Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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 Introduction To Medical Vocabulary  QUIZ 3, 50 multiple choice questions help to study for Final Exam See other quizzes to help study for the Final

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