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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 1

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