Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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