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Medical Terminology Block Six

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Medical terminology quiz. Female reproductive system, obstetrics, child heath

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a white or yellowish discharge from the vagina known as?
    • A. 

      Leukorrhea

    • B. 

      Corpus luteum

    • C. 

      Cervicitis

  • 2. 
    Select the term that best describes uterine tissue in an abnormal location.
    • A. 

      Myometriosis

    • B. 

      Endometriosis

    • C. 

      Cervicitis

  • 3. 
    Which medical term describes the fertilized ovum prior to the ninth week of pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Gamete

    • B. 

      Embryo

    • C. 

      Fetus

  • 4. 
    Select the term that describes the childhood disease commonly known as "mumps".
    • A. 

      Infectious parotitis

    • B. 

      Parotid lymphadenitis

    • C. 

      Cervical adenitis

  • 5. 
    What is a childhood disease characterized by a barking cough, dyspnea, stridor, and laryngeal spasm called?
    • A. 

      Pertussis

    • B. 

      Paroxysmal asthma

    • C. 

      Croup

  • 6. 
    ______________is called the vaginal opening.
  • 7. 
    The female gonads are called the______________.
  • 8. 
    The onset of menstruation, known as ______________, clearly dentifies puberty.
  • 9. 
    Abnormally light or infrequent menstruation is called______________.
  • 10. 
    The ______________   ______________ is the fatty tissue that covers and cushions the symphysis pubis.
  • 11. 
    Ova are present at birth and mature in the ______________ ______________.
  • 12. 
    Removal of the breast, axillary lymph nodes, and chest muscles is a description of a ______________ ______________.
  • 13. 
    The ______________ is the narrower, neck-like portion at the lower end of the uterus.
  • 14. 
    Discarded portions of the uterine lining are included in ______________, the menstrual flow.
  • 15. 
    Removal of a segment of the cervix, known as ______________, can be done for diagnostic or treatment purposes.
  • 16. 
    Removal of the breast and lymph nodes is called a/an ______________ ______________ ______________.
  • 17. 
    ______________, also called anteversion, is the abnormal tipping forward of the entire uterus and cervix.
  • 18. 
    ______________ is the surgical removal of the uterus.
  • 19. 
    ______________, during which breast tissue is compressed between two clear disks, is the approved method of screening for breast cancer.
  • 20. 
    The vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and the ovaries are the ______________ ______________ of the female reproductive system.
  • 21. 
    Thinning of the cervix, ______________, occurs during the normal process of labor.
  • 22. 
    ______________ is performed to keep the cervix closed.
  • 23. 
    Delivery of a child through an incision into the maternal abdominal and uterine wall is called a ______________ ______________.
  • 24. 
    Pregnancy is calculated to the last 10 ______________ months.
  • 25. 
    The term ______________ denotes any type of termination of preganancy before the age of viability.
  • 26. 
    The female breasts are responsible for ______________, the production and secretion of milk.
  • 27. 
    The term ______________ describes a woman who has been pregnant more than once.
  • 28. 
    ______________ ______________ protects the fetus from trauma and temperature variations.
  • 29. 
    ______________ is the surgical removal of the fallopian tube.
  • 30. 
    The ______________ ______________ is the "lifeline" between the mother and the fetus.
  • 31. 
    ______________ is the process of creating immunity to a specific disease, usually by administering a vaccine.
  • 32. 
    Chickenpox, characterized by blister-like eruptinos, is caused by ______________ ______________.
  • 33. 
    A congenitala heart defect, ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ is characterized by a localized narrowing of the aorta.
  • 34. 
    Characterized by a macular-papular rash, ______________ resembles scarlet fever.
  • 35. 
    Colostrum and placental exchange are associatd with ______________ immunity.
  • 36. 
    A physician specializing in the care of newborns is a ______________.
  • 37. 
    Characterized by a blotchy red rash, ______________ is also called the "red measles".
  • 38. 
    A ______________ specializes in care of children.
  • 39. 
    ______________ is a tightness of the foreskin of the penis.
  • 40. 
    The failure of the back portion of one or more vertebrae to close is called ______________ ______________ ______________.
  • 41. 
    The fertilized ovum is initially called an ______________.
  • 42. 
    Head circumference is affected by a child's _____________ ____________.