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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 1

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