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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 1

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1.  A pathologist is a physician who studies what?
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2.  What is the definition of the medical term "osteitis"?
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3.  The initial letter or letters of each successive part or major part of a compound term forms a/an:
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B.
C.
D.
4.  If a physician has ordered a lateral chest x-ray, the chest x-ray will be taken from which view
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B.
C.
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5.  The word part for head is:
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6.  The prefix homeo- means
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7.  What is part of the viscera of the abdominal cavity?
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8.  The definition of the medical term arthropathy is:
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9.  Which medical term is an example of an acronym?
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10.  Which medical term has two word roots?
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11.  The health care provider conducts an interview and assessment to discover the cause of the client's disease, which is its:
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12.  The ______ cavity is the space in the skull containing the brain
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13.  A syllable placed at the beginning of a word is called a/an:
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14.  What prefix means above or excessive?
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15.  The suffix -pathy means:
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16.  What abdominal region is just below the cartilage of the ribs?
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17.  What is the medical term that means pertaining to the stomach and liver?
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18.  Which medical term is spelled correctly?
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19.  The suffix -itis means:
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20.  Wilm's tumor is an example of a(n)
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D.
21.  The prefix endo- means:
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D.
22.  A radiologic procedure that uses computer imaging to produce three-dimensional images of organs in the chest and abdomen is known as a(n):
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D.
23.  The _______ system consists of the skin and its appendages
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D.
24.  A combination of similar cells that share a common goal is/are:
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25.  Study of the stomach is the definition of what medical term?
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26.  The foundation of a word is the:
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27.  The medical term arteriology means:
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28.  "Later/o" is a word root meaning:
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29.  If a patient presents complaining of lower back pain, the health care provider would do a close assessment of what region?
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D.
30.  The pregnant client will soon deliver a baby head first. This presentation is known as:
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B.
C.
D.
31.  In a dorsal recumbent position, the client is lying on his/her
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D.
32.  What word parts make up the medical term arthroscopy?
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33.  A _______ is a hollow space containing body organs
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34.  The medical term meaning "pertaining to the stomach" is:
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C.
D.
35.  The medical term for pertaining to below a reference point is:
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36.  "Cardi" is an example of what word part?
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37.  The ______ plane vertically divides the body into right and left halves
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38.  Which medical term is spelled correctly?
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39.  In the anatomic position, the palms are:
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40.  What is a suffix that means measure?
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41.  ______ means pertaining to both sides
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42.  ______ is toward the back
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43.  What is the definition of the suffix "-scopy"?
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44.  Which combining form means joint?
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45.  What is a suffix meaning pertaining to?
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46.  What is the meaning of the prefix "ab"?
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47.  What is the definition of the medical term intrahepatic?
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D.
48.  The patient has an injury on his shin. The nurse should check the circulation distal to the point of the injury. The nurse should check circulation in the:
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D.
49.  The patient compolains of headache and nausea. The health care provider should chart these:
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50.  The patient presents with trauma to his arm. The health care provider should carefully assess what region?
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