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Chapter 3, Medical Terminology Worksheet

25 Questions
Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    X-ray record of the spinal cord: _______.
    • A. 

      Myogram

    • B. 

      Myelogram

    • C. 

      Mammogram

  • 2. 
    Tumor of bone marrow (cancerous): ________.
    • A. 

      Myoma

    • B. 

      Myosarcoma

    • C. 

      Mutiple myeloma

  • 3. 
    Treatment: _______.
    • A. 

      -tomy

    • B. 

      -trophy

    • C. 

      -therapy

  • 4. 
    The opposite of - malacia is: _______.
    • A. 

      -sclerosis

    • B. 

      -ptosis

    • C. 

      -stasis

  • 5. 
    Surgical creation of a permanent opening to the outside of the body: ________.
    • A. 

      -tomy

    • B. 

      -stomy

    • C. 

      -trophy

  • 6. 
    Small Artery ________.
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Venule

    • C. 

      Arteriole

  • 7. 
    Resembling: _________.
    • A. 

      -ole

    • B. 

      -oid

    • C. 

      -iac

  • 8. 
    Removal of the voice box: ___________.
    • A. 

      Laprarotomy

    • B. 

      Colostomy

    • C. 

      Laryngectomy

  • 9. 
    Prolaspe: ________.
    • A. 

      -algia

    • B. 

      -itis

    • C. 

      -ptosis

  • 10. 
    Pain in the ear is called ________.
    • A. 

      Myalgia

    • B. 

      Pleurodynia

    • C. 

      Otalgia

  • 11. 
    Neutrophil: ________.
    • A. 

      Leukocytes

    • B. 

      Polymorphonuclear leukocytes

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

  • 12. 
    Instrument to visually examine: ________.
    • A. 

      -scopy

    • B. 

      -stasis

    • C. 

      -scope

  • 13. 
    Instrument to record: ________.
    • A. 

      -graphy

    • B. 

      -gram

    • C. 

      -graph

  • 14. 
    Inflammation of the lymph tissue in the throat is _______.
    • A. 

      Otoalgia

    • B. 

      Tonsilitis

    • C. 

      Lymphoitis

  • 15. 
    Hernia of the urinary bladder: _________.
    • A. 

      Rectocele

    • B. 

      Cystocele

    • C. 

      Leukocyte

  • 16. 
    Excessive development: ________.
    • A. 

      Hypertrophy

    • B. 

      Atrophy

    • C. 

      Hydrotherapy

  • 17. 
    Enlargement of extremities after puberty due to pituitary gland problem is known as ______.
    • A. 

      Splenomegaly

    • B. 

      Pleurodynia

    • C. 

      Acromegaly

  • 18. 
    Death:_______.
    • A. 

      Leth/o

    • B. 

      Necr/o

    • C. 

      Encephal/o

  • 19. 
    Continuing over a long period of time ______.
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Pathologic

    • C. 

      Chronic

  • 20. 
    Blood is held back from an area: _______.
    • A. 

      Hemolysis

    • B. 

      Anemia

    • C. 

      Ischemia

  • 21. 
    Berry-shaped (spheroidal) bacteria: _________.
    • A. 

      Coccus

    • B. 

      Centesis

    • C. 

      Cocci

  • 22. 
    Angioplasty means: __________.
    • A. 

      Surgical repair of a artery

    • B. 

      Surgical repair of a vessel

    • C. 

      Surgical repair of a heart

  • 23. 
    An eosinophil is a(n): _________.
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Neuralgia

  • 24. 
    A surgical puncture to remove fluid from the sac around the embryo is called _______.
    • A. 

      Tonsilitis

    • B. 

      Thoracentesis

    • C. 

      Amniocentesis

  • 25. 
    A blood cell that produces antibodies: _________.
    • A. 

      Erthrocyctes

    • B. 

      Thrombocyctes

    • C. 

      Lymphocytes