle over a long period of time is know as .
Which term describes the protrusion of a muscle through its ruptured sheath?
A patient who has suffered a severe laceration to his wrist following a fall through a glass window is unable to move his small finger. What tissue has he probably severed?
Which condition is a blood disorder in which red blood cells are larger than normal?
Megaloblastic anemia
The are only one cell in thickness and are the smallest blood vessels in the body.
The condition of having an abnormally slow resting heartbest is known as .
The pulmonary arteries carry blood.
Which term describes a localized balloon-like enlargement of an artery wall?
The highest pressure against the artery walls, which occurs when the ventricles contract, is known as .
Systolic pressure
is the iron-containing pigment of the erythrocytes that transports oxygen.
is an irregular quivering action of the atrial myocardium.
Atrial fibrillation
A is a portable electrocardiograph that is worn by an ambulatory patient to continuously monitor heart rates and rhythms.
Holter monitor
The term describes any situation in which the total number of white blood cells in the circulating blood is less than normal.
The chronic condition in which the heart is unable to pump out all of the blood that it receives is known as .
Congestive heart failure
Which of the following are the smallest formed elements of the blood and are important in forming clots?
Which of these medical conditions is commonly known as a heart attack?
Myocardial infarction
The term that describes microorganisms and their toxins in the circulating blood is .
A is a foreign object, such as a piece of tissue or air bubble that is circulating in the blood.
Plasma without clotting proteins is called
The resistance vessels that determine blood pressure are called
A patient with red, swollen veins in her legs has
are produced in the thymus and contribute to the immune defense by coordinating immune defenses and by killing infected cells on contact.
T cells
Which type of bateria form chains
Which term means not life threatening and does not recur?
Which of the following is a tumor involving lymph vessels?
A/An occurs when the immune response is weakened, reduced, absent or not functioning properly.
Immunodeficiency disorder
is the general term applied to malignancies affecting lymphoid tissues.
is a form of treatment that disrupts the blood supply to the tumor.
To is the process by which cancer spreads from one place to another.
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