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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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Medical Vocabulary QUIZ 3
 Introduction To Medical Vocabulary

 QUIZ 3, 50 multiple choice questions

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1.  An abnormal fear of high places is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  The study and medical practice of the nervous system is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Inflammation and degeneration of a joint is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  The suffix which means surgical fixation or fusion is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  The word root "orth" means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  The physician has prescribed a medication to relieve the patient's pain. The nurse should prepare to give a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  A mental disorder in which the individual is abnormally self-absorbed is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  The ______ is the shaft of a long bone.
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  The center of through, personality, emotions, and sensory is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  ______ is a process of moving a body part away from the middle
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  Inflammation of a nerve is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  The membrane that forms the covering of bones except at their articular surfaces is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  Surgical excision of part of a vertebra as part of treatment for a herniated disk is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  The word root "myel" means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  The definition of myelitis is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  What is the medical term for movement toward the body midline?
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  A medical field that emphasizes the relationship between the musculoskeletal system and overall health with an emphasis on preventative medicine is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  A surgical puncture of a joint to withdraw or aspirate fluids from the synovial cavity is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  The paralysis of four extremities would be called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  The medical term bradykinesia means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  A surgical incision into the skull is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  The medical term for loss of the ability to eat is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  Closing a tendon with sutures is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  An abnormal sensation of numbness and tingling without an objective cause is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  The medical term which literally means to be seized by sleep is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  The definition of encephalitis is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  The process of bending a limb is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  Wasting away (no development) of muscle:
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  The combining form chondr/o means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  Which medical term is spelled correctly?
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  The combining form "somat/o" means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  The difficulty in comprehending the written word is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  A bone forming cell is an:
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  The medical term for a headache is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  The word root which means sensation or perception is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  A chronic degenerative disease of the brain indicated by hand tremors, rigidity, and shuffling gait is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  The suffix -physis means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  An incapacitating mental disorder indicated by a gross distortion of emotions, incapacity to recognize reality and relate to others, and cope with ordinary demands of daily life is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  The paraplegic must exercise his muscles daily to prevent muscle wasting or:
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Which combining form means curved?
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  Poor formation of bone is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  What prefix means all or entire?
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Which types of joint allows the most movement between bones and occurs in the knew, elbow, wrist, and shoulder?
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  The elderly patient fractured her hip and needs a hip replacement. She will be scheduled for an:
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  A condition that results in reduction of bone mass is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  The space between nerve cells is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  The client has paralysis on one side of the body. The chart would show that the client has:
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  The dilation of a blood vessel supplying the brain is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  The patient is scheduled to have a diagnostic procedure that records the electrical impulses of the brain. This is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  The inflammation of a spinal nerve root is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
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