Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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Medical Vocabulary QUIZ 3
 Introduction To Medical Vocabulary

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